Michigan WW2 NMCG Casualty List – R Surnames

RACINE, John J., Gunner’s Mate 2c, USN. Mother, Mrs. Roy Racine, 160 W. Chicago Ave., Pontiac.

RADDATZ, Donovan R., Technical Sgt., USMC. Wife, Mrs. Donovan R. Raddatz, 729 Peck St., Muskegon Heights.

RAIMER, Stanley Earl, Ship’s Cook 3c, USN. Father, Mr. Earl Franklin Raimer, 660 Jenne St., Grand Ledge.

RAINES, John Clyde, Pharmacist’s Mate 3c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. William C. Raines, 9705 Otsego Ave., Detroit.

RAKECKI, Leo Joseph, Soundman 2c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Charlotte Rakacki, 3910 33d St., Detroit.

RALLES, Nicholas, Cpl., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ralles, 1270 Lenox Ave., Detroit.

RAMSAY, George Franklin, Pfc., USMC. Father, Mr. Ernest Ramsay, 215 Moss St., Highland Park.

RANDALL, John Willard, Ensign, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Marguerite Marie Randall, Higman Park, Benton Harbor.

RANK, Lawrence Dale, Radioman 3c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher C. Rank, 17586 Trinity Ave., Detroit.

RAPACZ, Andy J., Pfc., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Nagach, 919 3d St., Kalamazoo.

RASLICH, George, Seaman 2c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Raslich, 2716 St. John St., Flint.

RASMUSSEN, John L., Pfc., USMCR. Wife, Mrs. John L. Rasmussen, 225 W. Washington St., Jackson.

RATKOS, Henry J., Pfc., USMCR. Wife, Mrs. Henry J. Ratkos, 2199 Lansing St., Detroit.

RATLIFF, William Thomas, Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ratliff, 2008 Leroy St., Jackson.

RAU, Donald A., Pfc., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Rau, 4643 Gray St., Detroit.

RAUER, Kenneth Paul, Lieutenant, USNR. Mother, Mrs. Minnie E. Rauer, 16219 Ohio Ave., Detroit.

RAWLINGS, Cecil Archie, Seaman 1c, USNR. Cousin, Irene Holloway, 36865 Menton Rd., Remulus. (Parents in Cornwall, England.)

RAY, Clayton Robert, Seaman 2c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Margaret Bradley Ray, 606 Maple St., Marshall.

RAYKOV, Steve, Seaman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Raykov, 2634 Superior St., Detroit.

REARDON, Paul Joseph, Cpl., USMCR. Wife, Mrs. Marjorie J. Reardon, 528 Murphy Dr., Jackson.

REDINGER, Jack Hutto, Ensign, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Edison Redinger, 1040 S. Jackson St., Jackson.

REED, Max Martin, Seaman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Vance Reed, 4122 Lowcroft St., Lansing.

REED, Melvin, Jr., Technical Sgt., USMCR. Wife, Mrs. Hean K. Reed, 202 W. Lincoln St., Charlevoix.

REED, Richard H., Jr., Pvt., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Bessie Reed, 112½ N. Mottawa St., Sturgis.

REED, Richard James, Pfc., USMC. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Reed, 238 N. Sheldon St., Charlotte.

REED, Thomas Franklin, Aviation Ordnanceman 3c, USNR. Father, Mr. Claude Landau Reed, 2181 Daisy St., Flint.

REED, Wayne Markham, Seaman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley M. Reed, 629 6th St., Grand Rapids.

REESE, Jesse Edmund, Seaman 2c, USNR. Mother, Mrs. Clara Reese, 3117 4th St., Detroit.

REESE, Robert K., Pfc., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reese, 83 Victor St., Highland Park.

REID, Danidl M., Pvt., USMCR. Wife, Mrs. Daniel M. Reid, 131 Maple Rd., Michigan Center.

REID, Marion Harry, Seaman 2c, USN. Father, Mr. Arlo Roswell Reid, 1011 Lincoln St., Traverse City.

REID, Roy Oliver, Aviation Radioman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles N. Reid, 5021 Trumbull Ave., Detroit.

REIFERT, Elroy Edward, Seaman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Reifert, 14205 Nine Mile Rd., East Detroit.

