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

Wallace, Eunace Artemus

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 8/7/1902 Hometown: Home State: Arkansas Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 2/16/1944 Resting Place: Little Rock National Cemetery-Little Rock, Arkansas Military Honors: Purple Heart POW (Y/N)No Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends […]

Washington, John P.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 7/18/1908 Hometown: Kearny Home State: New Jersey Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 2/3/1943 Resting Place: Lost at Sea Military Honors: Four Chaplains’ Medal,Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) and Purple Heart POW (Y/N) N Background John P. Washington was born in Newark, New […]

Werfel, Louis

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Air Force Conflict: World War II Monument: Jewish Born: 7/9/1916 Hometown: New York City Home State: New York Last place of Worship: Knesseth Israel Congregation (Orthodox)- Birmingham, Alabama Date of Death: 12/24/1943 Resting Place: Originally buried in North Africa.  Later moved to Tirat Tzvi kibbutz in Israel. Military Honors: […]

Wertman, Mel E.

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Home State: Last place of Worship: Date of Death: Resting Place: Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links  

Widen, Earl O.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 2/21/1911 Hometown: Sioux Falls Home State: South Dakota Last place of Worship: Central Baptist Church-Sioux Falls, South Dakota Date of Death: 6/28/1944 Resting Place: American Military Cemetery-Cambridge, England Military Honors: POW (Y/N) No Background The following biography was respectfully submitted to the […]

Wieland, Fidelis M.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: Hometown: Tuscon Home State: Arizona Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 5/5/1945 Killed when the USS Comfort was hit by Japanese suicide plane Resting Place: Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   […]

Wilder, Quinton M.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 8/12/1914 Hometown: Elgin Home State: Nebraska Last place of Worship: Episcopal Church of Creighton, Nebraska Date of Death: 1/15/1945 Resting Place: Wyuka Cemetery-Lincoln, Nebraska Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family […]

Withee, Oscar A.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 3/22/1909 Hometown: New Sharon Home State: Maine Last place of Worship: Army Chaplain at Fort Benning, Georgia Date of Death: 5/31/1945 Resting Place: New Sharon Village Cemetery-New Sharon, Maine Military Honors: POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical Documents     […]

Withrow, Floyd

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 6/12/1898 Hometown: Home State: Last place of Worship: Date of Death:6/24/1945 Resting Place: Tarkio Home Cemetery-Tarkio, Missouri (Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific-Honolulu, Hawaii Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents […]

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