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Conflict: World War II

Data primarily retrieved from The National Archives (Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard), American Battle Monuments Commission and The National Archives (Army and Air Force).

We are in the process of adding all of North Dakota's Heroes. Feel free to contact us with photos or information about a Veteran and we will add it as the page continues to be updated. Heroes are sorted by date of death or disappearance. To find a specific Hero, search for them by name in the search bar at the top right corner of the page.

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1946
Longfellow Township, ND
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Headquarters, Philippine Department
Date of Disappearance: February 1, 1946 / Age: 27

Died while in MIA status.

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1946
Hebron, ND
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Navy
Date of Disappearance: January 30, 1946

Died while in MIA status.

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1946
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 873rd Bomber Squadron, 498th Bomber Group, Very Heavy
Date of Disappearance: January 28, 1946

Died while in MIA status.

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1946
Minot, ND
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 530th Bomber Squadron, 380th Bomber Group, Heavy
Date of Disappearance: January 24, 1946 / Age: 25

Died while in MIA status.

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1946
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Marines
Company/Division: United States Marine Corps
Date of Disappearance: January 21, 1946

Died while in MIA status.

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1946
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 75th Bomber Squadron, 42nd Bomber Group, Medium
Date of Disappearance: January 17, 1946

Died while in MIA status.

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1946
Martin, ND
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Naval Reserve
Date of Disappearance: January 15, 1946

Died while in MIA status.

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1946
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 31st Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group, Heavy
Date of Disappearance: January 15, 1946 / Age: 24

Died while in MIA status near Papua New Guinea.

Clarence V. Beckley
1946
Bordulac, ND
World War II - Fallen
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Naval Reserve
Date of Loss: January 14, 1946 / Age: 25

Killed in action on the USS Trout in the Philippines Basin.

Gilmore J Knutson
1946
Sherwood, ND
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Naval Reserve
Date of Disappearance: January 14, 1946

Died while in MIA status.

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