Monthly Archives: August 2019

Private Cecil Cleveland Waldrum

United States Army

World War II, Europe

Killed In Action: February 16, 1944

Private Cecil Cleveland Waldrum (January 25, 1917 – February 16, 1944), assigned to the 1st Special Service Force, was killed in action February 16, 1944 in the Battle of Anzio, Italy.  Private Waldrum […]

Technical Sergeant Mabron Paul Johnson

United States Army Air Forces

World War II, Europe

Killed In Action: June 10, 1944

Sergeant Mabron Paul Johnson (February 10, 1919 – June 10, 1944) was the top turret gunner in the Little Shepard B-24 Liberator, assigned to the 448th Bomber Group (Heavy), 8th Air […]

Sergeant Oren Ralph Hill

United States Marine Corps

World War II, Pacific

Killed In Action: July 21, 1944

One of 10 children, Sergeant Oren Ralph Hill (May 3, 1919 – July 21, 1944) was killed on during the second Battle of Guam. While the battle lasted more than two weeks before the Americans […]

Private Lee Harold Derryberry

United States Army

World War II, Europe

Killed In Action: November 29, 1944

After deploying overseas in 1943, Private Lee Harold Derryberry (January 22, 1922 – November 29, 1944) was in the 1st Cavalry Division when it engaged in heavy fighting across the rugged mountainous terrain of Leyte Island […]

Private First Class Sidney Gordon Duncan

United States Army

World War II, Pacific

Killed In Action: April 28, 1945

Private Sidney Gordon Duncan Jr. (August 31, 1920 – April 28, 1945) was a 24-year-old medic when he was killed during the Battle of Okinawa, one of the largest and bloodiest American battles of the war. It […]