PLEASANTS COUNTY IN WORLD WAR II


Presented by Linda Cunningham Fluharty.

Charles Emery AdamsDonald A. AdamsGordon Martin Adams
Lloyd G. AdamsRobert E. AdkinsLaird B. Allison
Denver AtheyJohn L. AtheyBlair B. Bailey
Clyde M. Bailey, Jr.Bob V. BarkerCharles E. Barcley
Charles Edward BarcleyJames W. BarkwillGlen M. Barnhart
Joseph E. BarnhartW. Alvader BarnhartWilliam Junior Barnhart
George W. BarrettFrank H. BarryRobert H. Beard
Carroll R. BellChester E. BellGeorge L. Bell
William R. BellJosef J. BendkowskiAllen F. Bennett
Hobart BennettLarry Laird BennettSpencer L. Bennett
Wilmer C. BennettC. Henry BettsJames E. Betts
George L. BillsLinden A. BillsWarren Henry Bills, Jr.
Herman L. BlouirArthur P. BoleyBoyd Boley
Brady P. BoleyCalvin Coolidge BoleyEbbert B. Boley
Fred BoleyHomer L. BoleyJohn Earl Boley
Ramzy Ronald BoleySanford BoleyHarold Clayton Boughner
Harry Eugene BoughnerEarl BrewerJunior R. Brewer
John BrisbaneCleston BrownE. Edward Brown
Eugene E. BrownRichard E. BrownWallace Woodrow Buchanan
Clarence BumgardnerCharles BurkhartRobert Stamm Butcher
Harold ButlerRobert Harry ButlerAlbert J. Cameron
John CampbellJohn R. CampbellCharles R. Carder
Charles Robert CarderGeorge O. CarderCecil R. Carpenter
Hiram A. Carpenter, Jr.Walter S. CarpenterClarence Wesley Casey, Jr.
C. Clayton ChildersClaude C. ChildersDean Childers
James L. ClovisEdward D. ClutterBenjamin Coen
Earl L. CoenEthel M. CoenJames Clifford Colvin
Lewis E. ColvinEdgar J. ConawayPaul W. Conaway
Eugene Allen ConwaySamuel George CoramA. Dean Core
Robert L. CoreClarence E. CornellRalph L. Cornell
Earl O. CosperRoy G. CosperCarroll E. Cox
George E. CoxHenry CoxJohn Cox
John Dotson CoxPorter Elijah Cox, Jr.Ralph E. Cox
Arius R. CroninErnest C. CroninHarl M. Cronin
Jonathan B. CroninMichael Junior CroninE. C. Cross, Jr.
Floyd C. CrossGeorge CrossGeorge Cross
Jack Dean CumlidgePaul Russell CumlidgeB. Everett Cunningham
Clifford Cunningham, Jr.Dorwin Otis CunninghamEarl R. Darnold
Kenneth P. DavisLawrence E. DavisGlen E. Dearth
Ralph Edwin DelongShannon L. DeLongWoodrow F. Delong
Frank Edward DeMossCharles S. DennisJohn DeWitt Dillon
Robert W. DillonCarlton DinsmoorGordon Dinsmoor
Harry G. Dotson, Jr.Raymond H. DotsonRoy C. Dotson, Jr.
John W. DotyJohn W. DotyRuth Doty
Stephen C. DouglassBernard O. DyeEdward N. Dye
Richard D. DyeRobert E. DyeChristian H. Early
Theodore H. EcklesEdgar W. EddyHelen Eddy
Holly E. EddyMichael Junior EddyAlfred Efaw
James B. EfawJohn R. EfawAlfred C. Elder
Melvin H. ElderFred W. EvansKensil J. Evans
James A. FarsenCalvin John FaussPaul C. Fenner
Walter F. FergusonRobert E. FerrellCharles Fetty, Jr.
Robert L. FitzpatrickBeryl FlemingBlaine Leroy Fleming
Claude R. FlemingEdgar B. FlemingFriend J. Fleming
John Clinton FlemingOllie James FlemingRobert D. Fleming
Virgil R. FlemingCharlton G. FlowersEarl S. Flowers
Leo R. FlowersFrench R. FogleWilliam D. Fogle
Douglass M. FoleyJoseph Ford, Jr.Lloyd L. Franklin
James FrenchRichard E. FullerGlenn E. Fulmer
Edward D. GaiserClifton GardCecil C. Gardner
Clarence GardnerWilliam F. GarrenClarence Gerber, Jr.
F. Wayne GerberJ. Walter GibbsRobert E. Glenn
William G. GloverGlen Tyndall GorrellWilmer Gorrell
Eugene L. GreenElmo GreenwaltLeonard Monroe Gregg
Ora GreggOrville O. GreggJack Grimes
Claude E. GrimmAlden E. GroveOren S. Groves
Clem A. HackathornJames HaddoxMerle E. Haddox
Rex D. HadleyCharles E. HallLyle Denzil Hall
Solomon D. HallFrank E. HamiltonJerman R. Hamilton
Richard HamiltonRobert William HamiltonBeryl H. Hammett
Eugene HammettHosea HammettJack E. Hammett
Jonathan B. HammettRonald HammettClarence Hammond
M. Luther HartEugene HartmanRobert E. Hartman
Clarence E. HashmanRaymond Clarence Hashman William H. Hashman
Edward Albert HaughtHenry R. HendershotRalph N. Hendrickson
Buddie HeschtEdgar Lee HessJulian E. Hess
Wallace M. HessBurl D. HewittA. Glenn Higgins
Charles William HigginsH. Woodrow HigginsHarry M. Higgins
Rodney R. HigginsWilliam J. HigginsJames O. Hissom
Harvey E. HooperOrville B. HooperCharles D. Horner
Harry HornerLoxley L. HornerNorman Abel Horner
Arnold H. HouserAlbert P. HoyJohn N. Hoy
Wilson A. Hube, Jr.Howard C. HudkinsAlbert W. Hutchinson
Charles B. IngramCharles R. IngramDelno E. Ingram
Denzil A. IngramJames Russell IngramRichard A. Ingram
Paul Edwin IreySamuel A. IrvinJack Gardner Israel
John W. H. IsraelJulian D. IsraelBrady E. Janes
Charles JanesTheodore A. JapineskiClaudis V. Johnson
Earl L. JohnsonRobert L. JohnsonEarl Jones
F. Vance JonesNorval E. JonesPhilip H. Jones
Richard F. JonesWynema JonesJennings E. Kelley
John Edwin KelleyClair D. KellyDonald E. Kester
Granville Kester, Jr.John W. KesterPaul L. Kidder
Wright KidderClifford K. KimballAlbert King
Earl E. KingH. William KirkbrideJames Kirkbride
