Chaplain's Hill Project

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

Bina , Elwin J.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born:1893 Hometown: Cleveland Home State: Ohio Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 5/5/1945 died in plane crash – Aleutian Islands Resting Place: Military Honors: POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family […]

Buswell, Karl Porter

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 1/22/1898 Hometown: Watertown Home State: Wisconsin Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 12/24/1943 Resting Place: Forest Lawn Cemetery – Glendale, California Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & […]

Capodanno, Vincent Robert

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Catholic Born: 2/13/1929 Hometown: Staten Island Home State: New York Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 9/4/1967 Resting Place: St. Peter’s Cemetery – Staten Island, New York Military Honors: Medal of Honor, Bronze Star, Purple Heart ¬†(Known as the “Grunt ¬†Padre”) POW (Y/N) Background   […]

Conway, Anthony J.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 10/22/1910 Hometown: Summit Home State: Pennsylvania Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 7/23/1944 Resting Place: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific-Honolulu Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & […]

Dunleavy, James P.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: Navy Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: Hometown: Home State: Last place of Worship: Date of Death:2/18/1942 Resting Place: Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links  

Edelen, Philip B.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: Conflict: Monument: Born: Hometown: Home State: Last place of Worship: Date of Death: Resting Place: Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links  

Garrity, William

Basic Biographical Details Branch: Navy Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Catholic Born: 9/23/1926 Hometown: Harve Home State: Montana Last place of Worship: Date of Death:1/26/1966 Resting Place: Resurrection Cemetery-Helena, Montana Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links  

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  

Kirkpatrick, Thomas Leroy

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War and World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 7/5/1887 Hometown: Cozad Home State: Nebraska Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 12/7/1941 – first chaplain to die in World War II – USS Arizona Resting Place: Pearl Harbor – Honolulu, Hawaii Military Honors: POW (Y/N) No Background […]

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