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

*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
Paflas Dan Jr. Jacksonville 08/30/44 S1c OH  
Pagel William Harry James Sprunt 03/10/43 S1c MI  
Palcich Stanley H. Edward B. Dudley 04/11/43 Ens. NY  
Palmer James D. Atlantic Sun 02/15/43 Ltjg VA  
Paluch John Joseph Examelia 10/09/42 S2c OH  
Pandolfo Rosario Dominic James Sprunt 03/10/43 S1c MA  
Panek Myles Daniel Huger 05/09/43 S1c IL  
Pannullo John G. El Coston 02/25/44 S1c NJ  
Pantol Casimir Frank El Lago 10/11/42 S2c IL  
Pardee Joe Bastile Nathaniel Hawthorne 11/07/42 S1c CO  
Pardew Oscar W. Samuel Heintzelman 07/09/43 S1c Ronda NC 18
Parker Gregory D. Charles C. Pinckney 01/27/43 S1c MT  
Parlee Herbert J. Samuel Heintzelman 07/09/43 S1c MA  
Parramore Clarence Wade Hampton 02/28/43 S1c FL  
Parrington John J. Sawokla 11/29/42 Cox. IL  
Parrish Russell C. James Oglethorpe 03/17/43 GM3c VA  
Parten Graham S. Jacksonville 08/30/44 S1c AL  
Pashkoff Gustave West Portal 02/05/43 S1c NY  
Passi Anthony Domenic Julia Ward Howe 01/27/43 RM3c CT  
Patalon Charles Meriwether Lewis 03/02/43 S1c NJ  
Paton Warren D. Harry Luckenbach 03/17/43 S1c ND  
Paton* John J. Henry R. Mallory 02/07/43 S2c NY  
Patrick Richard E. Meriwether Lewis 03/02/43 S1c LA  
Patridge Clyde D. Balladier 08/15/42 S1c KY  
Patterson George B. Mary Luckenbach 09/14/42 Ltjg PA  
Patterson* Daniel F. Jr. Dorchester 02/03/43 GM3c TX  
Patton Fred Junior Arthur Middleton 01/01/43 S2c VA  
Pawcio Nicholas A. Samuel Heintzelman 07/09/43 S1c OH  
Pawlowski Frank J. Dan Beard 12/10/44 GM3c IL  
Peacher John C. Charles C. Pinckney 01/27/43 S1c IL  
Peacock James T. Robert Gray 04/23/43 GM3c GA  
Pechar Arthur James J. H. Senior 08/19/43 S1c CT 17
Peitz Aloyius G. Dan Beard 12/10/44 S1c MO  
Peloso James Raymond John Harvey 12/02/43 S1c RI  
Pelston Clyde W. James Oglethorpe 03/17/43 S1c    
Pendleton Robert C. Broad Arrow 01/09/43 S1c ID  
Penyak Peter Charles C. Pinckney 01/27/43 S1c PA  
Percival Peter S. Martin Van Buren 01/14/45 S2c PA  
Perillioux Calvin Coolidge Puerto Rican 03/09/43 S1c Rita LA  
Perrin Robert J. William Pierce Frye 03/29/43 S1c NE  
Perry Donald D. James Sprunt 03/10/43 Ens. MN  
Perry Henry Jr. William H. Welch 02/26/44 Unknown Crystal Springs MS  
Perry Elmer C. William Pierce Frye 03/29/43 S1c DC  
Peterman Bernard L. Cherokee 06/15/42 S2c    
Peters Raymond Brown Victory 05/27/45 S1c    
Petersen Richard. J. Jean Nicolet 07/02/44 S1c OH  
Petersen Robert Otto Topa Topa 08/29/42 S2c NY  
Peterson Harold Birmingham City 01/09/43 S1c SD  
Peterson John Oliver Esso Houston 05/12/42 S1c TX  
Peterson Raymond C. Samuel Heintzelman 07/09/43 S1c SD  
Peterson Curtis J. Sunoil 04/04/43 S1c IN  
Pezzottini Victor J. West Portal 02/05/43 S1c MA  
Philips Harlan Milton Jack Carnes 08/30/42 RM2 PA  