Alexander B. KizinskiDenzil C. KnightDenzil Woodrow Knight
Ellis M. KnightGeorge W. KnightGuy O. Knight
J. Lewis KnightJack H. KnightHarold Gene Kuntz
Carl Herbert Lamp----------
Coleman Eugene LampD. Burton LampEarl M. Lamp
Eugene Lee LampFred B. Lamp, Jr.Robert E. Lamp
Carl A. LaughlinBernard R. LittleCharles Edgar Little
Milton G. LittleBlaine Bernard LockeClaude L. Locke
E. Jean LockeFrank L. LockeLyle L. Locke
R. Core LockeWilliam H. LockeWinfred Dale Locke
Denzil Eugene LongClifford D. LoutherAmmon Brent Lowther, Jr.
Floy O. MaloneMilton F. MaloneTracy Dean Malone
Joseph E. Martin, Jr.Gale Franklin MasonCarl E. Maston
Harold R. MastonJames V. MastonClaude E. Matheny
Clayton H. MathenySamuel Stanton MaxwellRichard L. McBride
Clyde McCleadDonald S. McClungBrady O. McCullough
Edison M. McCulloughEdwin M. McCulloughHomer C. McCullough
Melvin L. McCulloughHarry L. McEldowneyAlva Earl McFadden
Harold C. McFaddenRobert McFarlandFloyd L. McGee
Charles M. McHenryPaul H. McHenryWoodrow N. McKnight
Joseph G. McSweeneyEdward M. MeeksLaurence H. Meeks
Calvin R. MercerGlenn E. MercerRussell E. Mercer
William F. MercerHarry A. MichaelDale Junior Miller
Glen T. MillerO. Edward MillerRiley Miller
Norman C. MitchellJacob Silas Moore, Jr.Raymond V. Moore
William Jack MooreLester V. MorganCharles J. Morris
Everett W. MorrisJames J. MorrisRobert H. Morris
Emmett MottRalph MyerKenneth Paul Neely
Clarence E. NelsonJames Milton NewellClayton Noland
Earl Edward NolandRussell Lester NorthEverett Northcraft
Norman NorthropRichard Kenneth NorthropPaul H. Nuzum
Bruce A. OldfieldDale Eugene OldfieldDenzil C. Oldfield
Robert I. OldfieldClaude OliverJay G. Oliver
Denzil OwensOtto A. OwensGilbert B. Peters
Harry A. PethtelClifford R. PickensRoy C. Pickens
F. Damon PooleC. Robert PowellCharles N. Powell
Claude E. PowellRosemary J. PowellRolla Poynter
Rollie PoynterClifford O. PriceDonald T. Price
Jonathan G. PritchettDelbert PryorGlenn E. Pryor
Robert Pryor, Jr.Archie PylesCharles A. Quick
Max Lee QuillenGeorge A. RadcliffGeorge Ralston
Walter F. ReaWilliam Martin ReaPaul S. Reed
Alvin E. ReeseJunior ReeseCrawford Reimenschneider
Clinton R. ReynoldsMillard Franklin ReynoldsCharles H. Rice
Dixon L. RiggsFloyd Albert RiggsGeorge E. Riggs
Harry R. RiggsJ. Jackson RiggsL. Fay Riggs
Melvin William RileyShirley R. RinardHarold D. Roberts
Robert Frank RobertsMarvin Arla RobbinsJames H. Robinson
Gale E. RobyWalter E. RodenCharles R. Ruckman
Daniel M. RuckmanDelno Lyle RuckmanRobert Blaine Alden Ruckman
Thomas David RuckmanJoseph Vincent SafetyJoseph J. Samuels
Bernard F. SauersWilliam S. SaygerClifford T. Scadden
Clyde M. ScaddenDaniel P. ScaddenRaymond H. Schultz
Harry D. ScottWalter L. ScottFrank Sellers, Jr.
Thomas M. ShellC. Denton ShepherdsonDelbert Shingleton
Maurice R. ShumanBoyd W. SiersHarry Leo Sigler, Jr.
M. Lattimer SimontonRobert Lee SkaggsCharles E. Sloan
Walter S. SloanAbe N. SmithC. Boyd Smith
Charles L. SmithDelbert Earl SmithDouglas D. Smith
Everett T. SmithGale Vernon SmithGladys Smith
Harold W. SmithJames T. SmithJohn H. Smith
Karlton K. SmithPearl H. SmithSam Z. Smith
Agnes SnyderArthur G. SnyderJulia A. Snyder
Talmadge SomervilleCecil W. SparksClayton Earl Sparks
Donald A. SparksThurman Allen SparksVirgil R. Sparks
W. Howard SparksJames SpenceHugh E. Spencer
Lewis W. SpencerHarold E. StatlerAbe Harold Stewart, Jr.
Charles Edgar StewartLewis W. StewartElizabeth Stout
Frank C. StoutRobert R. StreitenbergerCofer Sunderman
Earl E. SundermanClaude TaylorGeorge R. Taylor
Calvin A. TempletonHarold L. TempletonRalph Lewis Templeton, Jr.
Harry TennantHarry C. TibbensHarold O. Tice
Charles G. TrevisWilliam C. TriplettWilliam C. Triplett
Fred C. TroutmanDelno Dean TruexJames H. Turner
Forrest D. UmmensetterJoe Lee UndriskeyGeorge W. VanValey
LaVaughn D. VarnerOllie Franklin VarnerR. Joseph Virden, Jr.
Amiel Oscar WaggonerDaniel S. WagnerFranklin A. Wagner
Leonard J. WagnerRalph C. WagnerJohn R. Walker
Chester H. WebbEtta WebbHarry A. Webb
Jack W. WeberAshford WellsElvin Wells
Gordon G. WellsJames A. WellsClarence Raymond West, Jr.
George W. WestJames Blair West, Jr.Eddie E. Westbrook
F. Pete WestbrookGeorge T. WestbrookRalph Berkley Westbrook
Rolla A. WestbrookHiram WherrySherman Wherry
Carl L. WhiteJohn B. WhiteJoseph Charles Wilcoxen
Joseph E. WilkesJoe WilliamsMaynard L. Williams
O. Rolla Williams, Jr.Walter WilliamsHoward K. Williamson
James Williamson, Jr.James Elmer WilliamsonR. Eugene Williamson
Von WilliamsonCarlton M. WilsonHarold W. Wilson
Thurman C. WilsonWilliam H. WilsonDenton Gerald Winland
Harold James WiseJennings A. WolfeMelvin E. Wolfe
Milton E. WolfeE. R. WoodburnC. L. Woodward
Miles H. WorstellWilliam C. WorstellJ. Denton Wright
Wilburt Woodrow Wright William O. WrightHarry C. Wood

