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The University of Missouri Archives provided us a copy of a booklet endorsed by F. A. Middlebush and Oak Hunter titled Missouri In Memoriam, Alumni of the University of Missouri, World War II.  If there are additions or corrections, please contact the web master.   

 

 

Alumni

William Omar Akins, 1940-42, 2LT, USAAF, Kansas City, MO, killed in training flight at Will Rogers Field, OK, 2-5-42
Charles Harry Apple III, B.S. '38, MAJ, USAFF, Columbia, MO, plane crash in Italy, 2-2-45
William Sylvanus Allee, A.B. '34, 1LT. Army Medical Corps, Wadsworth, KS, sinking of Japanese prison ship, 10-14-44, Purple Heart
Alan C. Atteberry, B.S. '39, CPT, USAAF, Cabool, MO, missing on flight from New Guinea to Biak, 7-8-44, presumed dead 3-7-46, Air Medal, Presidential Citation
Lorenzo Dowe Anderson, Jr. 1936-38, PFC, USMC, Kansas City, MO, killed in action on Guadalcanal, 11-11-42, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal, Victory Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Purple Heart
John Dale Baker, 1941-42, SGT, USAAF, Dexter, MO, plane shot down over Munich, Germany, 6-9-44, declared dead 6-10-45
John Leslie Barnes, 1942-43, SSG, USAAF, Anderson, MO, killed in action in European Theater of Operations, 5-20-44, Purple Heart
James Harrison Barns, Jr., A.B. '35, 1LT, USAAF, Columbia, MO. killed in plane crash near Cristobal Canal Zone, while on patrol duty 6-16-40
Herbert R. Bassman, B.S. '40, 1LT, USAAF, Kansas City, MO, killed in explosion caused by collision of bombing planes in North Australia 11-16-42, Cadet Trophy
James Kirby Bauer, 1941-42, 2LT USAAF, Glenglade, MO, killed on training flight at Harding Field, Baton Rouge, LA 6-9-44
Josef Eric Beauclair, 1939-1940, CPT, USAAF, St. Louis, MO, plane crash, Miramar Marine Air Base, San Diego, CA, 8-1-46, Army Commendation Ribbon and Certificate of Merit
Thomas David Becker, 1934-38, 2LT, USMC, Columbia, MO, killed in action at Tarawa, 11-20-43, Purple Heart
Carl Keith Bell, B.S. in Agriculture '43, 2LT, Field Artillery, Pleasant Hill, MO  died 2-2-45 of wounds received in action at Luxemburg, Germany
John M. Bennett, 1941-42, 1LT, Infantry, Memphis, TN, killed in action in Northern France 9-8-44
George B. Berry, A.B. '24, CPT USMC, Kansas City, MO, died El Centro, CA February 22, 1944
Levi Roland Berry, 1941-42, Flight Officer USAAF, Coldwater, MO died of illness contracted overseas, Percy General Hospital Battle Creek, MI, 10-29-46
Max Eugene Biggerstaff, A.B. '41, 2LT, Fourth Armored Div., Third Army, Monett, MO, died 3-20-45, of wounds received in action in Germany; Purple Heart
Richard Otto Birk, B.S. in Agriculture '43, 2LT, Field Artillery, Jackson, MO  died 7-14-44, of wounds received in Italy, Purple Heart
Jack Powell Blanton, 1938-41, 1LT USAAF, Shelbina, MO, killed in action over France, 6-2-44
John Fred Boggs, 1937, SSG, USAAF, Columbia, MO  pand crash resulting from enemy fire over Iwo Jima, 1-17-45, Air Medal, Citation of Honor, Distinguished Flying Cross
Seymour Bornstein, 1938-41, 1LT USAAF, Paterson, N.J. killed in plane crash at Bari, Italy, while returning from a bombing mission over the Ploesti Oil Fields, 7-9-44, Air Medal, Purple Heart
Robert Louis Brenton, 1939-41, SGT, USMC, Kansas City, MO killed in action on Saipan, 6-20-44
Thomas Hughes Brents, 1939-41, WT 1 c USNR, Bragg City, MO, killed in action near Okinawa, 4-6-45
Clarence Edwin Bridwell, B.S. in Agriculture '39, 1LT, USAAF, Marshfield, MO, killed while on bombing mission over Germany, 11-5-44, Air Medal and Two Oak Leaf Clusters
James Charles Brubaker, 1940-42, PFC, Infantry, Huntsville, MO, killed in action in Belgium, 1-15-45
Edward M. Bruton, Jr. 1939-42, 1LT, USAAF, St. Louis, MO killed in action over Germany, 5-21-43, Personal Citation, Air Medal with Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart
Chester Lewis Buoy, Jr. B.S. in Agriculture '39, PVT Infantry, Fayette, MO, died of illness at Camp Carson, CO, 12-22-42
David Randall Burke, 1939-1, Lt JG, USN, AVH, Hollywood, CA, plane crash in New Caledonia, 6-8-43, Air Medal
Evans Hyland Burnite, 1931-36, CPT, Field Artillery, St. Louis, MO, died of wounds received in action in Holland 10-4-44
Harry H. Burr, 1940, SGT, USAAF, Maryville, MO, fatally injured in vehicle accident in Kumming, China, 6-20-44
George Keller Busiek, 1931-34, MAJ, Field Artillery, Nevada, MO, died of tropical disease contracted in Pacific VA Hospital, Dallas, TX, 3-19-46, Navy Cross, Unit Citation
John David Busiek, B.S. '36, 1LT, USAAF, Nevada, MO, plane crash at Luke Field, AZ, 8-12-42
William Sanford Butcher, 1941-42, 2LT, USAAF, Walnut Grove, MO, killed in action over Germany, 1-10-45
Lowell Edward Cadwell, 1942, 2LT, USAAF, Crocker, MO, plane accident at Bellows Field, HI, 3-26-45
Roy Lee Caldwell, Jr. 1938-39, Ens.  USN, AVH, Shelbina, MO, plane crash at Whiting Field, Pensacola, FL, September 19, 1945
Don Robert Camfield, B.S. in Agriculture '40, CPT, FA, Neosho, MO, killed in action near Erlach, Germany April 5, 1945, Bronze Star
William Joseph Cargill, 1938-41, CPT USAAF, Kansas City, and St. Joseph, MO, plane crash at Columbia, MO, 1-6-44, on leave after 65 combat missions in Pacific, Air Medal and Four Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross
George E. Carter, 1937-41; 1LT USAAF, Columbia, MO; killed in flight over India after leaving air base in China, March 30, 1944; Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross
John Curtis Casteel, 1931-33, CPT FA, Princeton, Mo, killed while leading attack on Casablanca, North Africa, November 10, 1942
Edwin Keith Cheavens, 1938, PFC Infantry, Ashland, MO killed in action in France, Ocotober 3, 1944; Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation
William Clay Choplin, Jr., 1942-43; SSG, USAAF, Independence, MO died of illness in Columbia, MO, October 29, 1945; eight Bronze Battle Stars, Certificate of Valor, Air Medal and Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Presidential Unit Citation
