Below is a list of Army and Army Air Force casualties from Monroe County.
(NAVY, MARINES, COAST GUARD CASUALTIES are listed separately by NARA and is an alphabetical list of casualties by State but not broken down by County. Please visit the NARA ARCHIVES WEB SITE TO VIEW THOSE NAMES. (Click Here)
MONROE COUNTY - WORLD WAR II CASUALTIES - ARMY AND AIR FORCE
SURNAME NAME SERIAL NO. RANK BURT WILLIAM G, JR 0-441302 1 LT KIA COLE LOYD N 34551699 PVT DNB DEWBERRY CURTIS 34952077 PVT DNB HAMMOND JAMES F 14024588 PVT KIA MAYFIELD BERNARD R 14166645 SGT DNB OLIVER JOHN E 14139716 CPL KIA PANNELL EMORY H 6921517 CPL KIA ROSS CLARENCE C 149279 S SG DNB SIMPKINS ROBERT M 34827606 PFC KIA SNOW WILLIAM R 34268231 S SG KIA STEWART IRVING E 14138611 S SG KIA
Below is a brief explanation of the abbreviations and serial numbers. Please refer to the NARA ARCHIVES WEB PAGE for a six page detail explanation. (Click Here)
SERIAL NUMBERS: Serial numbers are assigned with great care and according to a set of regulations. Numbers fall into two broad categores: Simple seven or eight digit numbers (or fewer) for male enlisted personnel, and prefixed serial numbers for other personnel. (Note: each digit in a serial number has a designated meaning. See the ARC page on FORWARD for greater explanation.
TYPE OF CASUALTY: This is indicated by the symbol at the far right of each column. An individual who was killed in action, whether at the front or by enemy action in the rear areas, or if a prisoner of war, whether by air bombardment of his prison camp or by being shot while escaping is designed 'KIA". persons who were wounded or later died are marked "DOW". --died of wounds. Those suffered fatal battle INJURIES as opposed to WOUNDS, in combat or in combat areas, and died in a line-of-duty status, are designated 'DOI"--DIED OF INJURIES. Other line of duty deaths, such as from sickness, homicide, suicide or accidents, outside combat areas (including training and maneuver deaths) are list "DNB" - died, non-battle. Individuals who where determined to be dead under Public Law 490 are designated, 'FOD" - finding of death. Missing persons are marked with the single letter "M".
Only those persons who died in a line-of-duty status are listed herein. Individuals who were not in line of duty at the time of their deaths are not so listed. Though personnel not in line of duty are not listed, failure to find these lists the name of persons known to be dead should not be taken as prima-facie evidence that such person died not in line of duty.