Not Listed - Ross D. Hart, USN; Wylie E. Childers, USN; Edgar A. Haddox, USN, served on the USS Portland.

Source: "History of Pleasants County, West Virginia to 1980," pages 74-76.
Published by The Pleasants County Historical Society, 1980.
Used with permission (12/2000) of Mr. Walter Carpenter, President.


CASUALTIES
Submitted by Gerald Bills.
KIA = Killed in Action
DNB = Died, non battle
FOD = Finding of death
Arius R. CroninPvt.KIA
Carl G. Fansler2nd Lt.DNB
Harold W. HigginsPfc.KIA
Donzel C. KnightTec. 4KIA
Guy G. KnightPvt.KIA
Claude L. LockeT-Sgt.FOD
Raymond V. MoorePfc.KIA
Johnny B. OwensCpl.KIA
Glen E. PryorPvt.KIA
Charles W. RansonSgt.KIA
Shirley R. RinardPfc.KIA
Robert F. RobertsS-Sgt.KIA
Gale V. SmithS-Sgt.KIA
William C. TriplettPvt.KIA
James A. WellsS-Sgt.KIA
 
From "The West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, Volume 9,
Supplement Series, The Soldiery of West Virginia," pages 301-302
Edited and published by Jim Comstock, Richmond, WV, 1974.