Chaplain's Hill Project

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

Tag: World War Two

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. Valmore’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 […]

Schwartz, John Sanders

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 10/6/1896 Hometown: Urbana Home State: Maryland Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 8/13/1947 – died at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C. Resting Place: Mt. Olivet Cemetery-Frederick, Maryland Military Honors: POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos […]

Schwell, John W.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S.Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: Hometown: Home State: Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 8/13/1944 Resting Place: Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links  

Scoggins, Harold Grant

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Home State: Last place of Worship: Date of Death: Resting Place: Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links  

Shannon, Eugene R.

Basic Biographical Details Branch:U.S. Navy Conflict:World War II Monument: Protestant Born: Hometown: Home State: Last place of Worship: Grace Episcopal Church-Freeport, Illinois Date of Death: 2/21//1945-served as chaplain on the Bismarck Sea which was torpedoed off the coast of Iwo Jima Resting Place: Buried at sea with honors.  His name appears on the Honolulu Memorial […]

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 & […]

Sharpe, Paul F.

Basic Biographical Details Branch:U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 5/14/1911 Hometown: Piper City Home State: Illinois Last place of Worship: LaPrairie United Presbyterian Church-Sparland, Illinois Date of Death: 6/7/1945 Resting Place: Manila American Cemetery-Manila, Philippines Military Honors: American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical […]

Shaw, James 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  

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