In Remembrance of Those that Never Came Home.

In Tribute of Lorain County's 626 War Dead.

Roll of Honor

Immedate Release August 16, 2004

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. Daniel Michael Shepherd, 23, of Elyria, Ohio, died August 15 in Ar Ramabi, Iraq, when his M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle hit an improvised explosive device. Shepherd was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment from Fort Riley, Kan.The incident is under investigation. For further information related to this release, please contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

USMC - United States Marine Corps

USA - United States Army

USN - United States Navy

USAF - United States Air Force

AAF - United States Army Air Force

World War I (108)

  • Anderson, Elmer, USA
  • Arnold, Frank, USA
  • Arthrell, Charles, USA
  • Baesel, Albert E, USA
  • Beckwith, Paul O, USA
  • Blum, Julius M, USA
  • Bonaminio, Vincent, USA
  • Burton, Paul E, USA
  • Buss, August, USA
  • Campana, Thomas, USA
  • Ciganski, Frank, USA
  • Cline, William A, USA
  • Cobb, Wilfred A, USA
  • Danley, John R, USA
  • Davenport, Walter I, USA
  • Decker, Albert J, USA
  • Del Sangro, Erminio, USA
  • Diefenbach, Elmer H, USA
  • Dibble, George H, USA
  • Dirlam, Hale V, USA
  • Dute, Homer A, USA
  • Emerick, Frank J, USA
  • Fike, Orval R, USA
  • Flacznski, Martin, USA
  • Freeman, Judson D, USA
  • Garro, Frank, USA
  • Gibbons, Edward, USA
  • Glading, Clarence L, USA
  • Graber, Albert, USA
  • Hacker, Arthur M, USA
  • Hardwick, Charles W, USA
  • Harris, Arthur V, USA
  • Hill, David E, USA
  • Hinkson, Rollin E, USA
  • Hoffman, John C, USA
  • Holle, Henry M, USA
  • Howard, Walter, USA
  • Hudson, Henry Burt, USA
  • Inks, Melchoir, USA
  • Johnson, Gay, USA
  • Kenyon, Ivan Wayne, USA
  • Kolb, Oscar C, USA
  • Lakosi, Lorence, USA
  • Leonard, Lloyd, USA
  • Lewis, Karl B, USA
  • Lumsden, Cleveland, USA
  • Magas, Louis P, USA
  • Marconis, Joseph, USA
  • Mason, Harry E, USA
  • Matson, Melvin A, USA
  • Mayberry, Kline D, USA
  • McCarty, Lawrence Reed, USA
  • McGinnis, Charles D, USA
  • McTighe, Frank L, USA
  • Meinke, Edwin W, USA
  • Miller, Adam George, USA
  • Mischke, Joe, USA
  • Mittendorf, Barney, USA
  • Morgan, Lyle K, USA
  • Moriarty, Martin V, USA
  • Morr, Harley, USA
  • Mullen John J, USA
  • Murray, Thomas, USA
  • Nary, Edward G, USA
  • Parsly, William H, USA
  • Pearson, John Oscar, USA
  • Peltz, Oscar F, USA
  • Pennington, Bartlett B, USA
  • Peters, Walter A, USA
  • Petrykonski, Adam, USA
  • Pflug, Alfred R, USA
  • Phillips, Frank Carleton, USA
  • Pillivant, William, USN
  • Pippert, Walter, USA
  • Plumb, Paris J, USA
  • Prindle, Charles, USA
  • Powers, Ralph E, USA
  • Quayle, Thomas James, USA
  • Reiber, Frank L, USA
  • Richey, Herbert S, USA
  • Rottar, Theodore, USA
  • Rourke, Joseph V, USA
  • Sattler, John J, USA
  • Schmenkoski, Walter, USN
  • Scott, Joseph, USA
  • Seabold, John I, USA
  • Shannon, Thomas E, USA
  • Slack, Donald J, USA
  • Smith, John J, USA
  • Smith, John M, USA
  • Smith, Peter Paul, USA
  • Spos, Peter, USA
  • Stauder, Victor, USA
  • Stevens, George J, USA
  • Szymkowiak, Simon L, USA
  • Thompson, Wilfred, USA
  • Wagner, Gilbert J, USA
  • Weitzel, William H, USA
  • Welch, Clarence Lester, USMC
  • Wesbecker, Frank J, USA
  • Whitehead, Paul S, USA
  • Wildenhein, William J, USA
  • Wilker, Albert August
  • Wilson, David W, USA
  • Wirkner, Frank A, USA
  • Wollmer, Frank J, USA
  • Wright, Frank Elmer, USN
  • Yakumoich, Steve, USA

