*last update 4/13/2019

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - F surnames

James Robert Feehan was born Aug. 18, 1918 to James J. and Florence Edna Curran Feehan. He died Oct. 22, 1981 and is buried in Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Ottumwa, IA.

James served in World War II with the U.S. Army 741st Bank Battalion, Medium.

Source: ancestry.com


Carl Edwin Finney, Jr. was born July 21, 1912 to Carl (Sr.) and Nell E. Davis Finney. He died Aug. 24, 1944 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Lt. Finney served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Harder (SS-257) which was lost off Caiman Point new Bataan, probably sunk by depth charge attack. He was MIA/FOD/KIA and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Wilson Owen Finney was born Oct. 4, 1920 to Carl and Nell E. Davis Finney. He died Feb. 29, 1944 and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Court 3, Honolulu Memorial and has a cenotaph in Eldon Cemetery, Eldon, IA.

Petty Officer Finney served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Trout (SS-202) and was MIA/FOD/KIA when that vessel was lost at sea, probably sunk by depth charge attack. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Floyd Eugene Fisher was born Dec. 18, 1919 to Fredrick W. and Catherine Welsh Fisher. He died May 24, 1944 and is buried in Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold, France.

Lt. Fisher served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 766th Bomber Squadron, 461st Bomber Group, Heavy and was KIA and awarded the Purple Heart and Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Source: ancestry.com


Ernest Louis Foster was born Apr. 2, 1913. He died Nov. 16, 1943 and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Court 3, Honolulu, Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Chief Petty Officer Foster served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Corvina (SS-226) which failed to return from war patrol in the western Pacific Ocean. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Louis Oran Freeman, Jr. was born Mar. 21, 1913 to Louis O. (Sr.) and Rose Greenuk Freeman. He died July 14, 1943 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Freeman served in World War II with the U.S. Navy as a member of an armed guard crew serving on board the SS Samuel Heintzelman when that vessel was reported overdue from patrol and presumed lost in the Indian Ocean. He was MIA/FOD/KIA and 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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