Okinawa

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall


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Elmer Kiehl
Class of 1920

CAPT, USN

Cheswick, Pennsylvania

April 2, 1945 (47 years old)

KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, Transport Division 50, USS Henrico (APA 45), Ship



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Louis Drexler, Jr.
Class of 1923

CDR, USN

Bethany Beach, Delaware

May 12, 1945 (45 years old)

Legion of Merit, KIA, WWII, Family, LST Group 47, Okinawa, Ground



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William France
Class of 1924

CAPT, USN

New Rochelle, New York

April 2, 1945 (42 years old)

Bronze Star, KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Henrico (APA 45), Ship




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David McDougal
Class of 1933

LTCOL, USMC

Washington, D.C.

June 14, 1945 (33 years old)

KIA, WWII, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, Okinawa, Pacific, Ground, USNA 3rd Company







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Walter Hering
Class of 1938

LCDR, USN

Fairbanks, Alaska

April 29, 1945 (27 years old)

KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Hazelwood (DD 531), Ship, USNA 6th Company


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Richard Sampson
Class of 1938

LCDR, USN

Minocqua, Wisconsin

April 4, 1945 (30 years old)

KIA, WWII, Air Group (CAG) 40, Okinawa, Pacific, Fixed Wing, USNA 6th Company



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Clarence Becker
Class of 1939

LCDR, USN

Alton Bay, New Hampshire

May 18, 1945 (28 years old)

KIA, WWII, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Longshaw (DD 559), Ship, USNA 10th Company




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Richard Robinson
Class of 1939

LCDR, USN

Anderson, South Carolina

April 8, 1945 (29 years old)

KIA, WWII, Fighting Squadron (VF) 25, Okinawa, Pacific, Fixed Wing, USNA 4th Company


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Edward Grace
Class of 1939

LCDR, USN

Washington, D.C.

March 26, 1945 (27 years old)

Silver Star, KIA, WWII, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Halligan (DD 584), Ship, USNA 5th Company



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James Preston
Class of 1940

LCDR, USN

Lewisburg, West Virginia

April 16, 1945 (27 years old)

Silver Star, KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Bryant (DD 665), Ship, USNA 11th Company





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Alexander McEwen
Class of 1943

LT, USN

Duluth, Minnesota

April 2, 1945 (24 years old)

KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Dickerson (APD 21), Ship, USNA 17th Company


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Howard McBride
Class of 1944

LTJG, USN

Syracuse, New York

April 20, 1945 (25 years old)

KIA, WWII, Bombing Squadron (VB) 82, Okinawa, Pacific, Fixed Wing, Non-graduate


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George Hart
Class of 1944

LTJG, USN

Connellsville, Pennsylvania

April 14, 1945 (23 years old)

KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Sigsbee (DD 502), Ship, USNA 4th Company


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Arthur Day
Class of 1945

2LT, USMC

Jamestown, Rhode Island

June 14, 1945 (23 years old)

KIA, WWII, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, Okinawa, Pacific, Ground, USNA 8th Company


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Lloyd Wyatt, Jr.
Class of 1945

2LT, USMC

Peoria, Illinois

June 14, 1945 (22 years old)

KIA, WWII, 1st Battalion, 29th Marines, Okinawa, Ground, USNA 8th Company


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John Cummins
Class of 1945

2LT, USMC

Covington, Kentucky

June 4, 1945 (22 years old)

KIA, WWII, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, Okinawa, Ground, USNA 10th Company



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Foster Simonsen
Class of 1945

ENS, USN

Davenport, Iowa

May 29, 1945 (22 years old)

KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Shubrick (DD 639), Ship, USNA 9th Company


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Robert Williams
Class of 1945

ENS, USN

San Jose, California

May 18, 1945 (23 years old)

KIA, WWII, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Longshaw (DD 559), Ship, USNA 4th Company


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Donald Hall
Class of 1945

ENS, USN

Annapolis, Maryland

May 4, 1945 (21 years old)

KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Morrison (DD 560), Ship, USNA 14th Company


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Robert Thomsen
Class of 1945

ENS, USN

Portland, Oregon

April 16, 1945 (22 years old)

Navy Cross, KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Laffey (DD 724), Ship, USNA 7th Company


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Horace Bayless
Class of 1945

ENS, USN

Bay Springs, Mississippi

April 6, 1945 (23 years old)

KIA, WWII, Kamikaze, Okinawa, Pacific, USS Howorth (DD 592), Ship, USNA 20th Company