World War II (397)

  • Ackerman, Paul
  • Adamcek, Rudolph P
  • Aldanese, Anthony D
  • Aleksyn, Albert J.
  • Alexander, Frank Elgin, USN
  • Allen, Donald L.
  • Alten, Raymond A, AAF
  • Apai, Robert G.
  • Badertscher, Russell
  • Bailey, Robert A, USA
  • Bailey, Seth Omer, USN
  • Balog, Charles Ramon, USN
  • Banovich, Peter, USN
  • Baran, Philip P, USA
  • Barger, James L, USA
  • Basilone, Eugene, USN
  • Bates, Melvin L.
  • Beam, Ernest George, USN
  • Becker, Abe A.
  • Beesing, Roy L, USA
  • Benedict. Frank
  • Bennett, Virgel W.
  • Bennett, Warne T.
  • Berger, Walter, USN
  • Berry, Arthur G.
  • Berry, Charles Joseph, USMC (MOH Recipient)
  • Betka, Louis
  • Blackford, Clarence E, USA
  • Blahay, Joseph
  • Blumeier, Richard J.
  • Boldman, Homer E, USMC
  • Boone, Albert Earl, USN
  • Borer, Fred J.
  • Boycik, Joseph C.
  • Bradbury, Ivor R.
  • Buckley, Eugene W
  • Burgett, Lee P.
  • Burgette, Frank C. Jr.
  • Burgoon, Robert T.
  • Camosy, Arturo E.
  • Campana, Lawrence D.
  • Carlson, Frederick J, USMC
  • Carter, Clifton D.
  • Carter, James B.
  • Cashner, Gordon N, USA
  • Cazeau, Elden J.
  • Chesnut, Robert C.
  • Chovancak, Edward V
  • Cisgen, Ordway H.
  • Clark, Gerald F.
  • Clements, Virgil L.
  • Cohen, Sheldon E.
  • Comer, Thomas
  • Conger, Gerald W.
  • Cook, John
  • Cowles, Robert C.
  • Creamer, Richard M.
  • Cromling, Charles John Jr, USMC
  • Crooks, Richard D
  • Cullen, Clifford E.
  • Cummings, Charles M.
  • Daley, Donald W.
  • Daniels, Herman
  • Davidson, Russell G.
  • Davis, Nathaniel O
  • Davis, Robert L.
  • DeCarlo Jack, O
  • Dechant, Reynold L.
  • Deering, Edward Arthur, USN
  • Dempsey, Joseph, USMC
  • DeTillio, Joseph C.
  • Detzel, Elmer John, USN
  • Dobosy, Frank C.
  • Doebele, William E.
  • Dombroski, Anthony
  • Dominguez, Francisco
  • Downey, John H.
  • Dudley, Richard S.
  • DuRivage, Joseph A.
  • Echko, Andrew
  • Echko, William
  • Edwards, Everett, USA
  • Ensign, Armand E.
  • Erdos, Joseph J.
  • Ericson, Robert H.
  • Evans, Jack D, USMC
  • Evansco, George
  • Fagras, James R.
  • Fallon, Walter J, USA
  • Ficht, Henry C.
  • Filbert, Floyd Franklin, USN
  • Findlay, Ronald A.
  • Flaherty, Francis James, USN
  • Fletcher, Alvin E.
  • Flood, Richard T.
  • Follis, Benjamin C.
  • Fowler, Burton E.
