*last update 3/25/2019

Military Involvement

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Servicemen - S surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Schaeferle, (Dr.) Lawrence      
Schroeder, Wilford G.      
Schwab, Dwight      
Shefchik, Harry F. Letters      
Slebiska, Jerome Howard      
Smith, Dayle      

Frederick W. Selk was born Nov. 3, 1917 to Fritz Rudolph and Katherine Agnes Bloss Selk. He died May 7, 1945 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Hombourg, Belgium and has a cenotaph in Dysart Cemetery, Dysart, IA.

Sgt. Selk served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 832nd Engineer Squadron, 406th Air Service Group and was MIA/KIA in a plane crash over Germany. He had been stationed for two years in England.

Source: ancestry.com


Glenn Wesley Spragle was born Mar. 6, 1917 to James Frederick and Mary McNeal Spragle. He died Mar. 1, 1942 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines and in Maplewood Cemetery, Vinton, IA.

Petty Officer Spragle served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Houston (CA-30) when that vessel was sunk during an engagement with enemy ships in the Sunda Straits. He was MIA/FOD/KIA and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Gaylord Neil Stauffer was born July 28, 1919 to A. Neil and Alice J. Stauffer. He died in 1944 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines and in Badger Hill Cemetery, Gladbrook, IA.

Sgt. Stauffer served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corp 530 Bomber Squadron, 380th Bomber Group, Heavy and was MIA/FOD/KIA and awarded the Purple Heart and Air Medal.

Source: ancestry.com


Charles Stejskal was born Nov. 28, 1924 to John and Marie Brezin Stejskal. He died Jan. 24, 1945 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Sgt. Stejskal served in World War II with the U.S. Army Co. M, 172nd Infantry and was KIA on Luzon, Philippine Islands and awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com



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

 

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