Ray Sherman Clark, 1940-42, PFC Infantry, Myrtle, MO, killed in action in Germany, January 30, 1945, Bronze Star Medal
Freeman Blaine Cole, B.S. 1935, 1LT Ranger, Kansas City, MO; killed in Invasion of North Africa, November 10, 1942, Purple Heart
Howard Robert Combs, Jr. 1938-41: @LT USAAF: Clarence, MO: killed in action over Germany September 11, 1944; Air Medal and Oak Leak Cluster, Purple Heart
Charles Jackson Conn, 1940-41, 2LT USAAF, New London, MO: plane crash near Iowa, LA, August 4, 1944
Jacob Henry Cordes, Jr. 1936-38: 1LT USAAF: Trenton, MO: killed in action when his bomber crashed into the Mediterranean off Sicily, April 6, 1943
Walter Lawrence Crampton, 1941, CPT INF, Sigourney, LA, died October 3, 1944, Mayo General Hospital, Gatesburg, IL, of wounds recieved May 4, 1944, in Dutch New Guinea; Bronze Star, Soldier's Medal, Purple Heart
William Morris Crane, B.S. in Education 1941, CPT Infantry, Ashland, MO: killed while leading an attack in Germany, April 8, 1945: Presidential Citation, Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman's Badge
Robert F. Cunningham, 1941: 2LT USAAF, Maplewood, MO  missing when plane was shot down October 17, 1944 over Vienna, Austria, presumed dead October 18, 1945: Air Medal
Wilkie Buford Cunnyngham, Jr., 1942, Flight Officer USAAF, Jefferson, MO, plane crash near Salinas, CA, January 11, 1945
Charles English Davis, 1941-43: 2LT USAAF: Charleston, MO: missing when his plane was shot down June 17, 1944, near Caen, France: declared dead one year later: Purple Heart
Gerald V. Davis, 1938-41: Ens. USN, AVH: Louisiana, MO, missing when his plane was shot down October 26, 1942, in the Battle of Santa Cruz: presumed dead October 27, 1943: Air Medal, American Defense Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Purple Heart
James Edwin Davis, B.S. 1943, Ens, USNR: Monett, MO, died December 12 1944, as a result of injuries sustained aboard destroyer in the Siege of Ormoc Bay
Jefferson Davis, 1939-1943, 2LT Infantry, Coffeybille, KS, killed in action at the Siegfried Line in France, March 19, 1945
Kenneth Searle Davis, A.M. 1933, Ed.D. 1942, Lt. J.G. USNR, Houston, TX, killed on destroyer, September 14, 1944, during hurricane off the coast of Florida
Roy Leo Dean, 1940-1942, Pvt. Inf., Jacksonville, MO, accidental drowning May 13, 145, Luzon
William Clifford Dennis, 1939-1940, 2LT USAAF, Dubuque, IA, plane crash near Luke Field, Phoenix, Arizona, August 9, 1942
Maurice James Dewey, B.S. in Agriculture 1942, 1LT, USAAF (Flying Tigers, Lebanon, MO, plane crash presumably as a result of enemy fire, Tushein, China, March 10, 1945
Charles Robert Dimke, 1938-39, CPT, USAAF, Wauseon, O. plane crash, Miami, Florida, June 19, 1943, Air Medal for 200 hours of combat flying
John Thomas Dobler, B.S. 1939, 2LT, USAAF, St. Joseph, MO, plane crash in Adriatic Sea, January 20, 1945, on return mission over Linz, Austria, Purple Heart
Clifford Downen, B.S. 1942, 2LT USAAF, Christopher, IL, missing hen his plane was shot down March 28, 1944 over Chateaudum, France declared dead July 1945
Robert Montgomery Dungan, B.J. 1938, CPT USAAF, Oregan, MO, killed when his plane as shot down on 74th mission, Italy, January 14, 1944, Air Medal and five Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart
Claude Joseph Duvall, Jr. 1940-42, Eng, USN, AVH, St. Louis, MO, plane collision off Nantucket Island, MA, April 18, 1944
Leroy Lewis Dyke, 1936-1941, 1LT FA, Columbia, MO, killed by sniper on Luzon, January 28, 1945, Purple Heart
Harry Clyde Echols, Jr. B.S. 1942, 2LT USAAF, Maplewood, MO, killed in routine flight near Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, CO, March 22, 1943
Bowen Thomas Ehrnman, Jr. 1938-39, 2LT, USAAF, Maplewood, MO, killed during raid over Germany, May 19, 1944, Purple Heart
Alvin D. Ellis, 1939-1941, Ens. USN, AVH, Nevada, MO, plane crash near Brookings, OR, January 31, 1945
Harry Barclay Endsley, Jr. 1937-41, 2LT, USAAF, Bethany, MO, plane crash off the coast of Maryland, December 19, 1943
Leden McCullah Enlen, 1937-1940, CPT USAAF, Springfield, MO, died in china, November 11, 1943 of wounds received October 30, 1943 when his plane as shot down over Kiukiang; Air Medal and Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart
Orval Wilford Epperson, 1942, 2LT, USAAF, Neosho, MO, missing on bombing mission on France, July 9, 1944, presumed dead July 1945
William Markham Erickson, jr. BS 1931, SSG, Armored Division, Independence, MO killed in attack on Wollersheim, Germany, March 1, 1945
Charles William Estes, 1938-1941, 1LT USAAF, Polo, MO, killed in Belgium, Battle of the Bulge, December 23, 1944, Air Medal and Ten Oak Leaf Clusters, Presidential Unit Citation, Six Battle Stars
Charles Arnold Evans, BS 1942, LTJG, USNR, Hale, MO missing July 23, 1944 aboard plane lost on flight from Hollandia to Biak, presumed dead February 4, 1946, Asiatic-Pacific Area, Campaign Medal , World War II Victory Medal, Purple Heart
Robert Fletcher Evans, 1938-1941, 2LT, USMCR, AVC, Dover, MO, plane crash, at Kearny Mesa near San Diego, CA, June 20, 1942
Donal Forest Ewing, 1942, PVT Army Signal Corps, Deerfield, MO, killed in truck collision, Liege, Belgium, November 10, 1944
Richard Farrington, Jr. 1941-43, 1LT USAAF, St. Louis, MO killed when his place was shot down near Regensburg, Germany, April 21, 1945
Lawrence Marion Faulkner, 1938-40, CPT USMCR, AVH, Pleasant Hill, MO, missing in action over Rahaul, New Britain, December 19, 1943, presumed dead January 11, 1946, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal
Robert L. Faurot, 1936-1939, MAJ USAAF, Cape Girardeau, MO, missing in action in Battle of Bismark Sea, March 1943, Silver Star, One Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal
