WORLD WAR II
World War II Veterans from Dillon County, South Carolina
A compiled list honoring our "Greatest Generation".
Some statistics for Dillon County from the War Department's Reports of 1946 (1941-Jan 31, 1946):
- Army and Army Air Force: 18 were designated killed in action, 3 died of wounds (wounded
in battle, later died), 21 died "non-battle" (line of duty deaths outside of combat areas), and
there was, by Jan. 31, 1946, 1 "finding of death", for a total of 43 who did not return home.
- Navy, Coast Guard and Marines: no tabulation by county was provided, and no statement
of type of casualty is given in the alphabetized entries. Statewide:
722 died in combat, 8 died in prison camp, 829 died of wounds.
- World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air
from Dillon County, South Carolina
Dillon War Memorial
Service Personnel Not Recovered Following World War II
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