*last update 9/13/2021

Military Involvement


Servicemen - C surnames




Colton, Lester        
Cossolotto, Anthony Nino X      
Countis, Mike James X      
Crawford, Francis Albert     X  

Chester Caster was born July 7, 1908 to Abraham Lincoln and Lola Montez Farnsworth Caster. He died Sept, 3, 1944 and is buried in Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, KY. He was returned from Neuville-en-Condroz, Belgium in 1950.

Sgt. Caster served in World War II with the U.S. Army and was KIA.

Sources: ancestry.com

Theodore Roosevelt “Ted” Clauson was born Apr. 20, 1908 to James Mack and Mary Losh Clauson.He died Feb. 10, 1943 and is buried in Dale Cemetery, Centerville, IA.

Cpl. Clauson served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 521st Bomb Squadron and was killed in a highway accident at Victorville, CA.

Sources: ancestry.com

Cecil Ray Cline was born Apr. 26, 1922 to Lerma and Alpha A. Sumpter Cline. He died Jan. 16, 1993 in FL.

Pvt. Cline served in World War II with the U.S. Army Service Command Unit 3954, 82nd Airborne Division. He jumped on Utah Beach area (Sainte-Mere-Eglise) on D-Day.

Sources: ancestry.com; americandday.org

Joseph Vincent “Joe” Close was born Sept. 6, 1920 to Harvey Huston and Elizabeth Jane McCarty Close. He died June 8, 2010 and is buried in Highland Cemetery, Mystic, IA.

Joe served with the U.S. Coast Guard in World War II.

Sources: ancestry.com

Roy Thomas Cowell, Jr. was born Aug. 13, 1916 to Roy Thomas (Sr.) and Ida Jane Piper Cowell. He died Feb. 19, 1945/FOD Feb. 20, 1946 and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Court 2, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii and has a cenotaph in Downing City Cemetery, Downing, MO.

Sgt. Cowell served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps and was MIA/KIA and awarded the Purple Heart.

Sources: ancestry.com; americandday.org

ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Jun 2019; update Aug 2019; update Sep 2021



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