Bartholomew County Memorial for Veterans located in Columbus, Indiana

God bless their souls. Look at how many brave men and women died for our freedoms!

This is a list of names on the Bartholomew County Memorial for Veterans  located in Columbus, Indiana.

The Memorial includes World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Afghanistan,  Iraq & the Global War on Terrorism.

  • Donald D. Alvis KIA Vietnam February 1968 Army Americal Division
  • Joseph B. Anderson KIA WWII January 1943 Army Air Corps
  • John Arrington KIA Vietnam December 1967 Army 173rd Airborne Brigade
  • David E. Askew Killed auto accident July 1953 Navy
  • Jesse T. Baker KIA WWII January 1946
  • Rufus S. Baker Died of influenza October 1918 Army
  • Raymond Barbour Died of influenza October 1918 Army
  • Robert D. Barkes Died in accident August 1965 Air Force
  • John A. Barlow Died in accident 1959 Marine Corps
  • Clarence Bell KIA WWII October 1944 in Italy 85th Division 5th Army
  • Edward W. Blair KIA WWII May 1945 Luzon Company C 131st Infantry Army
  • Howard F. Boxman KIA WWII June 1944 8th Air Force Army Air Corps
  • Glenn Bowers, Jr. Died December 1958 from injuries inflicted in 1944 83rd Division Army
  • James E. Brewer KIA Vietnam December 1968 Marine Corps
  • Rondal C. Brown MIA/KIA November 1944 Belgium Army
  • William Brown KIA WWII February 1944 Mount Castellone Italy
  • Elbert E. Bumbalough KIA WWII January 1944 Italy 5th Army
  • Forrest S. Burns KIA Korea  August 1952 Army
  • Steven Burton Died of gunshot wounds Formosa March 1968 Army
  • Albert Campfield Died of wounds received in firefight Vietnam January 1968 Army 1st Cavalry Division
  • Thomas M. Carmichael KIA WWII August 1944 South Pacific Marine Corps
  • T. Delmonte Carpenter Fatal heart attack March 1953
  • Garnett L. Cavender KIA at sea in Pacific June 1944
  • Dennis Chomel MIA Vietnam June 1967 Marine Corps
  • Donald G. Clark KIA WWII August 1944 France 1st Division Army
  • Harley Clark Died of malaria February 1945
  • Merle J. Clark KIA WWII Pacific Navy
  • Hugo Claycamp Died of rheumatic fever 1943 Army
  • Jesse L. Cochran Died of pneumonia October 1918 Army
  • Robert D. Cody Killed by “friendly fire” Vietnam January 1969
  • Earl Colter Died of influenza 1918 Army
  • John H. Cox KIA WWII March 1945 Philippines 43rd Infantry Division Army
  • Ben Crouch Died of wounds received in Normandy July 1944 1st Infantry Division Army
  • John W. Crump MIA/KIA WWII February 1943 Army Air Corps
  • Peter Daum Died of pneumonia August 1918 At Camp Dodge, Iowa Army
  • Ralph L. Denny Killed by airplane propeller in Labrador March 1963 Air Force
  • Jerry W. Downs KIA Vietnam September 1966 Army 196th Light Infantry Brigade (first Bartholomew County native to die in Vietnam)
  • Franklin R. Dulong KIA Vietnam April 1968 Army
  • Jack N. Durbin Drowned in unspecified action and buried at sea 1943 Marine Corps (Bartholomew County’s first WWII confirmed war death)
  • Gerald B. Eckelman KIA WWII July 1944 France Army
  • Herschel B. Eckelman KIA WWII February 1945 Belgium Army
  • Carl Eckelman Died of influenza November 1918
  • Steven C. Epperson Killed in accident October 1974 Navy
  • Aaron W. Essex MIA WWII missing after troop ship sunk Christmas 1944 European waters Army
  • Robert E. Ferrenburg KIA WWII October 1944 Luxembourg 83rd Infantry Division Army
  • Donald Fields Died of wounds November 1944 95th Division France Army
  • Curtis Edward Bill Findley KIA WWII February 1945 Italy Army
  • William M. Fisher KIA Korea October 1950
  • John N. Fuel KIA WWII October 1944 France 80th Infantry Division Army
  • Frank Gaston Died of influenza October 1918 Army
  • Walter E. Golden Killed in plane crash Pensacola Florida January 1945 Navy
  • Jeffrey M. Gossett Killed in accident September 1966 Navy
  • Fredrick L. Graham KIA WWII January 1945 Belgium glider infantry Army
  • Leonard A. Graham KIA WWII April 1945 Europe Company A 180th Infantry Regiment 45th Division Army
  • Avery Green KIA Korea November 1950 Air Force
  • Delmar F. Green KIA WWII July 1944 France 30th Division Army
  • Wilbur Guthrie KIA WWI Verdun, France
  • Gordon H. Haggard MIA WWII October 1944 France Army Air Corps flight surgeon
  • William E. Hale KIA Vietnam December 1967 Marine Corps
  • Earl O. Hall KIA WWII September 1944 France 8th Division Army
