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Military-related Deaths of Amateur Baseball Players

Rank Name Baseball Experience Pos Service Cause of Death Location Date
Cptn. Edward Bredell, Jr. Amateur Unknown Confederate Army Killed in Action Virginia Nov 16, 1864
Cmdr. Alexander F. Crosman Amateur Unknown US Navy Accident Nicaragua Apr 12, 1872
1/Lt. Thomas W. Custer Amateur P US Army Killed in Action Little Bighorn, MT Jun 25, 1876
Pvt. William Davis Amateur 3B US Army Killed in Action Little Bighorn, MT Jun 25, 1876
Sgt. Ivor Harris Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action France Apr 11, 1917
2/Lt. Chris Mahony Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action France Sep 1, 1918
Sgt. A. T. Smith Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action Turkey Aug 20, 1915
Pvt. A. D. Thomas Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action Turkey Nov 29, 1916
Cpl. Martin L. Anderson Amateur IF US Army Killed in Action France Jun 18, 1918
Cpl. Joseph Dumas Amateur 3B US Army Killed in Action France Oct 11, 1918
Cpl. Joseph H. Landon Amateur C US Army Killed in Action France Aug 14, 1918
MU2 George D. Sinks Amateur Unknown US Navy Accident Norfolk, VA Mar 10, 1918
Cpl. Alexander "Sandy" Smith Amateur 3B Canadian Infantry Killed in Action France Sep 2, 1918
Pvt. Thomas A. "Tommy" Squair Amateur OF Canadian Infantry Killed in Action France Sep 30, 1918
Pvt. Fred W. Valentine, Jr. Amateur Unknown US Marine Corps Illness France Nov 11, 1918
Cpl. Allen B. White Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action France Jul 18, 1918
Pfc. Hideo Akiyama Amateur SS US Army Killed in Action Italy Jul 10, 1944
Sgt. Arthur E. Amborski Amateur 2B USAAF Killed in Action Austria Jun 26, 1944
F/O Liston Anderson Amateur P RCAF Plane Crash England Jul 30, 1943
Sgt. Robert L. Armstrong Amateur 2B US Army Killed in Action Germany Feb 21, 1945
Lt. George E. Atkinson Amateur P Canadian Army Died from Wounds Sicily Aug 4, 1943
Pvt. Howard D. Barnhart Amateur 2B US Army Killed in Action France Aug 28, 1944
SF2c Joseph A. Barron Amateur 2B US Navy Killed in Action off coast of Japan Mar 19, 1945
Pfc, Robert E. Bender Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Germany Apr 26, 1945
1/Sgt. Robert J. "Bob" Burns Amateur OF US Army Died from Wounds Italy Nov 6, 1943
Mjr. Roger J. L. Carroll Amateur Unknown Canadian Army Killed in Action Germany Mar 8, 1945
Cpl. Edward P. Collins Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Holland Oct 12, 1944
Pvt. Michael Cymbrack Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Italy Jun 22, 1944
P/O George Dean Amateur SS RCAF Killed in Action Italy Feb 7, 1944
Cpl. Leonard L. Dennis Amateur Unknown USMC Killed in Action Bougainville Nov 20, 1943
CFN Thornton E. Doig Amateur Unknown Canadian Army Accident Holland Jun 21, 1945
Pfc. Robert C. "Cobby" Dorn Amateur P USMC Died from Wounds Saipan Jul 13, 1944
F/O Robert J. Dubeau Amateur Unknown RCAF Plane Crash England Jan 14, 1945
Pvt. Joseph L. Dunn Amateur 1B US Army Died from Wounds Belgium Jan 6, 1945
S/Sgt. Frank A. Fabian Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Italy Feb 9, 1944
Pfc. Michael A. Furdyna Amateur C USMC Died from Wounds Iwo Jima Mar 11, 1945
F/O Harold W. German Amateur Unknown RCAF Killed in Action Germany Oct 3, 1943
Pfc. Arthur Gildersleeve Amateur Umpire US Army Killed in Action France Aug 16, 1944
Cpl. Peter L. Glassman Amateur OF US Army Killed in Action North Africa Nov 24, 1942
T/5 Joe K. Goodrich, Jr. Amateur 3B US Army Killed in Action Luzon, Philippines Apr 8, 1945
Pfc. James A. Hughes Amateur P US Army Killed in Action Germany Nov 19, 1944
Pfc. Shigeo Igarashi Amateur Unknown US Army Died from Wounds Italy Dec 3, 1943
P/O David H. "Herman" Jonasson Amateur P RCAF Killed in Action Germany Feb 20, 1944
Sgt. John J. Judefind Amateur IF US Army Killed in Action France Jun 8, 1944
Pvt. Arthur G. Judges Amateur Unknown Canadian Army Killed in Action Holland Dec 11, 1944
Pfc. Fred Y. Kameda Amateur P US Army Killed in Action Italy Jun 26, 1944
Pfc. Kenneth "Goro" Kashiwaeda Amateur 3B/OF US Army Killed in Action Italy Jul 6, 1944
Pfc. Harushi "Blackie" Kondo Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Italy Nov 4, 1943
Pvt. Joseph L. Laky (Leki) Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Holland Oct 1, 1944
Pfc. James F. Lattman Amateur P/OF USMC Killed in Action Tinian Jul 31, 1944
Sgt. H. Duard Lawson Amateur 1B USAAF Plane Crash Smiley, TX Aug 9, 1945
Pfc. Ormal C. "Clyde" Leedom, Jr. Amateur Unknown US Army Died not in Battle Italy Sep 10, 1943
Cpl. Walter R. Lupton Amateur C US Army Died from Wounds Holland Sep 18, 1944
