*last update 6/23/2022

Military Involvement


Servicemen - B surnames KIA POW DNB Pic/s
Bailey, Ner Jason X      
Balius, Howard Lee X      
Ballard, True Manly   X    
Biggerstaff, Max Eugene DOW      
Blair, Harold Norman DOW      
Bradley, Albert Peter X      
Bradley, Raymond Eugene X      
Brennan, Martin King X      
Bridgeman, Francis James X      
Brown, Stanley Meacham        
Butcher, Edward Eugene DOW      

Joe Dwight Batten was born Apr. 30, 1925 to Jay F. and Edna H. Wright Batten. He died Feb. 20, 2006 and is buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Des Moines, IA.

Joe served with the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com

Paul Richard Bernhardt was born Aug. 7, 1920 to George W. and Wilhelmina Kerkmann Bernhardt. He died Dec. 24, 1943 and is memorialized at the tablets of the Missing, North Africa American Cemetery, Tunis, Tunisia and at Graceland Cemetery, Creston, IA.

Petty Officer Bernhardt served in World War II with the U.S. Navy and was MIA/KIA and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com

Robert Marvin Berry was born June 17, 1921 to Milo Boyd and Flossie Ellen Lecocq Berry. He died Jan. 27, 1985 and is buried in Lorimor Cemetery, Lorimor, IA.

Robert served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com

Richard Thomas Brown was born Mar. 8, 1920 to Lester T. and Mayme C. Palmer Brown. He died July 7, 1944 and is buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.

Lt. Brown served with the U.S. Naval Air Corps and was lost over the island of Tinian.

Source: ancestry.com

Donald Albert Butler was born Mar. 30, 1918 to Harry Doan and Emma Olive Johnson Butler. He died Dec. 27, 1983 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Creston, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com

Bernard Fair Buxton was born June 14, 1927 to Lloyd Absolum and Lillian Edith Fair Buxton. He died Feb. 9, 2012 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com

ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar 2019; updated Aug 2020 & Sep 2021 & Jun 2022



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