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Charles F

Pvt

Army

29JAN1945

KIA. Purple Heart

County

Albrecht

David

Lt

Army Air

28SEP1944

KIA B-17 shot down over Germany, Air Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters & Purple Heart

Chico

Alton

Harold Oats

Cpl

Army

7AUG1943

DNB

County

Anderson

Donald

Pvt

Marines

3MAR1943

Purple Heart, KIA Iwo Jima
Buried in Bangor

Oroville

Anderson

Robert V

Pfc

Army

29APR1943

DNB

Chico

Appling

Carroll S

2nd Lt

Army Air

7SEP1942

Army pursuit plane crash near Florida Training Field

Chico

Ashley

Elmer

Pvt

Army

2JUN1944

KIA. Purple Heart / Ashley Ave.

Oroville

Averrett

Jack B

Pvt

 

2JUN1944

KIA Italy. Purple Heart

Oroville

Babcock

Byrl L.

Pvt

WAC

10APR1944

19th Company, 3rd Regiment, 1798 SU,

Ft. Des Moines, IA

Oroville

Bachey

Lloyd

 

 

 

 

Oroville

Baer

Thomas D

SSgt

Army

6MAR1945

KIA. Purple Heart

County

Bagwell

John, Jr.

Cpl

Army Air

15OCT1943

POW/MIA. Died in Japanese prison camp. DNB

Chico

Bailey

Lloyd E.

Pvt

Army

30OCT1944

KIA, Purple Heart

Oroville

Baker

Russell

 

Marines

23MAY1942

Motorcycle accident

Biggs

Banghart

Robert E

Pfc

Army

8NOV1945

Purple Heart, MIA Italy. KIA

Chico

Barnes

Eugene

Pvt

Army Air

SEP 1942

 

Chico

Barnes

George B

Pfc

Army

14NOV1944

Purple Heart, KIA France.

Chico

Barrett

Johnnie W. S.

SSgt

Army

19DEC1944

KIA Holland. Purple Heart

Oroville

Baurain

Allan

2nd Lt

Army Air

8DEC1944

P-38L Air Crash 2.5M WSW Hayward, CA

Chico

Beard

George

Pfc

Army Air

11MAR1944

Died of asphyxiation in a B17 Flying Fortress bomber.

Oroville

Bennett

James Todd

1st Lt

Army Air

2MAY1944

MIA Air crash Italy

Chico

Bidwell

Leslie

Fireman 2C

Navy

16JUN1943

Died in the Pacific

Oroville

Bigham

Carl

Sgt

Army Air

29MAY1944

KIA mid-air collision England

Chico

Binning

George Henry

S2C

Navy

25NOV1943

Purple Heart, Listed on the Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu Hawaii
Memorial gravestone in Centerville Cemetery

KIA/MIA

Chico

Bisset

Warren R. "Bob"

Pvt

Army

7MAY1942

Died in the Philippines under the Japanese. DNB

Chico

Boyd

George D

Pvt

Army

25MAY1945

Died in Germany after VE Day. DNB

Chico

Bradford

Henry F

Pvt

Army

 

DNB

Durham

 

Bragg

Marshall J.

Pfc

Army

21SEP1944

Died on troop train going through Oroville.

Oroville

Brewer

Charlies W

Cadet

Army Air

16SEP1943

BT-13A Air Crash 5 Mi SW Chico, CA

Chico

Brooke

Galen A

SSgt

Army Air

4 FEB 1945

MIA B-24 lost over England, Air Medal with oak leaf cluster, Purple Heart

Chico

Brown

Lloyd

1st Lt

Army Air

AUG 1944

MIA

Gridley

Brown

Robert F.

Lt

 

 

MIA

Oroville

Broyles

Chester

Lt

Army Air

JUN 1944

MIA

Chico

Bruce

Keith Chester

Cadet

Navy

20JUN1942

Died in air crash, NAS Corpus Christi, TX, day before graduation from flying school.
Chico Cemetery, Chico, CA

Chico

Bryan

Walter T

Flt/O

Army Air

23OCT1944

P-38L Air Crash 1 mi W of Chico AAF, CA

Chico

Buckman

George

Pvt

Army

JUN 1942

Died as POW in Manila after fall of Corregidor

Chico

Buckner

Wayne

 

Navy

JUN 1945

Auto accident

Biggs

Button

Elmer LeRoy

Cpl

Marines

16MAY1945

KIA. Killed in South Pacific, Okinawa
Chico Cemetery, Chico, CA

Chico

Campbell

Raymond E

Pfc

Army

4JUL1944

KIA Europe, Purple Heart

Manzanita

Caplinger

Harley J

Pvt

Army

16MAY1942

KIA. Killed in New Guinea

Chico

Capps

Norman E

Pfc

Army

23MAY1945

KIA. Killed in Okinawa. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.. Published artist.