T/Sgt. John W. Lynch Amateur Unknown USAAF Killed in Action Czechoslovakia Aug 24, 1944
Cpl. William F. Maloney Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action France Jun 7, 1944
S/1c. William R. McCarthy Amateur Unknown US Navy Killed in Action off Okinawa May 4, 1945
2/Lt. John J. Mckenna Amateur Unknown US Army Plane Crash Gainesville, TX Oct 8, 1943
Pvt. Elmer A. Mertz Amateur IF US Army Killed in Action France Jun 13, 1944
Sgt. Masayoshi "Mushie" Miyagi Amateur 2B US Army Killed in Action Italy Nov 5, 1943
Tpr. Michael Moroz Amateur OF Canadian Army Killed in Action France Aug 9, 1944
Cpl. Owen D. Nilsen Amateur C USMC Killed in Action Iwo Jima Mar 6, 1944
F/O Donald B. Norton Amateur P/OF RCAF Killed in Action France Jun 8, 1944
Sgt. Albert Y. Nozaki Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Italy Apr 28, 1944
Pfc. Joseph N. Pascal Amateur P US Army Killed in Action Luxembourg Jan 14, 1945
Pfc. Joseph L. Pellegrini Amateur Unknown US Army Died from Wounds England Jun 29, 1944
1/Lt. Harold G. Phillips Amateur C USAAF Plane Crash Smiley, TX Aug 9, 1945
Gnr. Conrad M. "Con" Radocy Amateur P/OF Canadian Army Died from Wounds France Jul 28, 1944
F/O Stanley A. Reid Amateur Unknown RCAF Killed in Action Germany Mar 5, 1945
Flt Lt Donald A. Ross Amateur Unknown RCAF Killed in Action Germany Mar 5, 1945
Pvt. Joseph P. Schneider, Jr. Amateur P US Army Killed in Action Italy Jan 3, 1944
S/Sgt. Chester V. Seipp Amateur SS USAAF Plane Crash Smiley, TX Aug 9, 1945
F/Sgt. Gordon J. B. Shields Amateur Unknown RCAF Killed in Action England Apr 10, 1944
Cpl. Henry M. Shiyama Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Italy Feb 12, 1944
S/Sgt. John E. Shuler (Szuler) Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Italy May 18, 1944
Gnr. Basil W. Smith Amateur 1B Canadian Army Died from Wounds Italy Sep 13, 1944
Arm/2c Robert A. "Bob" Smith Amateur C US Navy Killed in Action Aleutians Jun 14, 1942
Pfc. Charles L. Sullivan Amateur P US Army Killed in Action Okinawa Apr 9, 1945
Pvt. Albin F. "Alby" Sumara Amateur P Canadian Army Killed in Action Belgium Nov 1, 1944
Sgt. Joseph S. Takata Amateur OF US Army Killed in Action Italy Sep 29, 1943
Sgt. Masaharu "Masa" Takeba Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Italy Jan 10, 1944
Pfc. David R. Thomas Amateur Unknown USMC Killed in Action Iwo Jima Feb 22, 1945
S/Sgt. Dale S. Walter Amateur P US Army Died not in Battle Tunisia Sep 15, 1943
W/O Charles L. Weatherby Amateur 1B RCAF Killed in Action France Apr 11, 1944
S/Sgt. Harley S. "Stub" Wedgbury Amateur P US Army Died from Wounds Germany Apr 22, 1945
S/Sgt. Maurice M. Williams Amateur P US Army Killed in Action France Jun 6, 1944
Pvt. Clifford A. Winkler Amateur OF USMC Killed in Action Tarawa Nov 20, 1943
Pvt. Masaru Yamamoto Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Italy Nov 29, 1943
Tpr. Michael F. Zima Amateur OF Canadian Army Killed in Action France Aug 19, 1942
Cptn. Keith E. Bishop Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action Egypt Nov 1, 1942
Sgt. Keith V. Crawley Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action Egypt Jul 22, 1942
Pvt. Alan T. Duncan Australian P Australian Infantry Killed in Action Libya Jan 3, 1941
F/Sgt. Kenneth T. Frankish Australian P/OF RAAF Killed in Action England Oct 23, 1944
L/Cpl. J. C. "Colin" Giffen Australian OF/SS Australian Infantry Killed in Action Borneo July 27, 1945
Cptn. John L. "Jack" Hallifax Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action Egypt Jul 17, 1942
Pvt. Peter Harris Australian Unknown Australian Medical Corps Killed in Action Egypt Oct 26, 1942
Pvt. Jack Howard Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action New Guinea Dec 8, 1942
Pvt. Bernard B. Howley Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action Egypt Jul 1, 1942
Sgt. Edward J. R. Moyle Australian Unknown Australian Medical Corps Died from Wounds Egypt Oct 24, 1942
F/O Patrick T. O'Farrell Australian Unknown Australian Air Force Killed in Action Germany Sep 22, 1943
Y2C William R. Loftus Amateur OF US Navy Plane Crash Pacific Ocean Aug 6, 1947
Pvt. Stanley F. Bykowski Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action Korea Mar 10, 1951
Cpl. Wycliffe L. Presley Amateur Unknown Canadian Army Killed in Action Korea Jun 26, 1952
A/2c Lloyd D. Buresh Amateur Unknown USAF Bus Crash Cushing, TX Aug 26, 1955
L/Cpl. Mark E. Vanderheid Amateur C/OF USMC Killed in Action Vietnam Jun 28, 1968
S/4 Richard A. "Dick" Vinal Amateur P/OF US Army Killed in Action Vietnam Apr 15, 1967
L/Cpl. Jack Wolpe Amateur P USMC Killed in Action Vietnam Aug 3, 1967

 


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