Chaplain's Hill Project

Telling the stories of almost 250 U.S. Military Chaplains who lost their lives in the service to the nation

Category: Catholic Monument

Kapaun, Emil J.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: Korea Monument: Catholic Born: 4/20/1916 Hometown: Pilsen Home State: Kansas Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 5/23/1951  Pyoktong Prison Camp-North Korea Resting Place: Mass grave near the Yalu River (North Korea near Chinese border) Military Honors: Medal of Honor, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished […]

Kerr, James P.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: Hometown: Home State: Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 12/7/1943 Resting Place: Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links  

Kilsdonk, John W.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 5/4/1910 Hometown: Home State: Born in the Netherlands Last place of Worship: Crosier Monastery-Onamia, Minnesota Date of Death: 3/5/1945 – wounded in  Aachen, Germany and sent to Baxter General Hospital in Spokane, Washington where he died. Resting Place: Crosier Cemetery-Onamia, Minnesota Military […]

Knox, Thomas J.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born:1898 Hometown: Savannah Home State: Georgia Last place of Worship: Catholic Assistant to the Chief of Chaplains-U.S. Navy Date of Death: 3/21/1943 Resting Place: Catholic Cemetery-Savannah, Georgia Military Honors: POW (Y/N)No Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   […]

Kobel, Jerome

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict:  World War II Monument: Catholic Born:1902 Hometown: Elmhurst, Long Island Home State: New York Last place of Worship: Garrison, New York Date of Death: 6/21/1945 – sinking of the USS Curtis in Kerama Retto, Okinawa Resting Place: Province of St. Mary Cemetery-Yonkers, New York Military Honors: POW (Y/N) […]

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