REILLY, Raymond Russell, Torpedoman’s Mate 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. James William Reilly, Rt. 1, Allegan.

REINHARDT, Richard Arnold, Boatswain’s Mate 1c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Lillian Reinhardt, 736 Parone St., Benton Harbor.

RELJA, Tony A., Pfc., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Duyea Relja, Rt. 1, Box 22, South Haven.

RENDALL, Thomas Edward, Chief Machinist’s Mate, USN. Mother, Mrs. Ellen Rendall, 1739 Horton Ave., Grand Rapids.

RENGER, Edward, Jr., Platoon Sgt., USMCR. Wife, Mrs. Helen V. Renger, 600 Gardenia Ave., Royal Oak.

RENSI, William, Fireman 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Margaret Rensi, 9182 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit.

RENYE, Buckley W., Pfc., USMC. Mother, Mrs. Vivian Renye, 313 Smith St., Detroit.

RESER, Harry A., Pfc., USMC. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Reser, Rt. 2, Clarksville.

RETERSTORF, Arnold Gerald, Coxswain, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Albert Reterstorf, 745 Coit St., Grand Rapids.

REXIN, Frank Leo, Seaman 1c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank T. Rexin, 2992 Drexel Ave., Detroit.

REYNOLDS, Harold Daniel, Lieutenant (jg), USNR. Wife, Mrs. Martha Fox Reynolds, Berlamont.

REYNOLDS, John D., Pfc., USMC. Father, Mr. John M. Reynolds, Box 1373, Van Dyke.

RHEAD, Douglas E., Pvt., USMC. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton C. Rhead, 16814 Princeton St., Detroit.

RHODES, Vernon Lee, Fireman 1c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Mary Margaret Rhodes, 8890 Penrod, Detroit.

RICCI, Joseph John, Fireman 1c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Antonio S. Ricci, 18 Foleyville, Trenton.

RICE, Irwin Franklin, Radioman 3c, USN. Father, Mr. Archie Rice, 7332 Ellsworth Ave., Detroit.

RICE, Jay Junior, Seaman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Rice, 5900 Toledo, Detroit.

RICE, William George, Pharmacist’s Mate 2c, USN. Father, Mr. George T. Rice, 1816 Hillcrest St., Lansing.

RICH, Jack L., Pfc., USMCR. Father, Mr. Stephen D. Rich, Flat Rock.

RICH, Leo Herbert, Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Francis Rich, 7351 Winthrop, Detroit.

RICH, Merlin Jack, Aviation Radioman 2c, USN. Father, Mr. Julian Henry Rich, 1905 Kansas Ave., Flint.

RICH, Rodney Steward, Gunner’s Mate 3c, USNR. Brother, Mr. Armor A. Rich, Rt. 2, Sheridan.

RICHARDS, James A., Pfc., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Gertrude Hartman, 12701 Ward St., Detroit.

RICHARDS, Russell James, Pfc., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Richards, 927 Vine St., Adrian.

RICHEY, John Womack, Lieutenant, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Mary Jean Richey, Box 145, Leland. (Later address: 3885½ Trais St., North San Diego, California.)

RICKERT, Robert Garfield, Lieutenant (jg), Medical Corps, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Louise Rickert, 726 S. State St., Ann Arbor.

RIDDELL, Eugene Edward, Seaman 1c, USN. Father, Mr. Forest Riddell, 805 Rankin St., Flint.

RIDGEWAY, Earl D., Pharmacist’s Mate 1c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Irma Marie Ridgeway, 218 N. Madison St., Traverse City.

RIDGEWAY, Kenneth John, Seaman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ridgeway, 3010 1st St., Wyandotte.

RIEDEL, Lawrence Raymond, Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Riedel, 4014 Blue Bush Rd., Monroe.

RIFFLE, Roger A., Cpl., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Riffle, Gen. Del., Fountain.

RIKLEY, Edward J., Pfc., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Helen M. Stipe, 3944 12th St., Detroit.

RILEY, Arthur Frederick, Storekeeper 3c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Anthony Riley, Benzonia.

RILEY, Robert D., Pvt., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Orvilla M. Riley, 24 Parkway St., Niles.

