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Dwight Arthur Wilbanks was born May 20, 1920 to Cyrus Gordon and Amanda Flora Snow Wilbanks. He died Apr. 12, 1945 and is buried in Ottumwa Cemetery, Ottumwa, IA.

Petty Officer Wilbanks served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Zellars (DD-777) and was KIA while serving aboard that ship.

Source: ancestry.com


Lloyd William Bureker/Wilkinson was born Sept. 30, 1911 to Leo William and Edna Mae Wilkinson Bureker. He was raised by his grandparents, Gideon and Emma Wilkinson and went by his grandfather’s name but was never adopted by his grandparents. He died Feb. 15, 1945 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Pvt. Wilkinson served in World War II with the U.S.l Army 1st Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division and died in New Guinea while in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com



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

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