Destroyermen KIA

The brave destroyermen listed below are from the destroyers of
Task Unit 77.4.3 (Taffy 3) who were KIA/MIA on October 25, 1944

Rank and Rate Abbreviations

USS HOEL (DD 532)

Addington, Norman E., Jr,. FC3c
Akerman, Phillip A., S1c
Allen, Charles T., S2c
Allen, Zollie E., Y2c
Amspoker, Walter H., SM3c
Anderson, Carl V., S1c
Austin, Milton H., FC1c
Baker, Marion W., LTJG
Bales, Paul E., S2c
Barclay, Warren J., CEM
Barnhart, Chester A., CGM
Basey, John S., F2c
Bastanchury, Jean A., GM2c
Belvin, James J., CMM
Bence, Raymon J., MM2c
Berry, James D., STM1c
Bieniewicz, Frank J., TM2c
Bradfield, William B., S2c
Brannan, Thomas A., MM2c
Branstetter, William C., Gm3c
Braseth, George L., LTJG
Brett, George H., BM1c
Brillon, Alcide E., MM3c
Brousseau, George, S1c
Brousseau, Herbert D., S2c
Brown, Anderson F., Jr. S1c
Brown, Gordon N., S1c
Burke, John P., FC2c
Burleson, George E., S1c
Burns, John L., S1c
Callanan, Howard J., Jr., ENS
Callaway, Enoch E., EM3c
Calvert, Luther H., RM3c
Carlock, Ralph J., SC2c
Chapman, Eugene R., WT3c
Chelakis, Forrest F., EM3c
Childers, Samuel A., WT3c
Compomizzo, Marvin L., S1c
Cook, Norman G., GM2c
Cowgill, Donald F., F2c
Croddy, John J., FC3c
Cruickshank, James, SoM2c
Custer George, H., SoM2c
Dalton, Virgle R., TM3c
Darcy, Edward J., TM2c
Daugherty, Lester R., F1c
Daum, Dallas A., S1c
DeSarro, Frank P., F1c
Dilello, Marcellino, FC1c
Doubrava, Herbert J., QM2c
Doyle, Robert J., S1c
Drager, Ervin O., GM3c
Driscoll, George C., CTM
Eastland, Van L., Jr., EM1c
Erickson, Carl E., S2c
Everhart, Charles A., RdM3c
Faass, Irvin L., S1c
Falkner, Ralph W., S1c
Felton, Lewis D., S1c
Fenerty, Thomas F., S1c
Fisher, George J., S1c
Forell, Cyrus M., LT
Frey, John H., WT3c
Frey, Melvin G., S1c
Frommeyer, John H., TM3c
Fry, Clifford E., S1c
Fulkerson, Wallace J., WT1c
Fulton, Charles M., CCS
Gaffney, Charles J., COX
Gaisford, John M., S2c
Gilles, John L., S1c
Goggin, John P., CBM
Gorman, James F., GM2c
Gray, Lawrence G., QM3c
Griggs, Bennie G., S2c
Grohman, Alois E., BkR2c
Gross, Willie M., StM1c
Grumbine, Roy J., ENS
Gurley, Thomas R., QM3c
Haight, Donals H., RDM2c
Hallgren, Lloyd A., F1c
Harper, Oswald H., Jr., S2c
Hayse, Harold T., WT1c
Hendricks, Marion L., S1c
Hines, George W., WT3c
Holmberg, John L., SOM3c
Holcomb, George E., SM2c
Holder, Dowell B., RdM3c
Hopkins, Thaine L., S2c
Horman, Paul J., B3c
Hornyak, Andrew J., F2c
Hudak, John T. Jr., TM2c
Huddleston, Thomas L., WT3c
Hudson, Francis G., RdM2c
Huelsman, Raymond L., MM3c
Huffman, Malcolm H., WO
Humphery, Derryl I., COX
Hutchison, Virgil E., S1c
Ingram, William Jr., S1c
Jackie, Gus T., MM1c
James, Ausbin, S1c
Johnson, Charles R., S1c
Johnson, Ernest L., S2c
Jones, Herman H., MM1c
Jung, Cletus E., MM3c
Kadlubiak, Edmund C., MM2c
Kanzletter, Merrill J., F2c
Kedersha, Albert G., MM1c
Kennedy, Thomas M., S2c
Kerben, Robert E., S1c
Killough, Gilbert C., FC3c
Kimball, Joe W., MM1c
Kingman, Carroll C., S1c
Klein, Stuart A., S2c
Koehler, Robert A., S2c
Krupp, James H., GM3c
Kumpunen, Otto E., Jr., SoM3c
Lack, John D., F1c
Lake,Ronda, Jr., B1c
Landers, Rexford Q., S1c
