S.S. John L. Motley

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U.S. Merchant Ship
World War II
   
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S.S. John L. Motley
( Only known photo ~ after the attack )


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This page last updated:

December 7, 2019


Destroyed on December 2, 1943

the " S.S. John L. Motley "

reportedly lost " 60 " men !

( " 39 " Merchant Mariners and " 20 " Navy Armed Guard are listed below )

Still researching for possibly " 1 " other !

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     On December 2, 1943 the " S.S. John L. Motley " was in the Bari, Italy Port waiting to, or already unloading, it's Cargo of ammunition.   Also in port that day was the " S.S. John Harvey " that was loaded with a secret cargo: 2,000 M47A1 mustard gas bombs, each of which held 60-70 lbs of sulfur mustard.   The Port was attacked by 105 German Junkers Ju 88 bombers of Luftflotte 2.   The bombers achieved surprise and bombed shipping and personnel operating in support of the Allied Italian Campaign.

     The " S.S. John L. Motley " was destroyed, along with the other " 27 " ships noted below, in what has become known as the " Bari Port Disaster " in a huge explosion which caused the liquid sulfur mustard on the " S.S. John Harvey " to spill into the water, mixing with oil from the sunken ships, and a cloud of sulfur mustard vapor to blow over the city.   It is believed that nearly all crewmen of the " S.S. John L. Motley " perished in the sinking   The rescuers were prevented from knowing the danger they faced until a " M47A1 " bomb fragment was retrieved from the wreckage.

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The ship Master / Captain of the " S.S. John L. Motley " was:

Constantine Tsimenis

" Cenotaph "

He resided in New York City, New York prior to the war.

Constantine was lost in this sinking !

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     The " Bari Disaster " included the sinking of " 25 " ships, another " 3 " becoming a total loss, another " 12 " damaged, and killing over " 1,000 " people.   A total of 628 military victims were also hospitalized with "mustard gas symptoms" and by the end of the month, " 83 " of them had died.   The number of civilian casualties was thought to have been even greater.

The " 28 " ship's sunk or lost included:

Ardito
( Italy )

Aube
( Italy )

Barletta
( Italy )

Bollsta
( Norway )

Cassala
( Italian )

Corfu
( Italian )

Devon Coast
( British )

S.S.
Fort Athabasca

( British )

Fort Lajoie
( British )

Frosinone
( Italian )

Genespesca II
( Italian )

Goggiam
( Italian )

Inaffondabile
( Italian )

S.S.
John Bascom

( U.S. )

S.S.
John Harvey

( U.S. )

S.S.
John L. Motley

( U.S. )

S.S.
Joseph Wheeler

( U.S. )

S.S.
Lars Kruse

( British )

Lom
( Norway )

Luciano Orlando
( Italy )

Lwow
( Polish )

MB 10
( Italian )

S.S.
Norlom

( Norway )

Porto Pisano
( Italy )

Puck
( Polish )

S.S.
Samuel J. Tilden
( U.S. )

Testbank
( British )

Volodda
( Italian )

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     The following below list was created in the memory of those who "Gave Their All" on the " S.S. John L. Motley ".   There are personal "online memorials" for each of these honored men 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 a personal memorial that has been created for them by myself or someone else.

Key to Abbreviations and Notes

MM     =  Awarded the " Mariner's Medal " !
                   ( Awarded to the Merchant Mariner's for being Wounded, Missing or Killed In Action )

MM *  =  Awarded the " Combat Bar / Ribbon " !
                  ( Awarded to Mariner's who have been under combat conditions )

MM **  =  Awarded the " Combat Star " ( attached to the Combat Bar )
                   ( Awarded to Mariner's who are forced to abandon ship when attacked or damaged )

MM-DSM  =  Awarded the Mariner's " Distinguished Service Medal " !
                         ( Awarded for " Heroism Beyond the Call of Duty " )

MM-POW  =  Awarded the Mariner's " Prisoner Of War Medal " !
                         ( Awarded to Mariner's who served time as a POW " )

PH  =  Awarded the " Purple Heart " !
              ( Awarded to U.S. Military Soldiers & Sailors for being Wounded and/or Killed in action )

Other Medals
              Such as Good Conduct Medals, Campaign Medals, Defense Service Medals, etc.,
              " Are Not " included in this listing.

  =  Picture of person shown on online memorial

  =  Picture of tombstone shown on online memorial

" Family Link Included " = Parent, Spouse, or Child linked in " Online Memorial ".

Cenotaph  =  A memorial stone only  ~  " OR "  ~  Remains not recovered  ~  " OR "  ~  Interred somewhere unknown.

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( www.usmm.org/medals.html )        

Quick Link by first letter of Last Name for the " S.S. John L. Motley "

( Those letters shown below in " Maroon " below had no one on this ship )

A ] - B ] - C ] - D ] - E ] - F ]

G ] - H ] - I ] - J ] - K ] - L ]

M ] - N ] - O ] - P ] - Q ] - R ]

S ] - T ] - U ] - V ] - W ] - X ] - Y ] - Z ]

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   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Abrams,  Albert E.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Messman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New Jersey
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Alterice,  Patrick A.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Signalman
Third Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Pennsylvania
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Bagdonas,  John F.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Ordinary
Seaman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Connecticut
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Belanger,  Ernest
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Fireman /
Watertender
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Massachusetts
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Bird,  Francis L.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Wiper
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Minnesota
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Bloomberg,  Melvin H.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Radio
Officer
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Florida
Died Of Wounds

