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Jack Smith (c.1920 - 1942)

SMITH, JACK, Fireman Third Class, (no. 2836273), US Navy, [Family] Aunt, Mar. Margaret Smith, 5806 Curtiss Ave., Cleveland, Ohio, Memorial: Honolulu Memorial Read more at wrecksite:

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William L. Sikes, Jr. (c.1915 - 1942)

SIKES, WILLIAM L JR, Fireman First Class, (no. 2685482), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Benjamin F. Sikes, 1058 1/2 N. 1st St., Abilene, Tex. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss June 6, 1942...

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George Luther Self (c.1920 - 1942)

SELF, GEORGE LUTHER, Seaman Second Class, (no. 6580852), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Anie G. Self, Dillwyn, Va. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss June 6, 1942, Memorial: Honolu...

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Paul Raymond Rose (c.1920 - 1942)

ROSE, PAUL RAYMOND, Machinist's Mate, (no. 3283781), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Nels Paul Rose, Van Hook, ND. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] Midway, June 6, 1942. [Loc...

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Edward Earl Rollins (c.1920 - 1942)

ROLLINS, EDWARD EARL, Fireman Second Class, (no. 3565243), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Thomas E. Rollins, Rt. 2, Chickasha, Okla. [Casualty] Believe died of wounds, June 10, 1942, declared dead June ...

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Julius (twin) Ritchie (1921 - 1942)

RITCHIE, JULIUS, Seaman Second Class, (no. 2875894), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Robert Lee Ritchie, Fisty, Ky. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] Midway, June 6, 1942. [Lo...

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Warren Jay Richardson (c.1920 - 1942)

RICHARDSON, WARREN JAY, Seaman Second Class, (no. 3217151), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Clifford J. Richardson, 162 Sherman St., Muscatine, Iowa. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943....

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Robert Curtis Richardson (c.1920 - 1942)

? 06/06/1942 ✓ 64. RICHARDSON, ROBERT CURTIS, Seaman Second Class, (no. 3217152), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Fred Oliver Richardson, 119 Buell, Muscatine, Iowa. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared...

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Bernice Neal Rench (c.1920 - 1942)

RENCH, BERNICE NEAL, Seaman Second Class, (no. 3377385), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Dallas E. Rench, Gen. Del., El Paso, Tex. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] Midway,...

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Kenneth Melton Reccius (1920 - 1942)

RECCIUS, KENNETH MELTON, Seaman Second Class, (no. 6340329), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Father, Mr. Charles A. Reccius, 657 40th St., Louisville, Ky. [Casualty] Believe died of wounds, June 17, 1942, de...

4/22/2019 10/15/2021

Edward Wesley Raby (c.1915 - 1942)

RABY, EDWARD WESLEY, Mess Attendant First Class, (no. 3858312), US Navy, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Homsella Raby, 1002 E. 42d St., Los Angeles, Calif. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 194...

10/15/2021 10/15/2021

John Frederic Ploff (c.1918 - 1942)

PLOFF, JOHN FREDERIC, Seaman First Class, (no. 3213880), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. John Ploff, 1422 Rebecca St., Sioux City, Iowa, Memorial: Honolulu Memorial Read more at wrecksite:

10/15/2021 10/15/2021

Robert Travis Parramore (c.1920 - 1942)

PARRAMORE, ROBERT TRAVIS, Fireman Third Class, (no. 2689797), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Charles W. Parramore, Route 4, Thomasville, Ga. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss June 6, 1942,...

10/15/2021 10/15/2021

Glenn Franklin Owens (c.1920 - 1942)

OWENS, GLENN FRANKLIN, Seaman Second Class, (no. 6100995), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Father, Mr. Yonly Artimice Owens, 604 Greenwich St., Valparaiso, Ind, Memorial: Honolulu Memorial Read more at wreck...