  • Fowler, William P.
  • Fowls, Ralph A.
  • Fox, John W.
  • Frieschkorn, D.J.
  • Fritzsche, Allen W.
  • Fronkieucyz, Walter John, USN
  • Fulks, Frank W.
  • Fuss, Ignatius S.
  • Fuzi, Eugene Dash, USN
  • Gallo, Anthony J.
  • Gamble, William C.
  • Garland, Charles W, USA
  • Gilbert, Thomas Howard, USN
  • Gilchrist, Raymond E.
  • Gillette, George W.
  • Gillin, Robert L.
  • Gleason, Carl L.
  • Gonas, John J.
  • Goodrich, Vernon H.
  • Greenbank, George, N
  • Greene, Jack W.R.
  • Gregus, Joseph D.
  • Grimm, George L.
  • Guthrie, Harry O.
  • Gutman, Carl F, AAF
  • Haendiges, Henry E.
  • Hall, James T, USMC
  • Hall, Robert G, USA
  • Hand, Nelson S.
  • Hawley, Ronald W.
  • Hearne, William B.
  • Hemmes, Ralph R.
  • Hendrick, Michael J.
  • Herold, Willard C.
  • Herrmann, Charles Louis, USN
  • Heskitt, Floyd L. Jr.
  • Hess, William J.
  • Hill, Carl D.
  • Hoffman, Thomas V.
  • Hojnacki, Stanley
  • Holmes, Thomas W.
  • Homolka, Wesley J.
  • Horner, William R.
  • Horvath, Steve John Jr, USN
  • Howells, John W.
  • Huffman, Edgar T. Jr.
  • Hultai, Anthony J.
  • Hysell, Richard
  • Irish, Keith L.
  • Iski, John S.
  • Jacoby, John C.
  • Jaycox, Walter V.
  • Jones, Harold G.
  • Jones, John A, USA
  • Jones, Maynard T, USA
  • Judge, Francis J.
  • Justin, Clyde A.
  • Justin, Lawrence M.
  • Kachur, Frank L.
  • Karasevic, Nickolas
  • Karney, Joseph John, USN
  • Karpinski, Arthur S.
  • Katrick, Antone C.
  • Kaufman, Yale W, USMC
  • Keisler, Edward
  • Keister, William
  • Keller, Robert R.
  • Kelly, Richard B, USMC
  • Kinder, John Jr, USMC
  • Kingston, Robert N.
  • Kiplinger, Morris C, USA
  • Kleps, Fred W. Jr.
  • Klimosewski, Johnny Paul, USN
  • Knight, William E.
  • Kocaber, Charles F. Jr.
  • Kollecas, Ulysses, USN
  • Kolyno, Burdette, K.
  • Komaromy, Louis
  • Kosa, Edward J, USA
  • Kosa, Robert A, USA
  • Koss, Frederick A.
  • Kovanes, Alvern G.
  • Kowalski, Frank J.
  • Kriec, Robert C.
  • Krute, Eugene W, AAF
  • Kuchenrither, Dan R.
  • Kuhn, Harry A.
  • Kulczycki, Joseph
  • Kyer, Gilbert H.
  • Laker, Andrew Vincent, USN
  • Lappin, Delbert Jesse, USN
  • Lasco, Donald, USMC
  • Laski, Paul N
  • Lasky, Paul H.
  • Lasky, Peter, USN
  • Laux, Robert A
  • Lavriha, William E.
  • Lee, James E.
  • Lehman, Merle Jr, USA
