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Boone County WW II Veterans (partial)


The following database is a partial listing of World War II Veterans whose hometown of record was Boone County, Indiana. The original data came from researcher submissions and various other sources, some of which were publications in Indiana newspapers. Compete source citation information is below.


 

Name Service No Branch Service Dates Areas of Service Rank Status Home Awards Remarks
MARION L ADAMS 35581331 ARMY         ELIZAVILLE    
ORIS D ADAMS 6274250 NAVY         ELIZAVILLE    
FORREST V ALLEN 35160985 ARMY     PFC KIA   PURPLE HEART  
KELLY ALLEN 35820394 ARMY     PVT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
JOHN E ALLEN 35170604 ARMY         WHITESTOWN    
SAMUEL T ARTMAN   NAVY         LEBANON    
ROY ARTMAN 35567678 ARMY 11/9/1942 - 11/4/1945   S/SGT     BRONZE STAR BOB 10-18-17[DOB?]
BYRON L ATKINS 35146697 ARMY     SSG KIA   PURPLE HEART  
BEN F AUBREY   ARMY         LEBANON   DECEASED 4/19/98
BERTON B BALES   NAVY     LT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
CLYDE F BALEY             ZIONSVILLE    
JAMES A BASSET
 
35170606
 
ARMY     PFC KIA      
REX A BEAMAN   MARINES         ZIONSVILLE   DECEASED 5/7/98 IN ZIONSVILLE
JOHN H BECK   ARMY         ZIONSVILLE   DECEASED 5/1/98
CHESTER J BERKLEY 35166465
 
ARMY     SGT KIA      
JEROLD W BROWN 15085748 ARMY     TSG KIA   PURPLE HEART  
JOHN T BROWN 35253007 ARMY     T5 CPL        
RUSSELL E BYRKETT 9553166 NAVY         WHITESTOWN    
CLETIS H CAMPBELL 35350406 ARMY     SGT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
ERNEST E CAMPBELL   MARINES     PVT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
JOSEPH E CAMPBELL
 
  NAVY     ENSIGN KIA   PURPLE HEART  
CECIL L CAYCE 35357753 ARMY 6/17/1942 - 9/7/1945    T-5     BRONZE STARS  
MAURICE N CHAVENS 6263032 NAVY         LEBANON    
JOHN M CLIFTON 35159411 ARMY      TEC5 KIA   PURPLE HEART  
Name Service No. Branch Service Dates Areas of Service Rank Status Home Awards Remarks
JOHN R CLINGER 2058989 ARMY      2LT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
KENNETH A CODEY 35565002 ARMY     SGT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
RUSSELL V CONDON 6279935 NAVY         ZIONSVILLE    
ORA F CORNETT             THORNTOWN    
LLOYD G CRAGUN 35157486 ARMY         LEBANON   DECEASED 11/25/97
JAMES W CRAMER 35579592 ARMY      T-5 KIA   PURPLE HEART  
KENNETH E DICKERSON 35504896 AIR CORPS         LEBANON   DECEASED DATE UNKNOWN
VAUGHN E ENGLEDOW   ARMY         ZIONSVILLE   DECEASED 5/7/98 IN ZIONSVILLE, IN
WILLIAM G FORD 35894785 ARMY     SSG KIA   PURPLE HEART  
CARREL E FRANCIS 379526   1/17/1940 - 8/2/1945   LT. COL M.C.   LEBANON
 
PURPLE HEART, SILVER STAR, BRONZE STAR  
JOHN C FRENCH 35159449  ARMY     PVT
 
KIA      
FLOYD O GALVIN 35830743 ARMY     CPL   LEBANON   DECEASED
ELIZABETH J GERHARDT 7458554 NAVY 1/6/1944 - 1/9/1946            
LESTER H GILLIAN 1730452 ARMY     1LT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
WILLIAM R. GOOD 35092903 ARMY     T/5   WHITESTOWN BRONZE STAR  
JOSEPH W GREGORY 35369403 AIR CORPS         ZIONSVILLE    
THOMAS L GRESH 35096779 ARMY         WHITESTOWN    
R L HAPTONSTALL 35161441 ARMY     TSG KIA      
MELVIN E HARDESTY 35255820 ARMY     TSG KIA      
MARVIN A HARLOS 35094395 ARMY     PVT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
CHARLES R HARLOS   NAVY     BAKER1C KIA   PURPLE HEART  
IUAN R HARMON 35357745 ARMY              
DANIEL S HARVEY 35562782 ARMY     TSG KIA      
JOHN H HATHAWAY   NAVY     AMM1C KIA   PURPLE HEART  
HOLLIS E HERRIN   NAVY     S1C KIA   PURPLE HEART  
DELMAR ARTHUR HICKS     12/31/1941 -
Enlisted Ft. Benjamin Harrison
          b. 6/21/1920
d. 10/13/1999
Son of Elva and Eva (Catt) Hicks
Submitted by:
Joyce Hicks Howell - 9/17/2007
GROVER "PAUL" HICKS     4/1/1943 - Enlisted Indianapolis, IN. D Day Invasion of Normandy at Omaha Beach Head, and Germany in The Battle of The Bulge with the 247th Combat Engineers
Battalion.
CPL       b. 5/22/1924
Indianapolis, IN.
d. 12/23/2005
Son of Elva and Eva (Catt) Hicks.
Submitted by:
Joyce Hicks Howell - 9/17/2007
ROBERT HICKS 356301 MARINES     CPL   LEBANON    
ROLAND L HICKS 227128 NAVY     LT   LEBANON    
JESSE P HICKS 35243549 ARMY     SGT   LEBANON    
JOHN W HICKS 35993276 AIR CORPS     S/SGT   LEBANON    
PARIS ELVA HICKS 15058914 ARMY     SGT KIA, Bologna, Italy
4/21/1945
  PURPLE HEART Son of Elva and Eva (Catt) Hicks
Submitted by:
Joyce Hicks Howell - 9/17/2007
MILBURN W. HILLOR   NAVY 11/1/1939 - 12/1/1945   BM 2   JAMESTOWN    
LOWELL C HOUGEN   ARMY     2LT KIA      
GLENN C HOWELL   ARMY         LEBANON   DECEASED 5/2/98
CHARLES W JOHNS 8634804 NAVY         JAMESTOWN    
WILLIAM E KEENEY   AIR CORPS         WHITESTOWN    
RAYMOND R KELLEY 35565005 ARMY     PFC KIA   PURPLE HEART  
LLOYD K KOUNS 35090851 ARMY     TSG KIA   PURPLE HEART  
CARL H LAFLIN   ARMY     1LT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
MITCHELL LAY   ARMY         LEBANON   DECEASED 5/2/98
DONALD N LECKRONE 15346644 AIR CORPS              
GILBERT C LEWALLEN   ARMY     SGT        
WILLIAM F LEWIS   ARMY     1LT KIA      
FLOYD R LISTER 926916 MARINES     PFC   LEBANON    
LESTER L MCCOY 35565010 ARMY     PFC PFC[?]   PURPLE HEART  
ROY H MCINTIRE 01552747   1/17/1941 - 12/25/1945       LEBANON    
ALVA F. MITCHELL 35364288 ARMY 8/7/1942 - 9/23/1945   T4     BRONZE STAR MEDAL  
FORREST F MORR 35160991 ARMY     TEC5 KIA   PURPLE HEART  
Donald E.
PIPES
  ARMY
Combat Organization: 431st Bomber Squadron 11th Bomber
    S/SGT MISSING
DOD
28 Jul 1944
Whitestown Purple Heart Medal
Air Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
Additional Army Awards
Monument: Fort William McKinley, Manila, The Philippines