10/15/2021 10/15/2021

William Opdencamp (c.1920 - 1942)

OPDENCAMP, WILLIAM, Fire Controlman Second Class, (no. 2235024), US Navy, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Dina Opdencamp, 117 Newkirk St., Jersey City, NJ. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss June 6,...

10/15/2021 10/15/2021

Victor William Oehler (c.1920 - 1942)

OEHLER, VICTOR WILLIAM, Seaman Second Class, (no. 6622023), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Oehler, 404 No. Taylor St., Staunton, Ill. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of lo...

10/15/2021 10/15/2021

William David O'Connell (c.1915 - 1942)

O'CONNELL, WILLIAM DAVID, Chief Storekeeper, (no. 2124050), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. William D. O'Connell, Sr., Liberty Heights, Millbury, Mass. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss Jun...

10/15/2021 10/15/2021

Thomas Francis O'Brien (c.1919 - 1942)

O'BRIEN, THOMAS FRANCIS, Fire Controlman Second Class, (no. 4028238), US Navy, [Family] Brother, Mr. John J. O'Brien, 515 W. 174th St., New York, NY. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss Jun...

10/14/2021 10/14/2021

Leonard Frank Natzke (c.1919 - 1942)

? 06/06/1942 ✓ 52. NATZKE, LEONARD FRANK, Seaman Second Class, (no. 3006186), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Leo Natzke, 3513 W. Melrose St., Chicago, Ill. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7...

10/14/2021 10/14/2021

James Joseph Mulhair (c.1919 - 1942)

MULHAIR, JAMES JOSEPH, Fireman Third Class, (no. 3168455), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. John Edward Mulhair, Parker, SD. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss June 6, 1942, Memorial: Honolul...

10/14/2021 10/14/2021

Seldon Edward Morton (c.1919 - 1942)

MORTON, SELDON EDWARD, Seaman Second Class, (no. 3764981), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Robert Hodgson Morton, 611 Lakeview Ave., San Francisco, Calif, Memorial: Honolulu Memorial Read more at wrecksi...

10/14/2021 10/14/2021

Henry Morris Morgan (c.1919 - 1942)

? 06/06/1942 ✓ 49. MORGAN, HENRY MORRIS, Seaman Second Class, (no. 3762552), US Navy, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Dorothy Treude, 1743 28th Ave., San Francisco, Calif. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date...

10/14/2021 10/14/2021

Harold Mitchell (c.1919 - 1942)

MITCHELL, HAROLD, Fireman Second Class, (no. 3686119), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Marlin Judd Mitchell, 3643 S. 40th, West, Grander, Utah. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss June 6, 194...

10/14/2021 10/14/2021

Kenneth Eugene MacMahon (c.1919 - 1942)

MCMAHON, KENNETH EUGENE, Seaman Second Class, US Navy Reserve, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Edith McMahon, 2345 R St., Lincoln, Nebr Read more at wrecksite:

10/14/2021 10/14/2021

Thomas Frank Lyon (1919 - 1942)

LYON, THOMAS FRANK, Fireman Second Class, (no. 6700819), US Navy, [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] Midway, June 6, 1942, Memorial: Honolulu Memorial Read more at wrecksi...

10/14/2021 10/14/2021

William Bacon Lovering (c.1918 - 1942)

? 06/06/1942 ✓ 45. LOVERING, WILLIAM BACON, Ensign, (no. O-96085), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Father, Mr. Joseph Swain Lovering, 140 Everit Ave., Hewlett, NY. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead ...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Robert Blair Leigh (c.1915 - 1942)

LEIGH, ROBERT BLAIR, Seaman First Class, US Navy Reserve, [Family] Mother, Mrs. George Leigh, Herman, Minn Read more at wrecksite:

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Charles Clinton Regrant (c.1920 - 1942)

LEGRANT, CHARLES CLINTON, Seaman Second Class, (no. 6161412), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Father, Mr. C. B. Legrant, Rt. 1, Levelland, Tex. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Harold Clifford Land (c.1920 - 1942)

