US Army and Navy Deaths 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

NameNext of KinAddress of Record
Pvt Marshall W. CarlstromFather, Cecil M. Carlstrom2916 Sewell St., Rockford, IL
Pfc Joseph KmakMother, Mrs. Magdalene S. Kmak3135 W. 41st Pl., Chicago, IL
TSgt John C. McLeanMother, Mrs. Jessie McLean8616 Cregier Ave., Chicago, IL
Pfc Rogert W. MerrittMrs. Minnie M. Merritt4847 W. Race Ave., Chicago, IL

Navy Reserves Dead: Previously reported missing

NameNext of KinAddress of Record
radio technician 3c John Julian CadwalladerWife, Mrs. Dolores De Wolfe Cadwallader6239 N. Nordica Ave., Chicago, IL
fireman 2c Raymond Edward HeerdtWife, Mrs. Eleanor Strutz Heerdt1417 Harvey Ave., Berwyn, IL
aviation metalsmith 1c. Roy Lee HopperWife, Mrs. Dora Jane Hopper112 Monroe St., Decatur, IN
S/1c Raymond James KleinWife, Mrs. Marie Klein6940 W. Medill Ave., Chicago, IL
S/2c John Michael KrzyzewskiWife, Mrs. Evelyn Ann KrzyzewskiSouth Bend, IN
S/1c Roy LinnWife, Mrs. Dixie Mae Linn8630 S. Mayfield Ave., Oak Lawn, IL
S/2c George M. NealWife, Mrs. Jean Lillian Neal7333 Kimbark Ave., Chicago, IL
fireman 1c Carleton Clarke ReynoldsWife, Mrs. Minnie Seidelman Reynolds322 Watson St., Aurora, IL
storekeeper 3c Joseph Walter GoreckiWife, Mrs. Gertrude Gaura Gorecki3346 S. Aberdeen St., Chicago, IL
S/1c Edward William LapczynskiWife, Mrs. Eleanor Rita Lapczynski4205 S. Mozart., Chicago, IL
fireman 2c John Joseph Le VieuxWife, Mrs. Dorothy Louise Le Vieux3824 West End Ave., Chicago, IL
S/1c Edward James SchafferWife, Mrs. Evelyn Laverne Schaffer5428 S. Washtenaw, IL

Navy Safe: Previously reported prisoner of war

NameNext of KinAddress of Record
Pfc Bernard Clinton Demmon, U. S. M. C.Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry DemmonCrown 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

NameNext of KinAddress of Record
Sgt John HrynFather, Peter Hryn537 E. 91st Pl., Chicago, IL
Pvt Roy E. JoplinMother, Mrs. Ella Joplin269 Spring, Decatur, IL
SSgt Robert E. PetersonMother, Mrs. J. E. Peterson906 S. 9th Ave., Maywood, IL
Major John B. RagoWife, Mrs. Katheryn Rago419 Wisconsin Ave., Oak Park, IL
Cpl Frank L. YonanFather, Louis Yonan645 Waveland Ave., Chicago, IL



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