World War 2 Casualties - Army, Airforce

California World War 2 Casualties – Army, Air Force

This collection lists War Department casualties (Army and Army Air Force personnel) from World War II. Information provided includes serial number, rank and type of casualty. The birthplace or residence of the deceased is not indicated. 

  • DNB: Died Non-battle
  • DOI: Died of Injuries
  • DOW: Died of Wounds
  • FOD: Finding of Death
  • KIA: Killed in Action
  • M: Missing

Information about the Serial Number

Male Commissioned Officers’ serial numbers start with the letter “O”
Warrant Officers’ serial numbers start with the letter “W”
Flight Officers’ serial numbers start with the letter “T”
Enlisted serial numbers start with the number “1”
National Guard serial numbers start with the number “2”
Selective Service (“Draft”) serial numbers start with the number “3” or “4”
The second number in the non-commissioned officer’s and private’s serial number indicates the “Army Area.”

California World War 2 Casualty List


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  1. William R Wood

    Missing from the list of California KIA is Donald L Haven, 39702719, from Santa Ana, Orange County, CA. His unit was 63rd Infantry Battalion, 11th Armored Division. He is buried Netherlands American Cemetery.AM Begraafplaats 16269 NA, Margraten, Netherlands


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