RIPLEY, Edwin Herbert, Seaman 2c, USN. Father, Mr. Herbert William Ripley, 1529½ Colorado Ave., Flint.

RITSEMA, Peter M., Cpl., USMC. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clause E. Ritsema, 2122 Lakeway Ave., Kalamazoo.

RITZENHEIN, Vincent Paul, Fireman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. William S. Ritzenhein, 922 Pannell St., NW Grand Rapids.

ROBBINS, Clayton, Cpl., USMC. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Robbins, 357 E. Grand Blvd., Detroit.

ROBBINS, Gerald C., Pfc., USMC. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Robbins, Rt. 5, St. Johns.

ROBBINS, Roscoe LeRoy, Seaman 1c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Noreen Sylvia Robbins, 991 Barney, Flint.

ROBERTS, Thomas Herbert, Ensign, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leigh Basil Roberts, 24808 E. River Rd., Grosse Ile.

ROBERTSON, James Graham, Pfc., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Robertson, 12934 Faust Ave., Detroit.

ROBERTSON, Leonard J., Pfc., USMC. Mother, Mrs. Kay Robertson, 2559 Fullerton St., Detroit.

ROBERTSON, Peter, Pfc., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Jean Robertson, 1379 Maryland Ave., Grosse Pointe.

ROBINSON, Donald Wesley, Pfc., USMCR. Wife, Mrs. Virginia J. Robinson, 238 Capital Ave., NE Battle Creek.

ROBINSON, Earl Evans, Fire Controlman 3c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Manford Robinson, Rt. 2, Box 129C, 82 McKishnie, Mt. Clemens.

ROBINSON, William C., Pfc., USMC. Father, Mr. Arthur W. Robinson, 18 Louis St., River Rouge.

ROBLE, Leonard Adelbert Thomas, Boatswain’s Mate 2c, USN. Mother, Mrs. Anna Roble Gessner, 10 N. Prospect St., Ypsilanti.

ROCK, John C., Pvt., USMC. Mother, Mrs. Mary E. Rock, 1730 N. Bond St., Saginaw.

ROCKWOOD, Charles R., Sgt., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert W. Rockwood, Rt. 1, Lachine.

RODIBAUGH, Robert L., Pfc., USMCR. Brother, Mr. Ralph Rodibaugh, Rt. 1, Canal St., Granville.

ROE, John Elmer, Seaman 2c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Roe, 9379 Schiller, Detroit.

ROGERS, Bert S., Pfc., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Rogers, 519 West St., Three Rivers.

ROHLFS, Gordon Ford, Machinist’s Mate 3c, USNR. Parens, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Rohifs, Rt. 3, Niles.

ROKOSZ, Henry, Pfc., USMC. Grandmother, Mrs. Veronika Rokosz, Rt. 3, Pinconning.

ROLKA, Chester, Ensign, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo F. Rolka, 3108 E. Genesee Ave., Saginaw.

ROMAN, Albion Joseph, Fireman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Roman, 50 Elizabeth, River Rouge, Detroit.

ROMANELLI, Ernest, Jr., Coxswain, USN. Mother, Mrs. Carilone Gusato, 17727 Eddon St., Melvindale.

RONDA, John, Jr., Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ronda, Sr., 1303 College Ave., NE Grand Rapids.

ROOF, Charles Walter, Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Roof, 8248 Manor, Detroit.

ROONEY, William J., Pvt., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Terence J. Rooney, 742 Douglas St., Jackson.

ROSALIK, Raymond A., Pfc., USMC. Mother, Mrs. Sophia Rosalik, 1650 Ferdinand St., Detroit.

ROSBURY, Charles William, Fireman 2c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Dorothea Rosbury, 1467 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit.

ROSE, Hubert Edwin, Fireman 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Lois Ernestine Rose, 5560 Oregon Ave., Detroit.

ROSE, Robert W., Captain, USMCR. Father, Mr. Charles B. Rose, Ovid.

ROSENBERG, Leon Elmer, Fireman 2c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sol Rosenberg, 9620 Otsego, Detroit.

ROSS, Bud Duain, Quartermaster 3c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Huntley Neva Ross, Curve Inn, Midland.