Arnold Gray Fawks, AB, 1938, LLB 1940, LT JG, USNR, Marshall, MO, missing in action November 2, 1942, when merchant vessel was torpedoes in Atlantic Ocean, presumed dead November 3, 1943, American Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart
William Walter Fearn, B.J. 1941m LT JG, USNR, Fargo, ND, killed by enemy fire aboard ship off Iwo Jima, February 17, 1945
Charles James Flynn, Jr., 1938-41, 2LT USAAF, St. Louis, MO, missing in action February 10, 1944, over Brunswick, Germany, official determination of death made one year later, Air Medal
Max Elton Fordyce, 1938-41, LT JG, USNR, AVH, Chillicothe, MO, plane crash Boca Chica, FL, May 6, 1944
Richie VanWinkle Fountain, BS in Agriculture 1942, 1LT USAAF, Centralia, MO killed in action over Truk Island, March 30, 1944, Oak Leaf Cluster
Christopher C. Freeman, 1938-39, Lt JG, USNR, St. Louis, MO, on January 25, 1943, he was reported as a casualty in the Naval Forces
Edward Wayne Freeman, 1940-41, PFC, IN, Hardin, MO, killed in Battle of Bulge, December 17, 1944
William Benjamin Frey, 1940-41, MMI USN, Creve Coeur, MO, killed in hand to hand encounter with a Japanese on Borneo, June 21, 1945
Harry Robert Gilbert, Jr. BS 1941, ENS, USN, AVH, Clinton, MO, plane crash near Granite, OK, May 7, 1944
Leon Edward Glascock, 1942-43, PFC, IN, Columbia, MO, killed in action Wolstof, France, November 7, 1944, Purple Heart
Robert Samuel Glaves, 1940-42, PFC, Army Signal Corps, Lewistown, MO, died of illness, Tokyo, Japan, January 4, 1946
Robert Charles Glenn, B.J., 1938, 1LT USAAF, Oregon, MO, missing in action in plane collision while on bombing mission over Greece January 11, 1944, presumed dead January 12, 1945, Air Medal and Five Oak Leaf Clusters, Presidential Citation, Purple Heart
William Goldstein, BJ 1943, CPL CIC Army, Neark, NJ, died May 7, 1945 in Germany as a result of a motor vehicle accident
William Mortimer Gordon, BS in Agriculture 1938, LT USNR Med Corps, St. Louis, MO, killed by enemy fire on Los Negros Island, March 4, 1944, American Defense Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal, Purple Heart
Robert Frederick Goudie, AB 1939, CPT IN, Kansas City, MO, sinking of Japanese prison ship off coast of Mindanao September 7, 1944, Purple Heart
Julian Samuel Grant, 1937-39, PFC AR, Columbia, MO, killed in action in Germany, March 17, 1945, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
John William Gregg, 1934-37, MM2 USNR, AVH, Kansas City, MO, plane crash, Olathe, Kansas, February 26, 1944
Edgar Arthur Geeve, Jr. 1939-41, 2LT IN, Kirkood, MO, killed in action in Germany September 17, 1944
Everett Willis Griffith, BS, in Agriculture, 1942, 1LT INF, Leonard, MO, died May 22, 1945 of wounds received in action at Wachenheim, Germany
William Montgomery Haines, BS in Agriculture 1943, LT JG, USNR, Pierce City, MO, killed in action May 18, 1945, near Okinawa when ship which went around was struck by Japanese shore batteries, World War II Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal and Four Bronze Stars, Philippine Liberation Medal with Two Bronze Stars, Purple Heart
James Franklin Handley, Jr. B.S in Med 1935, A.M. 1935, Lt SUN Med Corps, Marshal , MO missing in action on March 1, 1942 when his ship was sunk by enemy bombers south of Java: declared dead on December 15, 1945
George Clark arness, B.S. in Agriculture, 1939, Cadet USN, AVH, Bowling Green, MO, killed on training flight at Corpus Christi, TX, June 6, 1943
Thomas Frank Harris, B.S. in Agriculture,, 1941, Ens. USNR, Columbia, MO, killed in action aboard ship in the Battle of Solomon Islands, August 12, 1942
Basil Orman Hartwell, Jr, A.B. 1942; SGT INF, Drexel, MO killed in action on Luzon, April 29, 1945
Everett Roscoe Hathman, 1926-28, CPO USNR Columbia, MO, died August 25, 1945, following automobile accident while on leave in Columbia after serving 28 months on Guadalcanal in the Philippines and in other Pacific areas
Elmer Heath, Jr. 1941 to 1943; 1LT INF, Poplar Bluff, MO  killed in action in Germany March 26, 1945
Charles Henry Hechler, 1939-1941; 1LT USAAF, Vandalia, MO missing APril 10, 1944 on bombing mission from Marshall Island to Truk, declared dead on April 11, 1945; Air Medal and one Oak Leaf Cluster; Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart
Vernon Andrew Heidinger, B.S. 1939, 2LT USAAF, Webster Groves, MO killed in action at Port Moresby, New Guinea, May 9, 1942, Silver Star, Purple Heart
Grover Frederick Heidlage, B.S. in Agriculture, 1941, LT J.G. USNR; Pierce City, MO missing May 1, 1944, on patrol flight in the North Pacific; declared dead on May 1, 1945
William Ogie Heim, 1940-1941; 2LT USAAF: Vandalia, MO plane shot down over Bremen, Germany, October 8, 1943, Air Medal Purple Heart
Leo Albert Heinrich, 1939-31, Ens. USNR AVH, Pilot, Grove, MO; plane crash at Naval Air Station ; Pensacola, FL December 23, 1942
Ralph William Heisigner, BS 1940; 1LT INF, Jefferson City, MO, killed in action in Italy, September 12, 1944, Combat Medal
Thomas B. Henderson, JR. 1937-1939, 2LT INF, Haynesville, LA, killed in drive on Munda Airdrome, New Georgia Island July 27, 1943
Elton Francis Hensel, 1942 CPL USAAF, Maysville, MO, plane crash at Muroc Army Air Field, Muroc, CA July 2, 1944
Berryman Tucker Henwood, AB 1943, 1LT USMCR, Jefferson City, MO, killed in action on Okinawa July 2, 1945
Pryor Hesse, BS in Education, 1940, LT JG USNR, Licking, MO, killed in Navy blimp explosion at Naval Air Station, Santa Ana, CA May 3, 1945
Russell Earl Hill, AB 1940, SSG USAAF, Cape Girardeau, MO, mission in action in South Pacific April 22, 1944, declared dead February 6, 1946
Frank Thomas Hinshaw, 1937-41, CPT USAAF, Columbia, MO, missing on flight from Newfoundland to England, September 9, 1942, death established officially as having occurred that date
