Memory Monday

In Honor of Our Recent Gold Star Heroes

They died last month for you and me;
They gave their lives to keep us free.
Today, the flag they carried high,
At half-mast o'er our land does fly
In sorrow and solemnity;
In tribute and in memory.

~ The Sioux City Journal-Tribune, August 7, 1944


Search on this website for these Roll of Honor Servicemen individual pages. See the link below:
Serviceman Surname Index link

The Sioux City Journal-Tribune, Monday, August 7, 1944

Names from the August 7, 1944 Memory Monday Gold Star Heroes

Name Rank Loca at time of death
Donald W. Hess Lieut. Germany
Stanley B. Kamm S/Sgt. Italy
Norman C. Arnold Lieut. Central Pacific
Jack Greenberg Lieut. Brazil
Duane R. Cory   France
Rene B. Yockey Pvt. Saipan
Curtis F. Pullen Lieut. South Pacific
Virgil Lowell Stelck Sgt. Germany
William Donald Hearn Lieut. Nebraska
Stephen S. Adams, jr. Capt. New Guinea
William David Sgt. Colorado
Maurice T. Hurtt Ph. M. South Pacific
William D. Thompson Pfc. New Guinea
Vernon C. Tanberg Pvt. Italy
Arnold W. Erickson M/Sgt. New Guinea
Robert Eugene Kennedy Lieut. Berlin

The Sioux City Journal-Tribune, Monday, January 1, 1945

Names from the January 1, 1945 Memory Monday Gold Star Heroes

Name Rank Loca at time of death
Ivan Heath Pvt. Germany
Joseph C. Scott Sgt. France
William J. Cochran S/Sgt. European area
Edgar R. Brant Pvt. France
Burrel Gilmore S/Sgt. Germany
Vernard L. Johnson Sgt. Germany
George O. Winkler Pfc. Germany
George Rosenow Lt. France
Laverne L. Robinson Pvt. France
Henry W. Robinson Pvt. Camp Fannin, Tex.
Mike Steen Pfc. France
Richard L. Small Pfc. France
Robert W. Cochrane Radioman 3c Gilbert Islands
Jack Weldon Coe Seaman 1/c Gilbert Islands
Jack Delfs Norton Seaman 2/c South Pacific
Carl Edwin Carlson Seaman 1/c South Pacific
Stanley Stevenson Flight Officer Raleigh, N.C.
Kenneth Kean Seaman 1/c Pacific War Zone
James C. Hagan Seaman 2/c San Diego, Cal.