Crew of the USS Houston-CA30

Crew members: Abate-Chang, Chapman-Griffin, Grodzky-Louis, Luna-Rohrbaugh, Weissinger-Zimmerman

Last Name First Name Rank
Branch of Service
POW Status
Date of Death Place of Death Cause of Death
Roland Junior W. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Rolf Albert (n) SF3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Rooks Albert H. CAPT USN Medal of Honor 3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Rose Guy M. MM2C USN POW-Liberated 8/7/08 Orange City, FL Natural Causes
Rose John J. SM1C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Ross Russell R. LT USN   5/4/42 POW-Batavia, Java Dysentery
Ross William Jr. F3C USN POW-Liberated 3/25/89 Elgin, IL Cirrhosis of the Liver
Roszell Lyle T. SM2C USN   8/29/43 POW-Tarsoa, Thailand Dysentery
Roth John T. MM2C USN   8/5/43 POW-100 Kilo Camp, Burma Dysentery
Rowan Raymond H. Jr. F1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Ruddy James R. F1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Ruscoe Jackson (n) GM1C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Rushing Robert "C" SM2C USN POW-Liberated 9/1/81 Temple, TX Cancer
Russell Milton B. SM2C USN POW-Liberated 9/26/95 Sinton, TX Cancer
Sadowski Henry J. EM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sallis James H. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sandercook Theodore (n) BM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sanders Roy (n) CMM(PA) USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sass Chester A. FC3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Saunders Robert E. GM3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sawer Richard C. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Schantz Dale E. EM3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Schertz Joseph W. SM1C USN POW-Liberated 1/18/93 Kenosha, WI Lung Cancer and Heart Disease
Schilperoort Clarence "Skip" EM2C USN POW-Liberated 6/21/10 Modesto, CA Heart Failure
Schlosser Charles M. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Schmitt Milton W. PVT USMC   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Schneck Walter K. MUS2C USN POW-Liberated 11/1/76 Austin, TX Heart Attack
Schnitizius Woodrow B. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Schram Theodore (n) SM2C USN POW-Liberated 10/4/66 San Francisco, CA Heart Attack
Schroder John H. Jr. MM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Schuelke John H. SC3C USN   1/12/44 POW-Kanchanaburi, Thailand Dysentery
Schuffenhauer Louis O. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Schultz Richard P. SM3C USN POW-Liberated 2/9/79 Los Angeles, CA Heart Attack
Schultze Francis B. SF1C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Schwamle Theodore (n) SF2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Schwarz Otto C. SM2C USN POW-Liberated 8/3/06 Lyons, NJ Cancer
Schwers Julius F. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Scott DeWitt T. Jr. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Seaton Leslie F. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Seidel Alfred G. EM2C USN   12/19/42 POW-Ohasi, Japan Bronchitis
Sellers VI Coleman ENS USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sellers Lewis E. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Shaw Herbert D. CM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Shaw Kenneth L. PFC USMC POW-Liberated 9/57 Duval, FL Unknown
Shearer James K. SM1C USN POW_Liberated 12/12/10 Markle, IN Natural Causes
Sheffield LeRoy A. MM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Shelton Russell L. SM1C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Shemanski Sylvester W. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Shettlesworth Clinton A. BM1C USN POW-Liberated 3/22/75 Weymouth, MA Unknown
Shillings George A. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Shipman Ferlin F. SM1C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Shippy Clair H. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Shireman Raymond L. MM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Short Chester A. WT2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Shouse Claude F. PVT USMC   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Shumaker Clarence W. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Shuster John F. PFC USMC POW-Liberated 5/23/90 Denver, CO Cancer
