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Always Remember Those Who Gave All: MC WW2 Gold Stars and MIA Survivors

James Victor Chittick

Photo courtesy of the 116th Infantry Regiment Roll of Honor

James Victor Chittick (1914-1944)

MC Class: Ex-1936

Years at MC: 1932-1935 (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior)

Hometown: Frankfort, IN

Life at MC: 3 I (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa) Club, Honor Roll, 2nd Place in 220 Yard Low Hurdles in the YMCA Interclass Meet (Sophomore), Manager of Track Team (Sophomore and Junior), Lettered in Track (Sophomore), Assistant Manager of Football Team (Sophomore), YMCA Worship Committee (Junior), Lived in Carnegie Hall

Military Branch: US Army

Military Unit: Company E, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division

Rank: 1st Lieutenant

Medals Awarded: None Known

Date Missing: N/A

Date of Death: 8 August 1944

Location of Death: Some sources say Germany but official histories of 29th Division (his division) have the 29th Division in France near Vire

Circumstances of Death: Killed in Action

Burial/Memorial Information: Section 12, Site 5864, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia (

Additional Information: A brief biography can be found at the 116th Infantry Regiment Roll of Honor:

Additional Images:

1934 Maryville College Football Team: Assistant Manager Chittick is on the second row, first on left.

1935 Maryville College Track Team: Manager Chittick is on the second row, first on left.