LAND, HAROLD CLIFFORD, Able Seaman, (no. 3567349), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. W. E. Land, 1819 Denver St., Fort Worth, Tex. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] Midway, June...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Frank Korman (c.1919 - 1942)

KORMAN, FRANK, Fire Controlman Third Class, (no. 2660487), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Mack Korman, East Beckley, WVa. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] Midway, June 6,...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Donald Knuth (c.1920 - 1942)

? 06/06/1942 ✓ 40. KNUTH, DONALD, Seaman Second Class, (no. 3375083), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Edmond Knuth, 1352 East Olive St., Decatur, Ill. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Berlyn Maconi Kimbrel (c.1920 - 1942)

KIMBREL, BERLYN MARCONI, Torpedoman's Mate, (no. 3559131), US Navy, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Mable Olive Kimbrel, Rt. 2, Redrock, Okla. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1942. [Event] Midway...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

George Wilson Kapp (c.1920 - 1942)

? 06/06/1942 ✓ 38. KAPP, GEORGE WILSON, Coxswain, (no. 2436319), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. George Wilson Kapp, Sr., Richland, Pa. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] Mi...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Albert Henry Kaatz (c.1920 - 1942)

KAATZ, ALBERT HENRY, Seaman Second Class, (no. 6241977), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Father, Mr. Gus John Kaatz, 413 W. 7th St., Taylor, Tex. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event]...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Marshall William Jones (c.1920 - 1942)

JONES, MARSHALL WILLIAM, Boilermaker Second Class, (no. 3372594), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Roy Jones, Rt. 1, Senath, Mo. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] Midway, June ...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Ernest Ralph Johnson (c.1919 - 1942)

JOHNSON, ERNEST RALPH, Watertender First Class, (no. 3680987), US Navy, [Family] Brother, Mr. Korse Wilmaan Johnson, 2542 Comstock St., Linda Vista, San Diego, Calif. [Location] Midway Island, missing,...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Elmer S, Johnson (c.1918 - 1942)

JOHNSON, ELMER S, Fireman First Class, (no. 3422594), [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] Midway, June 6, 1942 Read more at wrecksite:

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

David Jayson (c.1920 - 1942)

JAYSON, DAVID, Radioman Second Class, (no. 4034903), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Mary Jashnoff, 876 Woodmere Dr., Woodmere, NY. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Even...

10/13/2021 10/13/2021

Albert Stanley Jason (c.1918 - 1942)

JASON, ALBERT STANLEY, Boatswain's Mate Second Class, (no. 2436290), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Adam Jason, 3046 Tulip St., Philadelphia, Pa. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [E...

10/12/2021 10/12/2021

Carl John Hunstein (c.1920 - 1942)

HUNSTEIN, CARL JOHN, Fireman First Class, (no. 3372264), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Harry Hunstein, 4338 Fairview Ave., St. Louis, Mo. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event...

10/12/2021 10/12/2021

Clarence Albert Herrmann (c.1920 - 1942)

HERRMANN, CLARENCE ALBERT, Seaman Second Class, (no. 3935043), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Charles Herrmann, Box 213, Millwood, Wash. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] ...

10/12/2021 10/12/2021

Walter Powell Hendrix (c.1920 - 1942)

HENDRIX, WALTER POWELL, Seaman Second Class, (no. 6241969), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Father, Mr. Walter P. Hendix, Sr., Kerrville, Tex. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1942. [Event] Mi...

10/12/2021 10/12/2021

Jesse I Hendricks (c.1920 - 1942)

HENDRICKS, JESSE I., Seaman Second Class, (no. 6700325), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Father, Mr. J. I. Hendricks, 703 S. Lansing, Tulsa, Okla. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Ev...

10/12/2021 10/12/2021

Sidney Percy Hawkins (1915 - 1942)

HAWKINS, SIDNEY PERCY, Fireman Second Class, (no. 3822821), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Sidney John Hawkins, 33 El Dorado St., Arcadia, Calif. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [E...