Landrum, Donald R., S1c
Landsperger, James C., S1c
Laney, Janes B., MM1c
Lattanzi, Querino L., S1c
Lavin, Thomas F., S1c
Lawrence, James O., SK1c
Lewis, John B., EM3c
Lewis, Lloyd S., S1c
Lindsey, J. R., SC1c
Lohman, Allen F., M3c
Lyons, Felix J., Jr., M3c
Maddox, Cecil, S2c
Madely, Lawrence A., EM2c
Mahaney, James F., BM1c
Malory, John R., S2c
Martin, Marvin E., COX
Malowski, Henry A., CWT
Mayes, Robert E., S1c
McCarty, Ollie J., S2c
McClure, Jack W., S1c
McDaniel, Leland S., Jr., LT
McGovern, Donald J., TM2c
McGraw, Jimmy L., S1c
McIntyre, Raymond K., RM3c
McMillon, Isaac B., BM2c
Mears, Allen G., Bkr2c
Mendoza, Jess, S1c
Minard, Jimmie, S1c
Moran, Jesse W., S1c
Mogensen, Darrell E., TM2c
Morris, Theophilus D., S1c
Mullens, John D., S1c
Mullens, James E., F1c
Mullins, Albert, Jr., S1c
Munoz, Alfred, S1c
Mushinski, Frank S., CMM
Nason, Earle A., Jr., LTJG
Nolen, Wyley P., S2c
Oberg, Gordon F., RDM3c
Odegaard, Wallace E., S1c
O'Hearn, William F., GM2c
Olson, Robert H., F1c
Orr, John W., FC3c
Ostern, Hans E., WT2c
Palmer, Clifford E., FC2c
Palmer, William E., S2c
Panawash, Willard R., S1c
Patten, Ray, MM2c
Peak, Randolph M., F2c
Peroney, Humbert L.,Jr., BM2c
Peterson, Dean W., F1c
Phillips, Floyd T., FC2c
Pittman, Ernest E., S2c
Plasters, Everette C., S2c
Plumb, John H., LCDR
Pocias, Edward W., Sr., S2c
Pollat, Lavern A., H
Price, Richard H., RM2c
Price, Lloyd R., S1c
Pugh, Coy D., GM2c
Quinn, John P., PhM3c
Quintero, Lee, F1c
Reiling, Earl L., RM2c
Richardson, John W., S2c
Rickards, Clifford M., F1c
Roberts, Percy T., SK3c
Ruckle, Ben T., S1c
Salzseider, Chester R., MM1c
Sanders, William R., LTJG
Santilli, Ray T., RdM2c
Schmierer, Ervin T., F1c
Senart, Aloys J., S1c
Seronick, Morris H., S1c
Shannon, Leonard C., MM2c
Shaw, J. T., MM2c
Sheppard, Joe E., S1c
Shine, Jesse L., FC3c
Shope, Rodney D., WT3c
Simpson, Robert W., RM3c
Smith, Walter A., F2c
Smith, Lionell E., S2c
Snow, Johnnie M., StM1c
Spanare, Charles D., SoM3c
Spitzberg, Samuel, S1c
Stallings, Cecil, S1c
Stamper, David R., S2c
Stanislaus, James, S1c
Stashinsky, Joseph., S2c
Steuber, Lawrence H., S2c
Stewart, Lee C., S1c
Stillwagon, Douglas E., S2c
Stimbert, John W., S2c
Stone, Paul E., S2c
Stone, John W., S2c
Storost, Roy E., S1c
Story, Curtis E., S2c
Stover, Warren H., S2c
Strang, Charles L., S2c
Strayer, Howard T., S2c
Streuter, Louis W., LT
Stubbs, Kenneth G., S2c
Stubbs, Jack W., S2c
Stultz, Richard N., S2c
Sturrock, Spurgeon S., S2c
Sudlow, Glen G., S2c
Taylor, William E., WT2c
Terpstra, Robert D., S1c
Thompson, Robert L., StM2c
Thorlaksen, Arthur M., SC2c
Thornberry, William R., FC2c
Thorp, Jack L., S2c
Tolford, Harry C., LTJG
Topham, Stanley R., Rdm
Ulmanek, Donald S., QM3c
Wachter, Marvin C., MM2c
Walden, J. Lee, S1c
Wallace, William R., PhM1c
Warren, David L., S2c
Watrobski, Chester J., WT1c
Weidman, Arthur W., MM2c
Welch, Eugene, GM3c
Wells, William A., EM2c
Wesemann, Kenneth R., QM2c
West, Billy E., F1c
Westerberg, Gordon G., MM3c
White, Edward B., S2c
Wickstrom, Gustof A., WT3c
Wilburn, Ralph O., S1c
Wilson, Marion E., BM2c
Wright, William V., S1c
Zaverack, Nelson, S2c
Zuccari, Francis J., S1c

