Honor Roll

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Forty-two men lost their lives while training at Naval Air Station Wildwood:

ENS William D. Bowers, VC-24 – May 20, 1943
BM1C Charles F. Candioto, VC-24 – May 20, 1943
ENS Carl L. Levorsen, VB-15 – June 18, 1943
ENS Thomas A. Wilde, VB-14 – September 15, 1943
ENS William G. Foley, VB-14 – September 27, 1943
ENS Matthew J. Miller, VB-13 – December 8, 1943
AM3C Hiatt H. Cowen, VB-13 – December 28, 1943
LTJG Daniel A. Doyle, VB-7 – January 6, 1944
ENS Ernest H. Rosenau, VB-7 – February 5, 1944
AM3C Joseph H. Bauer, VB-7 – February 5, 1944
LT Arthur H. D’Evers, VB-80 – February 10, 1944
AM3C Robert S. Davies, VB-80 – February 10, 1944
LTJG John W. Wightman, VB-80 – February 16, 1944
ENS T. R. Trumpfheller, VB-82 – March 13, 1944
LTJG Vernon E. Reynolds, VB-92 – June 3, 1944
AM3C John C. McLeod, VB-92 – June 3, 1944
ENS C. B. Hudson, VB-83 – June 23, 1944
AM2C Harry H. Adams, VB-83 – June 23, 1944
AM3C Edmund J. Condon, VB-83 – June 23, 1944
ENS John Abernethy, VB-86 – June 29, 1944
ENS John R. Bund, VB-85 – July 21, 1944
ARM3C Charles John Centurioni, VB-85 – July 21, 1944
ENS Jed W. Herbert, VB-85 – July 27, 1944
AR3C Albert Anthony Salchi, VB-85 – July 27, 1944
ENS Chester Westerlund, VB-87 – September 1944
AM3C Tom E. Smith, VB-87 – September 1944
ENS John Thomas, VB-87 – September 4, 1944
LTJG George E. Tobey, VB-86 – September 7, 1944
ENS Willis G. Betts, VF-16 – October 4, 1944
ENS Robert A. Kinker, VB-88 – October 26, 1944
ENS Orville Thorson, VBF-95 – February 18, 1945
ENS Andrew P. Hamilton, VBF-52 – March 30, 1945
LTJG Leslie Gleason, VBF-30 – April 20, 1945
ENS Harry V. Groome, VBF-20 – May 23, 1945
ENS Robin Cecil Vance, VBF-153 – May 25, 1945
ENS Milton J. Kostial, VBF-20 – June 6, 1945
ENS Leonard R. Volpi, VBF-3 – July 6, 1945
ENS Stephen Marsh, VBF-81 – August 13, 1945
ENS John J. McCourt, VB-97 – November 1, 1945
ENS Grant Harris, VB-83
AM3C George T. Melleney, VB-86
AM1C Robert H. Whalen, VB-85

 

 

 

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