Roughly 1,300 servicemen and women from Monroe County gave their lives serving their country during World War Two. This database, compiled by historian Russ Pickett
, includes information on each of them. Click on an individual's name to see more detailed articles on each service member from the archives of the Democrat & Chronicle or Times-Union, when available.
Cause of Death: KIA = Killed in Action, MIA = Missing in Action, LOD = Line of Duty, DOW = Died of Wounds, POW = Died while Prisoner of War, DOD = Died of Disease.
Medals Key: AM = Air Medal, BS = Bronze Star, DFC = Distinguished Flying Cross, DSC = Distinguished Service Cross, LOM = Legion Of Merit, NC = Navy Cross, PH = Purple Heart, SS = Silver Star.
Cenotaph = A memorial stone only, remains not recovered or possibly interred somewhere unknown.