Chico

Capps

Vernon L.

Pvt

Army

30NOV1944

DNB

Oroville

Carey

Frank L

1st Lt

Army

6MAR1945

KIA Luzon

Chico

Casner

John M.

Tech 4

Army

14DEC1944

KIA Belgium. Purple Heart

Oroville

Caywood

Clinton L

2nd Lt

Army

1MAR1943

KIA. Air crash in North Africa, Purple Heart

Chico

Chaplain

Harvey Henry

GM3

Navy

10AUG1943

MIA

Gridley

Chapman

Ernest A

1st Lt

Army Air

23APR1944

P39Q Air Crash 35 Mi NW Cheyenne, WY

Chico

Chapman

Ralph E

TSgt

Army

19OCT1942

KIA. Killed defending Alaska. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Chico

Claflin

Ralph B, Jr.

2nd Lt

Army Air

19JUN1944

P-63A Air Crash 2mi N of Chico AAF, Chico, CA

Chico

Claypool

Edward Gilbert

Fireman 2C

Navy Reserve

    Oroville

Clewett

Kenneth W

1st Lt

Army

14MAY1945

B-29 Pilot, crashed in Nagoya, Japan, KIA/MIA

Paradise

Cole

Willis W

SSgt

Army

 

 FOD

Durham

Countryman

Joseph Delbert

 

 

 

Purple Heart

Oroville

Craddock

Elmer C.

Pfc

Marines

OCT 1944

KIA

Biggs

Cramer

Lloyd Edward

PO 3c

Navy

2SEP1943

Killed in aviation accident

Chico

Criddle

Leland

GM2

Navy

10APR1943

Died as Japanese POW

Gridley

Cumiskey

Phillip Alan

PO 2c

Navy Reserve

 

 

Gridley

Cummings

John H

TSgt

Army

17NOV1944

Died of pneumonia during Battle of Leyte, Purple Heart. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Chico

Cunningham

Charles

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Darling

Stanley B

TSgt

Army

26JUL1944

MIA over Austria. FOD

Chico

Darnell

Floyd L.

Sgt

Marines

 

 

Chico

Davis

Arthur L

Cpl

Army Air

AUG 1944

DNB

Gridley

Day

Le Roy L

Pvt

Army

11MAY1945

KIA. Infantryman 382nd Reg. Died in Okinawa, Bronze Star, Purple Heart

Chico

DeMasters

Warren "Monk"

S1C

Navy

7OCT1944

Purple Heart, USS Selfridge (DL-357) sunk, KIA/MIA

Biggs

DeMoss

Robert

 

 

 

 

Chico

Denny

Carl Cleveland

S2C

Navy

8AUG1942

USS Jarvis, Missing with all hands in the Coral Sea

Oroville

Dodini

Edward F

Pfc

Army

1AUG1945

DNB france

County

Donnavan

Gerald Miller

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Driscoll

John

Lt

Army Air

26SEP1941

AT-6A Air Crash 10 mi NE of Chico, CA

Chico

Duke

Byron K Jr

Flt/O

Army Air

8DEC1944

P-38L Air Crash 2M W Princeton, CA

Chico

Dunning

Ray Hall

Pfc

Marine Reserve

11JUN1945

KIA Okinawa

Chico

Eakins

Morris Bradford

FN 2c

Navy Reserve

30JUL1945

All but approx. 300 of USS Indianapolis crew lost at sea. KIA/MIA

Paradise

Elkins

Herman

        Oroville

Englent

James

 

 

 

KIA

Chico

Entler

Paul L

Tec5

Army

18APR1945

KIA. Killed in Germany, Purple Heart

Chico

Evans

Robert M

1st Lt

Army Air

6NOV1945

B-29 Air Crash 12M NE Chico, CA

Chico

Fink

John Riley

Cadet

Army Air

NOV 1943

Air crash while flight training at Williams Field, Higley, AZ. DNB

Chico

Fisher

Harold C

Pfc

Army

5FEB1944

Died of wounds from Battle of Kwajalein. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Chico

Flatter

John

EM1

Navy

1 MAY1943

KIA . Purple Heart

Oroville

Foster

Gordon P

SSgt

Army

19APR1945

KIA. Killed in Okinawa. Purple Heart. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Lived in Paradise and also shown on Paradise list.