  • Leonard Leo F.
  • Leppien, Herman
  • Lesh, John J.
  • Limpach, Cleatis U, USMC
  • Linden, Bernard A.
  • Line, Robert L.
  • Ljevak, Stephen John, USMC
  • Lockwood, Harold E.
  • Lord, John W.
  • Lounsbrough, Alvin N, USA
  • Loveday, Marion R.
  • Lucas, Eugene Francis, USMC
  • Lynch, Roy K.
  • Mack, Valloyd N.
  • Madaglia, Peter A.
  • Majoras, Ernest
  • Mann, Dan
  • Manoloff, Alexander P.
  • Marinucci, Theodore
  • Marko, Charles A.
  • Marrow, Dewey M.
  • Marsh, William A.
  • Marsico, John
  • Martin Gilmer, E.
  • Martin, Albert B.
  • Martin. Clifton J.
  • Martino, John A.
  • Masston, Nick J.
  • Mazur, Thaddeus A
  • McCue, James E.
  • McDermott, William M.
  • McGinty, Leo V.
  • McKinney, F.W.
  • Merves, Joshua, USA
  • Mihalic, John P.
  • Mihalic, Steve J.
  • Miksanek, Joseph S.
  • Mikulan, Steve A.
  • Miller, Elmer, C.
  • Minch, James W.
  • Mjhalsky, Andrew
  • Monde, Robert C.
  • Morris, Dana J.
  • Muhar, William S.
  • Muna, Paul
  • Murin, Alexander I.
  • Myer, Warren Hasting, USN
  • Myers, Lawrence N.
  • Nagel, James Arthur, USN
  • Nagy, Steve
  • Nemeth, Joe A, USA
  • Nemeth, John Nicholas, USN
  • Newman, Cleaman J.
  • Newman, Richard T, USA
  • Nickel, Ernst K.
  • O'Doherty, John B.
  • Oebker, Elmer Federick, USN
  • Oeffler, Kenneth E, USA
  • Olan, Joseph L.
  • Oleair, Joseph
  • Osborne, Leroy H, USA
  • Overdeer, Verne L. Jr, USA
  • Owens, Reynous
  • Pagacs, Frank M. Jr.
  • Papajcik, John T.
  • Papp, Gaza
  • Paskvan, Joseph P
  • Pastor, John P.
  • Patch, James Charles, USN
  • Paunoff, James J.
  • Pavelschak, John A.
  • Pavlich, Frank A.
  • Pawlikowski, Theodore
  • Paysor, Richard L.
  • Peabody, Elmer M.
  • Percival, Donald B.
  • Perkins, Robert W.
  • Perlka, Peter E
  • Peti, Alex J.
  • Pielak, Stanley F
  • Piskuran, Rudolph Victor, USN
  • Plas, Justin John, USN
  • Podraski, Stanley P.
  • Poliak, John Jr.
  • Popa, Arthur J.
  • Porostovsky, R.L.
  • Pycraft, Jay W.
  • Queer, Donald E.
  • Radase, David Thomas, USMC
  • Rainey, Eugene W.
  • Ramirez, Frederick R.
  • Rangus, Joseph
  • asmusson, Charles D.
  • Rea, Donovan D.
  • eep, Walter Thomas, AAF
  • Reese, John L.
  • Reid, David F, USA
  • Reinhardt, Jack T.
  • Reis, George H.
  • Reynolds, Harry W.
  • Richards, Roger W.
  • Rinman, William