William Hugh Hobbs, Jr. 1938-1942; 1LT USMCR AVH Webster Groves, MO missing in action on flight in vicinity of Island of New Ireland April 30, 1944, presumed dead May 1, 1945; Presidential Unit Citation with Blue Star, Pacific Theater Ribbon with Two Bronze Stars, and Purple Heart
John Evans Hogan, 1942, SSG USAAF West Plains, MO plane shot down by enemy aircraft near Altonberg, Germany September 13, 1944, Air Medal, Presidential Citation, Citation of Honor, Purple Heart
Albert Waldo Holman, 1943, PVT INF, Columbia, MO killed in drive on Metz, France November 22, 1944
Robert Aaron Horwitz, 1942-43, 2LT USAAF, University City, MO, killed on training flight neat Tucson, AZ, January 17, 1944
Bert Louis Huber, 1937-41, LT JG, USN, AVH, Perryville, MO plane crash near Traverse City, MI, November 4, 1943
David Ernest Hudson, AB 1915, LTC, Columbia, MO died in Stuttgart, Germany February 3, 1946
Thomas Oliver Hudson, BJ 1940, 1LT FA, Eldon, MO; killed in action Luxemburg, Germany December 24, 1944, Bronze Star
Lew Willis Hughes, 1939-1941, 2LT USAAF, New Haven, CN, killed on bombing mission over Germany, December 24, 1944, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, and Four Oak Leaf Cluster, Presidential Unit Citation, and Purple Heart
Curtis Brown Hurley, Jr. 1940-1941, Ens. USN, AVH, Morrillton, AK, plane collision near Jacksonville, FL, November 29, 1942
Frank Hayman Janisch, 1940-41, 1LT USAAF, Hickman Mills, MO killed in action in flight over Ferrara-Padova area, Italy, January 28, 1945, Air Medal and Three Oak Leaf Clusters
Edgar Ambrose Jarman, LLB 1910; LTC, JAGD (Ret.) Unionville, MO, died at his home in Memphis, TN December 10, 1945
Benjamin Oscar Johnson, BS, in Agriculture 1940, 1LT USAAF Kansas City, MO died at Grenier Fields, NH May 18, 1945 of illness contracted in France
Dale Johnson, A.B. and B.J. 1937, 1LT USAAF, Corpus Christi, TX, died September 23, 1943, of injuries received in Army Transport crash in Calcutta, India
Robert Clifford Johnston, 1940-42, 1LT, USAAF, Kansas City, MO missing in action when his plane was shot down over Kyushu, Japan, July 28, 1945, death confirmed in May 1946
Elbert W. Jones, Jr.  BJ 1937, PVT INF, Little Rock, AR, killed in action near St. Lo d'Ourville, France June 19, 1944
Ernest William Jones, Jr. 1932-38, CPT FA Sedalia, MO, missing in action in the Philippines May 7, 1942; death declared to have occurred when a Japanese prison ship was sunk near China Coast in October 1944
Ritchie Lee Jones, 1939-41, 1LT, USAAF, Columbia, MO, missing in action over Leyte June 6, 1945; death confirmed in April 1946
Robert Andrew Kardach, 1942-43, SGT INF, North Kansas City, MO, killed in action on Okinawa April 10, 1945, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Ribbon with two Campaign Stars
David L. Kauffman, 1938-41, ENS USN AVH Versailles, MO training flight collision near Block Island off New Jersey Coast April 30, 1942
Julius Keller, 1938-1941 2LT USAAF Armstrong, MO killed in action over Kiska in the Aleutians April 15, 1943, Purple Heart
Leo Edmund Kennedy, 1938-40, LT USNR, AVH, Ethlyn, MO: killed in bombing raid on Japanese fleet near Korea, May 30, 1945, Navy Cross, Presidential Unit Citation, Air Medal, Purple Heart
William Martin Kern, 1940-44, PVT INF, Glendale, MO  killed near Siegen, Germany March 31, 1945
Rexford Raymond Kinsley, BJ 1937, 1LT USAAF, Evanston, IL, killed in night practice flight in the Philippines, October 19, 1941
Lawrence M. Kirk BS, 1938, 1LT INF, St. Joseph, MO died of illness October 1, 1942, in Winslow, AZ while in route to Hawaiian Islands
Stanley Fuhrer Kirschman, B.S., 1939, 2LT USAAF St. Louis, MO, died March 1943, of injuries resulting from plane crash at Avon Park, FL
John Robinson Kitchell, 1930-36, SGT Army Medical Corps, Caledonia, MO killed by accidental discharge of gun at Camp Rucker, AL January 6, 1943
Harry Rudolph Klaus, BS in Agriculture 1941, 1LT USAAF, Salisbury, MO killed in England, January 5, 1945, Air Medal and Two Oak Leaf Clusters
Alvin F. Koch, BS 1942, 2LT FA Bosworth, MO killed in Battle of El Guettar, Tunisia, March 23, 1943, American Theater Ribbon, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with one bronze Star, World War II Victory Ribbon, Purple Heart
Willard Russell Koen, Jr. 1941, S2 USN, Leadwood, MO killed in accident while on duty at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 22, 1942
Bert Edgar Kullerstrand, 1941-42, 1LT USAAF, Chicago, IL, killed by enemy action while on bombing mission to Makassar Town, Celebes Islands, April 21, 1945
Richard Miller Kunder, 1942-43, Flight Officer USAAF, Macon, MO, plane crash at Army Air Base at Salina, KS July 17, 1945
Joseph Wayne Kuntz, 1936-40, MAJ, INF, Centrailia, MO missing on administrative flight over Leyte, September 6, 1945, declared dead February 16, 1946
Owen T. Langen, 1941-42, PFC INF, Fergus Falls, MN, killed in action on Okinawa April 21, 1945
Robert Lee Lankford, 1940-42, 2LT USAAF, Lebanon, MO killed in action over Mindanao, October 26, 1944
William Ernest Leming, 1940-41; LT JG, USN AVH, Cape Girardeau, MO, plane crash, South Pacific, July 12, 1943
Jacob Max Levin, 1939-42, 2LT, USAAF, St. Louis, MO, kille din action over Germany, March 9, 1945
Samuel Green Licklider, Jr. AB 1937, LT INF, Belle, MO, killed in attack on St. Lo d'Ourville, France, July 18, 1944, Purple Heart
Luther James Luckett, Jr. 1941-42, PVT FA, Sedalia, MO killed in action in France, December 26, 1944, Soldier's Medal
Jack Barry Luitwieler, 1941-42, 2LT USAAF, Kansas City, MO bomber crash while on training mission near Havana, Cuba, February 7, 1945
Donald Carl Lundgren, 1942-43, PFC USAAF, Riverside, IL, died of illness in Army Hospital at Charleston, SC, February 25, 1945
Donald Melvin Lurie, 1941-42, 1LT USAAF, Springfield, MO, missing in action on bombing mission over Tokyo, May 24, 1945, Air Medal, Purple Heart
Philip Arthur McGrath, 1941-42, 2LT USATC, Chicago, IL, missing in flight from Burma to India, June 26, 1945, declared dead November 1, 1946