  • Ernest W. Hall KIA WWII August 1944 France Army
  • Bruce R. Harris KIA Vietnam January 1968 Marine Corps 4th Marines
  • Donald Harrison Killed in accident Germany October 1965 Army
  • Robert W. Hayes KIA Vietnam C-130 crash October 1969
  • Carl R. Heagy MIA WWII December 1944 France 30th Division Army
  • Russell E. Henderson KIA WWII May 1944 Italy Army
  • Ralph E. Hill Killed in airplane crash Tulsa Oklahoma February 1944
  • Wayne E. Hill Killed in bomber crash Harlingen, Texas March 1943 Army Air Corps
  • Ernest “Jack” W. Hogan KIA WWII September 1944 France 3rd Army
  • George W. Horton KIA WWII September 1944 France
  • John Hovis Died of influenza January 1918
  • Jackie L. Hulse Killed in plane crash as crew member 1952 Air Force
  • James Robert Hunt KIA Vietnam August 1970 Navy
  • Arthur Hunter Died of influenza 1919 shipboard returning from Europe
  • George E. Irwin KIA WWII cruiser Juneau sunk near Savo Island Navy
  • Arnold Jesse Jenkins Died of influenza in England October 1918
  • Edgar D. Jones KIA Korea August 1950 Army
  • Damon Judd Died of pneumonia February 1945 on Saipan Seabees
  • Lowell J. Kanouse KIA WWII Okinawa 96th Division Army
  • Arthur W. Keller KIA WWII April 1945 Japan Nagoya B-29 mission Army Air Corps
  • Frederick P. Keller KIA WWII July 1945 Luzon Army
  • Grover D. Kinney KIA Korea September 1950 Army
  • Chester Lane KIA WWII November 1944 near Metz 3rd Army
  • James Larkin Died of pneumonia WWI Army
  • Robert Lind Killed in airplane accident in Maryland September 1943 Army Air Corps
  • Hubert W. Loesch WWII Died of illness at Fort Jackson
  • Harley W. “Bukie” Long KIA WWII April 1944 Anzio beachhead Italy Army
  • William F. Lucas WWII Missing after airplane accident in South Pacific Marine Corps
  • Carl E. McMillan KIA July 1944 Mariana Islands Marine Corps
  • Chester L. McNealy KIA WWII May 1945 Pacific Navy
  • Joseph D. Macy Died of injuries vehicle accident Vietnam April 1969 Army
  • William Maddock Died of influenza October 1918
  • Lowell A. “Gus” Mahoney KIA WWII March 1945 Germany 26th Infantry Regiment 1st Division Army
  • Cassius N. Marlin KIA WWI Meuse-Argonne offensive October 1918 Army
  • Specialist Jonathan D. “Jon” Menke KIA Iraq August 2, 2008, 38th MP Company Indiana Army National Guard. Jon’s name was added to the Bartholomew County for Veterans Memorial and he is the first soldier of the 21st Century inscribed on the memorial. The Veterans Day November 11, 2008 program at the memorial honored Jon.
  • Erven F. Meyer KIA WWII January 1945 Belgium 83rd Division 1st Army
  • Martin W. Miller KIA WWII April 1945 Germany Army
  • Robert E. Miller Died in Korean POW camp listed as dead on 1953 POW document
  • Marvin E. Monroe KIA Vietnam February 1968 Army
  • Donald Lee Moore KIA WWII 1944 Europe 90th Division Army
  • Name added to the memorial: Max A. Mouserdate of death 2/1/1975. His name was added to the Bartholomew County Memorial for Veterans in 2007.
  • Orville George Moyer KIA WWI November 1917 Canadian Army (First Bartholomew County resident killed in WWI)
  • Paul M. Nading KIA WWII June 1945 Philippines Army
  • Karl H. Neuert KIA WWI May 1918 Navy
  • Herbert D. Newby Died of pneumonia December 1918 Army
  • Millard L. Newsom Died of pneumonia October 1918 in France Army
  • Floyd Noe KIA WWII August 1944 France Army
  • Neal W. Noland Killed July 1944 in England Army Air Corps
  • Jeanne Lewellen Norbeck Killed in plane crash October 1944 WWII WASP (first and only woman from Bartholomew County to die in military service)
  • Victor H. Nysewander KIA WWI France November 1918 Army
  • John F. Ostick KIA Korea July 1953 Marines 1st Marine Division
  • Walter Ott, Jr. MIA Presumed Dead WWII China-Burma-Indian Theater Army Air Corps
  • Gary L. Pace KIA Vietnam March 1969
  • Clarence Palmer Killed in military transport aircraft crash November 1967 Army
  • Harry G. Patrick Died of pneumonia November 1918 Army
  • Name added to the memorial: Virgil Lee Phillips MIA Korean War November 2, 1950, remains recovered May 2005 and identified January 2008.
  • Leo Plunkett Died of pneumonia in France 1918 Army
  • William Pumphrey Died of pneumonia in France 1918 Army
  • Alan Randall Killed auto accident April 1952 Army
  • Homer E. Reedy KIA WWII December 1945 Belgium