Chico/Paradise

Foster

Stanley Marshall

Capt

Army Air

29APR1944

Died while instructor on B-24 training flight over Nebraska. 60 missions in South Pacific. Air Medal, 3 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Paradise

Francisco

Ray B.

Pfc

Marines

11NOV1943

MIA, presumed dead. Sniper on Tulagi Island, Solomons

Paradise

Freitas

Leonard

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Garmong

Charles M

2nd Lt

Army Air

26APR1945

BT-13B Air Crash 10 NE Folsom, CA. DNB

Chico

Garner

Bill G

Cadet

Army Air

7JAN1944

BT-13A Air Crash 5 1/2 Mi NE Willows, CA

Chico

Gass

Robert

 

 

 

 

Oroville

Gein

Carl August

Lt

Army Air

26MAY1945

MIA. Listed on plaque at Chico University, France

Chico

Gianella

Lawrence

Civilian

MM

9DEC1941

Radioman on Merchant Ship Prusa

Oroville

Gilbert

Herman, Jr.

Cadet

Army Air

7MAY1943

Training accident 6 mi S of Hamilton City. DNB

Chico

Godbold

William, Jr.

Cadet

Army Air

5JUL1943

Died of Illness

Chico

Gonzalez

Manuel John

Pfc

Army

6NOV1944

Listed on plaque at Chico University, MIA Philippines

Chico

Goodwin

Eugene A

Pvt

Army

3MAR1945

KIA. Killed in Italy, Purple Heart

Chico

Gould

Howard S

PO 3c

USNR

13DEC1944

KIA USS Lexington, Battle of Coral Sea, Purple Heart

Oroville

Gould

Murry

Cadet

Army Air

4 DEC 1942

Parachute accident

Chico

Guynn

Ashley M

Capt

Army Air

27APR1944

Pilot B-17, KIA over Belgium, Air Medal with 3rd Oak Leaf Cluster,  Purple Heart

Chico

Habig

Charles J

2nd Lt

Army Air

21MAR1945

P-38L Air Crash 5M SW Red Bluff, CA

Chico

Hammer

Leslie C.

Pfc

Army

2MAY1942

POW, 31st Infantry, Philippines

Biggs

Hampton

Lenard C

Pfc

Army

 

KIA Purple Heart

Biggs

Hansen

Donald G

TSgt

Army

3FEB1944

KIA. KIlled in Kwajalein, Purple Heart. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Chico

Hansen

Nels Gunner

S1C

Navy

16APR1945

MIA

Paradise

Hanson

Tommie M

Pfc

Army

3SEP1944

KIA Belgium. Purple Heart

County

Harding

Robert Warren

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Harris

Everett  L.

2nd Lt

Army

 

Declared dead

Oroville

Harris

William R

 

 

 

 

Oroville

Harter

Linus H Jr.

Cadet

Army Air

17DEC1943

BT-13 Air Crash Aux Field No 1, CAAF, Chico, CA

Chico

Harvey

Clyde M.

Pfc

Army

  KIA

Oroville

Haver

Robert E

Pvt

Army

22APR1945

KIA. Purple Heart, Okinawa, Japan

County

Hecox

Max L

1st Lt

Army

 

KIA. Purple Heart

County

Hedlund

Carroll A.

Pfc

Army

MAR 1943

Killed in parachute training, Camden SC

Richvale

Hedrick

Charles Edgar

PO 2c

Navy

MAY 1942

USS Atik, radioman,  MIA

Durham

Hendricks

Edgar A

 

Army Air

6DEC1944

P-38L Air Crash Hayward AAF, CA

Chico

Hines

William E Jr.

