US Army and Navy Dead and Liberated Prisoners of War, 12 October 1945

Washington, D. C., Oct. 12 — The army and navy made public new casualty lists today. The report includes the names of navy dead and safe and army dead and liberated prisoners of war. Next of kin have been kept informed of any changes of status of casualties that may have occurred since this list was compiled, the army and navy said.

Listed here are the soldiers, sailors and marines from Illinois.

Army Dead: Pacific Regions

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
TSgt Harry W. Clark Father, Edward W. Clark La Grange, IL

Army Dead: European Regions

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Cpl Roman P. Bolociuch Mother, Mrs. Mary Bolociuch 3915 S. Gunderson Ave., Berwyn, IL
Sgt Elliot B. Nordhem Wife, Mrs. Natalie E. Nordhem 5234 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL
2d Lt Charles A. Rath Mother, Mrs. Frances K. Rath 6340 N. Natoma Ave., Chicago, IL
Pvt Norbert M. Schram Mother, Mrs. Celia Schram 2333 N. Oakley Ave., Chicago, IL
Pfc Robert E. Swart Aunt, Mrs. Florence M. Juno 5309 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, IL

Army Liberated from Japanese Prisoner of War Camps

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Pfc Harold C. Becker Mother, Mrs. Adeline Becker 622 S. 11th, Maywood, IL
Pfc Theodore J. Darby Father, Paul C. Darby 5326 S. Keeler Ave., Chicago, IL
Sgt Gerald D. Foley Sister, Mrs. George Hester 518 N. Reed St., Joliet, IL
SSgt Stanley Sobieski Uncle, Michael Alkimowicz 4804 S. Lafin St., Chicago, IL
Pvt Ralph R. Shaffer Mother, Mrs. Ellen Shaffer 1605 N. Lawndale Ave., Chicago, IL
Sgt Ray J. Vandenbroucke Father, Joseph Vandenbroucke 818 S. 9th Ave., Maywood, IL
Pfc Leo M. Wagner Father, Leo Wagner 326 Ravine Ave., Waukegan, IL
Pvt Ernest G. Taylor Father, Clarence Taylor Rockford, IL

Navy Safe: Previously reported missing

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
signalman 3c Clarence George Witzig Jr., U. S. N. R. Parents. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence John Witzig Sr. Peoria, IL

Navy Safe: Previously reported prisoner of war

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Pfc Elroy Lawrence Bennison, U. S. M. C. Mother, Mrs. Marie Greenebaum 4801 Winthrop Ave., Chicago, IL
Pvt Joseph Thomas Chudzik, U. S. M. C. Father, Mr. Thomas Chudzik 4551 S. Albany, IL
Sgt Victor Frank Ciarrachi, U. S. M. C. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Primo Ciarrachi Elmhurst, IL
Pfc Wilbur Edward Ditewig, U. S. M. C. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony W. Ditewig 4228 N. Ridgeway Ave., Chicago, IL
Cpl George Hirschkamp, U. S. M. C. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Hirschkamp 3201 Clinton Ave., Berwyn, IL
Pvt Paul Edward Key, U. S. M. C. Parents Mr. and Mrs. Edward Key 407 S. Trumbull Ave., Chicago, IL
Pfc Leonard Stanley Kozlowski, U. S. M. C. R. Mother, Mrs. Mary Kozlowski 320 154th Pl., Calumet City, IL
Pvt John Joseph O’Connell, U. S. M. C. Aunt, Mrs. Mary Jane Deitach
Cpl Christian Oelberg Sr., U. S. M. C. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Christian Oelberg Sr. 4930 W. St., Chicago, IL
aviation machinist’s mate 3c Walter Lloyd Harris, U. S. N. Mother, Mrs. Ida Mae Longanecker 401 Davison St., Joliet, IL
pltoon Sgt John Joseph O’Shea, U. S. M. C. Wife, Mrs. Lillian O’Shea 4221 S. Wells St., Chicago, IL
Pfc Leslie Sedenberg, U. S. M. C. Sister, Miss Helen Sedenberg 630 Congress St., Elgin, IL
Sgt Jack Warshafsky, U. S. M. C. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Warshafsky 1655 S. Karlov Ave., Chicago, IL
Pfc Joseph Dominic Zarlenga, U. S. M. C. Father, Mrs. Dominic A. Zarlenga 917 S. Oakley Blvd., Chicago, IL

Navy Dead: Previously reported missing

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Pfc David Allen Brinker, U. S. M. C. R. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Brinker 2019 W. 68th Pl., Chicago, IL
S/1c Frank Charles Schroeder, U. S. N. R. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fred Schroeder 4250 N. Lamon Ave., Chicago, IL
radarman 3c William Anthony Carbone, U. S. N. R. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Joseph Carbone 4426 N. Mango Ave., Chicago, IL

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>