|John Dierkes (1905 - 1975)|
|The Red Badge of Courage (1951) [Jim Conklin, the Tall Soldier]: Shot in combat, then dies of his wound some time later while talking to Audie Murphy. (I haven't seen this movie, but I have read the book.)
Shane (1953) [Morgan Ryker]: Shot in the chest by Alan Ladd during a shoot-out in a saloon, then falls over the railing. (Thanks to Michael)
The Alamo (1960) [Jocko Robertson]: Reportedly killed in an explosion. (I haven't seen this movie myself.) (Thanks to Michael)
The Premature Burial (1962) [Sweeney]: Strangled by Ray Milland when John and Dick Miller dig up Ray's grave; John's body is shown afterwards after Ray brings it to Alan Napier's laboratory.