Veteran Heroes

Seaman Richard Lloyd Bolton

United States Navy

World War II, Pacific

Killed In Action: August 9, 1942

Seaman Richard Lloyd Bolton was serving aboard the cruiser USS Quincy when the Quincy and other American ships exchanged heavy fire with Japanese cruisers during the Battle of Savo Island. Although the Americans lost four ships […]

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Private Cecil Cleveland Waldrum

United States Army

World War II, Europe

Killed In Action: February 16, 1944

Private Cecil Cleveland Waldrum (1/25/1917 – 2/16/1944), assigned to the 1st Special Service Force, was killed in action February 16, 1944 in the Battle of Anzio, Italy.

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Technical Sergeant Mabron Paul Johnson

United States Army Air Forces

World War II, Europe

Killed In Action: June 10, 1944

Sergeant Mabron Paul Johnson was the top turret gunner in the Little Shepard B-24 Liberator, assigned to the 448th Bomber Group (Heavy), 8th Air Force. While on a bombing mission targeting a […]

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Sergeant Oren Ralph Hill

United States Marine Corps

World War II, Pacific

Killed In Action: July 21, 1944

One of 10 children, 25-year-old Sergeant Oren Ralph Hill was killed on July 21, 1944, during the second Battle of Guam. While the battle lasted more than two weeks before the Americans took the island, […]

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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’s 1st Cavalry Division engaged in heavy fighting across the rugged mountainous terrain of Leyte Island in the Philippines. The 22-year-old was killed in action on November 29, […]

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