ROSS, Norman Carl, Fireman 3c, USN. Father, Mr. Earl Meyer Ross, 5049 Whitfield, Detroit.

ROSS, R. D. Gerald, Ship’s Cook 3c, USN. Father, Mr. Joseph Ross, Rt. 1, Sodus.

ROTHBALLER, Robert Jack, Aviation Ordnanceman 3c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry John Rothballer, 9110 Beaconfield, Grosse Pointe, Detroit.

ROWE, Albert Vivian, Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rowe, 1463 Leslie, Detroit.

ROWE, Floyd William, Machinist’s Mate 3c, USNR. Mother, Mrs. Ida Salminen, Mohawk.

ROY, Joseph Adolph, Motor Machinist’s Mate 3c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Mary May Roy, 230 E. Troy, Ferndale, Detroit.

ROZEK, Leo J., Pfc., USMCR. Father, Mr. Stanley J. Rozek, 2313 Marvin St., Muskegon.

RUBIN, Harold, Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Able Rubin, 1659 W. Euclid Ave., Detroit.

RUBINO, Phillip Paul, Watertender 3c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Rubino, 13321 Trumbull, Highland Park, Detroit.

RUCKERT, Gustave, Electrician’s Mate 3c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Ruth Elizabeth Ruckert, 7251 Paige Ave., Van Dyke.

RUFF, Thomas F., Pvt., USMC. Wife, Mrs. Thomas F. Ruff, 308 Cherry St., Adrian.

RUGENSTEIN, Arthur August, Motor Machinist’s Mate 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. August John Rugenstein, 4350 Davis St., Utica.

RUGGIRELLO, John S., Cpl., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Ruggirello, 9506 Greensboro St., Detroit.

RUHLMAN, George John, Fireman 1c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Ruhlman, 7630 Larme, Allen Park, Dearborn.

RULE, Charles Clifford, Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Layman Rule, Middleton.

RUNYAN, Francis R., Pfc., USMCR. Wife, Mrs. Francis R. Runyan, Rt. 1, Torrey Rd., Fenton.

RUSLING, Victor Kenneth, 1st Lieutenant, USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Dora O. Claflin, 236 Scott St., Adrian.

RUSSELL, Ralph G., Cpl., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Russell, 916 Orchard Pl., Jackson.

RUST, William A., Pfc., USMC. Father, Mr. Charles R. Rust, 15811 Appoline Ave., Detroit.

RUTH, Charles Douglas, Fireman 2c, USN. Father, Mr. Joseph Adam Ruth, 215½ Front St., Buchanan.

RUTKOWSKI, John T., Assistant Cook, USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Rutkowski, 3499 Denton St., Hamtramck, Detroit.

RUTLEDGE, Eugene Leon, Shipfitter 3c, USN. Mother, Mrs. Almeda A. Williams, 1248 Graham Rd., Flint.

RYAN, Loyal, Jr., Seaman 2c, USNR. Father, Mr. Loyal Ryan, Sr., 605 W. Main St., Lansing.

RYAN, Mark P., Sgt., USMCR. Father, Dr. Mark Ryan, 7231 E. Canfield St., Detroit.

RYAN, William Herbert, Lieutenant (jg), USN. Father, Mr. William Edward Ryan, P.O. Box 202, Moore St., Three Rivers.

RYBARCZYK, Albert Peter, Aviation Radioman 2c, USNR. Mother, Mrs. Sophia Rybarczyk, 607 Pearl St., St. Joseph.

RYBICKI, Walter, Cpl., USMCR. Mother, Mrs. Michalina Rybicki, 3609 Miller St., Hamtramck, Detroit.

RYDER, Raymond Keith, Signalman 3c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Eugene Ryder, 4057 W. Maple, Birmingham.

RYZNER, Henry J., Pfc., USMC. Mother, Mrs. Nellie Ryzner, 12394 Wahrman Rd., Romulus.




MLA Source Citation:

War Department. The Adjutant Generals Office. Administrative Services Division. Strength Accounting Branch. World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel. Item from Record Group 407: Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917- [AGO], 1905 - 1981. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 6 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/michigan/michigan-ww2-nmcg-casualty-list-r-surnames.htm - Last updated on Aug 23rd, 2012


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