1st Lt

Army Air

19MAR1945

P-38L Air Crash 3M E Durham, CA

Chico

Hippler

Ross Eldon

PO 2c

Navy

24OCT1944

POW USS Canopus, Corregidor & Bataan, Purple Heart, Pharmacist Mate. DOD

Chico

Hobson

Grover

2nd Lt

Army

6JUN1944

KIA D-Day Normandy coast

Chico

Holloway

Willard H

Pfc

Army

1FEB1944

DOW. Purple Heart, Marshall Islands

County

Houghton

Daniel J

 

MM

7JAN1943

KIA in south Pacific

Chico

Hugh

Lloyd E

Cpl

Army

Unknown  

DNB. SN 39837119

County

Hugi

Ernest Gotlieb, Jr

Pvt

Army

16JAN1945

KIA, Luxembourg, Belgium

Gridley

Ingraham

Theodore Melton

PO 3

Navy

18DEC1944

MIA. Purple Heart

Oroville

Jacobes

Earl J.

1st Lt

Army

18NOV1944

DNB

Oroville

Jenkins

Richard H Jr

1st Lt

Army Air

23APR1944

P-39Q Air Crash 35 Mi NW Cheyenne, WY

Chico

Jernberg

Innes A

Pfc

Army

26MAY1943

DNB

County

Jewett

Phillip Loren

PO 2c

Navy

18FEB1942

Metalsmith on USS Polux, MIA shipwreck

Chico

Johnson

Burl

Pfc

Army

13MAY1944

KIA. Purple Heart

East Biggs

Johnson

Emery B.

TSgt

Army

28OCT1944

KIA Silver Star, Purple Heart

Oroville

Johnson

Gordon

 

 

 

 

Chico

Johnson

Robert W.

S-1C

Navy

JUN 1944

Purple Heart
Pres. Unit Cit.

Died in car crash in Oroville

Oroville/Biggs

Joseph

Levon Richard

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Juchtzer

H. H.

Pfc

 

6JAN1945

Purple Heart

Oroville

Justus

Raymond D.

Pfx

Army

1945

KIA

Gridley

Kabkee

Fred

Cpl

 

15JUL1944

 

Oroville

Kemp

James L

2nd Lt

Army

JUL 1944

Signal Corps, Killed at Anzio, Purple Heart. KIA

Chico

Kendal

Fred

Capt

Marines

10MAR1945

KIA Iwo Jima, Silver star with gold star, Purple Heart with gold star

Chico

Kenecht

John F

1st Lt

Army Air

24MAR1945

P-38L Air Crash 10M ESE Marysville, CA

Chico

Kibler

Carlos R

2nd Lt

Army

DNB

County

King

Howard G.

1st Lt

Army

 

KIA Purple Heart

Oroville

Knautz

Richard L

1st Lt

Army Air

7MAY1943

BT-13 Air Crash 6 Mi S Hamilton City, CA

Chico

Laham

Edward W

2nd Lt

Army Air

9JUN1944

P-63A Air Crash 1 mi E of Nelson, CA

Chico

Landon

Donald A

Sgt

Army

KIA. Purple Heart

County

Larremore

Elton Farrel

Lt

Army Air

FEB 1944

Died at Columbia A.F., SC

Paradise

Lawlor

John F.

2nd Lt

Army Air

24OCT1943

B-25 crash near Richvale

Oroville

Leathers

Richard Miles

2nd Lt

Army Air

28MAR1943

Listed on plaque at Chico University. MIA

Chico

Ledger

Emery Guy

Pvt

Army

6JUN1944

KIA Purple Heart

Oroville

Lee

Harold J

SSgt

Army

OCT 1944

B-17 gunner, Killed over Germany, Purple Heart. KIA

Chico

Lester

Wallace Edgar

PO 1c

Navy

 

Radioman, Died in Mediterranean

Manzanita

Lewis

Arvie L

Pvt

Army

 

DNB. SN 39149140

County

Lighter

Aaron Ralston

S1c

Navy reserve

4JAN1945

Purple Heart. MIA

Chico

Lindstrom

Mitchell M

SSgt

Army Air

 

KIA. Radio Operator, Air Loss/Crash Munich, Germany

Chico

Little

James Hubert

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Lobdell

Ray Brown

2nd Lt

Army Air

10OCT1943

B-25 Pilot. MIA over North Africa. DNB

Chico

Lofgren

Maurice A

Capt

Army Air

30AUG1943

Pilot, died flying over Europe. Air Medal with Oak Leaf cluster. DNB

Richvale/

Chico 

Love

Joseph N

Sgt

Army Air

JAN 1944

B-24 crash near Blythe, CA. DNB

Stirling City

Madison

Wallace D

2nd Lt

Army Air

17JUL1944

P-63A Air Crash 1 mi W of Chico AAF, CA

Chico

March

Hubert Roland

2nd Lt

Army Air

1942

Navigator on bomber. Air crash Natal, Brazil. DNB

Chico

Marshall

William H

2nd Lt

 

 

 

Chico

Martin

Theodore Santiago

PO 1c

Navy

26MAR1945

KIA Iwo Jima, Seebees

Chico

Martin

William H.