USS JOHNSTON (DD 557)
 
Adams, Warren G., F1c
Adcock, Henry K., TM3c
Akey, Samuel J., Cox
Alamanza, Eulalio, S2c
Andrada, Jack, S2c
Andrill, Edward L., S2c
Arabie, Jasper, S2c
Austin, Orion W., RM3c
Barber, Ursel, MM2c
Bayich, Joseph J., S1c
Bayless, Merill J., WT1c
Bechdel, Jack, Lt. (jg)
Benjamin, Richard P.,TM3c
Bergman, Reynold M., S1c
Boehm, Fred F., Cox
Borneman, Howard C., EM2c
Bowman, George M., GM2c
Boyer, Hubert F., Cox
Brodie, George S., EM2c
Brooks, Francis L., EM2c
Broom, Ralph E., S2c
Brown, Arthur D., S2c
Brown, Elbert L., S2c
Browne, Robert T, LTJG
Bruce, Charles A., PhM1c
Buchanan, Roy E., RM3c
Burgess, William E., MM1c
Burnett, William G., RM3c
Butler, Justin J., SF1c
Cagle, Terry D., Rdm3c
Cannon, Abbrum H., Rdm3c
Cannon, Vance H., F1c
Carden, Clarence, Cox
Carroll, Alvie R., S1c
Castro, Salvatore, MM1c
Centola, Victor J., SK1c
Charles, Virgil W., F1c
Clark, Jerry L., QM3c
Clark, Kenneth P., R1c
Coleman, Donald A., GM3c
Conway, Jack T., QM3c
Cooper, James C., FC3c
Cote, Real J., F1c
Cowart, Leo, S1c
Cramer, Robert C., QM2c
Cribbs, Ernest B., GM3c
Critz, Fielden W., WT3c
Dale, Fritz E., F2c
Delong, Ralph W., SC1c
Deutsch, Walter P., LT
Dittrich, Charles J., S1c
Dixon, Joel H., S2c
Dobrowolsky, Edward E., S2c
Dotson, Joseph C., Rdm3c
Duke, Clarence C., S2c
Dykes, Dennis W., Jr.,WT3c
Dzinbak, Richard P., S1c
Eaton, Iris W., S1c
Edminister, Earl E., ScM3c
Elliott, George L., S1c
Ellis, William N., WT3c
Evans, Ernest E., CDR
Farris, Harold D., S1c
Felix, Alfredo R., CK2c
Finley, Billy G., S1c
Fitzwater, Hurley, WT2c
Fleming, George H., S1c
Fortney, Samuel O., SC3c
Fox, Gordon W., Ensign
George, Robert C., Rdm 3c
Gillis, Frank G., TM2c
Gillette, Leigh, EM3c
Gosslin, Duane J., S1c
Gougeon, Roger P., MoMM2c
Grahek,Edward J., CK3c
Gray, James N., STM1c
Haltom, William E., GM2c
Hanke, Kenneth E., F1c
Harrison, Edward N., EM3c
Haskell, Charles O., F1c
Hattan, Joseph F., S2c
Haubrich, Edward U., Cox
Havanas, Geo. W., Sr., S2c
Helfer, Johnnie A., M1c
Heriford, Glenn E., S1c
Herr, Eugene L., RM3c
Hill, John E., SK1c
Hirshell, John E., Jr., S1c
Hodges, Grant M., WT1c
Hofmann, Walter N., FC1c
Holt, Clifford D., Rdm3c
Hongola, Stanley G., TM3c
Honnold, Harry E., F1c
Horne, Robert P., MM1c
Huber, Vernon K., Y3c