William Carmen McHarg, 1938-41, 2LT USAAF, Columbia, MO, killed on night training flight at Bainbridge, GA October 21, 1943
Max Daniel McNeil, 1940-41, SGT USAAF, Nevada, MO, missing on bombing mission in North African Theater, November 28, 1942, declared dead November 28, 1943; Air Medal, Purple Heart
Matthew John McNeill, BS 1941, SGT FA (Armored Division), St. Louis, MO, killed in action in Italy, May 13, 1944, Purple Heart
Harry Howard McPherson, Jr. BS 1941, 1LT USAAF, Jefferson City, Missouri, died July 24, 1943, as a result of plane crash in European Theater of Operations
Thomas Wilson Mackey, BJ, 1936, MAJ USAAF, Holdenville, OK, killed in Army transport plane crash near Pasadena, CA, November 11, 1944, while on leave after serving two years overseas as a fighter pilot
Theodore Wyman Magruder, 1942-43, SGT INF, Winfield, MO, killed in action in France December 20, 1944
Robert Harry Marlowe, 1942, PFC, INF, Ellsworth, KA killed in Belgium, Battle of the Bulge, December 25, 1944
Alfred James Marsh, BJ, 1939 Flying Officer RCAF, Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada, killed in active service in England August 16, 1942
Charles William Marsalek, AB, 1924, BJ 1924, MAJ USAAF, killed in action April 22, 1943 on the Island of Funafuti, South Pacific, Silver Star, Purple Heart
John Emil Martinez, 1941-42, PFC FA (Armored Division) Long Island, NY, killed in action in Germany March 5, 1945
Singleton William Mason, Jr., 1941-43, ENS USNR AVH Kansas City, MO killed when a plane crashed into sea (United States area) while making carrier landing August 14, 1946, World War II Victory Medal, American Area Campaigns Medal
Oliver Gaines Mathews, 1941-42, Flight Officer USAAF, Rothville, MO killed in action over Luzon, April 18, 1945, Air Medal, Purple Heart
Roland Eugene Matson, 1939-41, 1LT INF, Gideon, MO, killed in action in Germany January 30, 1945, Combat Infantryman's badge, Presidential Unit Citation, Purple Heart
James Matteson, 1938-39, USMC, Paris, MO died in Japanese prison camp in 1943
Andrew Jackson Matthews, 1939-40, PFC, USAAF, Farmington, MO, plane crash at Ardmore, OK, November 4, 1943
Lyman Matthews, Jr. 1935-36, ENS, USNR, AVH, Farmington, MO, lost at sea near Monterey Bay while on training flight September 4, 1943
James Matteson, 1938-39, USMC, Paris, MO died in a Japanese prison camp in 1943
Harris Roy Meadows, 1938-39, 2LT, USAAF, Clarence, MO, killed when place crashed in Adriatic Sea, March 26, 1944, Purple Heart
Isidor Meites, AB 1940, PVT INF, St. Joseph, MO, died while Japanese prisoner in Fort O'Donnell near Manila, April 24, 1942
John Louis Mersch, 1928-32, SSG INF, St. Louis, MO, captured by Germans, January 3, 1945, found dead in prison camp April 20, 1945
Theodore Henry Meyer, 1940-41, SK2 USN, St. Louis, MO lost at sea in North Atlantic February 18, 1942
Guthrie McNab Miller, JR. 1935-38, 1LT USAAF, Columbia, MO killed in emergency landing at Paoshan, China, April 30, 1944, while returning from bombing mission; Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart
Charles Allen Mitchell, 1941, CPL, Tank Destroyer Battalion, Odessa, MO, killed in Col-Mar Pocket in France January 25, 1945
Jack Mitchell, 1935-37, 1LT INF, Kansas City, MO died July 25, 1945, in O'Reilly General Hospital, Springfield, MO of wounds received in Italy
Charles Roderick Mize, 1914, COL FA, Independence, MO died at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX June 2, 1943
John E. Morgan, BJ 1939, Flight LT. RCAF, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, killed in air operations in England in April 1942
Fred Locke Morris, 1932, MAJ, INF, Mexico, MO died March 28, 1945, of wound received in Germany, March 26, 1945
Ben Mossel. L.L. B. 1936, 1LT USAAF, Kansas City, MO, sinking of Japanese prison ship October 24, 1944
Dean Gilroy Murphy, 1941-43, 1LT USMCR, Bourbon, MO, died March 13, 1945 of wounds received on Iwo Jima
Raymond Thomas Murphy, 1941-42, SGT INF, Columbia, MO killed in action in Germany, December 3, 1944
Lloyd Ordell Murray 1941-42, Cadet USAAF Columbia, MO killed on training flight, Stevens Point, WS, March 24, 1944
Benjamin Marion Nash, BS 1942; LT JG, USNR, Mt. Gilead, NC, missing when submarine was sunk by enemy October 7, 1943, near Kuril Islands presumed dead December 15, 1945
John E. Morgan, B.J. in 1939, Flight LT RCAF, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, killed in air operation in England in April 1942
William F. Murphy, Jr. 1938-1939, CPT INF, Quincy, MA sacrificed his life to save entire company on Peleliu Island, Silver Star, Presidential Citation, Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman's Award, America Defense Medal, Purple Heart
Evans Gill Nash, Sr. 1937-38, PFC INF, Columbia, MO killed in action in Germany February 20, 1945, Purple Heart
Robert Nelson Nichols, 1938-39, 1LT USAAF, St. Louis, MO plane downed by enemy over Egypt, October 13, 1942
Gilbert Andrew Nieghorn 1939-40, PFC INF, Jefferson City, MO killed in action on Corregidor, April 30, 1942
Jerome Martin Notowitz, BS 1941, 2LT USAAF, St. Louis, MO killed in plane accident in England August 6, 1942
Leroy Leonard Ochs, 1941-42, 2LT USAAF Kirkwood, MO killed in action over Bernburg, Germany, July 7, 1944, Air Medal and One Oak Leaf Cluster
Frank E. O'Connor, Jr. 1937-39, 2Lt USAAF, Kansas City, MO, plane crash at Midland, TX March 22, 1943
Robert Mitchell Oliver, AB, 1942, 2LT Charleston, MO killed in Invasion of Salerno, November 4, 1943, Purple Heart
George Willard Olliver, Jr. 1927-30, SGT, USAAF, Joplin, MO, killed when his plane was shot down over France, October 3, 1944, Air Medal and two oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart
Louis Orihuela, 1939-42, 2LT USAAF, Tampa, FL, killed on bombing mission over Rabaul, July 10, 1943, Purple Heart
Daniel O'Sullivan, Jr. 1935, ENS, USN, AVH, St. Louis, MO killed in action South Pacific in the spring of 1943
