Honored War Dead

Eleven Brother’s gave their lives during time of war in service to the United States. Eight Brother’s during WWII; One Brother during the Korean War; And, two Brother’s during the Vietnam War. 

– World War II by Date of Death

1. Brother Frank Kinsey Evans
Died. 13 May 1944
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Killed in Action over the European Theatre of Operations
Buried Overseas at Cambridge American Cemetery in Cambridge, UK
 
2. Brother William LaVelle Watson, Jr.
Died. May 13th., 1944
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Killed in Action in the European Theatre of Operations Over Germany
U.S. Aircrew Group Burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
 
3. Brother Henry Alfred Weber, Jr.
Died. June 19th., 1944
Cadet, U.S. Navy
Non-Battle Injury in the United States due to an Aircraft Crash near Norfolk, VA
Buried in the U.S. at Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont, WV
 
4. Brother Glenn Elbert Kern
Died. November 19th., 1944
Private, U.S. Army
Killed in Action in the European Theatre of Operations in Germany
Buried in the U.S at Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont, WV
 
5. Brother William Bebb Howells
Died. January 17th., 1945
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Killed in Action in the European Theatre of Operations in France
Buried Overseas at the American Cemetery in Epinal France 
 
6. Brother James Shirley Sweeney
Died. March 30th., 1945
Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps Assigned to the Office of Strategic Service (O.S.S.)
Attached to U.S. 7th. Army
Killed in Action in the European Theatre of Operations in Germany
Inscribed in the Book of Honor, OSS Memorial, CIA Headquarters, Langley, VA
Buried in the U.S. at St. John Catholic Cemetery in Summersville, WV
 
7. Brother Kenneth Lawrence Morgan
Died. April 26th., 1945
Staff Sergeant, US Army
Killed in Action in the European Theatre of Operations in Germany
Buried in the U.S. at Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont, WV
 
8. Brother Lawrence Richard Berry
Died. June 25th., 1945
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Killed in Action in the Pacific Theatre of Operations on Celebes Island
Dutch East Indies
U.S. Aircrew Group Burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St Louis, MO

– Korean War by Date of Death

1. Brother John Francis Kunst
Died. November 27th., 1951
Technical Sergeant, US Air Force
Disease in the Korean Theatre of Operations, Pneumonia
Buried in the U.S. at Grafton National Cemetery in Grafton, WV

– Vietnam War by Date of Death

1. Brother William Bernard Cronin
Died. April 27th., 1967
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army
Killed in Action in South Vietnam in Tay Ninh Province
Buried in the U.S. at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA
 
2. Brother Donald Anthony Slate
Died. November 29th., 1970
Specialist 4, U.S. Army
Non-Battle Injury in South Vietnam in Ninh Thuan Province, Aircraft Crash
Buried in the U.S. at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Fairmont, WV

 

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