Milwaukee County War Memorial

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: Lt. Benjamin Frankel

The WMC honors U.S. Naval Reserves Lieutenant Benjamin Frankel, who perished at sea on April 13, 1945 off Catalina Island in California in the last days of WWII.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: PFC Daniel Benjamin Kott

The WMC honors U.S. Marine PFC Daniel Benjamin Kott, who was killed in action on April 24, 1951 in Korea.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing

The WMC honors First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing, who was killed on July 3, 1863 during the Battle of Gettysburg. He was given a posthumous brevet promotion to Lt. Colonel and received the Medal of Honor, 147 years after his death, on Nov. 6, 2014.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: U.S. Marine PFC Albert Dean

The WMC honors U.S. Marine PFC Albert Dean, who was killed in action on May 14, 1966 in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam. He was awarded The Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service and Vietnam Campaign Medals.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: U.S. Army Cpl. Benjamin H. Neal

The WMC honors U.S. Army Cpl. Benjamin H. Neal, who was killed in action on April 25, 2012 in Zharay, Afghanistan. He received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart Medals.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: Cpt. Lance P. Sijan

The WMC honors Captain Lance P. Sijan, who was killed in action on Jan. 22, 1968 in Hoa Lo, North Vietnam. He received the Congressional Medal of Honor (posthumously), Purple Heart and Prisoner of War Medal.

Remembering Our Fallen: SPC Michelle Marie Witmer

The WMC honors Michelle Marie Witmer, SPC, U.S. Army, who was killed in Baghdad, Iraq on April 9, 2004. She was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart.

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