World War II - Veterans


Image from Assumption Church Roll of Honor - Albion, NY

This list is not complete, if you have names to be added, please e-mail me HERE.

Names are taken from the St. Mary's Roll of Honor, Newspapers, and Veterans' Biographies of World War II by Tom Page

♥ = Wounded in Action = Died in Service (combination with ♥ denotes KIA)

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Beach, Eugene
Beach, Herbert J.
Bielicki, Bernard C.
Biernacki, Anthony C.
Biernacki, Edward S.
Bloom, Edward
Boccaccio, William
Borkowski, Leon S.
Budynski, Burnett
Budynski, Carl
Button, John E.
Celmer, John M.
Celmer, Leonard J.
Celmer, Rozalia
Ciszek, Mathew E.
Christopher, John A.
Condolucci, Joseph Sr.
Condolucci, Nicholas
Coveney, Ignatius (Pulkownik)
Coveney, John S. (Pulkownik)
Crane, Anthony F.
Czachorowski, John
Czajkowski, Alfred
D'Amico, Peter, A.
Daniels, Louis 
Depczynski, Leonard A.
Dujenski, John E.
Dworski, Bernard
Fintak, Casimer F.
Furmanski, Arthur L. 
Furmanski, Chester J. 
Furmanski, Edward J.
Furmanski, John F.
Furmanski, Leonard
Furmanski, Robert D.
Garlock, Brice
Gminski, Arthur
Gminski, Eugene S.
Gminski, Leonard S.
Gminski, Richard S.
Gould, Frank J.
Gruszczynski, Max
Gurney, Louis
Gurzinski, Arthur L.
Gurzinski, Leon G.
Hoffman, John J.
Hoffman, Max P.
Jablonski, Arthur
Jablonski, Edward J.
Januszewski, Louis B.
Januszewski, Walter L.
Jaskiewicz, John B.
Jaskiewicz, Louis
Jaskulski, Leonard
Jaworski, Frances M.
Jaworski, John J.
Jaworski, Leonard M.
Jozwiak, Arthur M.
Jozwiak, Joseph
Jurewicz, Richard
Kaniecki, Arthur J.
Kaniecki, Edwin F.
Kaniecki, John S.
Kaniecki, Stanley
Karlowski, John F. 
Karlowski, Stanley
Knight, Robert Carl
Kurzawski, Frederick
Kurzawski, John
Kurzawski, Stanley S.
Kwiatkowski, Frederick J.
Kwiatkowski, John L.
Lewandowski, Arthur
Lewandowski, Frank
Lewandowski, Frank E.
Levandowski, John F.
Levandowski, Leonard
Linkowski, John
Lubawy, Frank J.
Luczak, Edward F.
Luczak, Frederick J.
Luczak, Joseph G.
Macioszek, Leon J. 
Mager, Leonard
Mager, Roman J.
Mager, Stephen B.
Mager, Theodore S.
Mager, Walter R.
Majeski, Edward T.
Makowski, Joseph
Makowski, Stanley
Michalak, Harold A.
Michalak, Lucian J.
Nayman, Leo
Nayman, Leo S.
Nayman, Stanley M.
Noreck, John J.
Noreck, Norbert F.
Noreck, Sigmund S.
Noreck, Stanley J.
Noreck, Walter D.
Nowatchik, Adam
Nowatchik, Arthur A.
Nowatchik, C. G.
Nowicki, Andrew L.
Ostrowski, Alexander
Ostrowski, Frank
Ostrowski, Joseph
Ostrowski, Julius F.
Ostrowski, Rudolph
Pahura, Edward J.
Pahura, Thomas A. Jr.
Palaczynski, Bruno
Pawlaczyk, Florian A.
Piatek, Frank C.
Pieniaszek, Bernard
Pieniaszek, Eugene
Pieniaszek, Henry J.
Prest, Orrin R.
Radzinski, John J.
Radzinski, Leonard D.
Rice, John C.
Rice, Leonard
Rice, Leonard J.
Rice, Stanley Jr.
Roshinski, Thomas
Romball, Anthony
Rutkowski, Bruno J.
Rytlewski, Adam
Rytlewski, Joseph F.
Rytlewski, Louis
Sadowski, Chester
Sadowski, Edward L.
Sadowski, Henry L.
Sadowski, Max L.
Salviski, Carl
Salviski, Eugene
Salviski, John J.
Sebanski, James L.
Sledzinski, Chester
Slizewski, Leon S.
Socciareli, Frank F.
Stawicki, Walter
Sterczynski, Stanley
Sterczynski, Raymond
Sterczynski, Richard
Surdej, Adam
Swierczynski, Frank J.
Szklany, Charles
Szklany, Frank J.
Szklany, Joseph
Szklany, Joseph J.
Szklany, Louis
Szulis, Adam
Szulis, Kasimer R.
Telga, Ralph L.
Ugorek, Raymond
Wieczorek, Florian
Wieczorek, Frank A.
Wieczorek, Stanislaus
Wielgosz, Edward
Wochna, Leon J.
Zwiefka, Leo Stanley
Zwifka, Adam
Zwifka, David
Zwifka, Edward
Zyglarski, John

