*last update 8/14/2019

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - C surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Caldwell, Wayne     X
Caldwell, William J. J. Jr.     X
Campbell, William Reichard     X
Carney, Warren Kerrigan X    
Casteel, Donald K.     X
Cayler, Gaylen M. X    
Chapel, David G.      
Chapel, Gerald      
Charipar, Robert C. X    
Choteborsky, Wesley     X
Chrnaoski, James Paul X    
Chudzinski, Arthur Francis X    
Cizek, Robert W.      
Clancy, Kenneth M.      
Clark, James S. X    
Cockburn, George Herbert Jr.   X X
Cook, William Sylvester X    
Coon, Bernard Howard     X
Cross, Marshall David     X

Benjamin Wayne “Wayne” Carpenter was born Mar. 10, 1921 to Washington B. and Hazel W. Remington Carpenter. He died May 11, 2004 and is buried in Cedar Memorial Park, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Benjamin served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 2511th Base Unit, Bryan Field, TX.

Source: ancestry.com


Robert Glenn Chamberlain was born Dec. 17, 1904 to George Melvin and Nora Blanche Wilson Chamberlain. He died Feb. 22, 1967 and is buried in Cedar Memorial Park, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Robert served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS LST 969.

Source: ancestry.com


Donald Francis Chapman was born Mar. 10, 1917 to Albert Joseph and Egedia Mae Coyle Chapman. He died Mar. 28, 1999.

Donald served in World War II with the U.S. Army.

Source: ancestry.com


Donald Kirt Chapman was born Feb. 21, 1918 to Charles E. and Ada R. Snider Chapman. He died Oct. 12, 1991.

Donald served in World War II with the U.S. Army 90th Quartermaster and 82nd Quartermaster Depot Companies.

Source: ancestry.com


Christian Magnus Christensen was born Feb. 16, 1904 to Peter and Mary Christensen. He died July 12, 1970 and is buried in Cedar Memorial Park, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Pvt. Christensen served in World War II with the U.S. Army Battery E, 8th Field Artillery.

Source: ancestry.com


James Golden Clark, Jr. was born June 8, 1920 to James Golden (Sr.) and Lucy Antoinette Scudder Clark. He died Nov. 16, 1943/FOD Jan. 9, 1946 and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Court 5, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Petty Officer Clark served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Golet (SS-361) and was MIA/KIA/FOD when that ship was sunk just south of Truk, probably by Japanese submarine I-176. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov; oneternalpatrol.com


John Edward Coakley was born Jan. 11, 1920 to Timothy Patrick and Ruth May Wagner Coakley. He died Apr. 7, 1944 and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Court 5, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii and has a cenotaph in Keokuk National Cemetery, Keokuk, IA.

Petty Officer Coakley served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Trout (SS-202) which was sunk by Japanese naval forces near the Philippines. He was MIA/FOD/KIA and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Sydney Paul Comley was born about 1906 to Sydney J. and Maude E. Hugh Comley. He died Dec. 15, 1945 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Comley served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Pecos (AO-6) which was sunk by Japanese aircraft south of Java on Mar. 1, 1942. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov


Roy Jewell Cook was born Mar, 3, 1917 to Alva and Flora Ellen Merle Cook. He died June 6, 1944 and is buried in Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-Sur-Mer, France.

Sgt. Cook served in World War II with the U.S. Army 81st Chemical Battalion and was KIA on D-Day when an enemy artillery shell pierced the starboard side of his landing craft amidship before it reached shore. The LCT drifted in the Channel until the current brought it into Omaha Beach around 10:30 a.m. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar 2019; updated Apr & Jul & Aug 2019

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