Submitted by: Connie Taylor - 6/2007
WILBUR R RAMSEY                  
RICHARD S RAMSEY             THORNTOWN    
HAROLD G RED   NAVY     MM3C KIA   PURPLE HEART  
KEITH E RICE 15381961 ARMY 11/1/1942 - 1/1/1946    TECHNICIAN 3C   THORNTOWN    
MAURICE F. ROBERTS   ARMY 4/1/1941 - 8/1/1945       THORNTOWN    
WOODROW P RODGERS 35243543 ARMY     PFC KIA   PURPLE HEART  
DONALD L RUNION 35579042 MARINES     CPL KIA   PURPLE HEART  
ELMER J SANDERS 35098574 ARMY     PFC KIA   PURPLE HEART  
HAROLD E SANDERS 35905558 ARMY     PVT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
MELVIN L SCHENCK 35138355 ARMY     1SGT   THORNTOWN    
RUSSELL B. SERING 6263688 NAVY 11/29/1942 - 10/6/1945   ELECTRICIAN'S MATE 1/C        
MAURICE A SHEETS 35243550 ARMY 8/31/2025[?] -[?]   PFC KIA LEBANON PURPLE HEART KIA BELGIUM 12/27/44
JOHN W SHUE, JR. 35567799 ARMY     SSG KIA      
WINSON SLOAN   NAVY     S2C KIA   PURPLE HEART  
JOHN M SMALL 35972645 ARMY         LEBANON    
RICHARD E SMILEY 35894864 ARMY     PVT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
WILLIAM D SMITH 35711353 ARMY     PVT KIA      
JOHN R SMITH     8/5/1942 - 11/2/1945       THORNTOWN    
ELBERT L STEPHENS 35164951 ARMY     TEC5 KIA   PURPLE HEART  
WILLIAM C STOUT   NAVY     SK2C KIA THORNTOWN    
RUSSELL SWISHER 35243547 ARMY     T/SGT   THORNTOWN    
MELVILLE L THOMPSON 35369395
 
ARMY     PVT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
CARL A TRUMP 868965 MARINES 9/1/1943 - 2/1/1946            
HAZEN E WARD 926693 MARINES              
GLENN H WARREN 35096778 ARMY              
LLOYD E WEST 6269846 NAVY              
CURTIS J WETHINGTON 35892701           NEW BRUNSWICK    
FRED W WILKINS 35894782 ARMY     PVT KIA   PURPLE HEART  
MELVIN L WILLIAMS 35153436 ARMY 2/26/1941 - 11/22/1945   S/SGT   LEBANON AMERICAN DEFENSE RIBBON, AMERICAN THEATER RIBBON, EAME THEATER RIBBON, GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, WWII VICTORY MEDAL  
RAYBURN W WILLIAMS, JR.   ARMY         LEBANON    
ROBERT K WOLFF 15313094 ARMY     PFC KIA   PURPLE HEART  
CLEMENT L WOOD 8642984 NAVY 8/20/1943 - 12/14/1945   SF1C     EAME THEATER  
PAUL E WOODARD 15197229 ARMY     SGT KIA      
BERNARD F WRIGHT 35357777 ARMY     TSG KIA      
ROBERT W WYANT   ARMY 8/1/1942 - 5/1/1947   SSGT   THORNTOWN    

Source Citation: Stover, T., comp., Boone County Indiana WWII Veterans, [database online] Boone County Genealogy, INGenWeb. 2006. <http://www.rootsweb.com/~inboone> Original data: "World War II Veterans Database." Indiana War Memorials Commission.