Phillips Joyce C. Andrea F. Luckenbach 03/10/43 S1c TN  
Phillips Edward Stanley Susana 10/12/42 GM3c MO  
Phillips Calvin David William Clark 11/04/42 S2c NY  
Phillips Rayford D. Arthur Middleton 01/01/43 S2c KS  
Pickens Doyce Newton Puerto Rican 03/09/43 S1c Dallas TX  
Pickern Edgar Verl Warrior 07/01/42 S2c AL  
Pierce Ronnie C. La Salle 11/07/42 S1c NC  
Pierce Harold E. Samuel Heintzelman 07/09/43 S1c KS  
Pieretti Robert R. William D. Burnham 11/23/44 S1c CT  
Pierson William Jr. Arthur Middleton 01/01/43 S2c OH  
Pietruszkiewicz* Leonard Henry R. Mallory 02/07/43 S2c MI  
Piette Richard N. Louisiana 08/17/42 S2c WI  
Pilecki Wallace James John L. Motley 12/02/43 S1c NJ  
Piner Calvin Earl Topa Topa 08/29/42 S2c KS  
Pinizotto John F. Samuel Heintzelman 07/09/43 S1c OH  
Pintaric Albert S. J. Pinckney Henderson 08/19/43 S1c Cleveland OH 18
Pippel John Nelson Zaandam 11/02/42 S1c IL  
Pitman Glen William East Indian 11/03/42 S2c OH  
Pizzo George Dom John L. Motley 12/02/43 S1c New York NY  
Plante Henry P. Samuel Heintzelman 07/09/43 S1c MA  
Plaskonka John S. Henry Knox 06/19/43 S1c PA  
Plasse Felix Raymond Gurney E. Newlin 10/27/42 S2c RI  
Platts Frank Leroy Heredia 05/19/42 S2c San Francisco CA  
Plesz Alexander John Arthur Middleton 01/01/43 S2c IL  
Pollard Mark J. L. J. Drake 06/05/42 S2c NC  
Pollock Millard Wayne Puerto Rican 03/09/43 S1c Lincoln IL  
Popielarczyk Joseph Anthony John L. Motley 12/02/43 S1c MA  
Porter Clarence R. Edward B. Dudley 04/11/43 Cox. VT  
Porter Perry J. Jr. John Burke 12/28/44 S1c LA  
Porter Walter James Harrod 01/16/45 S1c South Natick MA  
Poth Harry L. Collingsworth 01/09/43 S2c PA  
Pott Kenneth W. Paul Hamilton 04/20/44 GM2c MD  
Potvin Elmer J. Henry Bacon 02/23/45 S1c MN  
Poulin Wilfred H. Jr. J. H. Senior 08/19/43 S1c NY 21
Power James E. Richard Bland 03/10/43 S1c GA  
Prater Roy Wichita 09/19/42 S2c TN  
Prather Melvin Prather John Straub 04/19/44 S1c Lafayette IN  
Precht Charles Eugene Mary Luckenbach 09/14/42 S1c MD  
Price Edwin Puerto Rican 03/09/43 S1c London AR  
Price Frederick L. Esso Gettysburg 06/10/43 GM3c IL  
Price Kermit Henry Bacon 02/23/45 S1c    
Price Lawrence Puerto Rican 03/09/43 S1c Chevrolet KY  
Price Noah Aaron Puerto Rican 03/09/43 S1c Blountsville AL  
Price Richard V. Pan Pennsylvania 04/16/44 S1c Covington KY  
Price Robert Benton Susana 10/12/42 S1c TX  
Price Robert William Clark 11/04/42 S2c NJ  
Prince Rathka West Portal 02/05/43 GM3c WV  
Proctor Gerald R. John Burke 12/28/44 S1c CA  
Provencal Leo F. Pompoon 11/12/43 S1c MA  
Prusaitis Thomas L. Robert Gray 04/23/43 S1c PA  
Puckman Philip West Portal 02/05/43 S1c NY  
Pucylowski Theodore F. Harry Luckenbach 03/17/43 S1c PA  
Purkeypile Floyd R John Adams 05/05/42 S2c AR  
Pusch Herman C. Lewis L. Dyche 01/04/45 S3c ID  
Pye Perry Monroe Angelina 10/17/42 S2c GA  

