Killed in Action, Missing in Action, Died of Wounds, 2d Cavalry Group 1944-45

This is a partial list of troopers of the 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz) that were killed in action, missing in action, or died of wounds in the European Theater of Operations during WW II. The free world will ever be indebted to these Soldiers for the ultimate price they paid for our freedom.

AMES, James A.
ANDERSON, Robert R., T/5, 3990786 [number missing]; KIA 11 Jan 1945, Berg, Luxembourg
ARROWOOD, Elmore R., Pfc, 34602095; KIA 20 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg
ASHLEY, Fred W., Pvt, 39907750, ID; 1st platoon, Troop C, 2d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron; MIA 4 May 1945, Czechoslovakia; Tablets of the Missing, Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France; Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
BARNES, Virgil L., S/Sgt, 37039055; MIA 26 Aug 1944, Maligny, France
BEAL, Edward B., T/5, 31283366; DOW 1 Jan 1945, Manternach, Luxembourg
BEITZ, Erich J.
BOJNOWSKI, Ray F., Cpl, 36587305; DOW 13 Oct 1944, Coincourt, France
BOKMA, Mindert P., T/5, 32608916; MIA 27 Sep 1944, Lenoncourt, France
BOYD, Braden G. Jr., Pvt, 33801029, PA; DOW 25 Nov 1944, Fenetrange, France; buried Plot C Row 17 Grave 14, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
BROOKS, Leland Fleetwood, 34664769 T/5, NC; SWA 7 Sept 1944, Goviller, France; DOW 11 Sept 1944; buried Poplar Spring Cemetery, Franklin, Virginia; Purple Heart
BUNCH, Henry H., Pfc, 34854346, NC; KIA 20 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg; buried Plot I Row 12 Grave 1, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Purple Heart
BUTTRON, George H.; 1st platoon, C Troop, 2d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron; KIA 4 May 1945, Czechoslovakia;
CALDERONE, Louis, Pvt, 32759653; KIA 18 Sep 1944, Luneville, France
CAMPBELL, Charles J., T/5, 32759631; KIA 27 Jan 1945, Ihnen [Ehnen], Luxembourg
CAMPBELL, Lawrence R., Cpl, 37529128 or 39529128, MO or ID; 18 Sep 1944; Tablets of the Missing, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold France, Silver Star, Purple Heart [listed as KIA 18 Sep 1944, Luneville, France, on 2d Cavalry returns for September 1944]
CHESSER, James F., (no rank listed), 14076633; MIA 21 Oct 1944, Xures, France
CLAPPER, Willard E., Pfc, 36655648, IL; KIA 11 Nov 1944, Moncourt, France; buried Plot K Row 45 Grave 31, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
COCKERHAM, James O., Pvt, 34601499; MIA 27 Aug 1944, Bassu-Bassault, France
CRAWFORD, John L., Pfc, 34665048; KIA 4 Sep 1944, Saxon-Sion, France
DAVENPORT, Arthur C., Pvt, 3260878?; KIA 18 Sep 1944, Crevic, France
DEPTOLA, Charles W., Cpl, 33144882; KIA 20 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg
DERMODY, James J., T/5, 32728509; KIA 22 Oct 1944, Bois de Frontiere, France
DOMINGUEZ, Felix M., T/5, 38441142; KIA 25 Oct 1944, Xures, France
DULGAR, Harry J., Pfc, 36636436; KIA 25 Nov 1944, Fenetrange, France
DUNN, James B., Sgt, 34602510; DOW 7 Feb 1945, Manternach, Luxembourg
DZIECIOLOWSKI, Joe J., Pfc, 32782094, NY; KIA 30 Aug 1944, St Vrain, France; buried Plot B Row 5 Grave 61, Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France, Purple Heart
EARNSHAW, Harry A., Pvt, 32609208; KIA 4 Aug 1944, Vitre, France
EARP, Troy R., T/5, 34602536 or 34502563, NC; MIA 20 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg; Tablets of the Missing, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Purple Heart
EPPERSON, Roy E., Pvt, 33646735; MIA 27 Aug 1944, Bassu-Bassault, France
EUBANKS, Willis E., Pvt, 15057781; KIA 24 Sep 1944, Moncourt, France
EVANS, Harold W., Pvt, 37074901; MIA 14 Sep 1944, Benamenil, France
FIEDLER, Frederick W. Jr., 2nd Lt, O-477896, TN; DOW 24 Aug 1944, Les Ormes, France; buried Plot B Row 8 Grave 10, Brittany American Cemetery, St James, France, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
FRISCO, Joseph A.