  • Milton C. Reeves MIA November 1943 for two years than reported dead Mignano Italy Army
  • Richard A. Regan Killed October 1944 in the China Sea when the unmarked prisoner of war ship he was on was sunk NAVY
  • Howard P. Reno Died of an unspecified cause at Chanute Field Illinois January 1942 Army Air Corps
  • Sherman L. Rhude Died of pneumonia January 1919 Army
  • Melvin Richeson KIA WWII July 1944 in France Army
  • Floyd Robertson Died of pneumonia October 1918 Army
  • Francis E. Robertson KIA WWII April 1945 in Germany Army
  • Max C. Robertson Killed in plane crash march 1944 Bodega Head, California Navy
  • Bernard Ross Killed in airplane crash May 1945 in the Philippines
  • Julius Roupp Died of illness August 1918
  • Frank K. Sachlaben Was killed as POW in the sinking of prisoner ship October 1944 in the South China Sea
  • Francis E. Scheidt KIA WWII October 1943 South Pacific Navy
  • David W. Schlehuser Struck by auto and killed June 1964 Army
  • Joseph B. Schwartzkopf KIA WWII Thanksgiving Day 1944 Pacific Navy
  • Raymond E. Scroghines KIA WWII September 1943 Italy
  • Emmett L. Shackelford KIA WWII April 1945 Germany Army
  • Edwin W. Sharp KIA WWII July 1944 in France
  • Russell E. Shepherd MIA WWII February 1945 Germany Army Air Corps
  • Donald E. Shoaf Died of malaria and pneumonia January 1945 shipboard in the Pacific Navy
  • Charles O. Smiley Died of gunshot wounds September 1952 while serving on a Japanese island radar station Air Force
  • Reed L. Smith, Jr. KIA WWII February 1945 Luzon 38th Division Army
  • Robert L. Smith KIA WWII died when his ship was blown up off Solomon Islands(first Bartholomew County serviceman to die in WWII)
  • Robert B. Spicer KIA WWII over Yugoslavia July 1944 Army Air Corps
  • John S. Sterns Killed in auto accident Hawaii
  • Wilber H. Steinkamp Killed 1944 in plane crash near Peterson Field in Colorado Army Air Corps (he was the first victim of WWII to be brought home for burial)
  • Charles E. Stillabower KIA WWI October 1918
  • Walter V. Stillabower Died of pneumonia April 1918
  • James R. Stout Killed January 1945 in an airplane crash at Douglas, Arizona Army Air Corps
  • James V. Stringer MIA/KIA WWII ship was sunk and he was listed missing for a year before being declared dead Navy
  • Joseph H. “Bud” Stroup Died August 1944 in North Africa following an attack of appendicitis Army
  • Joseph B. Stuckey Killed in vehicle accident September 1944 in Chartres, France
  • Louis J. Tabor Died in France of wounds July 1918 Army
  • Glen W. Tatem KIA Korea August 1950 Army 83rd Infantry Division
  • John E Terrington Born 02/28/1918 KIA WWII, US Army  First Lieutenant. Died 7/10/44 over Saipan
  • William W. Thompson KIA WWII  December 1944 when his plane was shot down over Europe Army Air Corps
  • Maurice Thornburg KIA WWII shot down March 1945 Army Air Corps
  • Ernest A. Trimpe KIA WWII February 1945 Pacific Marine Corps
  • Oscar Trimpe Died in accident August 1918 Army
  • John B. Trotter KIA WWII June 1944 European Theater Army
  • Loren J. Voiles Died of wounds received in Italy June 1944 5th Army
  • Kent Voyles KIA WWI Argonne Forest
  • Everett L. Wagner WWII Killed in vehicle accident near San Antonio, Texas Army Air Corps
  • William D. Weales WWII presumed dead after plane shot down over Aussig and Dresden Germany Army Air Corps
  • Gregory C. Weisner KIA Vietnam February 1968 C Company 1st Battalion 8th Infantry 4th Infantry Division Army
  • Ellis Eldon Whitis Killed while serving at sea and buried at sea May 1945 Navy
  • Frank L. Wilcoxson Died of pneumonia October 1918 Army
  • John H. Williams KIA WWII March 1945 in Germany Headquarters Company 22nd Infantry Regiment 42nd Division Army
  • Reed Williams KIA WWII  April 1945 on Luzon 12th Cavalry Regiment 1st Cavalry Division Army
  • Sampson C. Willoughby KIA WWII March 1945 Germany 80th Division Army
  • Carl Wilson KIA WWII September 1944 France
  • George W. Wilson KIA WWII July 1944 Saipan Marine Corps
  • Alva Woodruff, Jr. MIA/KIA WWII Missing in action in France for a year before declared dead 7th Army
  • Benjamin Woehrman Died of pneumonia October 1918
  • Leslie E. Woods KIA WWII March 1945 in Germany Army
  • Don Wright KIA WWII Germany November 1945 1st Army

 

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