*last update 4/2/2019

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - H surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle

Carl Everett Hamre was born Oct. 23, 1921 to Nelson T. “Nels" and Nora Belle Tharp Hamre. He died Oct. 18, 1943 and is buried in Strand Lutheran Cemetery, Dunbar, IA.

Sgt. Hamre served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 398th Bomb Group, 600th Bomb Squadron and was one of eight airmen killed when his aircraft struck Stormy Peaks, west of Fort Collins, Colorado, during a nighttime navigational training flight.

Source: ancestry.com


Albert Laverne Hanus was born Oct. 3, 1912 to Joseph Milo and Frances “Fannie” Dolezal Hanus. He died July 9, 1944 and is buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Montour, IA.

Pvt. Hanus served in World War II with the U.S. Army was KIA in France while serving his country.

Source: ancestry.com


Rudolph “Rudy” Hanus was born Nov. 21, 1913 to Anton and Mary A. Vokoun Hanus. He died May 21, 1943 and is buried in Saint Wenceslaus Cemetery, Clutier, IA.

Pvt. Hanus served in World War II with the U.S. Army Co. B, 533rd Quartermaster Battalion and died at Torney General Hospital in California.

Source: ancestry.com


Kenneth J. Herman was born Nov. 11, 1921 to Oscar Leroy and Eva M. Owen Herman. He died Oct. 22, 1944 and is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Waterloo, IA.

Lt. Herman served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 353rd Fighter Squadron and was KIA in Germany while flying as a Mustang fighter pilot.
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Joel G. Herman was born Sept. 13, 1923 to Oscar Leroy and Eva M. Owen Herman. He died May 27, 1945 and is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Waterloo, IA.

Lt. Herman served in World War II with the U.S. Army 7th Fighter Squadron and was KIA on Luzon while serving as a P-38 pilot.

Source: ancestry.com


Harvey Benjamin Holden was born May 25 1917 to Glenn B. and Laura M. Warner Holden.

Harvey served in World War II with the U.S. Navy in France.

Source: ancestry.com


Merle Byron Hutchison was born Jan. 26, 1924 to Louis Edgar and Nadine H. Bacon Hutchison. He died July 30, 1945 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Hutchison served in World War II with the U.S. Navy and died in the service of his country near Guam. 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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