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Name: Beach, Eugene F.
Enlisted: March 27, 1944 Training: Sampson Naval Training Station, Geneva, NY
Rank: Gunners Mate 3rd Class Outfit: U.S. Navy
Engagements: Patrolled South Pacific Islands
Awards & Citations: Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon, American Theatre Ribbon, American Service Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: May 26, 1946

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Name: Budynski, Carl
Enlisted: February 11, 1942 Training At: Camp Chaffee, Arkansas
Rank: Private First Class Outfit: Company C, 76th Medical Armored Battalion, 6th Armored Division
Engagements: Served as ambulance driver evacuating wounded from front lines. Captured by Germans and held prisoner for four days
Awards & Citations: European-African-Middle East Theatre Ribbon with Five Battle Stars
Discharge: October 10, 1945

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Name: Celmer, John
Enlisted: February 13, 1942 Training At: Great Lakes Naval Training Center
Rank: Electricians Mate 1st Class Outfit: USS Neosho (Tanker)
Engagements: 1st-3rd-5th-7th Fleets in South Pacific - Guadalcanal, New Georgia, Attu-Kiska, Marshall Islands, Saipan, Tinian, Luzon, Okinawa
Awards & Citations: Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon with Ten Battle Stars
Discharge: February 27, 1946

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Name: Celmer, Leonard J.
Enlisted: February 17, 1942 Training At: Camp Lee, Virginia
Rank: ?? Outfit: 23rd General Hospital
Engagements: North Africa, France, Italy
Awards & Citations: European-African-Middle East Ribbon with Three Battle Stars
Discharge: December 19, 1945

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Name: Coveney, John S.
Enlisted: November 12, 1942 Training At: St. Petersburg, Florida
Rank: Corporal Outfit: 456th Service Squadron, 322nd Service Group
Engagements: Tunisia, Sicily, Italy
Awards & Citations: European-African Ribbon with One Battle Star
Discharge: November 16, 1945

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Name: Daniels, Louis
Enlisted: July 22, 1943 Training At: Camp Hood, Texas
Rank: ?? Outfit: U.S. Infantry
Engagements: England and France - Wounded at Battle of St. Lo
Awards & Citations: Purple Heart
Discharge: April 15, 1945

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Name: Depczynski, Leonard
Enlisted: October 7, 1942 Training At: Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky
Rank: Sergeant Outfit: 98th Infantry Division, 389th Infantry
Engagements: Underwent seven surgeries for a Pilonidal Cyst
Awards & Citations:
Discharge: February 12, 1946