10/12/2021 10/12/2021

Harold Milburn Harvey (c.1920 - 1942)

HARVEY, HAROLD MILBURN, Seaman First Class, (no. 3563940), US Navy, [Family] Mother, Mrs. J. J. Harvey, 4231 Mungen, Dallas, Tex. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] Midway...

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Walter Alfred Gesell (c.1918 - 1942)

GESELL, WALTER ALFRED, Seaman First Class, (no. 3213869), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Fred Eugene Gesell, 981 Lucas St., Muscatine, Iowa. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Eve...

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Willard Chapman Fenton (c.1920 - 1942)

FENTON, WILLARD CHAPMAN, Torpedoman's Mate, (no. 2234942), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Cecil Gordon Fenton, 294 Hutton Rd., Hamilton Beach, Howard Beach, NY. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead J...

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Paul Pittman Dozier (c.1920 - 1942)

DOZIER, PAUL PITTMAN, Seaman Second Class, (no. 2687887), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Paul Pittman Dozier, Sr., 412 Flint Ave., Albany, Ga. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [E...

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Albert James Dobbins (c.1920 - 1942)

DOBBINS, ALBERT JAMES, Seaman First Class, (no. 2873510), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Harvey C. Dobbins, Rt. 4, Salem, Ind. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] Midway, Ju...

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Vincent J. Di Bacco (c.1920 - 1942)

DI BACCO, VINCENT J, Seaman Second Class, (no. 2438082), US Navy, Memorial: Honolulu Memorial Read more at wrecksite:

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Marvin Burton Davis (c.1920 - 1942)

DAVIS, MARVIN BURTON, Machinist, (no. 198012), US Navy, [Family] Wife, Mrs. Agnes Frances Davis, 2022 L Ave., National City, Calif. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] Midway,...

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Jim Dailey (c.1915 - 1942)

DAILEY, JIM, Cook First Class, (no. 4382049), US Navy, [Family] Wife, Mrs. Rosalie Dailey, 1105 No. LaRue St., Pensacola, Fla. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] Midway, June...

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Arthur Levi Cracraft (c.1920 - 1942)

CRACRAFT, ARTHUR LEVI, Fire Controlman Third Class, (no. 3685228), US Navy, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Marie Sorensen, 365 W. 33d South, Salt Lake City, Utah. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss...

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Harold Clark (c.1918 - 1942)

CLARK, HAROLD, Signalman Second Class, (no. 2235048), US Navy, [Family] Wife, Mrs. Dorothy Virginia Clark, 823 Carteret Ave., Trenton, NJ. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss June 6, 1942, ...

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Charles Edmund Chapman (1918 - 1942)

CHAPMAN, CHARLES EDMUND, Ensign, (no. O-102155), US Navy Reserve, [Family] Father, Mr. Lawrence B. Chapman, 1 Woodridge Rd., Wellesley, Mass. [Location] Midway Island, missing, date of loss June 6, 194...

10/11/2021 10/11/2021

Daniel William Carlson (c.1905 - 1942)

CARLSON, DANIEL WILLIAM, Chief Machinist's Mate, (no. 2990298), US Navy, [Family] Wife, Mrs. Irene Carlson, 512 Grand View St., Brooklyn, NY, Memorial: Honolulu Memorial Read more at wrecksite:

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Frank Busso (c.1920 - 1942)

BUSSO, FRANK, Watertender Second Class, (no. 2235123), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Giovanni Batista Busso, 356 Union Ave., Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, NY. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead ...

10/10/2021 10/10/2021

Henry John Bramstedt (c.1919 - 1942)

BRAMSTEDT, HENRY JOHN, Seaman First Class, (no. 3813632), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Alfred Bramstedt, 769 J Ave., Coronado, San Diego, Calif. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [...

