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Soldiers Who Died in WW II: Gaston County, North Carolina

List published in Pass in Review, v. 18, p. 14, Aug. 14, 1945 by American Legion Post 23, Gastonia:

  • Pfc. Charles H. Abernathy, Pfc. James W. Absher, Pfc. Sidney E. Absher Jr., Pfc. William Thomas Albright, Pvt. James L. Allen Jr., Lt. (jg) George H. Allred, Pfc. Fred W. Allison, Pvt. John Anderson (Colored), 1st Lt. Albert H. Andrews.
  • Pvt. James M. Barber, Pvt. Paul Franklin Barnes Jr., Pvt. Albert Barneycastle, Pvt. Kenneth (Baxter) Beam, T/Sgt. Jerry H. Beaman, Pvt. Colie T. Beatty, Pfc. Dorie E. Beatty, S/Sgt. Clyde R. Beaty, Sgt. Robert Beaty, Pfc. Braxton C. Belk, Sgt. James L. Bell, Pfc. Wade S. Benfield, Sam Bently, Pfc. William Blackwell, Pvt. Joe B. Blackwood, Pfc. William Cecil Blake, S/Sgt. Cecil A. Bolick, Pvt. Clinton Lee Bouldin, Cpl. Lawrence S. Boughman Jr., Pvt. Robert C. Bowen, 1st lt. Carroll G. Boyd, 1st Lt. Charles B. Boyd, Pfc. Robert G. Brackett Jr., S/Sgt. Charles Bradshaw, Willis Tom Bradshaw S 2/C, Sgt. Harold R. Brandon, Pfc. Ezell Vernon Brazell, Sgt. Claburn V. Brewer, James Thurston Broome AR 2/C, Pfc. Hugh H. Brown Jr., S/Sgt. Raymond M. Browning, Pvt. Harry Bryant, Pfc. Paul B. Bryant, Pfc. Charlie E. Buff, Pvt. Charles M. Bumgardner, John William Bumgardner S 1/C, S/Sgt. A. B. Butler Jr., Sgt. Frank Byers Jr. (Colored), Pvt. Marshall Wilson Byers.
  • Dewey Charles Caldwell Sea., Charles Canby S 1/C, Sgt. Neal E. Cannon, John V. Carnes S 1/C, 1st Lt. James Robert Carpenter, S/Sgt. Wiley H. Carroll, S/Sgt. Alson L. Causby, Clarence E. Christenbury AMM 3/C, T[?] Robert L. Cline, Pfc. Charles C. Cowart, Pfc. James H. Curtis.
  • Pfc. James Arthur Davis, Ray Thurman Deaton S 1/C, Pvt. Ralph Derreberry, S/Sgt. Robert E. Dixon, Sgt. Robert William Dority, Daniel Sidney Dorsey (MM), Pvt. William A. Douglas.
  • S/Sgt Boyce W. Ellington, Harry Groves Ellington S 2/C, S/Sgt. Clarence A. Ellis, 1st Lt. Bert L. English, M/Sgt. Charles Ewing.
  • Sgt. Boyce M. Falls, Pvt. Grover C. Farmer, Edward Rhyne Farrar S 1/C, Pfc. Johnny E. Ferguson, Pvt. Andreclus R. Fisher, Cpl. Robert Quinn Ford, Pfc. Walter O. Flowe, T/Sgt. Arthur W. Flowers, Cpl. Joe Flowers, S/Sgt. Jennings B. Fort, Cpl. Richard Junior Frady, Cpl. Paul Jennings Frazier, Pvt. Nickalos E. Frye, 1st Lt. Arthur H. Fuller Jr.
  • Ensign Robert M. Gallagher, Howard B. Gantt, Pvt. Cecil B. Garland, Sgt. Jimmy Garrard, Cpl. W. Grady Gaston Jr., Pvt. Charles L. Gilmer, Sgt. James R. Glenn, Captain Edward Smith Gordon, Pfc. Walter Lee Grant, Sgt. Woodrow W. Grant, Pfc. Austin Greene, T/5 James E. Grice, Pfc. Clarence E. Groves.
  • Sgt. Jackson A. Hagan, S/Sgt. Robert F. Hand, Pfc. Henry G. Hastings, PFC. William Hawn, Lt. Leo H. Hedrick (USMM), Pfc. Leroy Heilig, Pvt. Jettie B. Helms Jr., Pvt. Palmer Helton, Sgt. Glenn W. Henderson, Pvt. Lionel T. Hoffman, 2nd Lt. Donald Holland, Pfc. Labe R. Holland Jr., Pfc. Lawrence Holland Jr., Ray Hunter Holland AMM 3/C, Pvt. Charles C. Hollar, Pvt. Boyd Hollobaugh, 2nd Lt. Adron S. (Jack) Hoover, Sgt. Cecil Hooks, Pvt. Charles Hugh Houser, Pfc. Otto A. Hovis, Pfc. Benjamin F. Huffstetler, S/Sgt. George S. Huffstetler, Jacob C. Huffstetler S 2/C, S/Sgt. Leonard Huffstetler, Sgt. James Humphries, William Lamar Hunt MM 2/C, Sgt. William Benny Hurley, M/Sgt. Robert M. Huskins, Cpl. Clarence W. Huss, Pvt. Horace L. Hyde.
  • Pvt. Tom L. Ivey.
