Winneshiek County

S/Sgt. Henry H. Symonds



Iowa Honor Roll

Like the men pictured here on previous Sundays, these Iowans have given their lives for their country.  Each one was either killed in action or died in prison camp. The fourth line under each picture gives the area in which the man last served. The list will be continued in future weeks.

Source: The Des Moines Sunday Register, March 12, 1944 (photos included)

Henry Hugo Symonds was born Dec. 29, 1914 to Henry J. and Kate Meyrick Symonds. He died June 11, 1943 and is buried in Phelps Cemetery, Decorah, IA.

Sgt. Symonds served in World War II with the U.S. Army and died as the result of malaria in a Japanese prison camp on Philippine Islands.