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Winthrop World War II Gold Stars

Winthrop sent 2,400 men and woman into the armed forces in World War II. The War Memorial in front of the Winthrop Town Hall lists 67 names of those who died during the conflict. A slightly different list of 64 names appeared in the Boston Globe on 2/24/1946, "Winthrop Counts 64 Gold Stars", Boston Globe Archives. The names that appear only on the Boston Globe list are marked with an asterisk *.

Louis M. Ambrose, Jr. - U.S. Army - PFC - Died: 1/21/1945 - Town Memorial
275th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division - Grave: Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France
Robert H. Allen
 
Karl M. Anderson - U.S. Merchant Marine - First Engineer- Died: 3/14/1942
Merchant Ship Lemuel Burrows - Lost at sea
Frank E. Barber - U.S. Army - COL - Died: 10/10/1944
92nd Infantry Division
Eugene F. Belli - U.S. Navy - Radioman 2nd Class - Died: 10/15/1942 - Town Memorial
USS Meredith (DD-434)
Andrew F. Biggio - U.S. Army - PFC - Died: 9/17/1944 - Town Memorial
135th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division
Allison T. Bliss - U.S. Army - PVT - Died: 6/6/1944
507th Parachute Infantry Regiment - Grave: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Irving Bramson - U.S. Army - PVT - Died: 5/17/1943 - Town Memorial
5th Division, 337th Infantry Regiment
Helen V. Brooks - U.S. Army - WAC - Died: 11/28/1945
Cocanut Grove Fire
Charles E. Brooks - U.S. Marine Corp. - LT - Died: 1/7/1945 - Town Memorial
Marine Fighting Squadron 313 (VMF-313) - Grave: Winthrop Cemetery
Edward N. Browne
 
Francis N. Burns, Jr. - U.S. Army - PVT - Died: 10/23/1944
B Company, 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion - Grave: Rhone American Cemetery, Draguignan, France
John J. Cheever, Jr. - U.S. Army - PFC - Died: 9/15/1944
36th Armored Infantry Regiment - Grave: Arlington National Cemetery
John P. Clancy, Jr. - U.S. Army - PFC - Died: 4/19/1945 - Town Memorial
85th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division - Grave: Florence American Cemetery, Florence, Italy
David F. Coughlin - U.S. Army Air Force - LT - Died: 3/24/1944 - Town Memorial
66th Fighter Squadron, 57th Fighter Group - Grave: Tablets of the Missing, Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy
Ralph J. Cunningham - U.S. Army - PVT - Died: 6/6/1944 - Town Memorial
307th Engineer Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division - Grave: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Charles T. Daly, Jr. - U.S. Army Air Force - Technician 5th Class - Died: 9/30/1944
Aviation, 1906th Engineer Battalion - Grave: Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines
Joseph T. Dervan, Jr. - U.S. Army Air Force - S SGT - Died: 5/4/1943
 
James C. Dilling , Jr. - U.S. Merchant Marine - Chief Mate - Died: 12/2/1942
Merchant Ship SS Coamo - Lost at sea
Dennis J. Dowling - U.S. Army - LT 2nd - Died: 2/24/1942
64th Pursuit Squadron
Daniel L. Duggan - U.S. Army Air Force - CAPT - Died: 8/10/1941
Grave: Isle of Arran, North Ayrshire, Scotland
Paul J. Dwyer - U.S. Army - SGT - Died: 7/15/1944 - Town Memorial
320th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division - Gravce: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Jack Elkin - U.S. Navy - Radioman 3rd Class - Died: 1/26/1944 - Tonm Memorial
Grave: Tablets of the Missing, Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy
* Murray E. Fairweather
 
Edwin F. Fitzgerald - U.S. Army Air Force - LT 2nd - Died: 11/10/1944
338th Bomber Squadron, 96th Bomber Group, Heavy Lorraine - Grave: American Cemetery, St. Avold, France
Roger C. Foley - U.S. Marine Corp. - CAPT - Died: 5/27/1945
4th Marines, 6 Marine Division - Grave: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Harold E. French, Jr. - U.S. Navy - Radioman - Died: 2/18/1941 - Town Memorial
USS Truxton
Joseph W. Gallagher - U.S. Army Air Force - SGT - Died: 11/18/1943
67th Bomber Squadron, 44th Bomber Group, Heavy - Grave: Tablets of the Missing, Cambridge American Cemetery, England
Zalmon Gilbert - U.S. Army - PVT
 
Herbert M. Godfrey - U.S. Army Air Force - LT 1st - Died: 1/4/1944
577th Bomber Squadron, 392nd Bomber Group, Heavy - Grave: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupre, Belgium
William L. Guptill - U.S. Marine Corp. - CAPT
 