Pfc

Army

JUN 1944

KIA near LaCambe. France. Body returned to US 1948. Purple Heart

Oroville

Mathauser

John

Cpl

Army

 

KIA. Purple Heart

County

McBride

Roy Julian

PO 2-C

Navy

24DEC1942

Purple Heart

Oroville

McCallen

Rodney L

Pfc

Army Air

25AUG1944

Died in China, DNB

East Biggs

McCormick

Earl William

PO 2c

Navy Reserve

30JUL1945

Machinist Mate, All but approx. 300 os USS Indianapolis crew lost at sea.  MIA

Paradise

McCutchen

Warren Harrell

S2c

Navy Reserve

7DEC1941

First U.S. casualty of World War 2

East Biggs

McDaniel

Robert H.

Lt

Army

21FEB1945

KIA. Killed in France with 275th Reg. Silver Star, Purple Heart. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Chico

McFerrin

Bill

 

 

 

MIA

Oroville

McHenry

Richard L

Pfc

Army

 

Purple Heart. KIA

Chico

McLane

Vernon C

PO 3c

Navy

1944

Machinist Mate, crew of submarine "Flier", lost MIA, Purple Heart

Chico

McLaughlin

Richard S

Cadet

Army Air

8DEC1943

Training plane crash 2 mi SW Hamilton City

Chico

Meeks

Kenneth W

 

Army Air

27JUL1943

BT-13A Air Crash 2 Mi E Aux Field No 2, CA

Chico

Meinberg

Floyd M.

Pfc

Marine Reserve

10NOV1942

KIA. Killed at Guadalcanal, Purple Heart

Chico

Meyer

Marx E

2nd Lt

Army Air

22MAY1944

P-63A Air Crash 1 mi NW of Chico AAF, CA

Chico

Mickelson

Harold J.

2nd Lt

Army Air

23AUG1943

P-39 Crash 2 mi. N Oroville

Oroville

Miller

Harry "Bill" W, Jr.

Cpl

Army Air

23JUL1944

Died in aircraft accident in Central Pacific. DNB

Chico

Miller

Marshall M.

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Moak

David E.

 

 

 

 

Chico

Moen

Merland E

2nd Lt

Army Air

15MAY1944

 P-39Q Air Crash. Last seen between Farallones & Pescadero,CA

Chico

Moffett

Charles S

1st Lt

Army Air

6NOV1945

B-29 Air Crash 12M NE Chico, CA

Chico

Mogensen

Walter E

2nd Lt

Army Air

19FEB1945

P-38L Air Crash 22M NW Barstow, CA

Chico

Moore

Gail Everett, Jr.

Capt

Army

6MAY1943

MIA in North Africa near Tunis. FOD

Chico

Morel

Leo, L, Jr.

2nd Lt

Army Air

1SEP1944

P-38L Air Crash 1 mi E of Orland, CA

Chico

Morgan

Earl A

2nd Lt

Army Air

19FEB1945

P-38L Air Crash 22M NW Barstow, CA

Chico

Morgan

Edwin

TSgt

Army Air

11JUL1943

MIA Italy, Air Medal, Purple Heart

Oroville

Morgan

Lester T

Pvt

Army

11JAN1945

KIA Germany, Purple Heart

Oroville

Morie

Clement L

 

Army Air

24MAR1945

P-38L Air Crash 10M ESE Marysville, CA

Chico

Morningstar

Everett L.

Cpl

 

 

Morningstar Ave.