10/10/2021 10/10/2021

Warren Charles Bouck (c.1920 - 1942)

BOUCK, WARREN CHARLES, Machinist's Mate, (no. 2383941), US Navy, [Family] Wife, Mrs. Frances Bouck, Box 94, Pedro Valley, Calif. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] Midway, Ju...

10/10/2021 10/10/2021

Jack Brixey Bolton (c.1920 - 1942)

BOLTON, JACK BRIXEY, Fireman First Class, (no. 3813630), US Navy, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Haruser, 920 22d St., San Diego, Calif. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 1943. [Event] M...

10/10/2021 10/10/2021

Harry Bieri (1913 - 1942)

BIERI, HARRY VERNON, Chief Fire Controlman, (no. 3418108), US Navy, [Family] Mother, Mrs. Marie Bieri, Seneca, Kans. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] Midway, June 6, 194...

10/10/2021 10/10/2021

Kermit Rasus Belcher (b. - 1942)

BELCHER, KERMIT RASUS, Boatswain's Mate First Class, (no. 2720113), US Navy, [Family] Wife, Mrs. Ida Louise Belcher, Gardendale, Ala. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] Mi...

10/10/2021 10/10/2021

Carl Owen Beitz (1921 - 1942)

BEITZ, CARL OWEN, Seaman Second Class, (no. 3216219), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Charles Frederic Beitz, Alburnett, Iowa. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] Midway, Jun...

10/10/2021 10/10/2021

Douglas Beasley (b. - 1942)

BEASLEY, DOUGLAS LEE, Radioman Third Class, (no. 3822878), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. James William Beasley, 2689 E. Colorado St., Pasadena, Calif. [Casualty] Missing, later declared dead June 7, 19...

10/9/2021 10/9/2021

Robert John Ballard (b. - 1942)

BALLARD, ROBERT JOHN, Seaman First Class, (no. 3603110), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Pete A. Ballard, Market Railroad, Houston, Tex. [Casualty] Killed in combat, declared dead June 6, 1942. [Event] M...

10/9/2021 10/9/2021

Charlie M, Albrecht (b. - 1942)

Source: Wreck Wrak site pertaining to the sinking of the USS Hamman in the Battle of Midway. ALBRECHT, CHARLIE MARTIN, Machinist's Mate First Class, (no. 3597706), US Navy, [Family] Father, Mr. Earnest...

10/9/2021 10/9/2021

COL USMC WW II & Korea & Vietnam MARINE PROMOTED Clarence T. Risher, Jr., has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps, and his mother, Mrs. C. T. Risher, of Lumber...

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GENERAL ORDERS: Authority: Board of Awards: Serial 19 (October 14, 1942) CITATION: The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Lieutenant R...

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Ensign Ralph L. Holton (1918 - 1942)

Ralph was lost when USS Hammann (DD 412) was sunk by a Japanese submarine on June 6, 1942 in the Battle of Midway. "The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cro...

9/17/2021 9/17/2021

P. A. Fitzpatrick (c.1920 - d.)

Records and photographs place P. A. Fitzpatrick Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class USN onboard Patrol Squadron 44 (VP-44) PBY 5A Catalina patrol bomber that found the approaching Japanese Midway occup...

7/9/2021 7/9/2021

? Hardeman (c.1920 - d.)

Records and photographs place Navy Ensign Hardeman as a CoPilot onboard Patrol Squadron 44 (VP-44) PBY 5A Catalina patrol bomber that found the approaching Japanese Midway occupation fleet on June 3, 1...

7/9/2021 7/9/2021

Francis Musser (c.1905 - d.)

Records and photographs place Francis Musser as a Navy Chief Aviation Radioman onboard Patrol Squadron 44 (VP-44) PBY 5A Catalina patrol bomber that found the approaching Japanese Midway occupation fle...

7/9/2021 7/9/2021

Allan Hilding Ringblom (1916 - 1996)

Ringblom was a United States Marine Corp 2nd Lieutenant Pilot in Captain Richard Fleming's SDB unit in the Battle of Midway. Ringblom's back seat gunner was Marine Corp Sargent Frank Zelnis as they cha...

