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Talbot County

Talbot County


( All weblinks within this document are "Blue" )

LAST UPDATE:

December 1, 2016

In Memory

     The following list was created in the memory of the brave men and women from Talbot County, Maryland that gave their all for their State and Country during World War II.  Soldiers, Sailors and Merchant Marines, are all included on this listing.

     There are personal "online memorials" for each of these honored men and women that were created for them by using the "Find A Grave" website.   You will see a blue " Yes " behind their names and by clicking on the " Yes " you will see their personal memorial that has been created for them.   On "many" of the online memorials you will see a small biography for each soldier which includes: parent's names, where they lived and where and how they actually died.   If you see one without a bio and you have information on them please email me and I'll update their records.


Talbot County had a total of:

" 29 "

Soldiers and Sailors who "Gave Their All" during World War II

( I'm 99% sure all from Talbot County are included )


     Also Please Note:   The records show these men and women as either enlisting, being originally from, or having strong ties to Talbot County.   Therefore some of these soldiers may not necessarily be from the particular county noted.

     On some of the records you will note that the "Cemetery/Memorial" column shows "unknown".   If you know where any of these men or women are interred please let me know by sending me an "email - (by clicking here)" and I'll insure that the information is noted for their record.


And Remember This:


     Whether a soldier or sailor was "Killed In Action", "Missing In Action", "Died of Wounds", or even died in the "Line Of Duty"   ....   Whether a soldier or sailor was awarded "a lot" of special medals, one special medal, or even no special medals   ....   They are all " HERO'S " in my book and deserve all the recognition they can get!   No matter how they died or what medals they received   ....

" They answered their country's call and should be remembered for what they did for us all " !




Key to Abbreviations and Notes

AM = Awarded the "Air Medal" ~ ( Meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight and/or single acts of merit or heroism, or for meritorious service. )
AM* = Awarded the "Air Medal" with one Oak Leaf Cluster ~ ( Second occurrance of being awarded the Air Medal )
AM** = Awarded the "Air Medal" with two Oak Leaf Clusters ~ ( Third occurrance of being awarded the Air Medal )
AM*** = Awarded the "Air Medal" with three Oak Leaf Clusters ~ ( Fourth occurrance of being awarded the Air Medal )

BS = Awarded the "Bronze Star" ~ ( 4th highest award for bravery, heroism or meritorious service )

DFC = Awarded the "Distinguished Flying Cross" ~ ( Awarded for heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight )

DSC = Awarded the "Distinguished Service Cross" ~ ( 2nd highest award for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat with an armed enemy force to a member of the U.S. Army & Army Air Force )

LOM = Awarded the "Legion Of Merit" ~ ( Awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements to all military branches )

MOH = Awarded the "Medal Of Honor" ~ ( Highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. )

NC = Awarded the "Navy Cross" ~ ( 2nd highest military decoration for valor that may be awarded to a member of the United States Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, or U.S. Coast Guard )

PH = Awarded the "Purple Heart" ~ ( Awarded for being wounded in action )
PH* = Awarded the "Purple Heart" with one Oak Leaf Cluster  ( Wounded Two Times )
PH** = Awarded the "Purple Heart" with two Oak Leaf Clusters  ( Wounded Three Times )
PH*** = Awarded the "Purple Heart" with three Oak Leaf Clusters  ( Wounded Four Times )

POW = Awarded the "Prisoner Of War Medal"

SS = Awarded the "Silver Star" ~ ( 3rd highest award, awarded for gallantry in action )

Other Medals = Such as Good Conduct Medals, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medals, American Defense Service Medals, etc. " Are Not " included in this listing.

= Picture of person shown on online memorial

= Picture of tombstone shown on online memorial

Cenotaph = A memorial stone only, remains not recovered or possibly interred somewhere unknown.

Those Included: = Died during the war - December 7, 1941 through September 2, 1945.  Some others have been included that died close to the war's end during cleanup operations.



Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Alderman, William Silas
     PH France
Sergeant
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Dec. 1, 1944
Laurel Fork
Church Cemetery
Laurel Fork, Virginia
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Ball, Rollin P
     AM* PH* unknown
2nd
Lieutenant
324th Bmb Sqd
91st Bmb Grp
Air Force
Talbot County, Maryland
Missing In Action
May 21, 1943
Netherlands
American Cemetery
Netherlands
" Yes "
Cenotaph
 Baynard, John W
     unknown
Private
115th Inf
29th Inf Div
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Line Of Duty
Feb. 6, 1942
Spring Hill
Cemetery
Easton, Maryland
" Yes "
 Brittingham, Donald
    AM PH unknown
Sergeant
715th Bmb Sqd
448th Bmb Grp
Air Force
Talbot County, Maryland
Missing In Action
Jan. 7, 1945
Cambridge
American Cemetery
England
" Yes "
Cenotaph
 Burrows, Terrence M, Jr
    PH unknown
2nd
Lieutenant
569th Bmb Sqd
390th Bmb Grp
Air Force
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Dec. 24, 1944
Mt. Olivet
Cemetery
Saint Michael's, Maryland
" Yes "
 Burth, Frank Anthony
     PH unknown
Pharmacist's
Mate
First Class
U.S.S.
Jacob Jones
Navy
Talbot County, Maryland
Missing In Action
Feb. 28, 1942
East Coast Memorial
Manhattan, New York
" Yes "
Cenotaph