Archie Roger Pack, 1940-41, Cadet USAAF, Blue Springs, MO killed on training flight near Raywood, TX, February 25, 1944
Harold Joseph Parkes, 1939-41, Cadet USAAF, Columbia, MO killed on training flight near Pine Bluff, AK, May 27, 1943
Clarence Howard Parkhurst, BS in Agriculture 1939, 1LT USAAF Houstonia, MO, missing in action over Indo-China Coast February 6, 1944, officially listed as dead two years later, Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross
Newton James Patton, 1931-36, 1939, SSG CA (AA), Mt. Vernon, MO died while Japanese prisoner in Fort O'Donnell near Manila July 15, 1942, Purple Heart
Edwin Clifford Paul, BS 1940, PVT INF, St. Louis, MO died November 20, 1942, of wounds received in New Guinea
Richard McLeod Pearse, 1941, 1LT USAAF, Kansas City MO, missing in flight over Austria, May 29, 1944, later reported killed in action
Ernest Edwin Pelkey, BS, 1937, CPT USAAF Fordyce, AR, killed on bombing mission over Bernburg, Germany, July 8, 1944, Air Medal and Three Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
John Howard Penisten, 1938, 2LT, USAAF, Columbia, MO missing in action over Bremen, Germany, November 13, 1943, later declared dead, Air Medal and One Oak Leaf Cluster
Morris Benjamin Penner, BJ 1938, 2LT USAAF, Kansas City, MI killed when plane en route from Iceland to England crashed in Scotland August 22, 1942
Chester J. Peters, AB 1921, BS in Education 1924, AM 1926, LTC, USMCR, AVH, Green City, MO, plane crash near Plymouth, NC, October 4, 1944
Robert Eugene Peterson, BS 1938, 1LT USAAF, Kansas City, MO mission in action over Lecce, Italy, while bombing mission July 2, 1943, later officially reported dead, Purple Heart
Walter Louis Pfeiffer, Jr. BJ 1939, 2LT USAAF, Webster Groves, MO, plane crash near Salina, KN July 7, 1944
Walter Edward Pierce, 1937-38, ENS USN, Oskaloosa, IA, killed in Battle of Midway, June 5, 1942
Earl Francis Pollock, Jr. BJ 1942, LT USAAF, Seneca, MO killed in bomber crash in Central African Area February 14, 1944
Harold Dee Pontius, BS in Agriculture, 1940, CPT FA, Bethany, MO, killed in action in France June 13, 1944, Purple Heart
George Edwin Porter, Jr. AB 1936, CPT INF, St. Joseph, MO, sinking of Japanese prison ship October 24, 1944, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart
Raymond G. Powell BS in Agriculture 1941, 1LT FA Buffalo, MO, killed in action in Italy December 9, 1944
William Dan Powell, BS in Agriculture 1916, Brigadier General, FA Kansas City , MO died of illness October 6, 1943, in Kumming, China Legion of Merit
John James Pyles, Jr. BS in Education, 1941, LT USAAF, Columbia, MO killed in action in North Africa, April 16, 1943, Air Medal Purple Heart
Robert Lee Ramsey, 1942-43, CPL INF La Plata, MO, killed in action in Germany, December 13, 1944
Clifford Edward Randol, 1936, 1Lt USAAF, St. Louis County, Missouri, missing in action during air raid on Naples, Italy, August 30, 1943
Stanley D. Ray 1942, LT USAAF, Kansas City, MO, plane crash, Corpus Christi, TX, June 26, 1945
Porter O'Deil Reece 1941, 1LT USAAF, Maysville, MO plane crash at Itamia Air Base, Japan, December 14, 1946
John Noel Ricker, 1942, 2LT USAAF, Kansas City, MO plane crash at Birmingham, AL, January 26, 1945
Guy Thomas Riley, 1939-41, 1LT, USAAF Kansas City, MO killed while on bombing mission over Greece, January 11, 1944, Air Medal and Four Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
Robert K. Robert, 1935-39, CPT INF, Denver, CO, killed on board Japanese prison ship when it was bombed off Subic Bay, December 15, 1944
Oliver Eugene Robinett, BS 1940, MAJ USMC, Springfield, MO, killed in automobile accident in Los Angelos, CA, October 28, 1945, after serving on battlefronts in South Pacific including Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Gaum, and Iwo Jima
Jack Elwood Robinson, 1941, 1LT USAAF, Columbia, MO, missing on bombing mission over Italy October 30, 1943, presumed dead October 31, 1944, Air Medal and Seven Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
Irving Roby, 1941-43, 2LT INF (Airborne), Newellton, LA, killed in action at Bastogne, Belgium, December 19, 1944
Edward John Rogers, Jr. BJ 1936, 2LT USAAF, Kansas City, MO, missing on bombing mission over Germany June 25, 1943, Purple Heart
William Ernest Roques, 1939-41, CPT USMCR, AVH, Eureka, MO, killed on action while leading fighter support for ground operations on Okinawa April 3, 1945, Silver Star Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart
Leslie James Ross, Jr. 1941-42, LT USNR, Jefferson City, MO plane crash at Burke's Garden, VA, September 16, 1945, American Area Campaign Medal
Robert Hall Rowland, 1937-39, Soundsman 3/c USCG, Columbia, MO, killed when ship was sunk by Germans off coast of Greenland, June 13, 1943
Albin Valentine Rozman, 1940-42, PFC, INF (Airborne), Ely, MN, killed during first invasion of Sicily, July 13, 1943, Three Battle Stars, Presidential Unit Citation, Purple Heart
Edward Basil Ruto, BS 1939, Flying Officer RCAF, Kansas City , MO, killed in action over Ruhr Valley May 13, 1943
Vaughn E. Salsbury, 1938-39, LT CDR USCG, AVH, Warrensburg, MO plane crash near Fort Worth, TX, December 18, 1945, Air Medal
Stanley Lloyd Sanders, BS 1943, 1LT FA, Salem, MO killed in action in Germany, March 9, 1945
Marion L. Sapp, 1938-39, 2LT USAAF, Columbia, MO plane crash in southwest Pacific November 28, 1942
Karl Burton Satterfield, 1939-41, LT USN AVH, High Gate, MO, killed when his plane was shot down near Poi Island in the Pacific, December 5, 1943, Air Medal, Navy Cross, Presidential Unit Citation, American Defense Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal, Distingiushed flying Cross
Charles Sawers, 1935-36, Lt CDR, USN, AVH, Columbia, MO, missing in action over Kobe, Japan, July 25, 1945, officially declared dead July 26, 1946, Distinguished Flying Cross