Siler Joseph SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sitton Troy L. F2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sizemore Marvin (n) SM2C USN POW-Liberated      
Skidmore Bruce D. LT USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Skinner Alfred J. BM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Skudias John J. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Slocum Jim E. PFC USMC   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith Andrew J. MM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith Charles D. II ENS USN POW-Liberated 11/3/58 Memphis, TN Cancer
Smith Carl. F. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith Eugene F. SM1C USN WIA-2/4/42 Transferred Dutch Army Hospital,Tjilatjap, Java 2/4/42 Tjilatjap, Java Unknown
Smith George AMM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith Gordon C. FC2C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Smith Harold P. EM1C USN POW-Liberated 5/9/98 McLean, VA Cancer
Smith Horace P. Fc3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith Jack D. SM2C USN POW-Liberated 10/31/03 Chula Vista, CA Pancreatic Cancer
Smith Jack L. WT1C USN POW-Liberated 9/14/71 Long Beach, CA Cardiac Arrest
Smith James A. SM2C USN POW-Liberated 3/22/91 Morgan City, CA Alzheimers
Smith Joseph R. PHM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith Loren R. F2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith S.L. LTCMDR USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith Sammie D. SK2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith Timothy B. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith Walton Q. MM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Smith Wilbur G. SM1C USN POW-Liberated 6/16/06 Walla Walla, Washington Diabetes
Smith William S. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Snyder Earle "Joe" SM1C USN POW-Liberated 8/30/02 Millbury, OH Emphysema
Snyder Samuel E. SM1C USN POW-Liberated 6/7/79 Long Beach, CA Cancer
Soden William J. Jr. SC3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Solberger Roland A. GM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sorenson Edwin N. EM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Soule Irwin G. GM3C USN   9/9/43 POW-80 Kilo Camp, Burma Dysentery
Soy Ah (n) OC3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sparks Raymond L. SM1C USN POW-Liberated 11/1/93 Alpine, CA Cancer
Spencer Charles L. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Spencer Mason D. SM2C USN   11/9/43 POW-80 Kilo Camp, Burma Dysentery
Spillman Andrew J. GM3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Spragle Glenn W. GM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sprague Robert M. CMM USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sprayberry James G. SC2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Sprinkle Kenneth (n) SM2C USN POW-Liberated 12/25/01 Leslie, AR Heart Attack
Stafford William F. SM USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Stahl James C. EM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Stanczak John (n) MM2C USN POW-Liberated 12/3/06 Vincennes, IN Heart Failure
Standish Walter G/SGT USMC   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Stark John N. RM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Starr Melvin C. SM1C USN POW-Liberated 3/8/50 San Bruno, CA Unknown
Steele Earl W. SM2C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Stefanek John B. COX USN POW-Liberated 5/18/00 Cleveland, OH Cardiac Arrest
Stevens Norman E. FM3C USN POW-Liberated 7/28/87 Woodward, OK Heart Attack
Stevens William W. Jr. EM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Stevenson Harold V. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Stewart Glenn B. QM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Stewart William J. SM1C USN POW-Liberated 12/4/16 Independence, KS Natural Causes
Stivers John B. ENS USN POW-Liberated 10/7/45 St. Albans, NY Brain Tumor
Stoddard George D. "Corky" SM1C USN POW-Liberated 6/30/05 California Cancer
Stoker Floyd E. EM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Stone Harry H. SC2C USN POW-Liberated 5/15/05 California Unknown
Stoopman