 

Last First Ship Date Rank Home Age
Quick Lloyd J. E. A. Bryan 07/17/44 S1c    
Quillen Donald E. City of Flint 01/25/43 S1c PA  
Quinlan John B. J. Pinckney Henderson 08/19/43 GM2c Prairie IL 20

 

Armed Guard Wounded

Last First Ship Date Rank Home Age
Pachello Angelo John S. Sargent 12/30/43 S1c    
Palumbo Ernest Alcoa Mariner 09/28/42 S2c    
Panagiotopoulus Paul J. A. Mowinckel 07/15/42 S1c    
Pancare Rosar James L. Ackerson 09/26/44 GM3c    
Parish Louis L. William C. C. Claiborne 11/24/44 S3c    
Parkerson Elmo Losson Lafayette 09/14/42 GM3c    
Parlon Thomas N. William K. Vanderbilt 05/16/43 Ltjg    
Parrish Vernon L. John M. Clayton 01/01/45 S1c    
Patton Joseph Topa Topa 08/29/42 S2c    
Pauro Joseph F. Henry Knox 06/19/43 S1c    
Payne John E. James W. Denver 04/11/43 S1c    
Payne John Thomas Henry Ward Beecher 05/19/43 Cox.    
Peake William T. Elizabeth Kellogg 11/23/43 S1c    
Peat Gordon W. Leonidas Merritt 10/26/44 S1c    
Peck William H. Jr. William N. Pendleton 06/18/44 Ltjg    
Peebles William D. David Starr Jordan 07/25/44 S1c    
Peer Raymond P. Bellingham 07/06/42 S2c    
Pence Richard F. Henry B. Plant 02/06/45 S1c    
Pendleton Clarence W. William K. Vanderbilt 05/16/43 Cox.    
Perantoni Fred Bruno Panam 05/04/43 S1c    
Perkins Albert E. Esso Harrisburg 07/06/42 S1c    
Perry Robert P. Henry Miller 01/03/45 S1c    
Perry Roger F. John A. Poor 03/19/44 S1c    
Petersen Russell B. Fort Lee 11/02/44 S1c    
Peterson Clearence L. J. A. Mowinckel 07/15/42 S2c    
Peterson Raymond B. John M. Clayton 01/01/45 S1c    
Petrosino Frank J. Alcoa Mariner 09/28/42 S2c    
Petrusik Andy Arthur Middleton 01/01/43 S1c    
Pettit James W. Stanvac Calcutta 06/06/42 S2c Orlando FL  
Pfeiffer Harry H. Jr. Henry Knox 06/19/43 S1c    
Pfund Carroll H. Jeremiah M. Daily 11/12/44 S1c    
Phillips George I. Jeremiah M. Daily 11/12/44 S1c    
Phillips Maurice E. Gilbert Stuart 11/17/44 RM3c    
Phipps Oval A. John M. Clayton 01/01/45 Ltjg    
Piazzi Frank J. Richard Hovey 03/29/44 S1c    
Pickett James C. James W. Marshall 09/15/43 S1c    
Pickrell Jesse L. Jr. Blenheim 01/08/45 GM3c    
Piechowiak John A. Maiden Creek II 03/17/44 GM3c    
Piodela Francis B. Poelau Roebiah (Netherlands) 07/06/43 Cox.    
Piper Frank Forrest Richard Caswell 07/16/43 S1c    
Piper John Jacob Jonathan Elmer 08/13/43 GM3c    
Pocius Joseph R. Blenheim 01/08/45 S1c    
Podlas Romasn M. Meton 11/05/42 S2c    
Polonyi Charles Martin Van Buren 01/14/45 GM3c    
Poole Joseph L. William S. Ladd 12/10/44 S1c    
Porreta James J. Nashaba 02/26/45 GM2c    
Porter Paul Boyer Stephen Hopkins (GSA) 09/27/42 S2c Glendale AZ  
Porter Walter T. E. G. Seubert 02/23/44 S1c    
Potts Garfield Collins John D. Gill 03/12/42 S2c    
Potym Walter Aloysius Gulfprince 07/10/43 S1c    
Praga? Joseph B. Chung Cheng (China) 02/03/44 BM2c    
Prather Donald R. Canada Victory 04/27/45 S1c    
Prewitt Lee R. Fort Lee 11/02/44 S1c    
Price Donald E. William Clark 11/04/42 S1c    
Price John A. John R. Park 03/21/45 GM3c    
Price Spurgeon Oscar Chappell 12/16/44 S2c    
Proto Marco L. Black Hawk 12/29/44 S1c    
Pulley Elvin E. Brown Victory 05/27/45 S1c    

Last First Ship Date Rank Home Age
Quigley Norman E. Marcus Daly (GSA) 12/10/44 S1c    

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