GARNER, Raymond C.
GATES, Beecher J., Sgt, 31271307, MA; KIA 19 Jan 1945, Berg, Luxembourg; buried Plot F Row 9 Grave 20, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Silver Star, Purple Heart, British Military Medal
GESKY, Joseph T., T/5, 36728411; KIA 10 Apr 1945, Leidingstadt, Germany
GOODWIN, Dana J.
GORDON, Ernest Leroy, T/4, 39907764, ID; 25 Aug 1944; buried Plot N Row 3 Grave 24, Brittany American Cemetery, St James, France, Purple Heart
HAGAN, James F., Pvt, 32726802; KIA 11 Oct 1944, Bures, France
HAINES, Jack C., Pvt, 35420743; KIA 18 Sep 1944, Luneville, France
HANCHEY, Robert G., T/5, 34664427; KIA 20 Apr 1945, Asch, Czech
HARRELL, Roger F., T/5, 39085728, CA; KIA 29 Nov 1944, Carling, France; buried Plot C Row 15 Grave 97, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
HAVERTY, Melvin B.
HENKEN, Warren J., Cpl, 36726463; MIA 16 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg
HINES, William J. Jr., Pvt, 33134061 or 33134661, PA; KIA 21 Feb 1945, Manternach, Luxenbourg; buried Plot G Row 10 Grave 12, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Purple Heart
HOOPER, Peter W., Pvt, 32879908, NY; 15 Oct 1945; buried Plot B Row 30 Grave 5, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France
HUDAVONI, John
IDZIOR, Fredrick H. Pvt, 12209676, NY; 26 May 1945 [MIA 13 Oct 1944, Parroy, France] buried Plot J Row 26 Grave 32, Normandy American Cemetery, St Laurent-sur-Mer, France
JOHANNESSON, Thor A., T/5, 32432297; 27 Apr 1945, Waldorf, Czech
JOHNSON, Frederick H.
KASIANCZUK, Chester A.
KELLOGG, Harry W., 2d Lt, O-1012902; MIA 19 Sep 1944, Maixe, France; returned during prisoner swap near end of war.
KELLY, Thomas W., 1st Lt, O-1031331; DOW 25 Nov 1944, Fenetrange, France
KENDALL, William H., Pfc, 36613827, IL; 1-5 Apr 1945, Marborn, Germany; buried Plot D Row 3 Grave 5, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart
KING, Kenneth A., Maj, O-306933; KIA 13 Oct 1944, Coincourt, France
KING, Roland R., 2d Lt, O-1015288; SWA 9 Sep 1944, Pont St Vincent, France, DOW 10 Sep 1944
KLEIN, Joseph J., Sgt, 32609507; MIA 27 Sep 1944, Lenoncourt, France
KRAKORA, James A., Pvt, 35324580; KIA 18 Sep 1944, Luneville, France
KRAVITZ, Frank, Pfc, 33359701, PA; KIA 17 Oct 1944, Coincourt France; buried Plot C Row 13 Grave 37, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
KRUSE, Vernon H., T/4 37571234; MIA 30 Aug 1944, St Vrain, France
LEMMOND, Bervon L., [rank and service number not listed]; MIA 20 Dec 1944, Sarregeuininces, France
LEWIS, John A., 2nd Lt, O-1032634, PA; buried Plot B Row 16 Grave 42, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
LINGENFELTER, Robert D., Pfc, 35609984; KIA 25 Nov 1944, Fenetrange, France
LISH, Charles E., Sgt, 39907883; KIA 19 Aug 1944, Grand Champ, France
LONG, Perry J., T/4, 39381632, WA; 2 Apr 1945; buried Plot E Row 4 Grave 25, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
LONGE, Alfred
MACKEY, Arnold J., T/5, 12214341; MIA 16 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg
MANZ, Raymond E., Pfc, 36870534, OH; KIA 30 Apr 1945, Rosendorf, Czechoslovakia; buried Historic Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio, Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart
MARKIEWICZ, Stanley
MAYFIELD, John S.
