US Army and Navy Dead and Liberated Prisoners of War, 8 October 1945

Washington, D. C., Oct. 8 — The war department today made public new lists of army casualties and of personnel liberated from prison camps under Japanese control. The lists include a number of men from Chicago and vicinity. The next of kin have been kept informed of any changes in the status of casualties since this report was compiled, the war department said.

Listed here are the soldiers and sailors from Illinois and Indiana.

Army Dead: European Regions

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Pvt Marshall W. Carlstrom Father, Cecil M. Carlstrom 2916 Sewell St., Rockford, IL
Pfc Joseph Kmak Mother, Mrs. Magdalene S. Kmak 3135 W. 41st Pl., Chicago, IL
TSgt John C. McLean Mother, Mrs. Jessie McLean 8616 Cregier Ave., Chicago, IL
Pfc Rogert W. Merritt Mrs. Minnie M. Merritt 4847 W. Race Ave., Chicago, IL

Navy Reserves Dead: Previously reported missing

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
radio technician 3c John Julian Cadwallader Wife, Mrs. Dolores De Wolfe Cadwallader 6239 N. Nordica Ave., Chicago, IL
fireman 2c Raymond Edward Heerdt Wife, Mrs. Eleanor Strutz Heerdt 1417 Harvey Ave., Berwyn, IL
aviation metalsmith 1c. Roy Lee Hopper Wife, Mrs. Dora Jane Hopper 112 Monroe St., Decatur, IN
S/1c Raymond James Klein Wife, Mrs. Marie Klein 6940 W. Medill Ave., Chicago, IL
S/2c John Michael Krzyzewski Wife, Mrs. Evelyn Ann Krzyzewski South Bend, IN
S/1c Roy Linn Wife, Mrs. Dixie Mae Linn 8630 S. Mayfield Ave., Oak Lawn, IL
S/2c George M. Neal Wife, Mrs. Jean Lillian Neal 7333 Kimbark Ave., Chicago, IL
fireman 1c Carleton Clarke Reynolds Wife, Mrs. Minnie Seidelman Reynolds 322 Watson St., Aurora, IL
storekeeper 3c Joseph Walter Gorecki Wife, Mrs. Gertrude Gaura Gorecki 3346 S. Aberdeen St., Chicago, IL
S/1c Edward William Lapczynski Wife, Mrs. Eleanor Rita Lapczynski 4205 S. Mozart., Chicago, IL
fireman 2c John Joseph Le Vieux Wife, Mrs. Dorothy Louise Le Vieux 3824 West End Ave., Chicago, IL
S/1c Edward James Schaffer Wife, Mrs. Evelyn Laverne Schaffer 5428 S. Washtenaw, IL

Navy Safe: Previously reported prisoner of war

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Pfc Bernard Clinton Demmon, U. S. M. C. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Demmon Crown Point, IN
machinist’s mate 3c Harry Smith Milbourn Jr. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith Milbourn Sr. 2646 Orchard St., Chicago, IL
S/1c Joseph William Schertz Jr. Father, Joseph W. Schertz Sr. 704 Clinton Ave., Oak Park, IL

Navy Safe

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Sgt John Hryn Father, Peter Hryn 537 E. 91st Pl., Chicago, IL
Pvt Roy E. Joplin Mother, Mrs. Ella Joplin 269 Spring, Decatur, IL
SSgt Robert E. Peterson Mother, Mrs. J. E. Peterson 906 S. 9th Ave., Maywood, IL
Major John B. Rago Wife, Mrs. Katheryn Rago 419 Wisconsin Ave., Oak Park, IL
Cpl Frank L. Yonan Father, Louis Yonan 645 Waveland Ave., Chicago, IL

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