24, 1941 - Killed as result of enemy bombing
raid on Coast and
Geodetic Survey facilities in Manila, Philippine Islands.
George D. Cowie
July 16, 1943
- Lost in the crash of Coast Guard PBY 5(08055) V-189 on
Mount Moffat, Adak, while conducting war-related photogrammetric
operations in the Aleutian Islands.
B. Elliott, Photographer USC&GS
Lieutenant (j.g.) Joseph A. Sosbee, USC&GS
1943 - [Note unclear from reference whether 1943
Killed in action died a hero’s death on a bombing mission
Austria. A holder of the Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross,
other decorations, volunteered to continue his missions after
finished his share of 55. He was killed on one of his first operations
after he volunteered for more.
Ronsheim, Army Air Forces
Artist, Reproduction Division
November 11, 1944
- Killed in action in France.
Lawrence F. Mater, United States Army
Formerly Draftsman in USC&GS
9, 1945 - Killed as result of Allied Bombing of
Formosa, of the prisoner-of-war “hell ship” ENOURA
(j.g.) Joseph W. Stirni, USC&GS
12, 1945 - Killed in action on Luzon.
Philip A. McAdam, United States Army
Formerly Junior Cartographic Engineer of Air Photo
April 1945 - Missing in action, presumed killed.
Ernest A. Nicholson, United States Navy
Formerly lithographer in USC&GS
- Missing in action in Germany, presumed killed.
Henry Haughton, United States Army
Formerly of the Photo Section, USC&GS
- Killed in action or died as result of wounds
action. No other information available on these individuals.
F. Bain, formerly USC&GS
Robert E. Barger, formerly USC&GS
William Bolsaver, formerly USC&GS
Levin R. Brown, formerly USC&GS
Ray B. Elliott, formerly USC&GS
Calvin Farney, formerly USC&GS
Ormand E. May, formerly USC&GS
Charles H. Rodgers, Jr., formerly USC&GS