Robert S. Hall - U.S. Army Air Force - LT 2nd - Died: 1/21/1945
56th Fighter Group, 63rd Fighter Squadron - Grave: American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
Justin J. Haley - U.S. Army Air Force - LT 2nd - Died: 1942
577th Bomber Squadron, 392nd Bomber Group, Heavy - Grave: Winthrop Cemetery
John M. Hanna - U.S. Army - PFC - Died: 7/25/1943
 
Richard L. Holland
 
Edward L. Ingham
 
John E. Ivers, Jr. - U.S.Navy - PFC - Died: 9/15/1944
 
* Joseph Johnston
 
Axel N. Larsen
 
Raymond D. Levy - U.S. Army - PFC - Died: 12/21/1944 - Town Memorial
1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Joseph P. Madona - U.S. Army - S SGT - Died: 1/13/1945 - Town Memorial
101st Airborne Division, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment - Grave: Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg
Charles J. Marotta - U.S. Army - PVT
 
Alfred P. Marshall - U.S. Army Air Force - SGT - Died: 1/11/1944
401st Bomber Group, 615th Bomber Squadron
Frank A. Marshall - U.S. Army Air Force - PVT - Died: 1/3/1943
Grave: North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia
Arthur E. Mathieu - U.S. Army Air Force - S SGT - Died: 12/5/1943
388th Bomber Group, Heavy, 561st Bomber Squadron - Grave: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
* Robert F. McDonald - U.S. Army Air Foce - LT 1st- Died: 5/29/1944
452nd Bomber Squadron, 322nd Bomber Group, Medium - Grave: Cambridge American Cemetery, England
John C. McDonald - U.S. Army - PVT
 
Robert F. McEwan - U.S. Army - PVT - Died: 12/25/1944
80th Infantry Division, 318th Infantry Regiment - Grave: Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
James J. McGuiness
 
* John E. McQuillan - U.S. Merchant Marine - Messman - Died: 3/23/1942
Merchant Ship Naeco - Grave: Lost at sea
John T. Mooney - U.S. Army Air Force - S SGT - Died: 8/17/1943
17th Bomber Group, Medium, 37th Bomber Squadron - Grave: Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia
Frank J. Mulone - U.S. Army Air Force - S SGT - Died: 2/24/1943 - Town Memorial
101st Airborne Division, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment - Grave: Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg
Irving F. Mycue - U.S. Navy - Petty Officer 1st Class - Died: 6/8/1944
Grave: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
Harry E. (Edward) Newman, Jr. - U.S. Navy - Radioman 1st - Died: 3/19/1945 - (Tentative)
U.S.S. Franklin - Grave: Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
John F. Nimblett - U.S. Army - Master SGT - Died: 8/20/1942
Grave: Fort Devens Cemetery, Harvard, Massachusetts
William F. O'Connor - U.S. Army - CAPT - Died: 9/7/1944
Grave: Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines
John E. O'Connor - U.S. Army - PFC
 
Theodore N. Pollard - U.S. Marine Corp. - PVT - Town Memorial
1st Marines, 1st Marine Division
Edward L. Paro
 
Joseph Puorro - U.S. Merchant Marine - Able Seaman - Died: 3/29/1943 - Town Memorial
Merchant Ship William Pierce Frye - Grave: Lost at sea
William H. Roche - U.S. Army - PFC - Died: 5/7/1945
47th Field Hospital - Grave: Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold, France
* David Segal
 
Charles T. Shannon - U.S. Army Air Force - S SGT - Died: 10/25/1943
307th Bomber Group, Heavy, 372nd Bomber Squadron - Grave: Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery, Philippines
Kenneth A. Stewart - U.S. Army - PFC - Died: 1945 - Town Memorial
110th Infrantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division
Lawrence W. Skehan - U.S. Army Air Force - SGT - Died: 4/20/1944
613th Bomber Squadron, 401st Bomber Group, Heavy - Grave: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Wyndham S. Wallace - U.S. Army - PVT - Died: 3/18/1945
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Hombourg, Belgium
Charles T. Willock, Jr. - U.S. Army Air Force - LT 2nd - Died: 5/7/1942
 
Frederick W. Yirrell, Jr. - U.S. Navy - LT JG - Died: 3/25/1945 - Town Memorial
Grave: Honolulu Memorial National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Honolulu, Hawaii
Lawrence P. Young - U.S. Army - Technician 4th Class - Died: 11/19/1944
101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division - Grave: Lorraine American Cemetery St. Avold, France
John Zaia - U.S. Merchant Marines - Able Seaman - Died: 3/17/1943 - Town Memorial
SS Luckenbach - Grave: Lost at Sea
Vincent Zaia - U.S. Merchant Marines - Able Seaman - Died: - Town Memorial
 


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