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Name: Fintak, Casimer
Enlisted: June 11, 1942 Training At: Parris Island, South Carolina
Rank: Corporal Outfit: U.S. Marine Corps
Engagements: Marshall Islands, Saipan - Broke wrist and was sent to Pearl Harbor
Awards & Citations: Presidential Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon with Three Battle Stars
Discharge:

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Name: Furmanski, Chester
Enlisted: March 27, 1943 Training At: Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri
Rank: Private First Class Outfit: 4th Infantry Division, 12th Infantry, Company C
Engagements: England, France, Belgium, Germany - Wounded at Battle of St. Lo and again at later engagement
Awards & Citations: Purple Heart with One Oak Leaf Cluster, European Theatre Ribbon with Four Battle Stars
Discharge: December 4, 1945

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Name: Gminski, Leonard S.
Enlisted: April 7, 1942 Training At: Ft. Knox, Kentucky
Rank: Sergeant Outfit: 20th Tank Battalion, 20th Armored Division
Engagements: France, Belgium, Germany, Austria - Germany, Munich, Austrian Campaigns
Awards & Citations: European Theatre Ribbon with Three Battle Stars, Presidential Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal, American Service Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: December 15, 1945

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Name: Gminski, Richard A.
Enlisted: March 19, 1943 Training At: Miami Beach, Florida
Rank: Private First Class Outfit: 12th Tactical Air Force Command
Engagements: Africa, Italy, France, Germany - Central Europe, Northern France, Rhineland, Southern France, Rome-Arno Campaigns
Awards & Citations: Europe-Africa-Middle East Ribbon with Five Battles Stars, Presidential Citation, Bronze Arrowhead, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: December 11, 1945

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Name: Gould, Frank J.
Enlisted: May 16, 1942 Training At: Ft. Warren, Wyoming
Rank: Technician Fifth Grade Outfit: 941st Ordinance Company
Engagements: North Africa, Italy - Tunisian, Rome-Arno, Naples-Foggia Campaign
Awards & Citations: Unit Citation, Europe-Africa-Middle East Theatre Ribbon with Three Battles Stars, American Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: November 2, 1945

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Name: Jablonski, Edward J.
Enlisted: October 28, 1943 Training At: Camp Perry, Virginia
Rank: Coxswain Outfit: 25th U.S. Naval Construction Battalion
Engagements: South Pacific
Awards & Citations: Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, American Service Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: April 23, 1946

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Name: Kaniecki, John S.
Enlisted: April 6, 1942 Training At: Ft. Knox, Kentucky
Rank: Technician Fourth Grade Outfit: Company B, 40th Tank Battalion, 7th Armored Division - Tank Driver
Engagements: England, France, Germany, Belgium, Holland - Rhineland, Northern France, Ardennes Campaigns
Awards & Citations: European Theatre Ribbon with Three Battle Stars, American Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: November 13, 1945

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Name: Karlowski, John F.
Enlisted: April 3, 1943 Training At: Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri
Rank: Technical Sergeant Outfit: 291st Infantry, 75th Division
Engagements: England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Switzerland - Ardennes, Central Europe, Rhineland Campaigns - Wounded in Belgium Campaign
Awards & Citations: European Theatre Ribbon with Three Battle Stars, Purple Heart with One Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star for "meritous and heroic service for interrupting enemy tank positions," Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: December 18, 1945

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Name: Karlowski, Stanley
Enlisted: January 3, 1942 Training At: Camp Stewart, Georgia
Rank: Corporal Outfit: 469th Anti Aircraft Battalion, 3rd Army
Engagements: Hospitalized
Awards & Citations: American Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: August 1943

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Name: Knight, Robert C.
Enlisted: October 10, 1942              Training At: St. Petersburg, Florida; Lowry Field, Denver, Colorado
Buckley Field, Colorado; Los Vegas Army Air Base, Nevada;
Gieger Field, Washington; Briggs Field, Texas; McCook Field, Nebraska;
Mitchell Field, Long Island
Rank: Corporal Outfit: 3021st Army Air Force Base Unit
Engagements: Instructor in Heavy Bombardment Armament (Turret Guns), Machine Guns, 20mm and 37mm cannons (Fighter Planes).
Awards & Citations: American Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: November 30, 1945

