*last update 9/1/2021

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - S surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Smith, Ivan Hadley     X
Smith, Paul Edward X    
Stanbro, Cecil Clyde X    
Sytsma, Albert X    

Derl Lee Schafstall was born Dec. 3, 1921 to Damon and Eva Frances Wilkinson Schafstall. He died Oct. 30, 1943 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, East Coast Memorial, New York, NY.

Ensign Schafstall served in World War II with the U.S. Navy and was MIA/FOD/KIA in the Caribbean area in a plane crash at sea while in the performance of his duty and in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com


Harold Andrew Simmers was born Mar. 29, 1910 to Robert A. and Ann B. Blackwood Simmers. He died Sept. 18, 1993 and is buried in Highland Cemetery, Eddyville, IA.

Petty Officer Simmers served in World War II with the U.S. Navy.

Source: ancestry.com


Mead Simms was born Sept. 29, 1898 to John R. and Carrie E. Flanders Simms. He died July 19 1944 and is buried in Highland Cemetery, Eddyville, IA.

Pvt. Simms served in World War II with the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps.

Source: ancestry.com


Jack G. Smith was born Jan. 25, 1921 to Thomas L. and Hollie Smith. He died Apr. 20, 1945 and is buried in Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, IA.

Pvt. Smith served in World War II with the U.S. Army 382nd Infantry, 96th Division.

Source: ancestry.com


Louis Arthur Smith was born Nov. 2, 1921 to Charles A. and Hazel G. Lundy Smith. He died July 16, 2007 and is buried in Union Mills Cemetery, Union Mills, IA.

Petty Officer Smith served in World War II with the U.S. Navy and was wounded in action.

Source: ancestry.com


Paul E. Smith was born Feb. 8, 1922 to Thomas W. and Ida E. Sprogue Smith. He died Oct. 24, 1982 and is buried in Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, IA.

Paul served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Clovis Robert (Bob) Stitley was born Aug. 17, 1925 to William Russell and Florence Marie Leatherman Stitley He died Apr. 18, 1948 and is buried in Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, IA.

Robert served in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Jack Leroy Stanley was born Feb. 23, 1922 to Harry L. and Mildred Hickman Stanley. He died Dec. 11, 2003 and is buried in Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, IA.

Jack served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar & Apr 2019; updated May, Jul & Aug 2020, Apr & Aug 2021

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