*last update 3/8/2019

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - A surnames

Russell Williams Adamson was born Mar. 17, 1920 to Lee Roy and Pauline M. Ellis Adamson. He died Feb. 2, 1944 and is buried in Ottumwa Cemetery, Ottumwa, IA.

Pvt. Adamson served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps and died in an airplane accident near Bakers Field, CA while on a routine training mission.

Source: ancestry.com


Bernard G. Alexander was born in 1921 to Charles D. and Rose Alexander. He died Dec. 22, 1944 and is buried in Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Hombourg, Belgium.

Pvt. Alexander served in World War II with the U.S. Army 99th Reconnaissance Troop, 99th Infantry Division and died in the service of his country and was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Carl Robert Anders was born Mar. 23, 1925 to Carl Robert Osborn and Carrie Stoneking. He died Jan. 6, 1945 and is buried in Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Ottumwa, IA.

Pvt. Anders served in World War II with the U.S. Army 137th Infantry, 34th Division and was KIA in Belgium.

Source: ancestry.com


Donald D. Archer was born June 7, 1927 to George T. and Bonnie Elizabeth Crawford Archer. He died May 15, 1945 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Pvt. Archer served in World War II with the U.S. Army 152nd Infantry, 38th Division and died in the service of his country and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Claudius Junior Armstrong was born Aug. 25, 1924 to Claudius and Edna June Rill Armstrong. He died Apr. 12, 1945 and is buried in Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten,, Netherlands.

Pvt. Armstrong served in World War II with the U.S. Army 16th Infantry Battalion, 13th Armored Division and was KIA in Germany and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Morris Leland Ashmead was born Oct. 24, 1918 to Kyle Ashmead. He died Mar. 1, 1942 and is buried at sea and memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Ashmead served in World War II with the U.S. Navy and was MIA/FOD/KIA aboard the USS Houston (CA-30) in the Senda Straits and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com



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

 

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