Oroville

Murry

William Frank

PO 1c

Navy

 

MIA Philippines

Chico

Noel

Harold P

Sgt

Army

 

KIA Purple Heart. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Chico

Nordale

Arnold M

Cadet

Army Air

 

DNB Training accident near Vina

Chico

Norlie

Merle O

2nd Lt

Army Air

18MAR1944

DNB Died in B-24 crash near Tucson, AZ

Chico

O'Brien

Kenneth James

Maj

Army Air

15DEC1944

KIA. POW on Japanese ship that was sunk in Subic Sea, Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart

Chico

O'Brien

Raymond Hanley

PO 2c

Navy

7APR1943

KIA. Machinist Mate, Lost at sea with entire crew aboard torpedoed USS Aaron Ward in Pacific

Chico

Oetgen

John

2nd Lt

Army Air

7AUG1944

P-63A Air Crash 2 mi W of Sutter, CA

Chico

O'Kelly

William

Cpl

 

21OCT1944

 

Oroville

Onstott

Gordon L.

1st Lt

Army

16JUN1944

KIA in Normandy. Quartermaster.
15th from Gridley to die.

Gridley

Onyett

Lester William

Pfc

 

10JAN1944

 

Oroville

Orner

Ray Berthal, Jr

Msgt

Army Air

16DEC1943

Gunner on bomber. Died returning from Guadalcanal over New Britain in South Pacific. MIA

Paradise

Oster

Harold L

 

Army Air

24MAR1945

P-38L Air Crash 10M ESE Marysville, CA

Chico

Owocki

Stanley S.

Cpl

Army Air

5SEP1943

Found dead at Storrie, CA. Was returning to Chico Air Field from furlough.

Chico

Paich

Frank John

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Parker

Wilson Hall

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Peterson

George Sutton

Capt

Army Air

19JUN1944

MIA

Chico

Petro

Charles

SSgt

Army Air

7DEC1944

Propeller accident, Hayward AFB

Chico

Phelps

Robert

 

 

 

 

Oroville

Phillips

William R.

Pfc

 

 

 

Oroville

Pickler

Arden Eugene

Pvt

Army

22OCT1943

Died Camp Roberts. DNB

Nelson

Pierce

Arthur Donald

MM1C

Navy

15DEC1945

MIA in the Pacific when USS Houston was sunk

Chico

Pike

Everett Lee

Pfc

Army

15JAN1945

KIA, Battle of the Bulge,  75th Division, 291st Infantry

Gridley

Pinkston

William

 

 

 

 

Oroville

Ponke

Leo F

SSgt

Army

24JUN1945

DNB. Died in air crash over Burma

Chico

Porter

Daryl W.

2nd Lt

Army Air

FEB 1945

MIA. Daryl Porter Way

Oroville

Powell

Donald L.

Pfc

Army

12JUN1944

KIA France. Purple Heart

Oroville/Biggs

Powell

Wayne B

1st Lt

Army Air

6NOV1945

B-29 Air Crash 12M NE Chico, CA

Chico

Pristavec

Ernest J

Pvt

Army Air

JUN 1942

DNB. Burns from gasoline explosion at Chico Air Field

Chico

Pryde

Anthon

Lt

Army Air

AUG 1944

MIA

Biggs

Pulliam

Francis

 

 

 

 

Oroville

Quiring

Richard

Cpl

Army Air

2FEB1945

MIA. B-24 crash between Azores & Bermuda

Chico

Rabe

Edward G.

Cpl

Army

4MAY1944

KIA Anzio, Italy. Purple Heart

Oroville

Randle

Washington S

 

Navy

20JUN1943

DNB. Naval Trainee died from illness

Chico

Rawlins

Robert Merton

1st Lt

Army Air

5DEC1945

MIA. Listed on plaque at Chico University, B-29 Pilot, Crashed in Tokyo Fay

Chico

Ray

Donald W

1st Lt

Army

SEP 1945

DNB. Died of illness at Letterman Hospital in San Francisco

Chico

Reynolds

Richard Rodney

 

Navy

   

Oroville

Rhine

Clifford Arlin

Cpl

Marines

 

KIA Iwo Jima. Arlin Rhine Dr.

Oroville

Richey

Willis J

Cadet

Army Air

25FEB1944

BT-13 Air Crash 1/2 Mi N Chico AAF Aux 3, Vina, CA

Chico

Ricker

Edward

2nd Lt

Army

9JUN1944

KIA Invasion of Normandy, Purple Heart

Chico

Roberts

Wallace M

SSgt

Army

25FEB1944

FOD

County

Robertson

Carl Mason

Pfc

Army

26DEC1944

KIA France. Purple Heart

Oroville

Robinson

Beverly C

Capt

Army

29MAY1943

KIA. Purple Heart

County

Robinson

Dennis (Red)

2nd Lt

Army Air

19JAN1944

DNB. Air Transport Command, Air Crash in England

Chico

Rose

Orville, Jr

Cpl

Army Air

22MAR1943

BT-13A Air Crash Into Sacramento River, 4 Mi SE Red Bluff Arpt

Chico

Rowe

Melvin

Pfc

Army Air

24MAR1945

MIA B-17 Austria. Purple Heart

Oroville

Rugh

Lloyd E.

