*last update 8/28/2020

Military Involvement


Servicemen - M surnames KIA POW DNB Pic/s
McKevitt, Phillip Reeve     X  
Melberg, Elton W. X      
Moody, Alfred Claire X      
Myers, Ottie Jay        

Byron Ambrose Minear was born Apr. 20, 1917 to Earl George and Lucie E. Ambrose Minear. He died Aug. 9, 1943/FOD Aug. 10, 1943 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Minear served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Vincennes (CA-44) and was MIA/KIA when that vessel was lost at the Battle of Savo Island. He was awarded the Purple Heart. He also served aboard the USS Texas (BB-35).

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov

Robert Charles Modlin was born May 23, 1922 to Claude Leroy and Flora Ruth Ruhl Modlin. He died May 26, 1944 and is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Belle Plaine, IA.

Petty Officer Modlin served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com

ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Aug 2019; updated Aug 2020



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