US Army and Navy Dead, Wounded, Missing, Safe and Liberated, 21 September 1945

Washington, D. C., Sept. 21 — The navy and war departments today made public new lists of casualties, and of army personnel liberated from camps in Japan. The next of kin have been kept informed of any changes in status of casualties, the navy and war department said.

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

Army Dead: European Regions

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Pfc Leslie W. French Mrs. Anna C. French, wife La Crosse, WI

Army Dead: Pacific Regions

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Pfc Jasper W. Wilcox Mrs. Willow E. Wilcox, mother South Bend, IN

Army Wounded: Pacific Regions

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Pfc George J. Rader Mrs. Olga Rader, mother Wausau, WI

Army Liberated from Japanese Prisoner of War Camps

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Cpl Charles M. Butterworth Mrs. Lillian M. Butterworth, mother South Bend, IN

Navy Dead: Previously reported missing

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
S/2c Harold Stuart Conlee, U.S.N.R. Mr. and Mrs. William Conlee, parents Springfield, IL
machinist’s mate 1c Earl Irwin Klee, U.S.N. Fred Klee, brother 2013 W. Cherry St., Milwaukee, WI
S/1c Ora Alanda Marshall, U.S.N.R. Mr. and Mrs. Scott F. Marshall, parents Springfield, IL
machinist’s mate 1c Joseph John Piotrowski, U.S.N. Mrs. Jessie Piotrowski Darrow, mother 1732 N. Artesian Ave., Chicago, IL

Navy Missing

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
chief quartermaster Edward Mitchell Engebretsen, U.S.N. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Edward Engebretsen, parents Waupaca, WI
storekeeper 3c Joseph Walter Gorecki, U.S.N.R. Mrs. Gertrude Guara Gorecki, wife 3346 S. Aberdeen St., Chicago, IL
ensign John Joseph Hantschel, U.S.N.R. Mr. and Mrs. John Edward Hantschel, parents Appleton, WI
ship’s cook 3c Carl Wayne Piatt, U.S.N.R. Mrs. Margaret Madeline Platt, wife 5531 W. 64th St., Chicago, IL
S/2c Raymond Joseph Kulovitz, U.S.N.R. Mr. John Kulovitz, father 4349 S. Wells St., Chicago, IL

Navy Safe: Previously reported prisoner of war

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Gunnery Sgt John Cemeris, U.S.M.C. Mrs. Nettie Cemeris, wife 4611 S. Francisco Ave., Chicago, IL
Pfc Joseph John Frehr, U.S.M.C. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Frehr, parents 1839 Hudson Ave., Chicago, IL
Cpl Robert Fernand Haidinger, U.S.M.C. Mrs. Emilie Haidinger, mother 1921 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL
Pfc Richard Thomas Hall, U.S.M.C. Mrs. Esther R. Hall, mother 4437 N. Leavitt St., Chicago, IL
S/1c John Allison Harrell, U.S.N.R. Mrs. Agnes E. Harrell, wife Champaign, IL
Field music corp Otis Clay Hayden Mrs. Grace Hayden, mother 6555 Ingleside Ave., Chicago, IL
Pfc John Charles Janecek, U.S.M.C. Mrs. Stella Zuleger, mother Waukesha, WI
Cpl Robert Vincent Keith, U.S.M.C. Mrs. Francis E. Keating, sister 10217 St. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL
Cpl Alfred Tortsen Kohlin, U.S.M.C.R. Mrs. Axel T. Kohlin, mother Medford, WI
Cpl Walter John Kruczek, U.S.M.C. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Kruczek, parents 1301 Pulaski Pl., East Chicago, IN
Pfc Albert Joseph Prochaska, U.S.M.C. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Prochaska, parents Des Plaines, IL
Lt Leon William Rogers, U.S.N. Mrs. Virginia Bonzer Rogers, wife Sherwood, WI
Cpl Stanley Joseph Rozyski, U.S.M.C. Mrs. Mary Rozycki, mother 5015 W. 29th St., Cicero, IL
Pfc Richard Rubert Schroeder, U.S.M.C. Mrs. Katherine Dragland, mother 3337 W. Walnut St., Chicago, IL
Pfc Adolph Simon, U.S.M.C. Mrs. Eva Grabske, mother 1715 W. 14th Pl., Chicago, IL
Pvt Edward Vinson Sturgeon, U.S.M.C. Mr. and Mrs. Ira V. Sturgeon, parents Harvard, IL
Pfc Rosindo Albert Tiritilli, U.S.M.C. Mr. Basilio Tiritilli, brother 5104 Montana St., Chicago, IL
shipfitter 3c Lawrence James Walker, U.S.N. Mr. and Mrs. Frank James Walker, parents Altoona, WI
Pvt Carl Harry Williams, U.S.M.C.R. Mrs. Margaret Williams, mother Libertyville, IL
S/1c Leonard William Kooper, U.S.N. Mrs. Antoinette Gorski, sister 2848 Woodard St., Chicago, IL
fireman 2c William Ross Jr., U.S.N. Mrs. Pearl Mae Olson, mother Aurora, IL
boilermaker 2c Raymond George Krass, U.S.N. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Krass, parents 13305 Calumet Ave., Chicago, IL

Navy Safe: Previously reported missing

Name Next of Kin Address of Record
Aviation radioman 3c Walter Lester Owens, U.S.N.R. Mrs. Roy Lee Owens, mother 937 E. 75th St., Chicago, IL
S/2c William Ingram Jr., U.S.N. Mr. and Mrs. William Ingram Sr., parents Springfield, IL

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