Cpl

Army

30SEP1944

KIA Los Negros Islands South Pacific. 8th Engineer Corps

Nimshew

Rush

William Evans

Radioman 1st Class

Navy

15DEC1944

Japanese POW on Japanese ship sunk by allies near Subic Bay, Philipines.

Purple Heart

Oroville

Rutherford

Gerald A.

2nd Lt

 

2MAR1944

 

Oroville

Sample

Carl A., Jr.

Pfc

Army Air

24OCT1944

Captured at Bataan. Went down on Japanese prisoner ship. Purple Heart.

Paradise

Schulze

Garnett "Dutch"

TSgt

Army

MAY 1945

KIA. Killed on Okinawa. Two Bronze Stars. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Also lived in Paradise.

Chico

Scott

Harold A

Capt

Army

1944

DOW, 1 Silver and 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters

Gridley

Scott

Harry

Pvt

Army

29APR1944

KIA. Purple Heart. Philippines

County

Seay

Corbin Wilbur

WOJG

Army Air

4JUL1944

DNB. Drowned in the Adriatic Sea, Italy, while attempting to rescue another servicemen. Soldier's Medal

Chico

Semrau

Alvin Walter

Lt

Navy Reserve

MAY 1943

MIA. Navy PV-1 pilot.

Chico

Shannon

Harold, Jr.

2nd Lt

Army

 

DNB

County

Shaw

David

Sgt

 

 

MIA

Oroville

Sheehan

John Forrest

 

 

 

 

Oroville

Shivers

Elvin E.

Pvt

Army

14JUL1944

DOW. Purple Heart, France

County

Shone

Thomas B

Capt

Army

 

KIA. Purple Heart

County

Sikking

Chester B.

1st Lt

Army Air

24OCT1943

B-25 crash near Richvale

Oroville

Simpson

Robert L

Fl O

Army

9MAR1944

FOD

County

Sitton

Golden M.

Sgt

Marines

22FEB1945

KIA on Iwo Jima

Durham

Sloat

Richard O

Lt

Marines

1944

KIA Battle for Saipan

Chico

Smart

Harry James

PO 2c

Navy

25NOV1945

Machinist Mate, MIA

Gridley

Smith

Dennis David

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Smith

Kernick

Lt

Army Air

18JUL1943

MIA South Pacific. Purple Heart

Oroville

Soehner

Walter Herman

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Soens

Donald A

2nd Lt

Army Air

18SEP1943

P-39 Crash 10 mi. NE Roseville

Oroville

Spencer

Thomas A

Sgt

Army

1JUN1945

MIA. Mariana Islands

County

Spreen

Clarence F.

 

Army

 

Died in the Philipines. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Chico/Paradise

Squires

Charles G

2nd L

Army

 

DNB

County

Stallings

Robert

1st Lt

Army Air

22MAY1943

B-17 Co-Pilot. MIA

Chico

Standridge

Howard C

Capt

Army Air

26APR1945

BT-13B Air Crash 10M NE Folsom, CA

Chico

Staple

Henry G

1st Lt

Army Air

23APR1943

B-17 pilot, DNB

Chico

Stauss

 

 

 

 

 

Oroville

Stegner

James M

 

Army

30APR1942

KIA Corregidor

Chico

Stephens

James C, Jr.

SSgt

Army

 

FOD

County

Stoddard

Aaron Asa

Pvt

Army

JUN 1944

KIA Normandy (Listed on plaque at Chico State Univ.)

Gridley

Stoney

Benjamin J.

Tec 4

Army

6JUN1944

KIA Normandy. Purple Heart

Oroville

Stowell

John Geisler

S-1C

Navy

3 MAR1944

KIA - Ship sunk by Japanese Fleet in Battle of Java Sea. Purple Heart

Oroville

Strang

Harold A.