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Marine Corps Captain Elmer G. Glidden Jr. was a pilot of a SDB in Captain Marshall Tyler's unit on Friday June 5, 1942 as they chased down Japanese capital ships fleeing the Battle of Midway. His back ...

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Warren H. VanKirk (1921 - 1998)

Warren H. VanKirk, Private First Class Marine Corps back seat gunner in the Battle of Midway. He was flying in Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenant George E. Koutelas SBD chasing fleeing Japanese Cruisers in Ca...

7/7/2021 7/7/2021

Charles E. Cayer (c.1920 - d.)

United States Marine Corps Private First Class Charles Cayer served as the back seat gunner for Marine Corps Pilot Clyde Stamps on the June 5, 1942. They were in Captain Richard Flemings unit and safel...

7/7/2021 7/7/2021

Frank E. Zelnis (1917 - 1995)

United States Marine Corps Sargent back seat gunner for Marine Corps Pilot 2nd Lieutenant Allen Ringblom in the Battle of Midway. On June 5 1942 they were in Captain Richard Fleming's unit attacking fl...

7/7/2021 7/7/2021

Clyde Heath Stamps (1917 - 1997)

Clyde H. Stamps was a Marine Corps Tech Sergeant in the Battle of Midway flying a SBD on Friday June 5, 1942. His back seat gunner was Marine Corps Private First Class Charles E. Cayer. Stamps receiv...

7/7/2021 7/7/2021

Edgar O. Williams (c.1920 - d.)

Marine Corps Private First Class Edgar O. Williams was the back seat gunner for Marine Corps Pilot Captain Bruce Prosser during the Midway battle on 5 June 1942. They were in Captain Richard E. Fleming...

7/7/2021 7/7/2021

Bruce Prosser (1915 - 1996)

Marine Corps Pilot Captain Bruce Prosser was in Capt Richard Fleming's unit on June 5, 1942 as they attacked fleeing Japanese ships. His rear seat gunner was Private First Class Edgar O. Williams. They...

7/7/2021 7/7/2021

Duane L. Rhodes (1920 - 1996)

Marine Corps Private First Class Duane Rhodes was a back seat gunner for Marine Corps Captain Pilot Leon Williamson during the attack on fleeing Japanese ships on Friday June 5, 1942, during the Battle...

7/6/2021 7/6/2021

Leon M. Williamson (1917 - 2008)

United States Marine Corp Reserves Captain, Pilot at the Battle of Midway. Participated in the Attack on the fleeing Japanese Cruisers on June 5, 1942. His back seat gunner was Duane L. Rhodes Privat...

7/6/2021 7/6/2021

Robert Judy Bear (1918 - 1984)

BEAR '40 GETS NAVY CROSS For "extraordinary heroism" as the pilot of a scout-bomber in the battle of Midway, Captain Robert J. Bear '40, US Marine Corps Reserve, is decorated with the Navy Cross by Rea...

7/6/2021 7/6/2021

Wallace Jordan Reid (c.1920 - d.)

Back seat gunner for Pilot 1st Lieutenant USMCR Daniel Iverson, Jr. on June 5, 1942 in an attack on fleeing Japanese cruisers. from the Battle of Midway. Iverson was given the Navy Cross and the Silver...

7/6/2021 7/6/2021

Meade T. Johnson (1920 - 1991)

Possibly the rear seat gunner for Marine Corps pilot Captain Elmer G. Glidden, Jr. on June 5, 1942 when Captain Marshall Tyler's Marine Corp SBD's attacked several Japanese capital ships near Midway. ...

7/6/2021 7/6/2021

Carl T. Hickman (c.1920 - d.)

He was a Marine Sargent aircraft backseater for pilot 2nd Lieutenant Robert W. Vaupell during the Midway mission against Japanese capital ships on June 5, 1941. He and his pilot returned safely to base...

