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BULLET African-American Soldiers from the St. Louis Area Who Died in World War II
The following list was compiled from WAR CASUALTY REPORTS taken from the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH between January 1942 and December 1945. The date listed in the day the name appears in the newspaper, not the date of death.

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Armstrong, (Pvt) Emile I. [KIA] (photo) #12/8/44 p3A
Armstrong, (SDM) James [MIA] #10/1/42 p5C
Armstrong, (SM) James [MIA] #10/25/44 p11A



Banks, (PFC) Clifford S. Jr. [KIA] #10/18 p6A, (photo) 
	#10/20/44 p12A
Beamon, (PFC) William H. [KIA]   #4/2/45 p5A
Bell, (Pvt) William [POW]   #4/24/43  p5A, #4/25/43  p9A
Blankes, (Staff Sgt) Kermit R. [MIA] (photo) #1/2/44 p3A, 
	[not MIA-KIA] (photo) #11/19/44 p4A
Brown, (Sgt) Henry Horace [drowned]   #7/15/43  p3B
Brown, (Cpl) Marvin A. [accidental gunshot] (photo) #12/7 
	p3A, (photo) #12/8 p3A
Bull, (M/A) Henry [MIA] (photo)   #10/14/42  p6A



Carr, (PO1c) Melville [not MIA-KIA] (photo)   #7/25/45 
	p5A, #7/26/45 p5A
Cisco, (Lt., Pilot) George Edward [crash-SC]   #8/18/44 p3C, 
	(photo) #8/19/44 p7A



Dankner, (Seaman 2c, USCG) Morris L. [MIA] (photo)   
	#3/19/43  p4E
Davenport, (Lt.) Oscar Paul [KIA] (photo)   #4/30/44 p18C
De Shields, (Pvt) Frank B. [died in service] (photo)   #6/6/45 p5A



Emanuel, (Pvt) Charles D. [auto accident-Italy] (photo)  
	 #7/17/45 p10A



Farrar, (M/A2c) Danny [KIA] (photo) #11/16/42  p6B



Gardner, (pvt) Willie [KIA] (photo)   #7/10/45 p5A
Garner, (Pvt) Harold [MIA] (photo)   #1/23/45 p6A
Greer, (S1c, USCG) George E. [MIA]   #10/4/42  p2B, 
	(photo) #10/5/42  p4B, #10/14/42 p6A



Jackson, (PFC) Frank [vehicle accident - France]   
	#10/31/45 p3C, (photo) #11/1/45 p3C
Jefferson, (Cpl) Richard [KIA]   #5/29/45 p5A, (photo) #5/31/45 p9A



Martin, (Pvt) Fred Jr. [KIA]   #3/2/45 p6A
Mc Cullin, (1st Lt., AAC) James L. [MIA]   #8/3/43  p3B, 
	[not MIA-presumed dead] #8/30/44 p3A
Monroe, (M/A2c, USN) Donald (photo) [MIA]  #12/23//42  
	p3A, #12/24/42  p6A; [KIA] #5/5/42 p3A
Moore, (Pvt) Willie L. [accident] (photo)    #7/31/42  p5A
Morris, (PFC) Julius W. Jr [KIA] (photo)   #5/3/45 p8A
Murray, (Cpl) James H. [KIA] (photo)   #10/31/44 
	p9A, #11/1/44 p12A



Overby, (SM2c) Uvell C. [MIA]    #8/24/43  p3B, (photo) 
	  #9/3/44 p8A



Parker, (M/A, USN) Richard E. [KIA]    #6/14/42  p7A, #7/3 p3A
Payne, (Pvt) Paul A. [MIA]    #12/31/43  p10A
Perkins, (Msgt) Inman L. [killed by lightning] (photo)  
	 #7/6/44 p3B
Posey, (PFC, USMC) James E. [died vehicle accident]  
	 #5/23/45 p5A
Pruitt, (Capt.) Wendell O. [crash-Ala.] (photo)   #4/16/45 p7A
Purdue, (Dr.) Omar F.   #5/13/42  p3C, *5/17



Rayner, (PFC) Fred [KIA] (photo)   #4/11/45 p6A
Robinson, (Staff Sgt) Willie Jr. [drowned] (photo)   #7/24/45 p5A



Sims, (Pvt) Ed Jr. [drowned-Cal]   #8/4/45 p8A, (photo) 
	#8/6/45 p4B
Smith, (Cpl) Percy [KIA] #5/14/45 p5A, (photo) #5/15/45 p5A
Smith, (Staff Sgt) Robert M. [died in service]   #7/23/45 p5A, 
	(photo) #7/30/45 p6A
Stoudmire, (Lt., AAC) Norvell [KIA]   #4/23/44 p15A, 
	(photo) #4/24/44 p3B



Turner, (SM1c) George [KIA] (photo)   #11/14/44 p4A



Watson, (Pvt) George (photo)   #8/18/43  p3A
White, (Lt. AAC) Hugh J. [not MIA-safe]   #5/27/45 p10A
Whitfield, (Cpl) Leo [KIA]   #8/4/45 p8A
Williams, (SDM) Willie [MIA]    #12/30/43  p3B
Willis, (Pvt) J. S. [KIA]   #2/1/45 p5A
Wyatt, (Pvt) Porter J. [MIA]    #12/27/43  p3B



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Compiled by Keith B. Zimmer
Periodicals Reading Room
St. Louis Public Library
Periodicals Department
February 2000



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