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Albert H. Smith was born Feb. 28, 1925 to Alfred H. and Nellie I. Beyer Smith. He died Dec. 11, 1944 and has a cenotaph in Urbana Cemetery, Urbana, IA.

Pvt. Smith served in World War II with the U.S. Army Co. G, 126th Infantry, 332nd Division and was KIA on Leyte.

Source: ancestry.com


Douglas Theodore Smith was born May 15, 1914. He died July 8, 1984 and is buried in Rogers Grove Cemetery, Ely, IA.

Sgt. Smith served in World War II with the U.S. Army.

Source: ancestry.com


Robert David Smith was born Aug. 28, 1915 to Redmond David and Agnes L. Parzybok Smith. He died Apr. 8, 1945 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Capt. Smith served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 100th Bomber Squadron, 42nd Bomber Group, Medium and died in the Southwest Pacific area as the result of an airplane accident. He was awarded the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster.

Source: ancestry.com


Robert Louis Smith was born Dec. 8, 1920 to Hans James and Josephine Dite Smith. He died Dec. 26, 1943 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Smith served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Brownson (DD-518) and was MIA/FOD/KIA when that ship was sunk by Japanese aircraft off Cape Gloucester, New Britain. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Sydney Balcom Smith was born Nov. 19, 1916 to Sydney George and Ortha Gertrude Cumming Smith. He died Sept. 1, 1944 and is buried in Epinal American Cemetery, Dinoze, France.

Pvt. Smith served in World War II with the U.S. Army 48th Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division and was KIA in France and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Vincent Thomas Smith was born Sept. 14, 1923 to Leo E. and Mabel Mary McCoy Smith. He died July 16. 1944 and is buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Lt. Smith served in World War II with the U.S. 4th Army Air Corps and died an accidental death near San Luis Obispo, CA.

Source: ancestry.com


Ralph Edward Smoyer was born Oct. 1, 1905 to Edward R. and Marie Ann Edison Smoyer. He died Oct. 25, 1944 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Smoyer served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Johnston (DD-557) and was MIA/FOD/KIA when that ship was sunk in the Battle of Samar. He was awarded the Purple Heart.



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

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