The following, while comprehensive, is an incomplete list of WWII solider/firefighters.  This list of names, rank and unit(s) assigned are not included in my book "Army Fire Fighting: A Historical Perspective".  This information has been compiled from unit historical documents obtained from army and air force history centers, newspaper articles, and personal communications from former army firefighters and/or their families.

 

This list was last updated May 16, 2020. 

Last, First, Middle

Rank

Unit(s) Assigned

 

Last, First, Middle

Rank

Unit(s) Assigned

Abner, Alonzo D.

CPL

1249

 

Kolbert, L

CPL

2108

Akey, Donald

 

560 AAF Base Unit

 

Lamathan, Richard G

CPL

2016

Ala, George

---

---

 

Lararowica, Michael

PFC

2033

Alutto, Mario J.

PVT

2119

 

Lerion, Euclide C

SGT

 

Anthony, Charles H

SSG

2110

 

Levine, Bernard

CPL

 

Arguello, Solomon

T/5

 

 

Lewis, William L

SSG

384 BG

Austin, Ernest N.

 

 

 

Liles, Ruel J

PFC

 

Bailey, Richard (Dick)

SSG

3211 EFFC

 

Lundberg, Vernon

SSG

1208

Barnes, Charlie

PFC

2001/2023

 

Mackey Jr, William H

PFC

1222

Bates, Harold L.

1LT

2001/2023

 

Majewski, Eugene S.

---

1202

Bauo, Anton

PFC

2033

 

Maliszewski, Walter B.

PVT

2042

Beavers, Clarence

 

555 Parachute Inf Bn

 

Martin, Ben

PVT

3161

Beck, Paul

 

314 BW, 69 ASG

 

Mayer, Carl F.

T/5

2016

Bennett, Ray

PFC

1241

 

McKee, Robert L.

PFC

2042

Benson, James H.

T/5

3159 EFFP

 

Meintzer, Jr., John (Jack)

 

3214 EFFC

Bentz, William

SSG

 

 

Meyer, Clyde B.

PVT

2042

Berndt, Earl M.

2LT

2059

 

Miller, Solomon

CPO

2001/2023

Black, James E

T/5

384 BG

 

Modica, Vincent C

T/5

 

Boatman, Wyndell E

PVT

2001/2023

 

Moken, Thomas G

PVT

2001/2023

Bond, K. J.

2LT

2150

 

Murphy, Charles E.

1LT

2042/2099

Bradford, James M.

PVT

2117

 

Napolitano, Anniello N.

PFC

2042

Brinson, Elbert E.

CPL

2117

 

Newquist, Einar E.

T/5

2042

Brestle, Harry R

T/5

2001

 

Nickolson, Thomas

PVT

3161

Brown, EldonW.

SSG

560 AAF Base Unit

 

Norman, Glen E.

 

 

Butcher, Lee L.

SGT

3161

 

Norton, James S.

 

2050

Caporello, Charles A

T/5

384 BG

 

Offenberg, Calvin H

SGT

2001/2023

Diaz, Angel Z.

PFC

2117

 

Owens, Jr., Frank

T/5

1249

Carbone, Jack S.

PFC

2117

 

Palermo, Arthur J.

SSG

3210 EFFC

Carr, Rupert W.

PFC

8075th EFFC Korea

 

Pelkey, Adrian F

PFC

 

Carter, Ralph C.

CPL

15 EFFC

 

Pennestri, Paul

PVT

2001/2023

Cavender, John L

SGT

384 BG

 

Persinger, Ernest

T/5

2001/2023

Clark, Theodore F.

PFC

2033

 

Preston, Philip E

SSG

3216 EFFC

Cocsis, Jr. John

PFC

2016

 

Prive, Rosario A.

 

2119

Coins, Robert F.

PFC

2042

 

Ragone, Carmine

 

2119

Colbert, Hulitt F.

CPL

2119

 

Rajca, Charles J.

PVT

2025

Cole, Henry

CPL

2001/2023

 

Rambo, P

PFC

 

Crosby, Phillip W.

 

1983

 

Regin, John

PFC

1241

Crotty, A

 

 

 

Remek, Anthony T.

CPL

2090

Curtis, Lloyd L.

CPL

525

 

Rhodes, Chester

PFC

8075

D'Agostino, Carl A

CPL

2001/2023

 

Rusicano, Thomas J.

 

2119

Day, K. F.

CPL

2108

 

Russell, George R

SSG

388 BG

Densmore, Lyles W

SGT

 

 

Sanford, Ross D

T/5

384 BG

Desaultels, Lionel J.