  • Risko, Paul, USA
  • Rittner, Keith Haynes, USN
  • Roger, Joseph Euclid Jr, USN
  • Rogowin, Frank, USA
  • Rosa, Albert A, AAF
  • Roscoe, George W.
  • Rose, Charles L.
  • Rose, Lawrence Z.
  • Rozga, Walter J, USMC
  • Rozzano, John Jr, USN
  • Ruth, Walter O, USA
  • Ruth, Walter O.
  • Rybarcyk, Edward T.
  • Sabo, Joseph J, USMC
  • Schaefer, Martin C.
  • Scheanwald, Robert J.
  • Schenell, Jack C.
  • Schenker, Henry G.
  • Schmidt, Andrew, USN
  • Schmidt, Eugene A.
  • Schmidt, Robert G, US
  • Schroyer, Herbert L.
  • Sedar, Nicholas
  • Selage, Stephen V, USMC
  • Seres, Frank J.
  • Shairba, Paul Anthony, USN
  • Shea, Bernard M.
  • Sheller, Lewis U.
  • Shepard, Karl S.
  • Shinsky, George Joseph, USN
  • Shook, Perry L, USA
  • Sirak, Andrew J.
  • Slack, Robert Jr.
  • Smith, Chester T, USA
  • Smith, John C.
  • Snow, Richard O.
  • Sosnoski, Chester Philip, USN
  • Souris, John R.
  • Standen C.E. Jr.
  • Stankuba, George
  • Starec, Anthony M.
  • Steger, Frank A.
  • Stipanovich, Clifford James, USN
  • Stipe, Carl F.
  • Straka, Andrew S.
  • Strozeski, Carl F.
  • Sugerik, Joseph F.
  • Szabo, Alex J. Jr.
  • Takacs, John J. Jr.
  • Tam, Cloice H. Jr.
  • Tarnowske, Anthony F.
  • Telzerow, Harold R, AAF
  • Thomas, Hawley A.
  • Thomas, Steve
  • Tokie, Adolph
  • Tolley, Mack L.
  • Tomsic, John G.
  • Toth, Frank
  • Towne, Calvin F.
  • Travis, Wayne Inglis, USN
  • Tressel, Edmond R.
  • Underhill, Ted V.
  • Unger, Clarence Glenn, USN
  • Vantz, Vasil V.
  • Vassie, Andrew J, USMC
  • Vaughn, Thomas W.
  • Vincek, Stanley J.
  • Vorkavich, Rudolph
  • Waldron, Leonard A.
  • Wasileski, Stephen A.
  • Watson, Robert C.
  • Weaver, Forrest V.
  • Weber, Arthur A. Jr.
  • Weideman, Robert F.
  • Weigel Lewis
  • Weigl, Joseph Edward, USN
  • White, Ferrier H.
  • White, Frederick L.
  • Wieczorek, Henry
  • Wiley, Harold H.
  • Williams, Gerald
  • Wingfield, Andrew J, USMC
  • Winter, Richard Harold, USN
  • Wirth, Charles Albert, USN
  • Witbeck, Charles O.
  • Woloszanski, Frank J.
  • Wood, John R.
  • Wood, William J.
  • Wyszynski, John
  • Yavornitzky, Andrew Jacob, USN
  • Yeamans, Jerome A.
  • Young, Robert V.
  • Zaletel, Frank M. Jr.
  • Zalka, Louis
  • Zaroslinski, Anthony
  • Zielke, Herbert A.
  • Zimmerman, John J.
  • Zudell, Paul C.