SSgt

Army

 

 

Oroville

Swanson

Eugene Wesley

Pvt

Marine

    Oroville

Swanson

Harold

GSgt

Marines

1944

MIA Tarawa

Chico

Taggart

Glen

Pfc

Army

3MAY1945

MIA Okinawa

Oroville

Tazuk

John

 

 

 

 

Chico

Tieck

Robert H.

1st Lt

Army

 

 

Oroville

Tims

Morris

Pfc

 

 

 

Oroville

Towry

Charles R Jr.

2nd Lt

Army Air

15NOV1944

P-38G Air Crash 10M NW Chico, CA

Chico

Triplett

Vernor M

SSgt

Army

JUL 1945

KIA on Mindanao, Purple Heart

Chico

Tupper

Daryl

Pvt

 

26FEB1945

KIA Luzon

Chico

Turk

Walter M.

2nd Lt

Army Air

8APR1944

P-39 Crash in Ephrata, WA

Oroville

Turner

Wendell L.

Pfc

Army

 

KIA. Purple Heart

Oroville

Tuttle

Frank D., Jr.

2nd Lt

Army Air

20NOV1943

Pilot, Air crash near Wilson's Creek on East Coast of US. DNB

Chico

Tuttle

Robert Earl

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Tyler

Robert

Lt

USNR

APR 1944

KIA in Atlantic

Chico

Vanskaitis

Frank E, Jr.

Pvt

Army

5OCT1942

Died from illness. Chico AAF. DNB

Chico

vanWoer

Richard

Lt

 

 

 

Oroville

Vedder

Norbert F.

2nd Lt

Army Air

24OCT1943

B-25 crash near Richvale

Oroville

Voudouris

Theodore

Lt

Army Air

JUL 1944

Pilot B-24, 15th Air force. KIA over Italy

Magalia

Walker

Melvin T

Pfc

Army

23FEB1945

KIA. Killed in Germany. Purple Heart

Chico

Walsh

Thomas J

Tec5

Army

 

DNB

County

Wanlass

Arlo Howard

PO 3c

Navy

29APR1945

MIA

Paradise

Wassum

Warren Milford

Pfc

Army

8OCT1942

Accidental death on guard duty. Originally in National Guard "G" Co., DNB

Chico

Watrous

Don

2nd Lt

 

6DEC1944

 

Oroville

Watson

Earl L.

1stSgt

Army

4FEB1944

KIA. Died at Kawjalein. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Chico

Watts

Wendell

2nd Lt

Army Air

13JAN1944

P-39 Crash 12 mi. NW of Oroville

Oroville

Webb

Leroy

2nd Lt

Army Air

11JUN1943

Bomber crash near March AFB

Gridley

Weidman

Hubert L.

2nd Lt

Army Air

28DEC1943

P-39 Crash 2 mi. East of Butte City

Oroville

Welch

Thomas K

SSgt

Army Air

MAR 1945

KIA. Tail Gunner. Killed over Belgium. Air Medal, 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Chico

West

Thorne Grant

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Westphall

Robert E

Pvt

Army

 

DNB

County

Wharton

James Donald

F2

Navy

1JAN1941

Memorial gravestone @ Centerville Cemetery

Chico

Whitford

William R

 

 

 

Listed on plaque at Chico University

Chico

Whitmark

James

 

 

 

 

Oroville

Wickman

Harold

 

Civilian

27APR1944

POW

Oroville

Wigle

Thomas W.

Lt

Army

16SEP1944

KIA Italy

Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

Oroville

Wilcox

Robert O

Ens

Navy

MAY 1943

Air Crash at Corpus Christi, TX. DNB

Chico

Wilson

John W

2nd Lt

Army

 

KIA. Purple Heart

County

Wilson

Meurnice S

2nd Lt

Army Air

8JUL1944

P-63A Air Crash 12 mi SW of Corning, CA

Chico

Winter

Alvin F

SSgt

Army Air

19MAY1944

KIA. Aerial gunner, killed over Australia, Purple Heart. Originally in National Guard "G" Co.

Chico

Winters

Mark W

Pfc

Army

 

KIA Purple Heart

Biggs

Wool

 Frederick G

 

Army Air

22MAR1943

BT-13A Air Crash Into Sacramento River, 4 Mi SE Red Bluff Arpt

Chico

Worthy

Alphie Rice

S2C

Navy

6OCT1943

KIA, Worthy Ave., Purple Heart

Oroville

             

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