*last update 4/1/2019

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - L surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Lewis, George Henry   X  

Donald Martin Lang was born Apr. 21, 1922 to Leo Martin and Edna Bernice Stevens Lang. He died July 12, 1944 and is buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque, IA.

Pvt. Lang served in World War II with the U.S. Army and died on Saipan in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com


Donald Merritt Larson was born Apr 27, 1922 to Lorin Halmer and Florence Larson. He died Oct. 19, 1943 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, East Coast Memorial, New York, NY.

Petty Officer Larson served in World War II with the U.S. Navy Patrol Squadron One and was MIA/FOD/KIA when the plane which he was aboard sank in the Bay of Puerto Castilla, Honduras, in an extremely rough sea.

Source: ancestry.com


John E. Lawler was born Apr. 5, 1914 to William J. and Mayme A. Veach Lawler. He died Nov. 15, 1942 and has a cenotaph in Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Farley, IA.

Pvt. Lawler served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps and was MIA/FOD/KIA in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com


Charles F. Lawson was born Oct. 20, 1921. He died Nov. 9, 1944 and is buried in Center Grove Cemetery, Dubuque, IA.

Pvt. Lawson served in World War II with the U.S. Army 359th Infantry and died in the service of his country in France.

Source: ancestry.com


Arthur Max Loishner was born Mar. 6, 1909 to Gustave M. and Bertha E. Loishner. He died Apr. 19, 1944 and is buried in Munterville Lutheran Church Cemetery, Munterville, IA.

Lt. Loishner served in World War II with the U.S. Army and died in the service of his country in Finschhafen, New Guinea.

Source: ancestry.com


Albert C. Lorenz was born Dec. 1, 1920 to Albert and Edna B. Lorenz. He died June 22, 1945 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Flight Officer Lorenz served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 372nd Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy and was MIA/FOD/KIA and awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Marcellus Ignatius Lynch was born Jan. 16, 1918 to Jeremiah “Jerry” and Mary Walsh Lynch. He died Aug. 9, 1942 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Lynch served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Vincennes (CA-44) and was MIA/FOD/KIA when that ship was sunk in the Battle of Savo Island. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar 2019; updated Apr 2019

 

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