U.S. Navy Armed Guard Killed and Wounded on U.S. and foreign ships during World War II
Last name begins with "D"

*An asterisk after a name indicates U.S. Navy personnel listed as killed aboard ship, but from our sources we cannot distinguish with certainty which ones were Armed Guard. There may be others than those indicated.

SS Dorchester -- 27 Navy men killed, of those 11 were Armed Guard
SS Henry R. Mallory -- 100 Navy men killed, of those 15 were Armed Guard

Date of Death
The date given below is the date of attack resulting in the casualty. According to official Navy procedure, if there was no body recovered, the person was presumed dead 1-year-plus-1-day after the ship was due at its destination. In some cases, the date listed below was based on postwar German records. Our sources sometimes disagree on the date, usually only by one or two days.

The graves of most Armed Guard and Merchant Marine victims of torpedoes, bombs, and kamikazes, are marked only by the ocean waves. May they rest in peace!

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Armed Guard Killed Armed Guard Wounded

Last First Ship Date Rank Home Age
Dafin Dan Paul Hamilton 04/20/44 S1c MD  
Daggs Harold F. James Oglethorpe 03/17/43 S1c Terra Haute IN 22
Dambrosia Michael Joseph John Carter Rose 10/08/42 S2c East Jaffrey NH  
Daniels Alfred E. Jonathan Sturges 02/23/43 S1c IA  
Daniels Bruce B. Pillory 06/05/44 S1c MA  
Daperasky Walter Joseph Massmar 07/05/42 S2c MI  
Dastrup Marvin A. Lewis L. Dyche 01/04/45 S1c NV  
Daugherty Vernon A. Jeremiah Van Rennselaer 02/02/43 S1c MO  
Daugherty Alonzo Wichita 09/19/42 S2c TN  
Daugherty James P. William C. Gorgas 03/10/43 S1c KY  
Davault James Beal Cities Service Toledo 06/12/42 S1c KS  
Davis Everett Merlin Angelina 10/17/42 BM2c IL  
Davis Walter C. Coamo (USAT) 12/09/42 Cox. MD  
Davis Blaine James Commercial Trader 09/16/42 S2c OH  
Davis Shearon C. John Burke 12/28/44 GM3c NE  
Davis Thomas C. John L. Motley 12/02/43 GM3c DE  
Davis Paul H. Oklahoma 03/28/45 GM2c AL  
Davis Henry L. Pan Pennsylvania 04/16/44 S1c MA  
Davis* Harold E. Henry R. Mallory 02/07/43 S2c KY  
Dawson John W. Oklahoma 03/28/45 S1c MD  
Dean Hallock W. Gurney E. Newlin 10/27/42 GM3c Tampa FL  
Dean Odell C. Rosario 02/21/43 SM3C TX  
Dean Carl Carsen Arthur Middleton 01/01/43 S1c KS  
Dearmond Velton L. L. J. Drake 06/05/42 Cox.    
Dearwester Kenneth Wayne Chickasaw City/Zaandam 10/07/42 S1c IL  
Deaton Ellsworth T. Lewis L. Dyche 01/04/45 S1c MT  
Decker Peter Chickasaw City/Zaandam 10/07/42 S1c NE  
Decker Lester P. Esso Gettysburg 06/10/43 S1c NC  
DeCosta Jack John Winthrop 09/24/42 BM2c Chicago IL 32-33
Dees Worth Orbia Scapa Flow 11/14/42 S1c FL  
Defina Joseph Paul Chickasaw City/Zaandam 10/07/42 S1c MI  
Defrancisco John James Oglethorpe 03/17/43 S1c IL  
Degenhart Edward V. Oklahoma 03/28/45 GM2c IL  
Degrasso Michael William C. Gorgas 03/10/43 S1c NY  
Deischer Paul C. Pillory 06/05/44 S1c PA  
Dejournett Homer Stanvac Manila 05/23/43 S1c MO  
Delesline George C. Henry B. Plant 02/06/45 GM3c FL  
Delisa John Anthony Jr. Puerto Rican 03/09/43 S1c Rosebank NY  
Della Dewey Caddo 11/23/42 S1c PA  
Delmonte Victor E. Fort Lee 11/02/44 S1c Rochester NY  
Demant Fred R. Logan Victory 04/06/45 GM3c NY  
Demarest George W. J. H. Senior 08/19/43 S1c NJ  
Demars Peter Oral Stephen Hopkins (GSA) 09/27/42 S2c Babbitt NV  
Dembinski Loepold William C. Gorgas 03/10/43 S1c OH  
Demboski Michael J. Sumner I. Kimball 01/16/44 RM3c PA  
Demers Maurice J. James Oglethorpe 03/17/43 S1c MA  
Dempsey Paul Sullvan Caddo 11/23/42 S1c MA  
Dennis William D. H. D. Collier 03/13/44 S1c IL  
Dentinger Gordon P. Charles C. Pinckney 01/27/43 Cox. MN  