MILANESE, Patrick A., Sgt, 32782358; MIA 27 Aug 1944, Vitry-en-Perthois, France
MOSS, Marvin W., T/5, 34682401; KIA 13 Oct 1944, Coincourt, France
MOYZIS, Stephan R., Pvt., 36949888; KIA 10 Apr 1945, Gleicherwiessen, Germany
MUSSER, Carlton C., Pfc, 35067132, OH; KIA 20 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg; buried Plot H Row 6 Grave 69, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Purple Heart
MUZZY, Leston L., T/5, 36421249; KIA 11 Oct 1944, Bures France
NICHOLS, Jesse W., T/4, 34664200, NC; KIA 11 Oct 1944, Serres, France; buried Plot J Row 30 Grave 11, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart, French Croix de Guerre
OWENS, Otto J., Pvt, 35235358; KIA 10 Nov 1944, Bois du Haut de la Croix, France
PALADINO (PALADINA), Leonard, Sgt, 32782267; KIA 1 Sep 1944, Pagny, France
PATRICK, Thomas A., Pvt, 34664594; KIA 28 Aug 1944, Mesnil, France
PENNY, Bellamy
PERFECT, Truman A., Sgt, 35036515; KIA 20 Apr 1945, Asch, Czechoslovakia
PHELPS, Donald A., T/5, 36420672, MI; 31 Aug 1944; buried Plot A Row 16 Grave 43, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
PITMAN, James H., Maj, O-23100; KIA 18 Sep 1944, Luneville, France
POLLAK, David W., Pvt, 32608545; KIA 28 Aug 1944, Mesnil, France
RAIDER (REIDER), Earl R., Pvt, 33833997; KIA 30 Dec 1944, Niederdonven, Luxembourg
RATCLIFFE, William E., 2nd Lt, O-1032550; KIA 24 Aug 1944, St Maurice, France
RENTELL, Arthur G., T/5, 31330848; KIA 20 Apr 1945, Asch, Czech
RICCI, James M., T/5, 32759668; KIA 11 Sep 1944, Chaouilley, France
ROMAGLIA, John F., T/5, 32783463; SWA 20 Oct 1944, Parroy, France, DOW 21 Oct 1944
ROTHENBACH, Herman A., 2d Lt, O-1032305; KIA 7 Aug 1944, Lessay, France
SANDER, Victor W.
SANDY, Stanley H., T/5, 38346917, TX; 12 Apr 1945, Krumbach, Germany; buried Plot A Row 6 Grave 20, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
SATTERELLI, Joseph, Pvt, 36420816; MIA 21 Sep 1944, Crevic, France
SCARANO, Michael S., Pfc, 32608792; MIA 30 Aug 1944, St Vrain, France
SCHMITZ, Melvin M., Pfc, 36220438; MIA 16 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg
SCHWAN, Milton J., Pfc, 42171788, NY; 21 Feb 1946; buried Plot E Row 43 Grave 14, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France
SERES, Paul Jr.
SHARKEY, Bernard E., Sgt., 32607753, NJ; 10 Apr 1945, Gleicherwiessen, Germany; buried Plot J Row 1 Grave 7, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
SHAWVER, Elder G.
SIDES, Arthur E., Pfc, 36636673; MIA 16 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg
SIMON, Lewis A., T/5, 36589807: KIA 20 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg
SIPLE, Fred O., Pvt, 34664134; KIA 27 Aug 1944, Couteranges, France
SLAGLE, William L.
STINE, Curtis L., 2d Lt, O-1032658; KIA 1 Sep 1944, St Agnant, France
SUTTON, Owen W., T/5, 34664702, NC; DOW 1 May 1945; buried Westview Cemetery, Kinston, North Carolina, Purple Heart
TUCKER, Harold S., T/5, 14034161; MIA, 21 Oct 1944, Xures, France
VATH, William H., Sgt, 31280862; KIA 2 Jan 1945, Manternach, Luxembourg
WAHL, Richard F., T/5, 33499554, PA; 10 Apr 1945, Gleicherwiessen, Germany; buried Plot J Row 1 Grave 6, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Purple Heart
WALKER, Gilbert, Pfc, 34664728; KIA 15 Sep 1944, Fraimbois, France
WARNER, Charles G., Cpt, O-444588; KIA 19 Nov 1944, Dieuze, France
WATSON, John W., T/5, 18005396; KIA 5 Aug 1944, Derval, France
WENDELL, William D., Cpl, 32759814, NJ; 27 Mar 1945; buried Plot C Row 12 Grave 70, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
WENZEL, Raymond W., Pvt, 35721676; MIA 19 Sep 1944, Maixe, France
WHITEHEAD, Leelon D., Sgt, 36420976, MI; 31 Aug 1944; buried Plot A Row 26 Grave 43, Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France, Purple Heart
WILLIAMSON, Leon
YEAST, Edward T., Pfc, 35709930, IN; MIA 16 Feb 1945, Flaxweiler, Luxembourg; Tablets of the Missing, Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Purple Heart

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