Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

Daughter of Daskum Combs (1917 - 2005) and Technical Sergeant, Albert Roy "Jake" Lowe (1917 - 1944),

who was awarded a Silver Star for Action Taken on The Fourth of July 1944 in France,

and who was Killed In Action on September 16, 1944 in World War II.

Copyright 2017 ~ ~ All Rights Reserved




~ Alabama Deaths and Burials.


~ Appalachia Crossroads, The Caudill Family, Volume 2, 3 and 4, Compiled by Clayton R. Cox, Gateway Press, Inc, Baltimore, Copyright 1993.

~ Birth, Marriage And Death Records.

~ California Death Index.

~ Coffelt Database.

~ Combat Area Casualties Current File.

~ Darvill’s Rare Prints,

~ Dr. John J. Dickey’s 1898 Diary.

~ Family  (Free Mormon Family History And Genealogy Records). 

~ Global Find A Grave Index For Burials At Sea And Other Select Burial Locations.

~ History Of The 90th Infantry Division In World War I by Major George Wythe, Division Historian, copyright 1920, publisher, The Ninetieth Division Association.

~ Honolulu, Hawaii National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific.

~ Kentucky Birth Records.

~ Kentucky Death Records.

~ Korean War Veterans Honor Roll.

~ Michigan Deaths And Burials Index, 1867-1995.

~ National Archives And Records Administration. 

~ North Carolina Death Records.

~ Personal Interviews.

~ Pioneer Families Of Leslie County by Sadie W. Stidham, Kentucke Imprints, Berea, Kentucky, Copyright 1986.

~ Photographs.

~ Soldiers Of The Great War, Vol 1, 2, 3 by W. M. Haulsee and F. G. Howe and A. C. Doyle, Soldiers Record Publishing Association, Washington, D. C., copyright 1920, with the Kentucky section in Volume 1, pages 375 – 408.

~ State Summary of War Casualties [Kentucky], U. S. Navy 1946, Compiled April 1946 By Casualty Section, Office of Public Information, Navy Department.

~ Subchasers Built During WWII, website: 

~ Tennessee Deaths And Burials Index.

~ The Brashear Story, A Family History 1637-1963 by Troy L. Back and Leon Brashear,  Published 1962 by Troy L. Back and Leon Brashear, Printed by The Sharpsville Advertiser, Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, USA, Copyright 1963.

~ The Combs Genealogy by Josiah H. Combs, Published by Norris K. Combs, Pensacola, Florida, copyright 1976.

~ The Hazard Herald, 1 May 1919, List of Perry County, Kentucky WWI Casualties.

~ The Lexington Herald, 21 December 1919, “Hazard, Heart of the Coal Fields,” subtitle, Perry County in the War,” by Samuel Morse Chewault.

~ UK And Ireland, Find A Grave Index.

~ United States Federal Census.

~ U. S. 1890 Veterans Schedules.

~ U. S. Army Discharge Papers.

~ U. S. Army Personnel And Dependent Casualties, 1961-1981.

~ U. S. Army, Register Of Enlistments, 1798-1914.

~ U. S. Burial Registers, Military Posts And National Cemeteries, 1862-1960.

~ U. S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index To Pension Files, 1861-1934.

~ U. S. Civil War Prisoner Of War Records, 1861-1865.

~ U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.

~ U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles, 1861-1865.

~ U. S. Department Of Press Releases And Related Records.

~ U. S. Department Veterans Of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.

~ U. S. Description Lists of Colored Volunteer Army Soldiers, 1864.

~ U. S. Find A Grave Index.

~ U. S. Headstone And Interment Records For U. S. Military Cemeteries On Foreign Soil, 1942-1949.

~ U. S. Headstone Applications For Military Veterans, 1925-1963.

~ U. S. Korean War Casualties, 1950 – 1957.

~ U. S. List Of Men Ordered To Report To Local Board For Military Duty, 1917-1918.

~ U. S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1798-1958.   

~ U. S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1828 – 1962.  

~ U. S. Navy Burial Records, 1898-1932.

~ U. S. Navy Casualty Books.

~ U. S. Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949.

~ U. S. Pensioners, 1818-1872, Kentucky Act Of June 1832.

~ U. S. Revolutionary War Pension And Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900.

~ U. S. Rosters Of World War II Dead, 1939-1945 And 1941-1945. 

~ U. S. Select Military Registers, 1862-1985.

~ U. S. S. SAMUEL S. MILES DE 183, FIRST ANNIVERSARY, November 4, 1944 (Pamphlet).

~ U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.

~ U. S. Veterans Gravesites.

~ U. S. Vietnam War Military Casualties, 1956-1998. 

~ U. S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949.

~ U. S. WWII Jewish Servicemen Cards, 1942-1947. 

~ U.S. WWII Military Personnel Missing In Action Or Lost At Sea. 



~ “Welcome Aboard The USS SAMUEL S. MILES (DE183), NAVY DAY, 27 October 1945, Norfolk Navy Yard” (Pamphlet).

~ World War II Army Enlistments.

~ World War II Honor List Of Dead And Missing, State Of Kentucky, War Department, 1946.

~ World War II Memorial Registry.

~ World War II Prisoners of the Japanese, 1941-1945.

~ World War II Prisoner of War, 1941-1946.

~ World War II Young American Patriots 1941-1945.

~ WWI Draft Registration Cards. 

~ WWI Honor Roll.

~ WWI, WWII And Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas. 

~ WWI, WWII And Korean Conflict War Casualty Listings.

~ WWII Draft Registration Cards.

~ WWII Honor Roll.                                                                                                                                                                           

~ WWII Letters.

~ WWII Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Casualties 1941-1945

~ WWII Prisoners of War, 1941-1946.