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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).

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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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