December 9, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  Bognacki,  Charles J.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Coxswain
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
New Jersey
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Buchler,  Anthony
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Able-Bodied
Seaman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New York
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Buck,  Lee D.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Pantryman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Pennsylvania
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Chase,  James
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Ordinary
Seaman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Illinois
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Contreras,  Antonio
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Oiler
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Honduras
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Couillard,  Joseph P.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

First
Engineer
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Rhode Island
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Davis,  Thomas C.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Gunner's
Mate
Third Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Delaware
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Dickinson,  William C.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Oiler
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
California
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

Last Names starting with " E " ~ " There Were None ! "

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Fontnette,  Richard
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Utility
Man
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Louisiana
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  Frohlich,  William G.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Pennsylvania
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Gagliardi,  Joseph
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Bosun
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New York
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  Gearrey,  Harry T.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Utility
Man
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Maine
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Oak Grove
Cemetery
Gardiner, ME
" Yes "

  Gilbert,  John L.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Utility
Man
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New York
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Gill,  Louis
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Baker
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Pennsylvania
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Gillette,  Robert M.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Second
Engineer
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Pennsylvania
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Healy,  Patrick J.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
New York
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Heeman,  Harry J.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Chief
Engineer
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New York
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Hillis,  Henry C.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Arkansas
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Redd
Cemetery
Arkansas
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Holland,  Donald H.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Ordinary
Seaman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Connecticut
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  Howard,  Edwin D.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Deck
Cadet
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Ohio
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Husband,  Alfred S.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Michigan
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Iannantuoni,  Joseph P.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Cook
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New York
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

Last Names starting with " J " ~ " There Were None ! "

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Kundzicz,  Sygmunt
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Oiler
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New Jersey
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Litton,  Jay F.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Engine
Cadet
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Michigan
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
White Chapel
Cemetery
Troy, MI
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Lounsbury,  Ivan B.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Gunner's
Mate
Third Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
South Dakota
Died Of Wounds

December 6, 1943
Riverside
Cemetery
Huron, SD
" Yes "

  Lowry,  Albert A.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Able-Bodied
Seaman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New Jersey
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
River Bend
Cemetery
Westerly, RI
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Martens,  Paul
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Chief
Steward
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New Jersey
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Mauricio,  Eugenio
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Fireman /
Watertender
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Pennsylvania
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  McGrath,  Edward A.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Gunner's
Mate
Second Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Florida
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Misinonile,  Louis J.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Messman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Connecticut
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  Morrissey,  John J.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Massachusetts
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Niles,  Graydon E.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Wiper
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Michigan
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  O'Brien,  Patrick
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Chief
Mate
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New York
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Pizzo,  George D.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
New York
Died Of Wounds

December 5, 1943
Calvary
Cemetery
Woodside, NY
" Yes "

  Popielarczyk,  Joseph A.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Massachusetts
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

Last Names starting with " Q " ~ " There Were None ! "

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Rokoszak,  Bernard W.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Gunner's
Mate
Third Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
New York
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  Rovelo,  Marco S.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Able-Bodied
Seaman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Honduras
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Sadowy,  Philip
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Third
Mate
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New York
Died Of Wounds

December 6, 1943
Saint Nicholas
Cemetery
Troy, NY
" Yes "

  Servay,  Andrew
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Messman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Indiana
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Shearer,  Edward H.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Third
Engineer
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Pennsylvania
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Sherwood,  Reuel E., II
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Ensign
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
West Virginia
Died Of Wounds

December 5, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  Soling,  William H.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Ordinary
Seaman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Illinois
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Spatharos,  Emanuel
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Fireman /
Watertender
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New York
Died Of Wounds

December 6, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  Stevens,  George R.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
West Virginia
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Taboada,  Eduardo
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Able-Bodied
Seaman
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New York
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Tardanico,  Daniel
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
New Jersey
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  Thurmond,  John L.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Purser
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Connecticut
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Trapasso,  Thomas J.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Massachusetts
Killed In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "

  Tsimenis,  Constantine
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ n/a

Master
" Captain "
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
New York
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Cemetery /
Memorial
" Not Found "
" Yes "
Cenotaph

Last Names starting with " U " ~ " There Were None ! "

Last Names starting with " V " ~ " There Were None ! "

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Waseck,  Walter W.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Gunner's
Mate
Third Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
New Jersey
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

  Wittland,  Harold L.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Gunner's
Mate
Third Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Illinois
Died Of Wounds

December 18, 1943
Craigtown
Cemetery
Payson, IL
" Yes "
Cenotaph

Last Names starting with " X " ~ " There Were None ! "

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Yewell,  Fulton E., Jr.
          MM ** ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Second
Mate
" Ship's Crew "
Merchant Marine
Maryland
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Maryland National
WW II Memorial
Annapolis, MD
" Yes "
Cenotaph

   Last Name, First Name, M.I.
          Awards ~ Place Of Passing ~Photos
Military
Rank
Branch
of Service
State / Country
Cause of Death
Date Of Passing
Cemetery /
Memorial
For Online
Memorial
Click on
" Yes "

  Zahorsky,  John, Jr.
          PH ~ Bari, Italy ~ 

Seaman
First Class
" Armed Guard "
U.S. Navy
Pennsylvania
Missing In Action

December 2, 1943
Sicily-Rome
American Cemetery
Italy
" Yes "
Cenotaph

Email any questions or comments to:

Russ Pickett

( russpickde@comcast.net )