Denton Charles F. Atlantic Sun 02/15/43 S1c MO  
Deproperty Michael F. Robert Gray 04/23/43 S1c NY  
Derbyshire Ernest John Caddo 11/23/42 S1c NY  
Deridder John Robert Gray 04/23/43 S1c NY  
Deschenes Paul Joseph Caddo 11/23/42 S2c Waterbury CT  
Deseve Joseph Millinocket 06/17/42 GM3c NY  
Desmarais Philip Joseph John Harvey 12/02/43 S1c NH  
Deters Luke H. Andrea F. Luckenbach 03/10/43 S1c MO  
Dettlaff Eugene J. Coamo (USAT) 12/09/42 S2c WI  
Devine Carl Buial Joseph Wheeler 12/02/43 S1c KY  
Devins Thomas Vincent Caddo 11/23/42 S2c NY  
Deweese Richard Charles Castilla 06/06/42 S2c NC  
Diagosto Patrick J. Pan Pennsylvania 04/16/44 S1c PA  
Dias Mark A. Winkler 02/23/43 S1c MA  
Dickson Edward G. Elihu Yale 02/15/44 S1c    
Dierolf Robert F. Theodore Dwight Weld 09/20/43 S1c MI  
Digiantommaso* Thomas J. Dorchester 02/03/43 SM2C MA  
Dillmore Wilbur A. Jr. Challenger 05/17/42 S2c WV  
Dingethal Robert E. Meriwether Lewis 03/02/43 BM2c NJ  
Dingle Edward A. Jr. Sunoil 04/04/43 S1c PA  
Disbrow George W. Elizabeth Kellogg 11/23/43 S1c NY  
Disiena Donato Daniel Chester French 03/07/44 S1c NY  
Dixon Carl P. Atlantic Sun 02/15/43 Cox. OH  
Dixon Roma J. Richard Bland 03/10/43 S1c VA  
Dixon* John J. Henry R. Mallory 02/07/43 S1c PA  
Dobbins John C. Andrea F. Luckenbach 03/10/43 S1c IN  
Dobie James Walter Pan Atlantic 07/06/42 S2c MN  
Doland James Albert John Harvey 12/02/43 Cox. NJ  
Dolberg Harry L. John Burke 12/28/44 S1c NE  
Domonkos Michael Jr. Benjamin Brewster 07/09/42 AS PA  
Donaghue* Robert A. Henry R. Mallory 02/07/43 S1c PA  
Donahue David L. Jacksonville 08/30/44 SM3C NY  
Donnelly Harold E. West Portal 02/05/43 S1c NY  
Donovan Joseph Andrew Examiner 03/19/43 S1c MA  
Doran Raymond W. Charles C. Pinckney 01/27/43 S1c IL  
Dorazio Dominick J. James L. Ackerson 09/26/44 S1c    
Dorn John H. William C. Gorgas 03/10/43 S1c NJ  
Dorris Roy C. Jr. Mambi 05/13/43 S1c AR  
Dorsey Iverson Francis John Winthrop 09/24/42 S1c WV  
Doster Roy L. Louise Lykes 01/09/43 S2c GA  
Doty Howard F.? Robin Goodfellow 07/25/44 S1c NY  
Dounetos Michael John John Harvey 12/02/43 GM3c RI  
Downs Roscius I. Jr. Jacksonville 08/30/44 Ltjg NJ  
Doyle Lawrence William Scapa Flow 11/14/42 S1c WA  
Dragan Joseph Michael Joseph Wheeler 12/02/43 GM3c South Norwalk CT  
Drain Elmer E. William C. Gorgas 03/10/43 S1c NE  
Draskovich William C. Robin Goodfellow 07/25/44 S1c PA  
Drew Claude A. Jr. Robert Gray 04/23/43 S1c NY  
Drexler John Paul Joseph Wheeler 12/02/43 S1c PA  
Dreyer Kenneth P. James Oglethorpe 03/17/43 S1c IN  
Dreyer Benjamin Meriwether Lewis 03/02/43 Ens. NY  
Driscoll William Gerard John Harvey 12/02/43 S1c MA  
Driskell Raymond W. Henry B. Plant 02/06/45 S1c    
Drummond Bowdoin Mears Heredia 05/19/42 Cox. VA [Baltimore MD]  
Drvall Walter C. Coamo (USAT) 12/09/42 S2c OH  
Dryer William H. American Leader/Junyo Maru 09/18/44 Ltjg AL  
Duboise Ollie M. Mambi 05/13/43 S1c AL  
Duckett Kenneth R. Connecticut 04/23/42 AS MO  
Dugan Albert Massmar 07/05/42 S2c    
Dugan* Richard D. Henry R. Mallory 02/07/43 Ens. NY  
Dumas Herman C. Fort Lee 11/02/44 S1c Spencer LA  
Dunajewski Michael Pan New York 10/29/42 BM2c MI  
Dundas Peter D. Daniel Chester French 03/07/44 SM3C NJ  
Dunleavy Gerard Anthony J. H. Senior 08/19/43 S1c Bridgeport CT 18
Dunn Roy M. Oklahoma 03/28/45 S1c SC  
Dunn Clyde Lee Scapa Flow 11/14/42 S2c GA  
Dupree Richard K. Lewis L. Dyche 01/04/45 S1c TX  
Durante Falco J. Malantic 03/09/43 S1c NY  
Durbin Joseph Sumner I. Kimball 01/16/44 S1c PA  
Durocher Arthur J. Francis Asbury 12/03/44 S1c Marquette MI 29
Dutton Everett J. H. D. Collier 03/13/44 S1c KS  
Duwel* [Duwell] Edward C. Henry R. Mallory 02/07/43 S1c Harrison OH  


