US Army Dead, 6 December 1945

Washington, D. C., Dec. 6 — The war department today made public a casualty list including 264 dead. Fifteen Illinoisans are named in the report. Next of kin have been notified of any changes in status, the army said.

These are the dead men from Illinois and Wisconsin, along with their next of kin and address of record.

Army Dead: Pacific Regions

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
2d Lt Leighton R.McCabe Wife, Mrs. Arlene W. McCabe Belvidere, IL
1st Lt Louis C. Schultz Jr. Father, Louis Claude Schultz 347 N. Linden av., Highland Park, IL
Capt Burton C. Thomson Wife, Mrs. Olive S. Thomson Riviera hotel, Chicago, IL
SSgt. Lyle A. Thompson Wife, Mrs. Isabell K. Thompson New Athens, IL
Pvt. Rayburn L. Peck Mother, Mrs. Beulah, Peck 2008 N. 57th st., East St. Louis, IL
Pvt. James W. Gropp Father, Walter Gropp Baraboo, WI
Pvt. Joseph F. Sokolowski Father, Frank Sokolowski Thorp, WI

Army Dead: European Regions

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
1st Lt. Leonard Clyde Mother, Mrs. Mary Clyde 1434 Lunt Ave., Chicago, IL
1st Lt. Henry A. Kaul Wife, Mrs. Myrle V. Kaul 1030 Pleasant St., Oak Park, IL
1st Lt. Donald E. Koerwitz Wife, Mrs. Mildred M. Koerwitz Neenah, WI
1st Lt. Clarence Schurman Mother, Mrs. Anna Flim 7329 S. Carpenter St., Chicago, IL
F. O. Bernard Schuster Wife, Mrs. Lucille Schuster 2821 N. Frederick-av., Milwaukee, WI
SSgt. Richard R. Bell Father, Clarence J. Bell 15407 Center Ave., Harvey, IL
SSgt. Herman P. Brueggeman Wife, Mrs. Albertine Brueggeman Alton, IL
SSgt. Edward C. Holy Father, Cleveland Holy Savanna, IL
Sgt. Milan Basara Mother, Mrs. Helen Basara 9243 Manistee Ave., Chicago, IL
Sgt. William H. Hunt Mother, Mrs. Edna P. Hunt Franklin Grove, IL
Sgt. Anthony B. Martin Mother, Mrs. Frances Rebernik Martin Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Sgt. Gerald L. Schumacher Mother, Mrs. Amelia B. Schumacher West Allis, WI
Corp. Martin G. Gersy Wife, Mrs. Mildred K. Gersy 44 N. Mason Ave., Chicago, IL
P1c Fred F. Simurdiak Mother, Mrs. Anna B. Simurdiak Phillips, WI
Pvt. Gerald I. Cohen Mother, Mrs. Helen Cohen 6622 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL
Pvt. Edwin H. Dargel Father, Herman Dargel Reesberg, WI

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