Killed in troop train wreck, July 6, 1944; husband of Mrs. Della
Alquist, 1920 North Thirteenth street.
Husband of Mrs. Ruby Cope Arant, Paducah Route 4, and son of Mr.
and Mrs. B. H. Arant, Paducah Route 4. A private in the U. S. Marine Corps,
he was killed in action in the Pacific in 1944.
Joseph H. Blanford
Killed in action in Normandy, July 26, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs.
George Blanford, Fancy Farm.
Killed in troop train wreck, July 6, 1944; husband of Mrs. Mary
Boswell, 2608 Kentucky avenue; son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Boswell, Hinkleville
Killed in an automobile accident near Camp Campbell on Jan 11, 1945.
Son of Mrs. Maud Gaither, 716 South Ninth street. Survived also by three
brothers and four sisters.
Charles W. Bradley
Killed in crash March 13, 1943, near Wakefield, R.I.; son of Mr.
and Mrs. H. G. Bradley, 3519 Central avenue.
J. M. Campbell
Killed in action in Germany, Nov. 17, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs.
Hugh Campbell, McCracken county. Husband of Mrs. Lacy Barrett Campbell,
Benton Route 6.
Claudius H. Chappell
Former member of the state highway patrol; died from wounds in Holland
Nov. 3; survived by wife, Mrs. Ruth Tucker Chappell, 3208 Adams, and two
Louis M. Charlton
Killed in motor accident near Jackson, Miss., February 18, 1944;
son of Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Charlton, Lone Oak.
Killed in wreck of troop train, July 6, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs.
Elvis Clapp, 634 Terrell.
Reported killed in action in France Oct. 18, 1944; a member of the
Army infantry, he was the husband of Mrs. Pearl E. Clark, 1025 South Third
Husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Clayton, 323 Madison street, Paducah.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Clayton, Marshall county. Died June 14, 1944,
of wounds received the same day in action in France.
M/Sgt. Leonard Dale, 65, died at the Luke Field Hospital, Phoenix,
Ariz., April 11, 1945 follwing a brief illness. He had been in the Army
28 years and was base sergeant major at Luke Field at the time of his death.
He was a brother of Mrs. C.A. Blake, 314 North Thirty-fourth street and
Mrs. F.E. White, Paducah Route 1, brother Green H. Dale, Paducah Route
1 and a son, Allen S. Dale, Paducah.
George M. Dillworth
Died in action in southwest Pacific area, Sept. 11, 1943; son of
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Dillworth of Paducah Route 4
Troy Downs, Jr.
Killed at Camp Stewart, Ga., December 5, 1943; son of Troy Downs,
Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Sallie Conner; grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Silas
Cargill, Kevil Route 2, with whom he resided.
Sherman H. Driver
Killed in action in Germany November 22, 1944; brother James Driver,
John A. Dunn
B-29 Superfortress pilot, reported killed in action over China Nov.
21, 1944; was with 20th Air Force stationed in India and had been in several
raids over Japan and Japanese held territory; parents Mr. and Mrs. E. A.
Dunn, 2105 Jefferson, wife and son in Hutchinson, Kan.
Dalton Ellwood Eidson
Member of an anti-aircraft unit, killed in action Oct. 21, 1944
on Leyte; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Eidson, Melber.
Killed in action on Leyte, Dec. 5, 1944. Had been stationed in the
Pacific for a year before his death. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Elrod, Kevil
Route 1. Four brothers, two of whom are in service, survive him.
Declared dead after being missing since June 25, 1943; son of Mrs.
Lena Feagin, 226 Ashbrook.
Robert Leon Floyd
Drowned in lake at Ft. Bragg, N.C., May 21, 1944; son of Mr. and
Mrs. A. R. Floyd, Paducah Route 2.
George Willard Few
Killed in action in Pacific area in 1943; son of Mr. and Mrs. George
Willard Few, 2015 Madison street.
Killed in action March 22, 1944, in mission over French Indo-China;
son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gholson; husband of Mrs. Eloise Gholson, 402
1/2 Adams street.
William C. Gray
Died Feb 2, 1945 in France as the result of wounds received in action
on the previous day. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Dillard Gray, Paducah Route 2.
E. Griffin, T/5
Killed in action on May 13, 1943, in Iran; son of Mr. and Mrs. W.
R. Griffin, 1129 Boyd street.
Denzle B. Grimes
Killed on convoyed ship February 3, 1943; son of Mrs. Bessie Grimes,
1098 Clay street.
Killed in action in France Aug. 10, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs. James R. Holt,
112 South Third street, and husband of Mrs. Anna Mae Webb Holt.
Archie C. Johnson
Killed in action in Italy, March 13, 1944; son of Mrs. D. D. Hicks,
Henry H. Johnston, Jr.
Killed in action in Italy; son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Johston, Coral
Ridge, Ky., former residents of Paducah and Lone Oak.
Irvin Gene Joiner
Killed in action in France, June 6, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs. Willis
M. Joiner, Warm Springs, Ark., former Paducahans; grandson of Mrs. C. M.
Joiner, Paducah Route 3, W. H. Cater, 147 Farley street.
Pvt. Morris B. Jones, 20, paratrooper, was killed in action March
24 on the western front. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom S. Jones of near
Pilot of a bomber and commander of a squadron of Liberators. Killed
in a plane crash in Italy; son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Ernest
Karnes, Paducah. Leaves widow, former Virgnia Lackey of Paducah and two
Killed in action in France September 2, 1944; husband of Mrs. Edith
King, 311 Ohio street; son of Mr. and Mrs. Al King, Unionville, Ill.
