Deceased WWII Veterans
from Fayette County


Pfc. Edgar H. Mueller

18 Nov 1916 - 4 Dec 1943

Son of Charles Mueller, Bell Settlement; attended Bell Settlement School

Entered Army 1941; trained in TX, FL, & Mass; served in EAME; awarded GCM, Purple Heart, ET & Am. Def. Ribbons; wounded in Italy in 1943; died in North Africa in 1943

Waldeck Cemetery

Sgt. Eddie P. Weidemann

13 Feb 1911 - 19 Sep 1944

359 Infantry Regiment,
90 Infantry Division

Carmine City Cemetery

S Sgt. Raymond L. Wieder

1 Mar 1920 - 13 Mar 1945

CO C 163 Infantry

Carmine City Cemetery

S Sgt. Bennie Oliver Werchan

31 Oct 1909 - 23 Apr 1943

18 Inf 1 Inf Div

Carmine City Cemetery

Nathan V. L. Siebel

Aviation Radioman, Second Class, U.S. Navy
United States Naval Reserve
Born: 25 Jun 1919
Died: December 10, 1945
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery
Manila, Philippines
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart

 Memorial at Carmine City Cemetery

S1C Benjamin Charles F. Schlabach

19 Nov 1924 - 7 Aug 1945

Son of Benno Schlabach, Route 1, Round Top

Entered Navy 1944; trained in San Diego; served in Pacific; awarded Purple Heart; killed in action on Okinawa, August 7, 1945

Nassau Cemetery

See obituary

Tech3 Sgt. Rawlin Weber

11 Jul 1914 - 9 Apr 1945

383 Infantry Regiment, 96 Infantry Division

Born near Round Top, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weber

Volunteered for the army January 14, 1941, and went overseas in August 1944; served in New Caledonia, Leyte and last on Okinawa; killed in action on Okinawa, April 9, 1945.

Nassau Cemetery

Photograph contributed by Curvey and Jean Weber.
See newspaper articles.

Pfc. Melvin P. Wolff

Son of Reinhard & Hilda Hoffmann Wolff, Fayetteville; attended Fayetteville High School

Entered Army; served in Europe; killed in action April 14, 1945 at Kotens, Germany

Florida Chapel Cemetery

Mayer Cemetery, Washington County, Texas

Roy Nagel

S/Stg. 19th Inf. Co. E. 24th Div.

24 Jan 1916 - 31 May 1945

son of Walter and Lilly Mayer Nagel

died in Mindanao, P.I. on the battlefield

See obituary

Cemetery photo and info from Lydia Heins and Bea Rost

Veterans' cemetery photos are courtesy of the Fayette Heritage Museum & Archives.
Some information and most veterans' photos came from The Men and Women in World War II from Fayette County
compiled under the direction of Judge Ed Janecka and printed by Schulenburg Printing & Office Supplies in 1995.

If you would like to contribute a photograph of a veteran from Fayette County
who died while serving our country, please contact
Rox Ann Johnson.


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