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Name: Linkowski, John
Enlisted: August 21, 1943 Training At: Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Rank: Sergeant Outfit: 398th Bombardment Group in England
Engagements:
Awards & Citations: Air Medal, European Theatre Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: March 11, 1946

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Name: Luczak, Edward F.
Enlisted: March 23, 1944 Training At:
Rank: Baker Third Class Outfit: U.S. Amphibious Force
Engagements: Japan, China - Philippine, Okinawa Campaigns
Awards & Citations: Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, American Service Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: May 28, 1946

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Name: Luczak, Frederick J.
Enlisted: September 1941 Training At:
Rank: Ship's Cook First Class Outfit: U.S. Amphibious Force
Engagements: New Guinea Campaign
Awards & Citations: Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, American Service Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: October 1945 - Reenlisted with Army Air Force after discharge

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Name: Luczak, Joseph G.
Enlisted: January 13, 1943 Training At: Camp Blanding, Florida
Rank: Private First Class Outfit: 9th Army, Army Ground Force
Engagements: England, France, Holland, Germany, Belgium - Rhineland, Central Europe, Northern France Campaigns
Awards & Citations: European Theatre Ribbon with Three Battle Stars, American Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: November 13, 1945

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Name: Macioszek, Leon
Enlisted: October 27, 1942 Training At: Camp Campbell, Kentucky
Rank: Technician Fifth Grade Outfit: 398th Infantry Regiment;
141st Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion;
1st Military Government Battalion
Engagements: England, France, Germany - Central Europe, Rhineland Campaigns
Awards & Citations: European Theatre Ribbon with Two Battle Stars, Purple Heart, Certificate of Merit, Army of Occupation Meda, Good Conduct Medal, American Service Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: June 23, 1946

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Name: Mager, Walter R.
Enlisted: May 18, 1942 Training At: Ft. Belvoir, Virginia
Rank: Technician Third Grade Outfit: 1403rd Engineers Battalion
Engagements: England, France
Awards & Citations: European Theatre Ribbon, American Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: November 24, 1945

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Name: Noreck, Norbert
Enlisted: June 30, 1942 Training At: Ft. Meade, Maryland
Rank: Sergeant Outfit: 301st Engineer Battalion, 76th Infantry Division
Engagements: England, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany - Battle of the Bulge, Central Germany, Rhineland Campaigns
Awards & Citations: European Theatre Ribbon with Three Battle Stars, American Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: November 9, 1945

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Name: Noreck, Stanley J.
Enlisted: January 27, 1944 Training At: Sampson Naval Training Station
Rank: Fireman First Class Outfit: U. S. Navy
Engagements: France, Italy, Africa, Panama, Okinawa, Japan - Invasion of Southern France, Okinawa Campaigns
Awards & Citations: Europe-Africa-Middle East Theatre Ribbon with One Battle Star, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon with One Battle Star, American Service Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge: November 8, 1945

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Name: Nowicki, Andrew L.
Enlisted: February 17, 1942 Training At: Camp Lee, Virginia
Rank: ?? Outfit: 300th General Hospital
Engagements: Africa, Sicily - Po Valley, Rome-Arno Campaigns
Awards & Citations: European Theatre Ribbon with Two Battle Stars, American Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Meda, WWII Victory Medal
Discharge:

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Medals:

Number following ribbon/medal denotes battle stars
Number following Purple Heart denotes oak leaf clusters

AP - Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon
AS - American Service Ribbon
AT - American Theatre Ribbon
EA - European-African Theatre Ribbon
EAME - European-African-Middle East Theatre Ribbon
ET - European Theatre Ribbon
PC - Presidential Citation
PH - Purple Heart
VM - WWII Victory Medal