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Caulk, Howard Wright, Jr
    PH unknown
Seaman
Second Class
Navy
St. Michael's, Maryland
Missing In Action
Nov. 13, 1942
Manila
American Cemetery
Philippines
" Yes "
Cenotaph
 Cook, Marion D
     unknown
Private
Engineers
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Line Of Duty
Jun. 25, 1944
National
Memorial Cemetery
Honolulu, HI
" Yes "
 Covey, Carlton
     AM PH unknown
1st
Lieutenant
118th Tac
Recon Sqd
Air Force
Talbot County, Maryland
Missing In Action
Dec. 21, 1945
Manila
American Cemetery
Philippines
" Yes "
Cenotaph


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Daffin, O'Donnell
     PH unknown
Sergeant
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
1944
Spring Hill
Cemetery
Easton, Maryland
" Yes "
 Daffin, Philip T
    PH unknown
Private
First Class
134th Inf
35th Inf Div
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Died Of Wounds
Sep. 26, 1944
Lorraine
American Cemetery
France
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" E "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" F "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" G "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Higgins, George Gith
     PH
Seaman
First Class
Navy
Neavitt, Maryland
Killed In Action
Jun. 8, 1944
Baltimore
National Cemetery
Baltimore, Maryland
" Yes "
 Hill, Howard B
     PH unknown
Private
First Class
401st Inf
101st Arbn Div
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Jun. 7, 1944
Normandy
American Cemetery
France
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" I "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Jackson, John W
    PH unknown
Private
First Class
306th Inf
77th Inf Div
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Aug. 8, 1944
Olivet
Cemetery
St. Michael's, Maryland
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" K "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Lewis, Harold E
    PH unknown
Sergeant
445th Bmb Sqd
321st Bmb Grp
Air Force
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Feb. 21, 1944
Oxford
Cemetery
Oxford, Maryland
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Marshall, Owen A
     PH unknown
Staff
Sergeant
115th Inf
29th Inf Div
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Jul. 13, 1944
Spring Hill
Cemetery
Easton, Maryland
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" N "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" O "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Phillips, Lowery F
     PH unknown
Private
First Class
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Jun. 18, 1944
Tilghman
Memorial Cemetery
Tilghman, Maryland
" Yes "
 Pierce, Charles R
     PH unknown
Private
First Class
Infantry
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Nov. 20, 1944
Antietam
National Cemetery
Sharpsburg, Maryland
" Yes "
 Pollard, David
    unknown
Private
First Class
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Line Of Duty
unknown
Mt. Soni
Church Cemetery
Turpin, VA ??
" Yes "
 Price, William B
    Montana
2nd
Lieutenant
Air Force
Talbot County, Maryland
Line Of Duty
Mar. 19, 1944
unknown
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" Q "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" R "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Scott, Charles B
     PH unknown
2nd
Lieutenant
410th Bmb Sqd
94th Bmb Grp
Air Force
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
May 19, 1943
Cambridge
American Cemetery
England
" Yes "
 Sinclair, Charles Aldon
     PH Sicily
Private
First Class
157th Inf
45th Inf Div
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Jul. 13, 1943
Tilghman
Memorial Cemetery
Tilghman, Maryland
" Yes "
 Straughn, Calvin F
    PH unknown
Private
First Class
347th Inf
87th Inf Div
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Jan. 5, 1945
Luxembourg
American Cemetery
Luxembourg
" Yes "
 Sullivan, Vernon F
    unknown
Technician
Four Class
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Line Of Duty
May 27, 1945
Hammond Street
Cemetery
Easton, Maryland
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Thompson, Harold A
     PH unknown
Private
First Class
38th Inf
2nd Inf Div
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Jan. 30, 1945
Hillcrest
Cemetery
Boaz Alabama
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" U "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Van Buren, Julian Morris
    Virginia
Second
Lieutenant
Air Force
Talbot County, Maryland
Line Of Duty
Apr. 12, 1943
Hillside Cemetery
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
 Walls, Russell D
    PH unknown
Private
133rd Inf
34th Inf Div
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Jan. 9, 1944
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Lazio, Italy
" Yes "
 Williams, Sherwood R
     PH unknown
Private
358th Inf
90th Inf Div
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
Feb. 1, 1945
Henri-Chapelle
American Cemetery
Liege, Belgium
" Yes "
 Wilson, Norman E
    PH unknown
Private
Army
Talbot County, Maryland
Killed In Action
unknown
unknown
" Yes "


Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" X "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" Y "
" None Found "
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Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Photos - Medals - Place Of Passing
Rank
Branch
of Service
Residence
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
Online
Memorial
" Click On Yes "
Last Names starting with
" Z "
" None Found "
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Email any questions or comments to:
Russ Pickett