B-Co 502nd PIR Men - over 150 names are listed below
Using the B/502 Thanksgiving Roster of 1942 (Fort Bragg), and additional 1943 / early 1944 Rosters


A B C D E F G H J K L M N O P R S T U V W Z


Adams, Rodney - Lt
Almeida, Amos J. - Private
Angelini, Rinaldo - Private First Class
Anglin, P.H. - Private - Co HQ - listed only on the 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Antenori, Lanie - Private
Baker, Leland A. - Private First Class
Banyas, A. - Private - First Platoon - listed only on the 1942 Thanksgiving Roster and in sources pictures
Barham, Allen C. - 1st Lt
Barker, Arthur J. - Private First Class
Baur, H.J. - T4 - Co HQ - listed only on the 1942 Thanksgiving Roster - (H=Henry: Pulles Roster)
Beguhl, Edward C. - Private
Belenski, Alex - T4
Bill, Stuart M. - Private
Bilodeau(x), Henry F. - Private - Co HQ 1942 Thanksgiving Roster * 1944 09 22 - Plot A Row 3 Grave 12 (Margraten, The Netherlands)
Bilque, John J. - Corporal - * 1944 06 06 - Normandy - France - Plot B Row 14 Grave 41
Black, Clarence E. jr - Private - Co HQ 1942 Thanksgiving Roster * 1944 06 11 - Normandy - France - Plot E Row 17 Grave 29
Boh, John H. - Lt
Boivin, Leo C. - Private First Class
Botzis, Archie P. - Private - * 1944 06 12 - Normandy - France - Plot C Row 1 Grave 25
Bouvier, Raymond F. - Private First Class
Bradley, Thomas P. - Private
Brandenberger, Elmer F. - 2nd Lt
Brooks, Claude D. - Private
Brothers, John L. - Private - Co HQ 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Brown, Henry F. - Corporal
Browning, Walter H. - Private First Class
Buckley, Timothy C. - Private
Buoncore, V. T. - Private - Co HQ 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Burkhardt, Charles G. - Private
Burt, William James - Private First Class - * KIA 1944 06 11 - Normandy - France (Buried in the USA)
Cameron, Howard - T/5
Camien, John F. - Private FirstClass
Carp, Sam - 1st Lt
Carroll, Peter G. - Sergeant - Co HQ 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Caughran (may be Coughran), Willard B. - Private First Class - * KIA 1944 24 12 - Belgium
Cavalier, Ralph - Private - * KIA 1944 06 11 - Normandy - France
Combs, Homer J. - 1st Lt - * 1944 06 11 - Normandy - France - Plot F Row 7 Grave 10
Craine, John C. - Private First Class - * KIA 1944 09 21 - Netherlands
Croke, Allen B. - Private
Cross, Leslie G. - Staff Sergeant - Co HQ 1942 Thanksgiving Roster (he was a private at that time)
Crouse, Jack L. - Private - * 1944 06 07 - Normandy - France
Cummings, Doral E. - Private
Davis, Luther W. - Private - * KIA 1944 09 44 - Netherlands
Derby, Wiliam G. - Private
Dickey, Ray G. - Private
Eaves, John A. - Private First Class
Eversole, Billie S. - Private - * KIA 1945 01 14 - Belgium - Plot H Row 8 Grave 8 (Luxembourg)
Fitzgerald, Cleveland R. - Captain - ** DOW 1945 10 08 - Plot A Row 44 Grave 24 (Epinal, France) **
Freeman, G - Sergeant - Co HQ - listed only on the 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Fritz, Donald - Private
Galladorn, George R. - Private First Class
Garrett, Douglas - Private
Gay, E. V. - T/5
Gist, Calvin C. - Private - * 1944 06 06 - Normandy - France - Plot G Row 6 Grave 20
Grant, William A. - Sergeant
Gruber, Stanley - Private
Harris, Claude - Private
Hawkins, Maurice - Private First Class
Henderson, Edward E. - Private
Herbinski, Richard R. - Private
Hester, Robert G. - Private - * KIA 1944 06 10 - Normandy - France
Hetrick, E. L.- Private
Hickson, Robert W. - Private - * KIA 1944 06 10 - Normandy - France
Hudson, John S. - Staff Sergeant - First Platoon 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Inglin, Carl H. - Corporal - * KIA 1944 06 11 - Belgium - Plot I Row 9 Grave 8 (Luxembourg)
