*last updated 7/5/2021

Military Involvement


Servicemen - D surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Davis, August W. Jr. "Bill" X    
Davis, Jordan W.      
Deffenbaugh, Lyle J. X    
Delong, Lloyd     X
Denton, Claude Balletine X    
Deputy, Charles Dean X    
Derry, William      
DeVivo, Frank H.   X  
Dickinson, Robert C.      
Dixon, Gene Willard X    
Doty, Lyle E.      
Doumis, Gus   X  
Downs, Thomas George X    

Stanley Arnold Dammrow was born Jan. 26, 1923 to Detlef A. and Grace Patterson Dammrow. He died July 9, 1943 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines and is buried in North Lawn Cemetery, Spencer, IA.

Cpl. Dammrow served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps Headquarters Squadron, V Interceptor Command and was MIA Nov. 23, 1942 while serving at Clark Field, Philippine Islands at the time of the Japanese invasion. He became a POW and died in a Japanese prison camp.

Source: ancestry.com

William Thomas Davenport, Jr. was born Apr. 4, 1923 to William T. (Sr.) and Viola B. Shafer Davenport. He died May 29, 1945 and is buried in Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Council Bluffs, IA.

Pvt. Davenport served in World War II with the U.S. Army Infantry and was KIA in the European area.

Source: ancestry.com

James David Dea was born Aug. 24, 1921 to William B. and Cecelia Dargin Dea. He died May 31, 1944 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Avoca, IA.

Ens. Dea served with the U.S. Naval Air Corps in World War II. He died in the crash of a PRM-3D model flying boat (Martin Mariner) near Creeds Field, VA.

Source: ancestry.com

Richard Charles Decker was born Mar. 11, 1922 to Arthur W. and Matilda DeFrieze Decker. He died June 4, 1942 and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Sgt. Decker served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps and was MIA/FOD when his plane failed to return from a mission in the Pacific area.

Source: ancestry.com

Robert Lein Duffy was born Mar. 2, 1926 to Edward P. and Elfrieda Duffy. He died Jan. 16, 1945 and is buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Council Bluffs, IA.

Pvt. Duffy served in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com

Thomas Jay Dunn, Jr. was born June 18, 1922 to Thomas J. (Sr.) and Mildred Davison Dunn. He died Nov. 6, 2003 and is buried in Northwood Park Cemetery, Ridgefield, WA.

Thomas served in World War II with the U.S. Army Headquarters 34th Infantry Division.

Source: ancestry.com

ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Apr 2019; updated Jul 2019 & Jun & Jul 2021



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