East High School - Kansas City Missouri


The Class of 1945

Anchors Aweigh


The Japanese Surrender aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, September 2, 1945


The USS Missouri BB-63 in action (now at Pearl Harbor)

The National World War II Memorial


World War II



From the 1945 Eastonian
a list of East High School Graduates who died in WWII
01
Alton
Wayne
US Navy
Anna Jeanette Vanoster, friend
02
Anderson
Wilbur W
US Army Air Forces
Willis D Anderson, brother
03
Bash
Keith R
US Army Air Forces,
319th Bomber Squadron
Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
Air Medal, Purple Heart
04
Baughman
Dean
05
Burch
Harold
US Marine
d Saturday, November 20, 1943
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Purple Heart
06
Campbell
William John
US Army Air Forces
853rd Engineer Battalion, Aviation
d Saturday, November 27, 1943
North Africa American Cemetery
Carthage, Tunisia
Purple Heart
07
Canon
Carl L
US Army
262nd Infantry Regiment
66th Infantry Division
d Monday, December 25, 1944
Normandy American Cemetery
Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Purple Heart
08
Chamberlain
Bill B
US Army
301st Field Artillery Battalion,
94th Infantry Division
d Wednesday, April 04, 1945
Netherlands American Cemetery
Margraten, Netherlands
Plot C Row 8 Grave 22
Purple Heart
09
Clouse
Lawrence H
US Marine
KIA
National Archives
10
Gray
William (Bill) C
US Army
National Archives
11
Gunn
Raymond H
US Army
KIA
National Archives
12
Harrison
Andrew M
US Army Air Forces,
525th Fighter Squadron,
86th Fighter Group
d Wednesday, April 19, 1944
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery
Nettuno, Italy
Air Medal
13
Henderson
Frank S
US Army
DOW
National Archives
14
Hendrix
Second Lieutenant
Lloyd Orville
US Army Air Forces,
37th Fighter Squadron,
14th Fighter Group
d Wednesday, August 04, 1943
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery
Nettuno, Italy
Distinguished Flying Cross,
Air Medal with
8 Oak Leaf Clusters
15
Jackson
Neal
16
Jensen
Myron E
US Marine
KIA
National Archives
17
Lang
Bernard
US Army
Donald L O'Dell, friend
18
Livasy
Second Lieutenant
Ross L Jr
DNB
National Archives
19
Mann
Hermann
US Army
20
McClanahan
Coxswain
Paul Robert
US Navy
KIA
National Archives
21
McDaniel
William Robert
22
McPeek
Private
Joseph H
US Army
DOW
National Archives
23
Morris
Private
Edward F
US Army
DNB
National Archives
24
Morris
Private
Lewis Wayne
US Army
d Wednesday, November 24, 1943
Manila American Cemetery
Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
Purple Heart
25
Nipp
Second Lieutenant
Durward C
US Army
KIA
National Archives
26
Paxton
Private First Class
Donald K
US Army
KIA
National Archives
27
Pfaff
Private First Class
William (Bill) A
US Marine
KIA
National Archives
28
Potts
Staff Sergeant
Leonard F
US Army
11th Infantry Regiment,
5th Infantry Division
d Tuesday, January 23, 1945
Luxembourg American Cemetery
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Plot B Row 8 Grave 1
Silver Star,
Purple Heart with
Oak Leaf Cluster
29
Reckart
Private First Class
Charles A
US Army
KIA
National Archives
30
Robertson
Private First Class
Roy L
US Marine
KIA
National Archives
31
Snyder
William
32
Spalding
Vernon
33
Stark
Phillip
34
Stout
Roy Neal Jr
35
Swigart
Donald Logan
US Navy
KIA
National Archives
36
Wear
Robert
37
Webb
Staff Sergeant
Charles R Jr
US Army
KIA
National Archives
38
West
Fireman Second Class
Robert Lee
US Navy
KIA
National Archives
39
Williams
Private
Thomas H
US Army
680th Field Artillery Battalion,
17th Airborne Division
d Monday, December 25, 1944
Normandy American Cemetery
Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Plot A Row 9 Grave 39
Purple Heart
40
Wilson
Jackman



296+

Seniors A - C

Seniors D - F

Seniors G - I

Seniors J - L

Seniors M - O

Seniors P - S

Seniors T - Z





Class of 1945 - Reunion List

The COMMITTEE

REUNION INFORMATION

OFFICERS AND HONORS




Class of 1945 - Reunion List
cm = Classmates.com
cm
Allen, Joanne
01cm
Burns
Dale
cm
Deluca, Carl
cm
Duncan, Marjorie
cm
Farnsworth, Betty
cm
Hanna
Barbara Dehoney
BarbaraDehoney@aol.com
Class Moderator
03cm
Huggins
Charlene
04cm
Hyatt
Jack
05cm
Johnson
Robert
06cm
MacKey
Martha
07cm
Nickerson
Ellen
08cm
Noble
Calvin
09cm
Ryder
Ronald
10cm
Shore
Ferdinand
11cm
Tate
Richard
12cm
Thomas
Shirley
13cm
Winslow
George (Bud)
14cm
Zachow
Jerry




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