Jones, Delbert F. - Private First Class / Pathfinder
Justice, Arthur A. - Corporal
Kaus, Ted J. - Sergeant
Kennedy, Carl F. - Private First Class
Kokorugga, John E. - Private
Layman, Joseph G. - Private
Linaburg, Delmer D. - Private - * 1944 06 106 - Normandy - France - Plot D Row 20 Grave 25
Logardo, Mike - Private
Lopez, Frank - T/5 Supply
Lowry, Milton S. jr - Corporal - * KIA 1944 12 31 - Belgium
Lujan, Tony B. - Private
Lynski, Joseph J. - Private
Manderson, Huey - Private - First Platoon 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Martinez, Paul D. - Private First Class
Mawhinney, Robert - Private First Class
Micholowich, R.R. - Private - Co HQ - Listed only on the 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Milewski, Thomas J. - Private First Class - * 1944 06 11 - Normandy - France - Plot H Row 10 Grave 32
Miller, Cecil F. - Private First Class - * 1944 09 20 - The Netherlands - Plot A Row 3 Grave 28 (Margraten, The Netherlands)
Miller, L.R. - Corporal - First Platoon - Listed only on the 1942 Thanksgiving Roster (found a L.R. Miller in 327 and in Arty)
Moorhead, Ernest E. - Private First Class
Morris, J.T. - Private - * KIA 1944 06 07 - Normandy, France
Myers, Brandon - Private first Class
Newinger, Norwood B. - Private
Nezerski, A. - Private
Nichols, Forrest Jay - Private - First Platoon 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Odom, William F. - 1st Sergeant - Co HQ 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
O'Hagan, Harry T. - Corporal
Olejarz, Julian - Private
Paczulla, Robert A. - Private First Class
Parham, James D. - Private First Class
Pate, Velma C. - Private First Class
Pentz, Chester - Sergeant
Perry, R.J. - Private - Co HQ - Listed only on the 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Peters, N - Private - Co HQ - Listed only on the 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Peterson, Sterling - Sergeant - * KIA 1944 06 06 - Normandy - France
Petit, Burton L. - Private First Class
Pinson, Jack A. - Sergeant - * KIA 1944 06 06 - Normandy - France (Buried in the USA)
Pitts, Henry L. - Private First Class
Rachel, Danny - Captain
Ragland, Eugene - Private
Riffle, Lewis H. - Private First Class
Riggs, Bert - Sergeant
Rogers, Robert B. - 1st Lt
Rudd ? - ?
Runkel, Jack W. - Private - * 1944 06 06 - Normandy - France - Plot C Row 20 Grave 11
Saltzgiver, John W. - Sergeant
Sawyer, James C. - Corporal
See, Louis C. - Sergeant - * DOW 1945 01 05 - Belgium - (Buried in the USA)
Seijek, Theodore J. - Private First Class
Semanoff, Joseph - Private First Class
Sharkey, John - Private First Class
Singleton, Meredith W. - Staff Sergeant
Skolnik, Myron - Private First Class
Smit, Earl - Lt
Smith, John Morton - Sergeant
Snyder, Harold J. - Sergeant
Summers, Harrison C. - Staff Sergeant
Sweet, Robert - Corporal - (Listed as Sergeant R.C. Sweet - Co HQ - on the 1942 Thanksgiving Roster)
Taylor, A - Private
Thomas, Herbert C. - Private
Thompson, Clarence J. - 1st Lt
Torrance, Walter S. jr - Private First Class
Tucei (or Tucel ?), F.A. - T-5 - Co HQ - Only listed on the 1942 Thanksgiving Roster
Tucker, William - Private
Unger, Irvine J. - Private
Vigil, Vincient - Private
Ware, Bernard J. - Sergeant
Watson, Norman G. - Private
Weaver, W. O. - Corporal
Weeks, Edward J. * KIA 1944 06 06 - Normandy - France
Wells, Redmont D. jr - Private - * 1944 09 22 - Netherlands - Plot B Row 7 Grave 30 (Margraten, The Netherlands)
Williamee, Albert R. - T/5
Zelonis, Edward J. - Private / Medic
Zerbe, Ralph J. - Private First Class - * 1944 09 23 - Netherlands - Plot D Row 14 Grave 31 (Margraten, The Netherlands)


