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CASUALTIES AT BANZAI PT. _________________

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THE CASUALTIES  AT BANZAI POINT,
(WHEELER POINT 18/19 FEB 1945)

 

 

At about 9:30 on Monday morning the litter party from the 161st Engineers left Topside and finally got through to Wheeler Point.  They left with seven litter cases and fourteen walking wounded.  As the column moved slowly up Cheney Trail it passed by twelve of "D" Company's riflemen covered with green ponchos.

John Lindgren

KILLED IN ACTION
         
Joseph A. Turinsky

1st Lt., Company Commander, "D" Co.

O-1284057    
Harold W. Schmidle

S/Sgt, Rifle Squad Leader, 2nd Platoon "D" Co.

15090371    
James a. ARNOLD

Company Communications Sergeant, "D" Co.

17052551 AR
Robert f. WENDITZ

SSG, Mortar Platoon Sergeant, 4th Platoon, "D" Co.

13066939    
martin r. SEAL

Technician Fourth Grade, Radio Operator, "D" Co.

32212684 NY
Joseph f. FOLEY

Technician Fifth Grade, Company Mail Orderly,  "D"Co.

32338484    
john LESHINSKI

PFC, Mortarman, 4th Platoon "D" Co.

33501671 NY
Frank I. MADDY

PFC, Rifleman, 1st Platoon "D" Co.

35659009 WV  
john g. SCHWARTZ

PFC, Platoon Runner, 4th Platoon, D Co.

12043661 NY
Richard g. KELLER

Pfc, Mortarman, 4th Platoon "D" Co.

33710705 PA
William c. BRACKLEIN

Pvt, 4th Platoon, 'D' Co.

37447609 IA
Francis s. MARSH

PFC, Rifleman, 1st Platoon "D" Co.

42066312    
Walter GOLONKA

Technician 5th Grade, Platoon Radio Operator, 4th Platoon "D" Co.

12054854 NY
         
WOUNDED IN ACTION
         
Willard S. LANTIS neck wound 20530417   Evac
Earl H. McDONALD WIA, fingers 6264923   Evac
Barron A. BROWN Shrap 14037302   Evac
Michael J. DOLAN WIA GSW 32335405   Evac
John F. MAJDA GSW leg, arm, back 32281585   Evac
Arthur R. SANCHEZ GSW Leg 32280422   Evac
Raymond H.WEBER   37606369   Evac
Stanley GORLINSKI   36775891   Evac
Frederick O. HOWELL   38652113   Evac
Paul E. HUGART Shrap, head 20546238   Evac
Theodore R. MARTINEZ   33545485   Evac
John LINDGREN Shrap, head O-515495   Evac
Valentine V. LARCHER   36646041   Duty
 

 

 

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