  • 1st Lt., Benjamin O. Johnson, Pvt. Jack B. Johnson, Pvt. William H. Johnson, Pvt. John David Johnston, Pvt. Clyde W. Jones.
  • Lt. Alfred C. Kendrick, Sgt. Cecil R. Kendrick, Pfc. Garnett E. Kimbrell, Henry V. Kinley S 1/C, 1st Lt. Jasper Jack Kraynick II*. *Typo on list corrected.
  • Ray Lackey S/2 C, Pvt. Willard Laney, S/Sgt. George H. Leeper, Sgt. Bain C. Leonhardt, Pvt. Milbourne E. Lewis, Sgt. Sherman Lewis (Colored), Sgt. William R. (Bill) Lewis, Pfc. Ralph W. Lineberger, Pvt. Calvin Pressly Lockridge, Ensign John Frank Loftin, Cpl. Douglas H. Long, Pvt. Frank L. Lowe.
  • Lt. (jg) Wylie T. Mackie, T/Sgt. Harold D. Maloney, Sgt. Fred B. Marchant, Cpl. J. D. Masters, Pfc. John G. Mayo, Pvt. Harry Lindsay McArver, Sgt. Preston N. McCurry, Pvt. Alfred W. McDonald, Lt. J. W. McFalls USN, Sgt. John B. McFalls, Pvt. William E. McSwain, Ensign Jack Edward Meares, 1st Sgt. Jappie G. Messer, Cpl. Burton F. Mitchell, Pvt. Murray W. Mitchell, Sgt. Edgar B. Moore, Sam Moose Sea., Pvt. Isaac H. Mosteller, Pvt. Harold Lloyd Mull, S/Sgt. Thomas W. Murray, Clyde J. Muse GM 3/C.
  • Pvt. James Woowrow Neal, Cpl. Charles (Bill) Nipper.
  • Robert Lee Ouzts S 1/C, Pfc. Clyde V. Owens, Pfc. Oletuc Owens.
  • Pvt. Artie C. Painter, Pvt. Charles H. Painter, 1st Lt. Roy Parker, Lt. William Kermit Parker, Pvt. Billy N. Pennington, Pvt. Otha E. Perry, F/O Gus T. Petroulias, Pfc. James R. (Jack) Phillips, Ronnie C. Pierce S 1/C, Pvt. Arthur J. Poole, Pvt. Julius C. Poole, Pfc. Lonnie Poteat Jr., Sgt. Melvin H. Price, Pvt. W. E. Propst Jr., Pvt. Odell I Pryor.
  • Carl Queen AOM 2/C.
  • Pvt. Harry Rabb, S/Sgt Boyte Rankin, Sgt. John O. Rankin III, T/Sgt. Hugh B. Ratchford, Pvt. Thomas A. Ratchford Jr., Pfc. Reuben W. Rector, Samuel Otto Rector F 2/C, 2nd Lt. James C. Reddick, Pfc. Charles W. Reep, Pfc. Herbert W. Register, Percy Arthur Reid USMM, Pfc. Glenn G. Rhyne, Pfc. Jacob W. Rhyne Jr., Pvt. Norman P. Rhyne, Ralph Rhyne S 1/C, S/Sgt. Ralph H. Rhyne, Pfc. T. L. Rick, Sgt. Herman F. Riddley, Sgt. Johnnie Robbins, Benjamin C. Rollins AOM 1/?, Sgt. Jack K. Rose, Sgt. Earl L. Rumfelt.
  • Pvt. James Ellis Sanders, S/Sgt. Leonard H. Sams, S/Sgt. Wade E. Saunders Jr., Pvt. Marion R. Sherrill, Pvt. Francis H. Sishower, F/O Charles H. Sloan Jr., Cpl. Kenneth T. Smith, Pfc. Lawrence E. Smith, Pfc. Ralph E. Smith, Pfc. Floyd R. Splawn, Pfc. Fred W. Spurrier Jr., Pfc. John Frank Starnes Jr., Pvt. Burl L. Starr, Pfc. Ben F. Stewart, Pfc. Bill Floyd H. Stiles, Sgt. Harold J. Stone, Pfc. James Conley Stowe, Pfc. Jasper L. (Jack) Stowe, Pfc. David L. Stroupe, Pvt. Eugene F. Stroupe, Pvt. Luadon Stuart, Pfc. Benjamin H. Summey, Pvt. Jack Summey, 1st Lt. James W. Swindell.
  • Pvt. William C. Thomas Jr., S/Sgt. Zado W. Thornburg, Pvt. Avis K. Tino, T/5 John R. Torrence, Pvt. Robert M. Touchberry, Pfc. Charles W. Tucker.
  • Pfc. Edward A. Vlasservich.
  • Pvt. Jim P. Wade, Pvt. Lester C. Walker Jr., Sgt. James P. Warren Jr., Pfc. John W. Watts, Sgt. Alvoid Wesson, T/5 Paul West, S/Sgt. Major R. Whiteside, Pfc. Hollis Williamson, Pfc. Flay Dalton Willis, S/Sgt. Wilbur H. Willis, Harvey Joseph Wilson S 2/C, Pfc. John Wilson, Pfc. Lowry Reid Wilson Jr., J. E. Winchester MM 1/C, Pfc. George O. Womble, 1st Lt. Edmund L. Wray, Pvt. George P. Wright.