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Branch County Deaths in WWII
(Source:  National Archives & Records Administration)
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TYPE OF CASUALTY:  This is indicated by the symbol at the far right of each column.  An individual who was killed in action, whether at the front of by enemy action in the rear areas, or if a prisoner of war, whether by air bombardment of his prison camp or by being shot while escaping is designated "KIA".  Person who were wounded and later died are marked "DOW" -- died of wounds.  Those who suffered fatal battle injuries as opposed to wounds, in combat or in combat areas, and died in a line-of-duty status, are designated "DOI" -- died of injuries.  Other line-of-duty death, such as from sickness, homicide, suicide or accidents outside combat areas (including training and maneuver deaths) are listed "DNB" -- died, non-battle.  Individuals who were determined to be dead under Public Law 490 are designated "FOD" -- finding of death.  Missing persons are marked with the single letter "M".
 

NAME SERIAL NUMBER RANK STATUS
ACOCK, William R 01319589 1LT KIA
BOBAY, Francis R 16087927 PFC KIA
BRAFORD, William H., Jr. 36193125 PVT KIA
CASE, Harold T 16151689 PFC KIA
CHATFIELD, Clarence W 20634050 PFC KIA
CLARK, Albert O 20634062 TSG KIA
CORLESS, James D 36918502 PVT DOW
DEAN, Garnett O 36450202 PFC KIA
DOUDT, Donald K 36971388 PVT KIA
DUNKS, Hudson G 0-364666 2LT DNB
ELMER, Francis E., Jr. 0-860694 2LT FOD
FAIM, Donald L 36874505 PVT DNB
FILARSKI, John J 0-395671 CAPT DOW
FILLEY, REX G 20634053 PVT KIA
FILLEY, Ruby S 20634076 TEC4 KIA
GONSER, Billy G 0-756972 1LT KIA
HALL, Robert H 16151537 SGT DNB
HELMER, Worth C 36450199 TEC4 DOW
HIGLEY, Warren D 36158520 PVT KIA
HILBORN, Warren H 01114163 1LT KIA
HIMEBAUGH, Marion K 36158999 S SG DNB
HOPKINS, Clive G 36158526 TSG KIA
JAMES, Leonard T 36958908 PFC KIA
JOHNSON, Rollin A 20634080 TEC4 DNB
KAELLNER, Otto E 0-801992 1LT KIA
KEESLAR, Donald H 20634081 PVT KIA
LEMANSKI, Benedict P 36156218 PFC KIA
LOSINSKI, Florian D 36417363 S SG KIA
McCLELLAN, Ralph G 36196268 PVT KIA
McCLUGHEN, Albert F 36896764 PVT KIA
MOEN, Ellen M N-771238 1LT DNB
OFFENBACKER, M. M 36158572 PFC KIA
ONEIL, Barney C 36190584 TEC5 KIA
PALMATEER, Sidney E 0-825262 2LT DNB
PARKS, Rex E 36459527 PFC KIA
PATTEN, Gaylord J 36421313 PFC KIA
PELCHER, Edison 36411979 PFC KIA
READ, Daniel C 36156235 PFC KIA
RUSSELL, Donald R 36181052 PVT DOW
SATTLER, Harold E 36459544 T SG KIA
SCRIBER, George I 31815122 PVT KIA
SEILER, John E 36971400 PVT KIA
SMITH, Clayton B., Jr 36978509 PFC DOW
STANSELL, Frank M -6458721 M SG DNB
STEENMAN, Willard F 36888337 PFC KIA
THATCHER, Donald E 36931261 PFC DNB
TRAVELBEE, Edward L 36158513 SGT KIA
VAN METER, William H 36140812 PVT KIA
WALTERS, Clinton E 36450214 PFC KIA
WARBLE, Hayland J 01166857 CAPT DNB
WORTHINGTON, Emery B 20634111 PVT KIA

 

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