*last update 4/2/2019

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - J surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Johnson, Harold Martin   X X
Jorgenson, Warren George   X  

Eugene R. Jackson was born May 21, 1919 to John S. and Ella I. Parker Jackson. He died Apr. 28, 1945 and is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Pvt. Jackson served in World War II with the U.S. Army Co. D, 503rd Parachute Infantry and died in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com


Lawrence Louis Jedlicka was born Sept. 23, 1920 to Louis F. and Adele Anna Jedlicka. He died Oct. 8, 1944 and is buried in Florence American Cemetery, Impruneta, Italy.

Sgt. Jedlicka served in World War II with the U.S. Army 349th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division and was KIA in Italy and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Willard T. Jeffress was born Oct. 21, 1916 to William and Marie Elizabeth Reibert Jeffress. He died Oct. 24, 1944 and is buried in Resthaven Cemetery, West Des Moines, IA.

Petty Officer Jeffress served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Fulton (AS-11) and died while in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com


Rolland Wallace Johns was born Apr. 30, 1915 to Charles T. and Nellie White Johns. He died Apr. 30, 1944.

Sgt. Johns served in World War II with the U.S. Army Headquarters Co. 14th Bank Battalion and died while serving his country at Camp Polk, LA.

Source: ancestry.com


Benjamin W. Jump was born Nov. 22, 1919 to William H. and Frances Angela Stallman Jump. He died Mar. 17, 1943 and is buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Lt. Jump served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 34th Bomb Group, 7th Bomb Squadron and died in the crash of his B-17F Flying Fortress #42,5450, near Blythe Army Airfield, Riverside County, CA.

Source: ancestry.com



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

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