 

1216

 

Sanville, Davis M

SGT

388 BG

DeWolf, Edward B

CPL

2036

 

Scavone, Joseph A.

 

2119

Diaz, Angel Z.

PFC

2117

 

Schmitt, Bob

SGT

1241

Diener, Thomas F.

 

2129

 

Schrack, John J.

PFC

2033

Doherty, Edward P.

 

114 Sta Comp Unit

 

Schulthess, Garland E.

 

1219

Conovan, John W

SSG

 

 

Sears, Jack E.

LT

2025

Dykers, Lawrence H.

1LT

1981

 

Shempert, Alfred

 

2015

Epps, Roland S.

SGT

3161

 

Sherman, Gordon

SSG

1239

Fackler, Robert H

CPL

 

 

Sherriff, Walter B.

1LT

1249

Falk, H

PFC

 

 

Slatten, John W.

CPL

2025

Fanelli, Salvatore M

CPL

 

 

Slusher, James M.

SGT

2042

Ferris, Arnold J

PVT

 

 

Small, Melvyn E.

1LT

1980

Finn, A. J.

SGT

2108

 

Smith, Carlton D

T/5

384 BG

Fitzgerald, Michael J.

SGT

2117

 

Smith, Raymond C

T/4

55 FG

Frusuff, Wilbur W.

CPL

 

 

Smith, Roy C.

PFC

2042

Funk, Revere D

PVT

 

 

Smith, Rufus L

PVT

490 BG

Garcia, Inez G.

CPL

2047

 

Sparks, Albert

PVT

490 BG

Garvin, E

T/5

 

 

Spell, Gilbert

T/5

1241

Gitchell, ---

SSG

2108

 

Statuto, Savio L.

 

2119

Gittens, Clifford L

CPL

 

 

Steedman, Dean D

T/5

388 BG

Goins, Jessie

PVT

3161

 

Stewart, Gilbert H.

SGT

2016

Gorman, Clarence

PFC

1241

 

Sullivan, Ralph

PFC

100 BG

Guillotte, L.

CPL

 

 

Sumpter, James E.

 

2012

Hall, Vernon R.

PVT

2025

 

Supirizio, Antonio M.

SGT

2033

Haugh, John W.

PVT

2042

 

Sweeney, Justin J.

CPL

2025

Hayde, James R

SGT

384 BG

 

Tamburrino, Frank J.

PFC

2016

Holt, Walter G.

 

 

 

Tate, Maurice F.

PFC

2042

Hook, Paul W.

T/5

2020

 

Thorpe, Robert L.

PVT

3161

Hornecker, Johnnie D.

PVT

2119

 

Utley, R

PFC

100 BG

Howard, James P.

CPL

2025

 

Vanliet, Helvin M.

CPL

2042

Huff, C

CPL

 

 

Vercher, Jr., Joe

SSG

3211 EFFC

Hutchins, Wilbur

LT

 

 

Via, Thurman

SSG

3216 EFFC

Hydock, Michael

CPL

2113

 

Vreeland, Bob

1LT

2010

Jackson, Floyd

CPL

1206

 

Wapner, Clarence

 

2119

Jeffries, James B.

 

2119

 

Waters, Loran H.

1LT

1216

Johnson, Larry

SSG

1249

 

Watts, Austin L.

SSG

2026

Johnson, W.D.

SGT

1249

 

Weigand, Richard J.

T/5

2010

Jorgenson, Warren E

PVT

2001/2023

 

Weldy, William E.

CPL

560 Base Unit

Kaminski, Edward J.

CPL

2042

 

Wheelehan, William L.

 

2119

Keen, Kenneth L.

CPL

2025

 

Wieling, Sylvester P.

SSG

3215 EFFC

Kennedy, Charles A.

PFC

3161

 

Williams, Leonard W.

PVT

2016

Kile, Edward L.

 

2119

 

Williams, Nathan T.

PFC

3161

Kimball, John A

SGT

 

 

Williams, Ralph L.

PVT

1249

King, Charles

1LT

1206

 

Witcraft, Dale R.

 

3217 EFFC

Kiser, Claude T

PVT

2001/2023

 

Woodard, Thomas L.

PFC

2016

Kline, Harry

MSG

1213

 

Wunder, Allen D.

CPL

388 BG

 

 

 

 

Zorich, Louis M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dedicated to all Army soldier/firefighters, past, present and future.  Above all it belongs to those soldier/firefighters who have given the ultimate sacrifice.


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