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

Savignac, Valmore G.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 4/26/1911 Hometown: Providence Home State: Rhode Island Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 2/7/1943 Resting Place: Lost at Sea Military Honors: Purple Heart POW (Y/N) N Background Valmore G. Savignac was born on April 26, 1911 in Providence Rhode Island. Valmoreā€™s […]

Scecina, Thomas

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 9/16/1910 Hometown: Vicksburg Home State: Indiana Last place of Worship: St. John’s Parish – Indianapolis, Indiana Date of Death: 10/24/1944 Resting Place: Buried at sea – sinking of the Japanese POW ship, Arison Maru Military Honors: Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart […]

Schmitt, Aloysius

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 12/04/1909 Hometown: St. Lucas Home State: Iowa Last place of Worship: St. Mary’s Church-Dubuque, Iowa Date of Death: 12/7/1941 (killed on the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor) Resting Place: Lost at Pearl Harbor (first chaplain to die in World War II) Thought […]

Sharp, Curtis J.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 12/25/1893 Hometown: Home State: Washington Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 1/20/1943 Resting Place: Jesuit Cemetery of the Oregon Province-Spokane, Washington Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & […]

Stober, Henry

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 8/25/1901 Hometown: Cincinnati Home State: Ohio Last place of Worship: St. William Catholic Church-Williamstown, Ohio Date of Death: 1/9/1945 Resting Place: Manila American Cemetery (later moved to St. Joseph Cemetery-Cincinnati, Ohio Military Honors: Bronze Star, Purple Heart POW (Y/N) Yes – Bataan […]

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