Lamison, Jack E.
Navy Petty officer, Engineering

Jack E. Lamison, age 26, from Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, Blair county. Their last known residence was in Washington DC.

Parents: Augustus E. Lamison and Wilma V. Lamison
Spouse: None
Children: None

Service era: World War II
Schools: Oxon Hill High (1943)
Military history: Enlisted May 1, 1943 and re-enlisted twice.

Date of death: Saturday, April 26, 1952
Death details: Lost in collison at sea on the USS Hobson
Cemetery: Memorialized at Presbyterian, Hollidaysburg

Source: Grave marker, family

Miles, Thomas John
Army Master sergeant

Thomas John Miles from West Chester, Pennsylvania, Chester county.

Parents: Thomas C. Miles and Odette Boyer Miles
Spouse: Vera Columbia (Bostelle) Miles

Service era: World War II
Schools: West Chester High (1939). Pierce Business School, Philadelphia.
Military history: Enlisted 1941.

Date of death: Monday, October 15, 1951
Death details: He was radio operator on a Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter on a flight from Eurupe to Westover Air Force Base in Massachusetts. His place went down near the Portuguese Azores.
Cemetery: Body not recovered.

Source: Chester County Hall of Heroes

Biddle, Joseph Stanley
Army

Joseph Stanley Biddle, age 20, from Altoona, Pennsylvania, Blair county. Their last known residence was in Altoona.

Service era: World War II
Military history: Corporal, headquarters company, 39th infantry. Enlisted in Army Jan. 4, 1946.

Date of death: Friday, December 31, 1948
Death details: Died in Augusta, Georgia.
Cemetery: Rose Hill, Altoona.

Source: Blair County military records. Not National Archives, grave marker.

Griswold, John D.
Army Private 1st class

John D. Griswold, age 23, from North Carolina, Rutherford county.

Service era: World War II

Date of death: August 1, 1943
Death details: Killed in action in North Africa

Source: National Archives, findagrave.com, Spartanburg Herald Journal (1948)

McCormick, James F.
Navy Seaman 1st class

James F. McCormick from West Chester, Pennsylvania, Chester county.

Parents: Percy H. McCormick and Helen M. McCormick

Service era: World War II
Schools: St. Agnes High (1946)
Military history: Enlisted July 1, 1946.

Date of death: Tuesday, June 22, 1948
Death details: Died from injuries he suffered aboard a ship when he slipped and fell two decks through an open hatchway.
Cemetery: St. Agnes

Source: Chester County Hall of Heroes

Campbell, Harold T.
Navy

Harold T. Campbell, age 19, from Evansville, Indiana, Vanderburgh county.

Parents: A.C. Campbell

Service era: World War II
Schools: Central High

Date of death: Sunday, May 9, 1948
Death details: Died in plane crash off Key West, Florida
Cemetery: Park Lawn, Evansville

Source: Browning Genealogy, grave marker

Moxley, James
Army Private

James Moxley, age 20, from Evansville, Indiana, Vanderburgh county.

Service era: World War II
Schools: Bosse HIgh

Date of death: Friday, April 9, 1948
Death details: Killed in jeep accident in Austria

Source: National Veterans Memorial

Sheehan, Joseph Francis
Navy

Joseph Francis Sheehan from Landenberg, Pennsylvania, Chester county.

Parents: T. Joseph Sheehan and Helen Sheehan

Service era: World War II
Schools: Kennett Consolidated High (1940), Naval Academy (1944)
Military history: USS Astoria

Date of death: Sunday, January 18, 1948
Death details: His plane crashed into the water immediately after takeoff from an aircraft carrier. Body not recovered.

Source: Chester County Hall of Heroes

Agustin, Pedro
Army Sergeant

Pedro Agustin from Philippines.

Service era: World War II
Military history: 743rd Anti-Aircraft Gun Battalion; Bronze Star

Date of death: Saturday, June 21, 1947
Death details: Missing in action or buried at sea
Cemetery: Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission

VanHecke, Donald Kenneth
Air Force Corporal

Donald Kenneth VanHecke, age 22, from South Dakota.

Service era: World War II

Date of death: Sunday, April 20, 1947
Death details: Died over the Pacific
Cemetery: Memorialized at Black Hills National

Source: Grave marker, findagrave.com