*last update 4/4/2019

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - P surnames

John Joseph Pavik, Jr. was born Nov. 4, 1917 to John (Sr.) and Mary Ann Hronek Pavik. He died Feb. 27, 1945 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Pocahontas, IA.

Sgt. Pavik served in World War II with the U.S. Army and died while in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com


Lester V. Pedersen was born Mar. 2, 1926 to Chris and Victoria Ottemene “Thora" Pedersen. He died Apr. 16, 1945 and is buried in Clinton-Garfield Cemetery, Rolfe, IA.

Pvt. Pedersen served in World War II with the U.S. Army, Hodges 1st Army, 104th Infantry and was KIA in Germany while serving his country.

Source: ancestry.com


Wilhelm Friedrick “William” Post was born Apr. 17, 1915 to Habbe H. and Anna M. Bushe Post. He died June 11, 1944 and is buried in Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

Pvt. Post served in World War II with the U.S. Army and was KIA in France and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Richard Allen Pratt was born Mar. 16, 1923 to Clarence A. and Cora May Reed Pratt. He died June 9, 1944 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England.

Lt. Pratt served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 328th Fighter Squadron, 352nd Fighter Group and was MIA/FOD/KIA when the “mustang” fighter plane he was piloting failed to return from a reconnaissance mission. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com



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

 

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