*last update 9/5/2020

Military Involvement


Servicemen - B surnames KIA POW DNB Pic/s
Beckwith, Edward        
Benson, Willys C.        
Biesnecker, John C. DOW      

Manne Parnell Bakker was born Dec. 8, 1911 to Manne M. and Alta J. Parnell Bakker. He died Nov. 2, 1979 and is buried in Washington Township Cemetery, Morrison, IA.

Manne served in World War II with the U.S. Army Headquarters Company Base X.

Source: ancestry.com

Donald Elwood Beckwith was born Mary 14, 1923 to Edward M. and Nancy E. Wilson Beckwith. He died June 6, 1996.

Donald served in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com

Harvey Hans Boege was born Nov. 4 1916 to Hans H. and Mary L. Barfels Boege. He died Jan. 29, 1998 and is buried in Reinbeck Cemetery, Reinbeck, IA.

Pvt. Boege served in World War II with the U.S. Army.

Source: ancestry.com

Lawrence Alvin Boekhoff was born Feb. 20, 1926 to Jan Ben and Mary Venderwerf Boekhoff. He died Dec. 25, 1944 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, Normany American Cemetery Colleville-sur-Mer, France and has a cenotaph in Wellsburg Reformed Church Cemetery, Wellsburg, IA.

Pvt. Boekhoff served in World War II with the U.S. Army and was MIA/KIA in the European area. He was buried at sea and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov

Paul William Braasch was born Oct. 11, 1915 to William and Myrtle M. Finney Braasch. He died Oct. 26, 1991.

Paul served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps Air Transport Command.

Source: ancestry.com

ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Jun & Jul 2019; updated Sep 2020



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