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

Zerfas, Mathias E.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 5/27/1908 Hometown: Twin Lakes Home State: Wisconsin Last place of Worship: Date of Death: Conflicting┬ádates: Some sources list 12/15/1944 while others list 1/9/1945 Resting Place: died at sea on the Japanese POW ship, Oryoky Maru Military Honors: Purple Heart POW (Y/N) Yes […]

Zimmerman, Jerl D.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 1/11/1892 Hometown: Gibson City Home State: Illinois Last place of Worship: Nelson Methodist Church-Broken Bow, Nebraska Date of Death: 9/5/1948 (killed plane crash) Resting Place: Wyuka Cemetery-Lincoln, Nebraska Military Honors: POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos […]

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