*last update 8/21/2021

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - B surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Baas, Jay Stanley X    
Beach, Billie Earl X    
Bonnett, Frank Jr. X    
Bovee, Gaylord   X X
Bray, George McCullough X    
Breuklander, James E. X    
Burbank, Charles Worth X    

Calvin Keith “Keith” Barnes was born Nov. 13, 1921 to Glenn A. and Luceil Nash Barnes. He died Mar. 21, 2005 and is buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA.

Keith served in World War II with the U.S. Navy Seabees.

Source: ancestry.com


Dale Harley Barnes was born Mar. 7, 1925 to Ottie Z. and Viola J. Versteeg Barnes. He died Nov. 21, 1994 and is buried in Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, IL.

Cpl. Barnes served with the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Ralph Eugene Belzer was born Apr. 20, 1925 to Albert F. and Maude H. Bequeaith Belzer. He died Aug. 30, 2003 and is buried in Newton Union Cemetery, Newton, IA.

Pvt. Belzer served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps and was wounded in action.

Source: ancestry.com


Benjamin Braafhart, Jr. was born May 7, 1915 to Benjamin (Sr.) and Lydia May Speed Braafhart. He died Aug. 24, 1985 and is buried in Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, IA.

Pvt. Braafhart served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps and was wounded in action.

Source: ancestry.com


Jesse Marvin Burch was born Apr. 28, 1922 to Harold and Ora Madge Haines Burch. He died Aug. 19, 1943 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Burch served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Grayling (SS-209) and was MIA/FOD/KIA aboard that ship when it was lost in or near Tablas Strait, Philippine Islands. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar & Nov 2019 & Apr & Aug 2021

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