Armed Guard Wounded

Last First Ship Date Rank Home Age
D'Agostino Albert Robert L. Vann 03/01/45 GM3c    
Dagenais George J. Minotaur 01/09/43 S1c    
Dale Edwin M. Alice F. Palmer 07/10/43 BM1    
Daniels Benjamin Charles Buchanan 11/12/42 S2c    
Daniels James Leroy Timothy Pickering 07/14/43 GM3c    
Daniels John Thomas Samuel Griffin 05/19/43 S1c    
Davis Don L. Colin P. Kelly Jr. 07/10/43 S1c    
Davis Henry Dean Samuel Griffin 05/19/43 GM3c    
Davis Jessie Phillip Josiah Bartlett 05/19/43 GM2c    
Davis John S. Unknown ship 06/01/44 GM3c    
Davis Otis E. Thomas Nelson 11/12/44 GM3c    
Day Julian Bunday Jr. Esso Gettysburg 06/10/43 S1c    
Deaton Frank Kemp P. Battle 08/15/44 GM3c    
Debaun Garnett C. Richard Bland 03/10/43 S1c    
Debenedetto Anthony Tarleton Brown 08/16/44 S1c    
Delfon Norman P. Lawton B. Evans 08/17/43 GM3c    
Dellacalce William J. James W. Marshall 08/13/43 S1c    
Demers Walter D. Hobart Baker 12/29/44 S1c    
Demeurisse Albert M. Samuel Griffin 05/19/43 S1c    
Dennis Calvin M. Leda 11/03/42 RM3c    
Denofrio Michael J. Benjamin Brewster 07/09/42 AS    
Dentremont Howard A. Blue Jacket 12/16/43 S1c    
Depaola Frederick Harold William C. Gorgas 03/10/43 S1c    
Dierksen Robert F. Samuel Johnston 05/19/43 GM2c    
Dimock Harld W. Henry S. Lane 06/13/44 S1c    
Dinan John J. Lyman Abbott 12/02/43 RM3c    
Diorio Frank Pal William W. Gerhard 08/04/43 S1c    
Dipaolo Joseph Albert Alcoa Prospector 07/05/43 S1c    
Dito Frank F. Arthur Sewall 12/29/44 S1c    
Dixon Eddie Lee Keystone 03/13/43 S1c    
Dixon Louis S. Blue Jacket 12/16/43 S2c    
Dixon Paul Robert Louis Stevenson 11/18/44 S1c    
Dobbins Russell E. Leda 11/03/42 S2c    
Doby? Paul E. Shoemaker 12/16/44 S1c    
Dominick Joseph J. Nashaba 02/26/45 S1c    
Donaldson James William W. Gerhard 08/01/43 S1c    
Doran Thomas J. Jr. Nortun (Norway) 03/20/43 S1c    
Dougherty Paul T. William Clark 11/04/42 S2c    
Downs Edward George J. A. Mowinckel 07/15/42 S1c    
Dryden Robert F. Tjisadane (Netherlands) 05/11/45 S2c    
Dufek James J. Gilbert Stuart 11/17/44 S2c    
Dugan Joseph John Samuel Griffin 05/19/43 S1c    
Duke Julian A. Scapa Flow 11/14/42 S1c    
Dunlap Max R. John A. Treutlen 06/29/44 S1c    
Dunn John F. Paul Luckenbach 09/22/42 S2c    
Dunn Marion R. Gus W. Darnell 11/23/44 S1c    
Dunn Robert B. Anne Hutchinson 10/26/42 S2c    
Durham James A. John A. Treutlen 06/29/44 S1c    
Dutremble Alfred James R. Randall 07/13/43 Cox.    
Duvall Junior Molly Pitcher 03/17/43 S1c    

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Armed Guard Casualties
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