Kurt Ronald Schaefer, BJ 1941, Cadet USN, AVH, St. Louis, MO, plane crash at Corpus Christi, TX, July 23, 1942
Gilbert R. Schoener, 1932 adn 1936, Lt INF, St. Cloud, MN, kileed in action in Italy January 12, 1944
William Earl Schueter, 1934-38, ENS, USNR, AVH, Tulsa, OK, killed in plane crash during maneuvers off Nags Head, NC, April 10, 1943
Otto Stephen Schmidt, Jr. 1938-42, LT USAAF, St. Louis, MO killed on bombing mission over Germany October 7, 1944
Robert William Schuttenberg, 1936-38, SSG, USAAF, St. Charles, MO, plane crash in Italy, September 14, 1944
John Roten Schweitzer, AB 1931, LLB 1933, Lt JG USNR, Springfield, MO died of gunshot wound on New Hebrides Islands June 24, 1943
Gerald D. Scott, Jr. 1940-42, 1LT USMC, AVH, Kirkwood, MO, killed when plane crashed into sea while making carrier landing near Okinawa, March 30, 1945, Air Medal and Gold Star, Purple Heart
Robert Scruby, 1935-37, CPL INF, Chillicothe, MO, died of illness in Japanese prison camp at Fort O'Donnell near Manila May 18, 1942, Purple Heart
Robert Bruce Shank, 1937-39, 2LT 113th Observation Squadron, Indiana National Guard, Indianapolis, IN, plane collision near Indianapolis November 28, 1940
Clay Derrick Shannon 1939-41, 2LT USAAF, Mountain Grove, MO missing on return to base after bombing of Tokyo November 28, 1944, death later officially established as having occurred on that date
William Boschert Shea, 1940-41, 2LT USAAF, Kansas City, MO, plane collision on training flight near Williams Field, AZ, September 23, 1942
Harley Clarence Shively, BS, 1939, 2LT USAAF, Hamilton, MO, plane crash near London, June 26, 1943
Burnell Reed Shy, AB 1939, BJ 1939, 1LT INF, Centerville, MO killed in Italy July 14, 1944
Elmer Ray Shryock, 1936-41, 1LT USAAF, Columbia, MO killed when plane crashed into Gulf of Mexico, October 5, 1945
Carl Henry Silber, BS 1937, CPT USAAF, St. Louis, MO, plane crash near Queensland, Australia, December 18, 1942
Ivor John Siler, Jr. 1940-42, 2Lt USAAF, Scotia, NY, killed when his plane was shot down over Hamburg, Germany, December 31, 1944, air Medal and One Oak Leaf Cluster, Presidential Unit Citation
Lawrence Kern Smarr, 1929-37, MAJ FA, Columbia, MO, sinking of Japanese prison ship near Formosa December 15, 1944
Giles James Smith, Jr. 1941, 1LT USMCR AVH, Kansas City, MO killed when his plane crashed into Biscay Bay near New Ireland following an attack on Japanese motor column May 1, 1944, Air Medal, Purple Heart
Josephine Mitchell Smith, AB 1927, AM 1928, PVT WAC, Webster Groves, MO died of illness at Camp Butner, NC, May 5, 1944
Marshall Sneed, BS in Agriculture 1940, CPT USAAF, Piggott, AR killed in air attack on German fortification in the Libyan Desert February 27, 1943, Air Medal, Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart
Earl Lorraine Snell, Jr. 1942 ENS USNR, AVH, Columbia, MO missing in plane crash in Southwest Pacific September 22, 1944, later officially reported killed on that date
Maynard Goldman Snell, AM 1922, MAJ Tank Corps, Lampasas, TX, sinking of Japanese prison ship near Manila, December 15, 1944
Harlan Herman Soule, 1936-38, PVT USMC, Independence, MO killed in action on Iwo Jima, March 14, 1945, Silver Star, Purple Heart
Henry Nelson Spencer, 1941-44, PFC, INF, St. Joseph, MO died February 2, 1945, of wounds received in action in France January 29, 1945
James E. Spencer, AB 1928, PVT, INF, Independence, MO died in January 1944 at O'Reilly General Hospital, Springfield, MO
Richard Yeater Stafford, BS, 1938, CPTUSMCR, Windsor, MO killed in action on Guadalcanal, October 11, 1942, Destroyer Escort USS Stafford named in his honor, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal, Silver Star, Presidentail Unit Citation, American Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart
William Robert Stanbury 1941-42, QM2 USNR, Kansas City, MO, died December 14, 1944 of wounds received in action on Leyte, December 7, 1944
Lloyd Stickney Stark, 1927-30, LT CDR, USNR, Louisiana, MO, plane crash near Truckee, CA, March 19, 1946 was second in command in Naval Intelligence at Pearl Harbor when Japanese attacked December 7, 1941, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and one Bronze Star, American Area Campaign Medal, American Defense Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal
Elliott Ernest Stone, BS 1941, LT USAAF Webb City, MO, killed in action off of the coast of Western England, January 22, 1943
William Thomas Stone, BS 1939, LT USAAF, Webb City, MO, plane crash near Barksdale Field, Shreveport, LA August 26, 1942
William R. Stringer, 1938, 2LT USAAF, Moberly MO, reported missing when plane was forced down in jungle of Panama November 6, 1941
Arthur Summers BS in Agriculture 1938, CPT USAAF Columbia, MO killed in action in North Africa, May 31, 1943
Edmund C. Suor, 1937-1939, CPT, USAAF, Kansas City, MO, missing in action when his plane was downed by enemy fire March 21, 1945, offically reported died in May 1945, Purple Heart
Harold Eugene Surbaugh, 1939-41, 1LT USAAF, Jefferson City, MO killed when his plane crashed on return from bombing mission in the Southwest Pacific May 1, 1944, Air Medal and Nine Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
Delton Lowell Taylor, 1938, 2LT INF Columbia, MO killed in action on Bougainville, March 13, 1944
James Bentley Taylor, AB, 1916, COL Armored INF, Brookfield, MO killed in action in France August 2, 1944
Charles E. Thompson, 1928 2LT INF, Columbia, MO, killed in action in France, August 4, 1944
Thomas Orlo Thompson, Jr. B.S 1937, 2LT USAAF, Wellsville, MO, missing on return from bombing mission over New Britton Island, January 22, 1944, later reported prisoner of Japanese at Rabaul, presumed dead January 17, 1946, Air Medal and One Oak Leaf Cluster
Ronald Francis Thomson, B.J. 1941, 2LT 592nd Engineer Regiment (Amphibian), St. Charles MO, killed in action on New Britain Island February 26, 1944.