B-COMPANY MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIFE FOR OUR LIBERTY - Not in the list above -


Ambrose, Edmund P. - Pfc - * KIA 1944 10 22 - Netherlands - Buried: Plot G Row 1 Grave 13 (Margraten, The Netherlands)
Cheatham, Floyd D Jr. - Pfc - * KIA 1944 01 13 - Belgium - Buried: Plot E Row 15 Grave 41 (Luxembourg)
Chisholm, Quinn L. - Pvt - * DOW 1944 12 27 - Belgium
Corder, Lloyd A. - Pfc - * KIA 1945 01 13 - Belgium - Buried: Plot H Row 12 Grave 79 (Luxembourg)
Emberlin, George H. - Pvt - * KIA 1945 01 05 - Belgium - Buried: Plot F Row 15 Grave 36 (Henri Chapelle, Belgium)
Foglia, Anthony. - Pvt - * KIA 1944 06 11 - France - Buried: Plot E Row 28 Grave 21 (Colleville sur Mer, Normandy) B-Co and HQ/1
Frulla, Armando J. - Pfc - * KIA 1945 01 13 - Belgium Silver Star
Hamon, Orville E. - Pfc - * KIA 1945 01 05 - Belgium
Heather, William J. - Pfc - * DODY 1944 10 03 - Netherlands - Buried: Plot E Row 4 Grave 2 (Cambridge, England)
Keyes, Orin F. Pfc - * KIA 1944 09 21 - Netherlands - Buried: Plot J Row 10 Grave 21 (Margraten, The Netherlands)
Laster, Clarence E. - Pvt - * KIA 1944 12 20 - Belgium
Lewis, Max W. - Pvt - * KIA 1945 01 13 - Belgium
Lynch, Peter W Jr. - Pfc - * KIA 1945 01 14 - Belgium
Rivera, Domingo Jr. - T5 - * KIA 1945 01 13 - Belgium - Buried: Plot H Row 11 Grave 70 (Luxembourg) Silver Star
Robbins, Herbert A Jr. - Pvt * KIA 1945 02 16 - Belgium - Buried: Plot A Row 36 Grave 19 (Epinal, France)
Sprenkle, Wilbert E. - Cpl - * KIA 1942 09 11 - North Africa - Buried: transferred to 503rd PIR or 509th PIB ?
Ward, Ivie A Jr. Pvt - * KIA 1944 09 18 - Netherlands - Buried: Plot A Row 3 Grave 13 (Margraten, The Netherlands)
Webb, John F. Pfc - * KIA 1945 13 01 - Belgium - Buried: Plot E Row 13 Grave 51 (Henri Chapelle, Belgium)


* = Confirmed KIA / Location of Grave
** = Killed in jeep accident 1945-08-10

This list is not complete ! Research is always in progress.
Any help is welcome !

A tribute to all the troopers of B-Company, 1st Battalion 502nd PIR 101st A/B. Special thanks to Forrest J. Nichols & Frank Lopez of B/502
Piet Pulles and the Pulles (Wenstedt) family: thanks for the original research on the 101st Airborne Divisions - the rosters are ever so great !
Thanks to Mr. J.D. Bigley, PhD Georgia Southern University, for superb research on B-Co 502nd PIR (I met him in Grave, Market Garden 2004)
And last but not least: additional research on the men above is being conducted by Mr. P. Adamic. We all can't wait for the final product of his efforts !


Para Research Team (c)
2000 - 2014