Huebscher, Otto F., MM3c
Jaeger, Harry A., F1c
Jiminez, Luis, Bkr3c
Kawlec, Frank, WT2c
Kelley, Robert C., TM2c
Killgard, Earl E., S1c
Kilpatrick, Charles, ENS
Klemm, Philip M., Jr., S1c
Langford, Orbie, WT3c
Lasure, Samuel A., Jr., WT3c
Litton, Verle J., GM2c
Legay, Percy H., Jr., MM1c
Lewis, George T. III, EM1c
Libby, Luther R., CMM
Little, Harlan A., Rdm2c
Lucero, Lee J., F1c
Massari, Joseph F., GM2c
Merritt, John A., ENS
Mirsky, Solomon, Rdm3c
Moran, John R., TM1c
Moran, Lewis R., WT1c
Newbrand, Stanley L., Rdm3c
Nodell, Leonard M., MM3c
Olsen, Elmer B., Rdm3c
Page, Gilbert, Rdm3c
Parks, Archie P., RM1c
Peden, William N., MM3c
Pendro, Joseph, SK3c
Perkins, Thomas E., FC3c
Pettinato, Joe, Bkr2c
Pickett, George R., F1c
Pliska, Joseph, LTJG
Polk, Marley O., MM
Pompei, David A., SF1c
Rash, Oscar S., CWT
Ratliff, William T., S2c
Reed, Thomas E., MM2c
Reisinger, Joseph W., MM2c
Ricks, Melvin C., M1c
Rilley, William F., WT3c
Robinson, Victor D., RM3c
Robinson, William A., STM1c
Robles, Joseph R., MM1c
Rock, Joseph M., SK3c
Sandberg, Stanley B., LTJG
Sauvola, Roy H., F1c
Savage, Gilbert, STM1c
Scafoglio, Vincent S.,WT3c
Sheeley, John M., F1c
Simmons, Paul H., WT2c
Short, Keith L., S1c
Smoyer, Ralph E., GM2c
Snyder, Royal, LTJG
Sorenson, James F., EM3c
Sperring, Charles E., WT2c
Stambaugh, Archie F., F2c
Stangl, Reinhart J., F1c
Steburg, Frank A., CMM
Sternberg, Reinhart H., MM3c
Stirling, Elton B., LT
Taylor, James B., FC1c
Taramino, Joe L., S1c
Tessendorf, Sheldon E., F2c
Thompson, Carleton T., FC1c
Tolman, Milton A., F1c
Towle, Russell, Cox
Trottman, Warren E., Jr., MM2c
Trudel, Fredrick C., MM2c
Tuttle, Stephen M., MM2c
Underbakke, Bevis A., RaM3c
Urbanski, Elmer L., MM2c
Virden, Calvin C., F2c
Walker, Jack D., BM2c
Walker, Leo D., S1c
Watt, Robert N., F1c
Weaver, Albert A., S1c
Weeks, Chester S., WT2c
Weddle, Henry F., MM2c
Weigand, Walter R., SoM1c
Weiler, Valentine, FC2c
West, Phillip L., F1c
White, Walter E., F1c
Wiant, Thomas S., MM2c
Willard, Glen R., S1c
Williams, William K., RM3c
Wilson, Henry M., LTJG
Worling, Joseph, LT
Wright, James E., STM1c
 
USS HEERMANN (DD 532)
 
Doan, Howard F., QM3
Evanowski, Thomas P., SoM2
Rousum, Althon, MM2
Warren, Chester E., RM2

 


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