Korean War (29)

  • Aponte-Delgado, Roberto, USMC
  • Cataldo, Domirik Jr, USA
  • Cloud, Evans Jr, USA
  • Coen, Walter L, USA
  • Crayton, James H, USA
  • Darakas, Peter M, USAF
  • DeSantis, Mario A, USMC
  • Fly, Clifford A, USA
  • Gaeuman, William R, USA
  • Gurchik, Frank, USA
  • Hanchett, Carlos L, USA
  • Holmes, Willard B, USA
  • Horton, Isaac, USA
  • House, Adelbert R, USA
  • Howe, James R, USA
  • Jemison, Charles, USA
  • Miller, Norman B. Jr, USA
  • Morris, Ronald G, USA
  • Newell, Earl W, USA
  • Nixon. William H, USA
  • Poulsen, George Jr, USA
  • Pritchett, Eugene, USA
  • Riddle, Richard A, USA
  • Roman, Ernesto T, USA
  • Spontik, Peter, USA
  • Stang, Harry Jr, USA
  • Strainic, Lawrence N, USMC
  • Tarry, Douglas E, USA
  • Underwood, Ralph F, USA

Vietnam War (91)

  • Adkins, Henry Dale, USA
  • Ambrosio, Joseph George, USA
  • Anderson, William John Jr, USA
  • Arquillo, John Dominick, USA
  • Baldauf, Raymond Joseph, USMC
  • Balisteri, Cody Allen, USN
  • Barnhart, Earl Edward Jr, USMC
  • Barry, Robert James, USA
  • Began, John Lester, USA
  • Benge, Wayne Edward, USA
  • Bergenstein, Dennis Paul, USMC
  • Blanton, Calvin Jr, USMC
  • Bonko, Donald Raymond, USA
  • Brainerd, Fleming B III, USA
  • Byrne, James Patrick, USMC
  • Cameron, Robert Charles, USA
  • Carrion, Jose Antonio, USA
  • Charles, Earl Eugene, USMC
  • Conrady, Michael Joseph, USA
  • Coon, Calvin Kermit, USMC
  • Corsino, Eddie Nelson, USMC
  • Cottrell, Sidney Allen, USA
  • Cottrell, Timothy James, USA
  • Cowley, Thomas Reginald, USA
  • Daniel, Freddie Laws, USA
  • DeJarnett, George Wesley, USA
  • Delaney, James Patrick, USA
  • Ellis, Jesse Leonard, USA
  • Enczi, Raymond Michael, USA
  • Enix, Jack Gene, USMC
  • Fields, Larry Edward, USMC
  • Fletcher, Robert Wendell, USMC
  • Flood, Charles Dale, USA
  • Foster, William Earl Jr, USA
  • Fowler, David Allen, USA
  • Francis, Carris Michael, USMC
  • Galvan, Ricardo, USMC
  • Gentkowski, John Steven, USA
  • George, Leo Allen, USA
  • Gronsky, Dale Andre, USA
  • Hodorowski, Raymond, USMC
  • Horvath, Wayne Stanley, USMC
  • Irvin, Richard Lowell, USA
  • Jones, Davis Allen, USMC
  • Jones, Norman Jr, USA
  • Kegg, Donnie Stanley, USMC
  • Kerr, Gaylord Gerald, USA
  • Kocak, John Anthony, USA
  • Kotora, John Lewis, USAF
  • Laskay, Donald Thomas, USA
  • LaTorre, Edgardo Rafael, USA
  • Lawson, Roger Dale, USA
  • Livingston, Bruce Bernard, USMC
  • Logan, Richard Matthew, USA
  • Marley, Kenneth Charles, USA
  • McDaniel, George William, USA
  • Milburn, Michael Drennen, USMC
  • Murphy, John Lyle, USMC
  • Murray, Brian Thomas, USA
  • Myers, Paul Junior, USMC
  • Nagy, Robert Joseph, USA
  • Orlando, Richard Duane, USMC
  • Ortiz, Jose Hector, USA
  • Ortiz, Zeneido Jr, USMC
  • Ostapchuk, Walter Michael, USMC
  • Payne, Hubert Jackson, USA
  • Pearl, Richard Max, USAF
  • Perkins, Gary William, USA
  • Price, Elbert Ford Jr, USA
  • Ralich, Ronald, USMC
  • Rupcic, Raymond Ellsworth, USA
  • Sanchez, Angel Luis, USA
  • Schneider, David Francis, USMC
  • Schroeder, Glenn Michael, USA
  • Scott, Warren Taylor, USMC
  • Shagovac, Peter William Jr, USMC
  • Sheppard, Johnnie Arnold, USMC
  • Smith, James David, USA
  • Smith, Patrick Edward Jr, USA
  • Snitch, John Herbert, USMC
  • Snyder, Thomas Lynn, USA
  • Springfield, William Val, USA
  • Strahm, Paul Douglas, USAF
  • Taylor, James Timothy, USMC
  • Threet, Troy Tony,USMC
  • Tolley, Edward Robert, USMC
  • Toth, Andrew Joseph Jr, USN
  • White, Gene Arcaro, USMC
  • Whitmore, James Calvin, USA
  • Witty, Robert William, USMC
  • Wolford, Billara, USA

Gulf War II (1)

  • Shepherd, Daniel Michael, USA

Source of World War I: Official Roster of Ohio Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the World War, 1917-1918, Volumes I-XXIII. Columbus, Ohio: F. J. Heer Printing Co., 1926.

Source of World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars: The National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

United States Department of Defense News Release Media contact: Army Public Affairs - (703) 692-2000 No. 780-04