US Army Deaths, 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.

Pacific Regions

NameNext of KinAddress of Record
2d Lt Leighton R.McCabeWife, Mrs. Arlene W. McCabeBelvidere, IL
1st Lt Louis C. Schultz Jr.Father, Louis Claude Schultz347 N. Linden av., Highland Park, IL
Capt Burton C. ThomsonWife, Mrs. Olive S. ThomsonRiviera hotel, Chicago, IL
SSgt. Lyle A. ThompsonWife, Mrs. Isabell K. ThompsonNew Athens, IL
Pvt. Rayburn L. PeckMother, Mrs. Beulah, Peck2008 N. 57th st., East St. Louis, IL
Pvt. James W. GroppFather, Walter GroppBaraboo, WI
Pvt. Joseph F. SokolowskiFather, Frank SokolowskiThorp, WI

European Regions

NameNext of KinAddress of Record
1st Lt. Leonard ClydeMother, Mrs. Mary Clyde1434 Lunt Ave., Chicago, IL
1st Lt. Henry A. KaulWife, Mrs. Myrle V. Kaul1030 Pleasant St., Oak Park, IL
1st Lt. Donald E. KoerwitzWife, Mrs. Mildred M. KoerwitzNeenah, WI
1st Lt. Clarence SchurmanMother, Mrs. Anna Flim7329 S. Carpenter St., Chicago, IL
F. O. Bernard SchusterWife, Mrs. Lucille Schuster2821 N. Frederick-av., Milwaukee, WI
SSgt. Richard R. BellFather, Clarence J. Bell15407 Center Ave., Harvey, IL
SSgt. Herman P. BrueggemanWife, Mrs. Albertine BrueggemanAlton, IL
SSgt. Edward C. HolyFather, Cleveland HolySavanna, IL
Sgt. Milan BasaraMother, Mrs. Helen Basara9243 Manistee Ave., Chicago, IL
Sgt. William H. HuntMother, Mrs. Edna P. HuntFranklin Grove, IL
Sgt. Anthony B. MartinMother, Mrs. Frances Rebernik MartinWisconsin Rapids, WI
Sgt. Gerald L. SchumacherMother, Mrs. Amelia B. SchumacherWest Allis, WI
Corp. Martin G. GersyWife, Mrs. Mildred K. Gersy44 N. Mason Ave., Chicago, IL
P1c Fred F. SimurdiakMother, Mrs. Anna B. SimurdiakPhillips, WI
Pvt. Gerald I. CohenMother, Mrs. Helen Cohen6622 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL
Pvt. Edwin H. DargelFather, Herman DargelReesberg, WI



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