US Army and Navy Deaths, 28 October 1945

Washington, D. C., Oct. 28 -- The army and navy today made public new casualty lists. The next of kin have been kept informed of any changes in the status of casualties since these lists were compiled, the army and navy reported.

Listed here are the soldiers, sailors and marines from Illinois

Army Dead: European Regions

NameNext of KinAddress of Record
Sgt Robert E. BrownSister, Mrs. Norma J. Neukirch450 Blackhawk St., Aurora, IL
2d Lt Jacob F. GielMother, Mrs. Margaret Giel6022 N. Austin Ave., Chicago. IL
Pfc Robert J. SleeterWife, Mrs. Dorothy B. Sleeter1207 Crosby St., Rockford, IL

Navy Dead: previously reported missing

NameNext of KinAddress of Record
aviation machinist's mate 3c Harold William Hitzeman, U.S.N.R.Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hitzeman520 Park St., Elgin, IL
aviation machinist's mate 3c Richard Ernest Ratzel, U.S.N.R.Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Karl Ratzel1645 W. 81st St., Chicago, IL

Navy Dead: previously reported prisoner of war

NameNext of KinAddress of Record
field cook Edwin Joseph Rotter, U.S.M.C.Parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Rotter3521 N. Kilpatrick Ave., Chicago, IL



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