511th parachute infantry regiment

511th Parachute Infantry Regiment
511th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Active

1943-1958, 1993-1995 & 1997-2005

Disbanded
2005

Engagements:
World War II : Battle of Leyte, Battle of Luzon & Raid of Los Banos
  1. US PARAS Wheeler, Patrick Wester

    SURNAME Wheeler FORENAME Patrick Wester UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company G) RANK Captain NUMBER 0-025825 DATE OF DEATH 10th February 1945 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery,Philippines Plot N Row 14 Grave 74 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Bexar County,Texas...
  2. US PARAS Varner, Merkel

    SURNAMEVarner FORENAMEMerkel UNIT511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (RHQ) RANKFirst Lieutenant NUMBER0-1291918 DATE OF DEATH27th November 1944 AGE GRAVESITEManila American Cemetery,Philippines Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONfrom Los Angeles,California awards Silver Star,Bronze...
  3. US PARAS Ryan, Vincent F.

    SURNAME Ryan FORENAME Vincent F. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company A) RANK Second Lieutenant NUMBER 0-2024289 DATE OF DEATH 27th April 1945 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Ramsey County,Minnesota former Company C award Silver Star KIA Luzon,Philippines
  4. US PARAS Rumbough, James E.H.

    SURNAME Rumbough FORENAME James E.H. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company E) RANK First Lieutenant NUMBER 0-025702 DATE OF DEATH 3rd December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery,Philippines Plot H Row 9 Grave 128 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Campbell...
  5. US PARAS Phelan, Joe C.

    SURNAMEPhelan FORENAMEJoe C. UNIT511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company C) RANKFirst Lieutenant NUMBER0-452819 DATE OF DEATH27th November 1944 AGE GRAVESITEManila American Cemetery,Philippines Plot L Row 2 Grave 103 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONfrom Hall County,Nebraska award Silver Star KIA...
  6. US PARAS Norris, Robert

    SURNAME Norris FORENAME Robert UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company E) RANK Second Lieutenant NUMBER 0-444574 DATE OF DEATH 8th December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery,Philippines Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Essex...
  7. US PARAS Kannelly, Walter E.

    SURNAME Kannelly FORENAME Walter E. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company D) RANK First Lieutenant NUMBER 0-1301317 DATE OF DEATH 12th August 1945 AGE GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery,Honolulu,Hawaii Plot D Grave 48 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Santa...
  8. US PARAS Jenkins, Charles E.

    SURNAME Jenkins FORENAME Charles E. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (HQ Company 2 Bn) RANK Captain NUMBER 0-025076 DATE OF DEATH 18th December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from De Soto Parish,Louisiana awards Silver Star with oak leaf cluster KIA...
  9. US PARAS Zack, Edward S.

    SURNAME Zack FORENAME Edward S. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Medical Detachment) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 32827086 DATE OF DEATH 7th February 1945 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery,Philippines Plot L Row 4 Grave 108 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Queens...
  10. US PARAS Wismer, Kenneth D.

    SURNAME Wismer FORENAME Kenneth D. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (HQ Company 3 Bn) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 35924880 DATE OF DEATH 13th August 1945 AGE GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery,Honolulu,Hawaii Plot M Grave 126 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from...
  11. US PARAS Walch, Richard H.

    SURNAME Walch FORENAME Richard H. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company G) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 36574372 DATE OF DEATH 10th September 1945 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery,Philippines Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Michigan...
  12. US PARAS Verlander, William W. (Billy)

    SURNAME Verlander FORENAME William W. (Billy) UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Medical Detachment) RANK Technician Fourth Class NUMBER 35601203 DATE OF DEATH 15th February 1945 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery,Philippines Plot A Row 15 Grave 164 ADDITIONAL...
  13. US PARAS Vanker, Donald T.

    SURNAME Vanker FORENAME Donald T. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (HQ Company 1 Bn) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 36559828 DATE OF DEATH 13th December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Macomb County,Michigan award Silver Star KIA Leyte,Philippines
  14. US PARAS VanCuren, James E.

    SURNAME VanCuren FORENAME James E. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Medical Detachment) RANK Private NUMBER 39134611 DATE OF DEATH 15th December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Solano,California born 1925 Arkansas 2 years high school entered service...
  15. US PARAS Valentine, Willie L.

    SURNAME Valentine FORENAME Willie L. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company H) RANK Private NUMBER 14119663 DATE OF DEATH 23rd December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery,Philippines Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Georgia award Bronze...
  16. US PARAS Turkington, Lee P.

    SURNAME Turkington FORENAME Lee P. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company E) RANK Sergeant NUMBER 39037665 DATE OF DEATH 18th December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Alameda,California award Silver Star DOW Leyte,Philippines
  17. US PARAS Thomas, Jerry M.

    SURNAME Thomas FORENAME Jerry M. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company H) RANK Staff Sergeant NUMBER 14116592 DATE OF DEATH 19th February 1945 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery,Philippines Plot N Row 6 Grave 67 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from...
  18. US PARAS Thistle, John B.

    SURNAME Thistle FORENAME John B. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company E) RANK Corporal NUMBER 38438415 DATE OF DEATH 17th December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery,Philippines Plot L Row 10 Grave 52 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from El Paso County,Texas...
  19. US PARAS Swiger, Charles M.

    SURNAME Swiger FORENAME Charles M. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company E) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 35748929 DATE OF DEATH 8th December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery, Philippines Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Harrison...
  20. US PARAS Stevens, Francis H.

    SURNAME Stevens FORENAME Francis H. UNIT 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company I) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 39911111 DATE OF DEATH 15th December 1944 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery,Philippines Plot F Row 2 Grave 33 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Shelby...
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