Joseph Morton Tuttle. 1939-1941 ENS, USNR, AVH, Praire Home, MO, killed June 4, 1942, when his plane was downed by enemy on an urgent mission to Dutch Harbor, Air Medal, American Defense Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal
Kenneth Elwood Twitty, 1938-40, 1LT USAAF, Lilbourn, MO, missing on return from bombing mission over Wewak, New Guinea, December 1, 1943, declared dead January 22, 1946, Air Medal
Robert Frank Van Doren, 1939-40, 2LT INF, Kansas City , MO, killed in action in South Pacific February 19, 1943, Silver Star, Purple Heart
Frank William Van Horne, Jr., 1938-41, 2LT USMC, AVH, Sikeston, MO, plane crash at Melbourne, FL August 24, 1943
Joseph Olin Van Osdol, 1934-35, PFC, INF, Hannibal, MO killed in action in Italy August 1, 1944, Distinguished Service Cross, Cross of Military Valor (Italian Decoration)
Thomas Scott Vaughan, BS 1939, 1LT USAAF Columbia, MO killed in action over Germany, May 29, 1943, Air Medal, Purple Heart
Hobart Stowe Vincent 1939-41, 1LT USAAF, Kansas City , MO mission in action following plane collision during bombing mission over Italy, October 3, 1943, presumed dead October 4, 1944, Air Medal and Eight Oak Leaf Clusters
John Preston Walker, 1939-42, ENS, USNR, AVH, Clarence, MO killed in training on training flight while stationed at Norfolk, VA November 1, 1943
Standlee Mitchell Ward, 1938-39,LT USN AVH, Columbia, MO, killed while dive bombing off Whidbey Island, Washington, March 6, 1945
William Crim Warner, A.B. 1937, A.M. 1939, 2LT USAAF, Nowata, OK, killed when bomber plunged into the sea off Diamond Head near Honolulu, September 29, 1941
Richard Jones Waters, 1933-1937, 1LT USAAF, St. Louis, MO, killed in action over France July 8, 1944; Air Medal and Four Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
Charles L. Waugh, 1921-22, CPT USAAF (Intelligence), St. Louis, MO killed in action in the Asiatic area January 26, 1944
Edward Weinstein, 1941-42, SSG USAAF St. Louis, MO wounded when his plane was shot down on bombing mission over Ruhland, Germany, September 11, 1944, died in German prison hospital near Chemnitz September 23, 1944, Air Medal, European Theather Ribbon with three bronze stars, Presidential Unit Citation, Purple Heart
Irvin Sherman Weintraub, A.B. 1942, 2LT USAAF Kansas City, MO, killed in action over Belgium, September 7, 1944
Loren Lee Wells, 1941-42, PFC, INF, Adrain, MO, killed in action in Italy February 23, 1944, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
George Allen White, Jr. 1942-43; 2Lt USMC, Kansas City, MO, killed in action on Okinawa June 14, 1945
Thurman J. White, BS in Agriculture 1944, 2LT FA, Green City, MO, after completely Field Artillery pilot course he was killed on practice flight at Lawton, OK, June 20, 1945
William Robert White, 1940-41, LT USAAF, Nevada, MO, killed on bombing mission off the Bay of Trieste, December 9, 1944
William Palen Wilbur, BS 1940, LT INF, Kansas City, MO killed in attack on Munda Airdome, July 27, 1943, Purple Heart
Loren Burnham Wildermuth, 1936-41, PFC, Army MEdical Corps, sinking of Japanese prison ship near China Coast October 24, 1944
Jack L. Willougby, AB 1933 CPT USAAF, Kansas City, MO killed in Invasion of Normandy June 6, 1944, Air Medal
Alvin Clay Windes, BS in Agriculture 1942, CPT, USAAF, Birch Tree, MO, plane crash on New Guinea, June 16, 1945, Air Medal and Five Oak Leaf Clusters
William Joseph Winemiller, 1939-40, 2LT USAAF, Buckner, MO, plane crash in the Hawaiian Islands, July 3, 1942
John Bourbon Wise, Jr. 1941-42, 2LT USAAf, Des Moines, IA, killed in action over Formosa March 2, 1945
Ivan Herbert Witt, 1941-42, LT (j.g.), USNR, AVH, Canton, MO, killed when his plane was shot down off the Japanese Coast July 24, 1945, Air Medal, Presidential Citation, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart
Russell Newell Woods, BJ 1943, CPT FA St. Louis, MO, killed in vehicle accident in Germany while driving on espionage duty May 2, 1945
William Clay Woods, Jr. 1928-31, CPT USAAF, Nashua, MO died of illness at William Beaumont Hospital, El Paso, TX February 4, 1945
Lawrence L. Wren, 1944, CPL, USAAF, Liberty, MO plane crash near Troy, OR, February 12, 1945
John William Yoest, 1942, 2LT USAAF, Columbia, MO killed on mission over Mindoro, P.I. May 23, 1945
Arch Bryant Young, Jr. BS in Education, 1933, CPL, INF, Perry, MO, killed in action in Italy September 13, 1944
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