WWII Currahees Killed in Action

General Dwight D. Eisenhower talks to Troopers of the 101st Airborne Division before D-Day invasion.

The following troopers are identified as serving with the 101st Airborne Division 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment during World War II. If you can help identify their unit, dates, location, or other information, please contact us.

Check back often as this page will change. There were 670 Currahees reported killed during World War II up to January 1945. Currahees died in the following battles, 231 at Normandy, 176 in Holland, and 103 at Bastogne. In the three battles 344 Currahees were missing or captured and 1559 were wounded or injured, this project will take some time.


First Name

Middle Initial

Last Name


KIA Date

KIA Location



Cpl Donald E Bignall I Co, 3rd BN 6/6/44 Magneville Normandy N/A
Pfc George H Bjorness A Co, 1st BN 6/6/44 Normandy N/A
Pvt Hubert L Blackwelder A Co, 1st BN 1/10/45 Belgium N/A
Pfc Robert R Blankenship D Co, 2nd BN 1/16/45 Belgium N/A
2 Lt Paul E Blaum HQ Co, 2nd BN 10/6/44 Holland N/A
Pvt Robert J Bloser E Co, 2nd BN 6/7/44 Normandy N/A
Pvt Robert A Boehm HQ Co, 3rd BN 6/6/44 Normandy N/A
Pfc John Boggs I Co, 3rd BN 6/10/44 Normandy N/A
1 Lt Rudolph E Bolte H Co, 3rd BN 9/18/44 Eindhoven Holland N/A
Pfc Herman C Bonitz HQ Co, 3rd BN 6/10/44 Normandy N/A