J. Knight, Jr.
Killed in action somewhere in the Pacific during or soon after attack
on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941; son of Mrs. Willie Shaw Knight, Paducah.
Killed in action in Normandy July 12, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs.
Rudy Lane, Paducah Route 6.
Hollace L. Lange
Killed in action in Pacific February 1, 1943; son of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Lange, 1627 North Twelfth.
Killed in action in France, Oct. 12, 1944; was with infantry following
a transfer from tank destroyer unit; husband of Mrs. Virginia Leasore,
Paducah Route 2; son of Jesse Leasor and Mrs. W. A. Singery, all of Paducah.
William E. Leidecker
Reportedly killed in action Jan. 3 in Belgium. Had previously been
reported missing on that date. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Leidecker of the
Killed in action in Germany Nov. 9, 1944; husband of Mrs. Wilma
Dene Lofton, Benton. Pvt. Lofton was a former employee of Claussner Hosiery
Brooks Callahan Luttrell
Killed in action in France Sept. 30, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs. H.
M. Luttrell, Paducah Route 6; had also seen action in Italy where he was
Overseas since November 1942, killed in action in France Sept. 21,
1944, after serving in the north African campaign, the Sicilian invasion,
and the invasion of Normandy. Son of Lee Magness, 2242 Bridge street.
Douglas O. May
Killed in action in France Dec. 2, 1944. Husband of Mrs. Dot May,
1201 Palm street.
William T. Mayo
Killed in flight over Gulf of Mexico, August 18, 1943; son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. B. Mayo, 1103 Ellis Street.
Charles E. McGary
Killed in action in France, June 17, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis
McGary, Lone Oak.
J. D. McReynolds
Reported killed in action on Iwo Jima Feb 22. Was with the Fifth
Division of the U. S. Marines. Son of Mr. and Mrs. B. E. McReynolds, 1010
Horace Leonard Miller
Killed in north Africa February 20, 1943; son of Mr. and Mrs. B.
E. Miller, Calvert City, former Paducahans.
Charles W. Mitchell
Killed in action Dec. 20, 1944, in Belgium. Wife, Mrs. Pauline Hack
Mitchell, of Detroit; mother, Mrs. Gwen Klutts; a brother in the U. S.
Navy and a sister, Mrs. Imogene Flewallen, of Evansville.
Killed in Army pursuit plane crash at Perry, Fla., July 11, 1943;
son of Mr. and Mrs. Malcus C. Moore, Lone Oak.
Robert H. Parry
Died at sea of wounds received in action June 16, 1944; son of Mrs. Myrtle
Matthews, 416 Madison street.
James T. Payne
A member of a tank battalion, killed in action in France, Sept.
19, 1944; son a Charles A Payne, Paducah Route 2.
Killed in accident in north Africa August 4, 1944; husband of Mrs.
Dulcie Lee Pittman, 1009 South Third; son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Pittman,
Jackson, Tenn., formerly of Paducah.
Wm. Otis Powell, Jr.
Killed in action in France Aug. 11, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs. W.
Otis Powell, Sr., 504 Harahan boulevard.
James L. Reeves
Son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Reeves, Paducah. Killed in crash of Army
bomber near Havana, Cuba, in May, 1944. Wife, Mrs. Jean Rule Reeves.
Harry K. Rogers
Reported killed in action Feb. 3, 1945 in Germany. Was with the
78th Infantry Division. Son of Mrs. Jewell Rogers, 726 Jefferson and C.
O. Rogers, Columbia, Tenn.
Killed in action between New Zealand and New Caledonia about March
20, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Rodgers, Lone Oak; husband of Mrs.
Artie Mae Tolliver Rodgers, Waco, Texas.
Grady M. Russell
Killed in action on bombing mission in south Pacific October 10,
1943; son of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey J. Russell.
Wendell Shelton, Jr.
Army Air Force navigator, was killed in action over Germany, Sept.
11, 1944, on his 30th mission; son of Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Shelton, Clinton
Killed in airplane crash near Selma, Ala., March 25, 1944, son of
Mrs. R. O. Edwards, Kevil Route 2.
M. L. Skinner
A field artilleryman with Patton's Third Army, Cpl. Skinner, 39,
was reported skilled in action in Luxembourg, Jan. 1, 1945. Survived by
his wife, Mrs. Bertha Hite Skinner, Paducah Route 2, and a brother, Homer
L. Skinner, of Ballard County.
2/c Marcus A. Spann
Killed in action in the Pacific theater; son of Mr. and Mrs. James
H. Spann, 2509 Bridge street.
Roy Tibbs, Jr.
Died February 15, 1943, in north African car accident. Son of Mr.
and Mrs. Roy Tibbs, 1115 Broadway.
Sgt. William G. Tuck
Killed in action in northwest Africa, November 9, 1942; son of Mr.
and Mrs. R. C. Tuck, Idd apartments.
Henry Turner, Jr.
Paducah attorney in the Third Army, was killed in France Nov. 24,
1944; son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Turner, Sr.; husband of Mrs. Mary Jane
Cerney Turner; had been overseas since September, 1944.
Died in England, Dec. 4, 1944 and was buried at the United States
cemetery at Cambridge. Was stationed at an England air base. A brother,
Cpl. Joe B. Walker, was stationed in England at that time.
Killed in troop train wreck, July 6, 1944; son of Mr. and Mrs. R.
T. Wood, Kevil Route 3.
Killed in accident of troop train July 6, 1944; son of Mrs. Clara
Yopp, McCracken county.
Charles Leslie Zeiss
Killed in crash of bomber near Lorraine, Kan., July 1, 1944; son
of Mrs. Susie Zeiss, 1001 Clark street.