*last update 4/6/2019

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - O surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
O'Brien, Terence M. X    
Otten, Bob      

Paul James Ocheltree was born Aug. 12, 1899 to William Ray and Laura Rice Ocheltree. He died Nov. 29, 1942 and is buried in Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, IA.

Pvt. Ocheltree served in World War II with the U.S. Army and died from a heart attack, two days after passing his physical exam for the Army.

Source: ancestry.com


Melvin Thaulow Orstad was born Nov. 28, 1910 to Thaulow Thomas and Marie “Mary” Bertha Hokenson Orstad. He died Oct. 10, 1944 and is buried in Epinal American Cemetery, Dinoze, France.

Pvt. Orstad served in World War II with the U.S. Army 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division and was KIA in France and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Edgar Walton Osterberg was born Feb. 27, 1916 to Carl Oscar Emil and Maria Louisa Lundin Osterberg. He died July 15, 1945 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines and in Davenport Memorial Park, Davenport, IA.

Lt. Osterberg served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 319th Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy and was MIA/KIA in Mindora, Philippine Islands and was awarded the Purple Heart and Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Source: ancestry.com



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

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