7/5/2021 7/5/2021

Robert Wesley Vaupell (1917 - 1945)

Navy Cross Citation The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to First Lieutenant Robert W. Vaupell (MCSN: 0-7126), United States Marine Corps Reserve, f...

7/5/2021 7/5/2021

Reed Thomas Ramsey (1917 - 1942)

Private First Class Marine Corps back seater gunner for Pilot Captain USMCR Armond De Lalio in the action on June 5, 1942. He may have also been a back seater for Pilot Second Lieutenant USMC Jesse Rol...

7/5/2021 7/5/2021

Armond Hector De Lalio (1917 - 1952)

Marine Corps pilot in combat in the battle of Midway. Captain USMCR. Navy Cross CitationThe President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Captain Armond H. D...

7/5/2021 7/5/2021

Robert A. Underwood (1920 - 1998)

Robert A. Underwood, Staff Sargent, United States Marine Corps, Battle of Midway, June 5, 1942 flew a mission as the back seater for his Pilot Captain Marshall A. Tyler, USMC, They attacked a departed ...

7/5/2021 7/5/2021

Marshal A. Tyler (1910 - 1971)

Marine Corps officer. As a Captain of a SBD attack squadron based on Midway he participated in the bomb run on a Japanese Cruiser on June 5, 1942. His backseater was Sargent Robert A. Underwood, USMCR....

7/5/2021 7/5/2021

Agnes Driscoll (Meyer) (1889 - 1971)

Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II Hardcover – October 10, 2017She is buried at Arlington National Cemetery with her husband Michael, a veteran.

10/14/2008 7/5/2021

George Albert Toms (1923 - 1942)

The recon planes were out before dawn on June 5; they spotted a long oil slick and soon radioed a report of two Japanese battleships, both damaged, withdrawing from Midway. The aviators, having had les...

7/5/2021 7/5/2021

Richard E. Fleming (1917 - 1942)

Captain Richard Eugene Fleming (November 2, 1917 – June 5, 1942) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his heroism in World War II during the Battle of Midway. Fleming piloted ...

7/5/2021 7/5/2021

Joseph Finnegan (1905 - 1980)

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1922 as an apprentice seaman and later served as a yeoman third class on the battleship USS Mississippi.[3] Finnegan attended the Naval Academy preparatory school in Sa...

7/3/2021 7/3/2021

Robert Allen Swan (1919 - 2009)

Naval Aviator and Navigator onboard Patrol Squadron 44 PBY-5A Catalina patrol bomber that found the Japanese fleet on June 3, 1942. Stayed in the Navy, advanced to Commander, served in Korea and Vietna...

7/3/2021 7/3/2021

Alva Bryan Lasswell (1905 - 1988)

Key player in the intelligence and codebreaking immediately prior to the Battle of Midway, June 1942. A Marine Corp Captain, later a Colonel. Photo and dates from findagrave and courtesy of the Lassw...

7/2/2021 7/2/2021

James Palmer O'Neil Lyle (1915 - 1945)

Navy Ensign Pilot at the Battle of Midway in a PBY aircraft: James Palmer O'Neil Lyle. ____________ೋღ☃ღೋ____________ Distinguished Flying Cross • AWARDED FOR ACTIONS During World War II Rank: Lieutena...

7/1/2021 7/1/2021

J. F. Gammell (c.1919 - d.)

Listed as a Naval Aviation Pilot and member of the crew of Patrol Squadron 44, VP-44 in a PBY-5A Catalina patrol bomber that found the approaching Japanese fleet to Midway on 3 June 1942.

6/30/2021 6/30/2021

George Goovers, Jr. (c.1915 - d.)

This is a speculative addition to the Midway Project here on Geni. The crew of Patrol Squadron 44 (VP-44) PBY-5A that found the approaching Japanese Midway Occupation forces on the morning of June 3, 1...

6/30/2021 6/30/2021