Killed in action – 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)

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

From:
SECOND UNITED STATES CAVALRY – A HISTORY
Compiled, edited and published by Historical Section, Second Cavalry Association
Maj. A. L. Lambert and Cpt. G. B. Layton, 2d Cavalry

AMES, James A.
ANDERSON, Robert R.
ARROWOOD, Elmore R.
BEAL, Edward B.
ASHLEY, Fred W., Pvt
BEITZ, Erich J.
BOJNOWSKI, Ray F.
BOYD, Braden G. Jr., Pvt, 33801029, PA, 25 Nov 1944, Plot C Row 17 Grave 14, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
BROOKS, Leland Fleetwood, 34664769 T/4, NC; SWA 7 Sept 1944, Goviller, France; DOW 11 Sept 1944; Poplar Spring Cemetery, Franklin, Virginia; Purple Heart
BUNCH, Henry H., Pfc, 34854346, NC, 20 Feb 1945, Plot I Row 12 Grave 1, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Purple Heart
BUTTRON, George H.
CALDERONE, Louis
CAMPBELL, Charles J.
CAMPBELL, Lawrence R., Cpl, 37529128, MO, 18 Sep 1944, Tablets of the Missing, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold France, Silver Star, Purple Heart
CLAPPER, Willard E., Pfc, 36655648, IL, 11 Nov 1944, Plot K Row 45 Grave 31, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
CRAWFORD, John L.
DAVENPORT, Arthur C.
DEPTOLA, Charles W., Cpl, 33144885
DERMODY, James J.
DOMINGUEZ, Felix M.
DULGAR, Harry J.
DUNN, James B.
DZIECIOLOWSKI, Joe J., Pfc, 32782094, NY, 30 Aug 1944, Plot B Row 5 Grave 61, Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France, Purple Heart
EARNSHAW, H. A.
EARP, Troy R., T/5, 34602536, NC, 20 Feb 1945, Tablets of the Missing, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Purple Heart
EUBANKS, Willie E.
FIEDLER, Frederick W., 2nd Lt, O-477896, TN, 24 Aug 1944, 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, 19 Jan 1945, 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, 10 Apr 1945, Leidingstadt, Ger
GOODWIN, Dana J.
GORDON, Ernest Leroy, T/4, 39907764, ID, 25 Aug 1944, Plot N Row 3 Grave 24, Brittany American Cemetery, St James, France, Purple Heart
HAGAN, James F., Pvt, 32726802, 11 Oct 1944, Bures, France
HAINES, Jack C.
HANCHEY, Robert G., T/5, 34664427, 20 Apr 1945, Asch, Czech
HARRELL, Roger F., T/5, 39085728, CA, 29 Nov 1944, Plot C Row 15 Grave 97, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
HAVERTY, Melvin B.
HINES, William J. Jr., Pvt, 33134061, PA, 21 Feb 1945, Plot G Row 10 Grave 12, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Purple Heart
HOOPER, Peter W., Pvt, 32879908, NY, 15 Oct 1945, Plot B Row 30 Grave 5, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France (no Purple Heart awarded as death occured post-war)
HUDAVONI, John
IDZIOR, Fredrick H., Pvt, 12209676, NY, 26 May 1945, Plot J Row 26 Grave 32, Normandy American Cemetery, St Laurent-sur-Mer, France (no Purple Heart awarded as death occurred post-war)
JOHANNESSON, Thor A., T/5, 32432297, 27 Apr 1945, Waldorf, Czech
JOHNSON, Frederick H.
KASIANCZUK, Chester A.
KELLY, Thomas W.
KENDALL, William H., Pfc, 36613827, IL, 1-5 Apr 1945 (Marborn, Ger), Plot D Row 3 Grave 5, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart
KING, Kenneth A.
KING, Roland R.
KRAKORA, James A.
KRAVITZ, Frank, Pfc, 33359701, PA, 17 Oct 1944, Plot C Row 13 Grave 37, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
LEWIS, John A., 2nd Lt, O-1032634, PA, Plot B Row 16 Grave 42, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
LINGENFELTER, Robert D.
LISH, Charles E.
LONG, Perry J., T/4, 39381632, WA, 2 Apr 1945, Plot E Row 4 Grave 25, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
LONGE, Alfred
MANZ, Raymond E., Pfc, 36870534, OH, 16 May 1925 – 30 Apr 1945, Historic Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio, Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart
MARKIEWICZ, Stanley
MAYFIELD, John S.
MILANESE, Pat
MOSS, Marvin W.
MOYZIS, Stephan R., Pvt., 36949888, 10 Apr 1945, Gleicherwiessen, Ger
MUSSER, Carlton C., Pfc, 35067132, OH, 20 Feb 1945, Plot H Row 6 Grave 69, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Purple Heart
MUZZY, Leston L., T/5, 36421249, 11 Oct 1944, Bures, France
NICHOLS, Jesse W., T/4, 34664200, NC, 11 Oct 1944, Plot J Row 30 Grave 11, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart, French Croix de Guerre
OWENS, Otto J.
PALADINO, Leonard
PATRICK, Thomas A.
PENNY, Bellamy
PERFECT, Truman A., Sgt, 35036515, 20 Apr 1945, Asch, Czech
PHELPS, Donald A., T/5, 36420672, MI, 31 Aug 1944, Plot A Row 16 Grave 43, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
PITMAN, James H.
POLLAK, David W.
RAIDER, Earl R.
RATCLIFFE, William E.
RENTELL, Arthur G., T/5, 31330848, 20 Apr 1945, Asch, Czech
RICCI, James M.
ROMAGLIA, John F.
ROTHENBACH, Herman A.
SANDER, Victor W.
SANDY, Stanley H., T/5, 38346917, TX, 12 Apr 1945 (Krumbach, Ger), Plot A Row 6 Grave 20, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
SCHMITZ, Melvin M.
SCHWAN, Milton J., Pfc, 42171788, NY, 21 Feb 1946, Plot E Row 43 Grave 14, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France (no Purple Heart awarded as death occurred post-war)
SERES, Paul Jr.
SHARKEY, Bernard E., Sgt., 32607753, NJ, 10 Apr 1945 (Gleicherwiessen, Ger), Plot J Row 1 Grave 7, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
SHAWVER, Elder G.
SIMON, Lewis A.
SIPLE, Fred O.
SLAGLE, William L.
STINE, Curtis L.
SUTTON, Owen W., T/5, 34664702, NC, 6 Dec 1916 – 1 May 1945, Westview Cemetery, Kinston, North Carolina, Purple Heart
VATH, William H.
WAHL, Richard F., T/5, 33499554, PA, 10 Apr 1945 (Gleicherwiessen, Ger), Plot J Row 1 Grave 6, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Purple Heart
WALKER, Gilbert A.
WARNER, Charles G.
WATSON, John W.
WENDELL, William D., Cpl, 32759814, NJ, 27 Mar 1945, Plot C Row 12 Grave 70, Lorraine American Cemetery, St Avold, France, Purple Heart
WHITEHEAD, Leelon D., Sgt, 36420976, MI, 31 Aug 1944, Plot A Row 26 Grave 43, Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France, Purple Heart
WILLIAMSON, Leon
YEAST, Edward T., Pfc, 35709930, IN, 16 Feb 1945, Tablets of the Missing, Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Purple Heart

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