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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services


Belleau Wood

Monday, October 30, 1944
Kamakaze Attack near Leyte
While patrolling with her task group east of Leyte, BELLEAU WOOD shot down a Japanese suicide plane which fell on her flight deck causing fires which set off ammunition. Before the holocaust could be brought under control 92 men were killed or missing.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 91

Name Service Branchsort descending
EM 3c Alfred Fenton USN
Sea 1c Emilien Beaupre USN
Sea 1c David Reynolds USN
Sea 2c John Walkup USN
ARM 2c George Marsh USN
Sea 1c John Flematti USN
Sea 2c Thomas Bell USN
ACMM Billy Shelton USN
AOM 2c James Wagoner USN
Sea 1c John Leopard USN
SF 2c Frederick Fox USN
Sea 2c Claude Bounds USN
Sea 1c James Schmid USN
ACRM Reynold Soquist USN
ARM 2c Herbert Logsdon USN
AMM 3c John Freitas USN
Sea 2c Elmer Brake USN
Sea 1c Sidney Sommer USN
HA 2c Clyde Thomas USN
Prtr 3c Robert Miles USN