Plymouth County

Harry Louis Baack



NEWS of the BOYS in the SERVICE.

Harry Louis Baack of LeMars has been promoted to seaman first class at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station. His brother, Private Louis Baack, is at Fort Eustis, Virginia.

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, March 16, 1943


Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Baack, Mr. and Mrs. John Bultman Sr., Mr. and Mrs. John Bultman Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Huebner, all of Akron vicinity, attended memorial services for their brother, nephew and cousin, Harry Baack, of the U.S. Navy, held at Lawton, Ia. The service was held at Bethel Lutheran Church. Harry Baack, 23 years of age, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Baack, of Lawton, was killed in action on Nov. 20, 1943, and with 37 buddies, was buried at sea. He enlisted in the Navy in August, 1941.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, January 1, 1944

Harry Louis Baack was born Feb. 4, 1920 to Louis and Marie Katherine Theresa Bultmann Baack. He died Nov. 20, 1943 (At Sea) and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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