*last update 7/31/2022

Military Involvement


Servicemen - C surnames KIA POW DNB Pic/s
Carrothers, Vinton Irwin        
Childs, John Robert X      
Clark, John J.     X  
Craig, Edwin E. DOW      
Cummings, Truman W.       X
Curray, Maurice X     X

Donald James Carpenter was born Oct. 26, 1919 to Ernest Frank and Hilda M. Schmitz Carpenter. He died Nov. 27, 1942 and is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Earlville, IA.

Pvt. Carpenter served in World War II with the U.S. Army 126th Infantry, 32nd Division and died of wounds received in action in New Guinea.

Source: ancestry.com

Clarence William Clemen was born July 2, 1919 to Henry C. and Anna Kohnen Clemen. He died Nov. 25, 1943 (at sea) and is memorialized in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque, IA and also at the Courts of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Petty Officer Clemen served with the U.S. Navy in World War II aboard the USS Liscombe Bay (CVE-56) and was lost in the sinking of that vessel. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov

ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Aug 2020; updated Jul 2022



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