List of US WWII MIAs in Italy’s Lake Garda

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A list of the 24 soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division who died when their amphibious vehicle sank in Italy’s Lake Garda on April 30, 1945, during World War II. An asterisk indicates soldier’s hometown isn’t available.

Pfc. Walter J. Armstrong, Placerville, Calif.

Cpl. William P. Armstrong, Terre Haute, Ind.

Pvt. Merle Britton, Ashland, Ohio

Cpl. Maximo L. Champion, Livingston, Calif.

Pfc. Willard E. Chapman, Washington, Ohio

Pfc. Jerry T. Dillard, Plainview, Texas

Cpl. Emory E. Hamilton, Kentucky(asterisk)

Pvt. Howard Harper, Ohio(asterisk)

Cpl. James Harwell, Georgia(asterisk)

Pvt. James Hilley, Calhoun Falls, S.C.

Pfc. Leroy A. King, Indiana(asterisk)

Pfc. Edward Koskela, Minnesota(asterisk)

Pfc. Stanley R. Lad, Illinois(asterisk)

Cpl. William E. Madara, Pottsville, Pa.

Pfc. Frank J. Miller, Eau Claire, Wis.

Pvt. William C. Morrison, Terre Haute, Ind.

Pvt. Roger L. Murray, Missouri(asterisk)

Pfc. Elmer C. Paulson, Frederic, Wis.

Pfc. Xwell Y. Reynolds, Marietta, Ohio

Pfc. Gayle W. Russell Jr., Ellis, Kan.

Pfc. Norman B. Russell, Arkansas(asterisk)

Pvt. Frank Tame, Greenville, Tenn.

Pfc. Charles E. Tannehill, Gilboa, Ohio

Pfc. Richard Wright, Nevada(asterisk)


Source: National Association of the 10th Mountain Division

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