Petrus J.A.

RRN Dutch Navy Liaison Personnel/Translator   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Storie Luther T. CMM(PA) USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Stower Donald G. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Street Raymond A. CY(PA) USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Strickland H.S. F1C USN POW-Liberated 6/28/76 Houston, TX Cancer
Sturgill Ollie J. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Su Marco (n) OM2C USN POW-Liberated 9/1/71 Hong Kong Unknown
Suomi Sulo W. SM1C USN POW-Liberated 12/2/03 Alameda, CA Unknown
Swanson Dorsey G. SM1C USN POW-Liberated 7/8/13 Chula Vista, CA Natural Causes
Swartz Lowell W. PHM2C USN POW-Liberated 8/24/84 Seattle, WA Pneumonia and Peritonitis
Swearingen Lonnie D. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Szarke Andrew S. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Szymala Victor J. MM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tai Chi Fah OC2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tanberg Albert N. BKR3C USN   11/2/44 POW-Saigon, VietNam Dysentery
Taraszkiewicz Stanley (n) F2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tarrence Earl L. SM2C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Taylor Cecil L. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Templeman Edward J. SM2C USN POW-Liberated 10/1/87 San Jose, CA Cancer
Terry Archie H. CWR(PA) USN POW-Liberated 1965-66 San Diego, CA Heart Attack
Tesar Henry (n) GM3C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Tetterton William E. F2C USN POW-Liberated 2/28/90 Reading, PA Emphysema
Thaxton William L. F1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Thew Henry P. FC1C(M) USN POW-Liberated 3/24/94 Cove, OR Heart Attack
Thomas Charley L. SM2C USN POW-Liberated 4/22/79 Near Lake Tahoe, CA Airplane Crash
Thompson Eldro W. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tiefel Dale J. SM1C USN POW-Liberated 8/29/05 Dubuque. IA Unknown
Ting Ducey (n) MATT1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tisdale William V. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Treanon Hallerman J. WT1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Trice Ernest M. PVT USMC POW-Liberated 1/10/91 Abilene, TX Cancer
Trim Donald Paul COX USN   12/11/43 POW-105 Kilo Camp, Burma Tropical Ulcers
Truskoski Thomas F. SM2C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Tsao Chu Lin MATT1C USN POW-Liberated 5/23/05 San Diego, CA Unknown
Tsao Ducey (n) OC2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tsiang Packsen MATT1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tsong No Dee MATT1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tubbs R.L. RM2C USN Attached but not on board on 3/1/42 Uknown Unknown Unknown
Tucker William E. MUS1C USN   10/9/43 POW-80 Kilo Camp, Burma Tropical Ulcers
Tung Ven Yung MATT1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Turman Russell C. Y3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tutas James L. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tye Liu (n) OS2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Tyre Arlie W. F2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Uditsky Samuel L. WT1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Ukena Jewel J. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Usher Rexford D. SM2C USN POW-Liberated 5/31/98 Dallas, TX Urinary Tract Bleeding
Ustaszewski Sigmund H. PHM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Valliere Harry F. SM3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Van Slyke Richard M. F1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Van Tilburg Frank E. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Vancil Kenneth A. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Van Den Berg Suverns E. GM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Vander Auwer Robert J. FC3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
VanLeur Jacobus C. RRN Dutch Navy Liaison Personnel/Translator   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Vaughan Houston A. SGT/FM USMC   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Vaughn James H. Jr. F2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Verley Ralph A. SM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Verzwyvelt James J. EM3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Villers Donald D. MUS2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Villwock Harvey H. EM3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Vinje Harold M. F3C USN POW-Liberated 12/29/99 Grand Forks, ND Diabetes
Virchow Harry H. GM3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Vogt LaVern W. SM2C USN POW-Liberated 3/22/60 Phoenix, AZ Heart Attack
Wai Yau (n) MATT USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Waite Walter W. WO USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Walchuk John (n) GM3C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Waldschmidt Albert H. Jr. MM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Wallace John G. COX USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Wallen Richard T. PVT USMC   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Walling Nelson C. F1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Walts Howard L. SM2C USN   2/4/42 USS Houston Killed-in-Action
Wampler Carl A. F1C USN POW-Liberated 7/29/85 Springfiled, MO Aneurysm
Warcken August E. SM1C USN POW-Liberated 4/16/04 Carmel, CA Heart Failure
Ward Frank C. EM2C USN   9/21/43 POW-100 Kilo Camp, Burma Tropical Ulcers
Ward Willard G. SF1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Wargowsky Lawrence R. EM2C USN POW-Liberated 7/26/83 Necedah, WI Liver Cancer
Warner john C. MUS1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Washburn Claude W. Jr. SM2C USN POW-Liberated 10/31/03 Longville, TX Heart Failure
Watkins Charles H. MM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Watt James E. F1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Weaver Ben E. GM1C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Weaver Charles T. EM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Weaver David C. CMM(PA) USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Weber Emery M. SM2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action
Weeks Roy S. MM2C USN POW-Liberated 8/25/69 Ord, CA Lung Cancer
Weiler Francis B. LTJG USN   3/26/42 POW-Pendeglagang, Java Died of Wounds
Weimer Albert G. SK2C USN   3/1/42 USS Houston Enemy Action

 

Crew Members: Abate-Chang, Chapman-Griffin, Grodzky-Louis, Luna-Rohrbaugh, Weissinger-Zimmerman