*last update 9/5/2020

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - G surnames KIA POW DNB Pic/s
Gabbard, Deloy L.       X
Gage, Chester X     X
Garretson, Harold       X
Gibbs, Norman D.   X   X
Giltner, John M.        
Gross, Dale L. X     X
Gunderson, Clarence M. X     X

Merle Frederick Gales was born June 10, 1916 to John P. and Louisa Benzow Gales. He died Apr. 10, 1947 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Waterloo, IA.

Sgt. Gales served in World War II with the U.S. Army 44th Tank Battalion.

Source: ancestry.com


Ralph Gardner was born Sept. 3, 1920 to Clarence Oscar and Mattie L. Sawyer Gardner. He died May 7, 1942 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Gardner served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Sims (DD-409) and was MIA/FOD/KIA when that ship was sunk as a result of a bombing attack in the Southwest Pacific (Battle of The Coral Sea). He was awarded the Navy-Marine Corps Medal and Purple Heart.
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Russell Gardner was born Aug. 25, 1923 to Clarence Oscar and Mattie L. Sawyer Gardner. He died May 7, 1942 (buried at sea) and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Gardner served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Sims (DD-409) and was MIA/FOD/KIA when that ship was sunk as a result of a bombing attack in the Southwest Pacific (Battle of The Coral Sea). He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


George Russell Gillpatrick was born Dec. 16, 1920 to Thomas Benjamin and Eunice Naoma Gaines Gillpatrick. He died Oct. 11, 1947 and is buried in Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery, Waterloo, IA.

Cpl. Gillpatrick served in World War II with the U.S. Army Medical Department.

Source: ancestry.com


Lowell Abraham Goode was born Mar. 14, 1912 to Andrew and Dorothy Olive Stahl Goode. He died July 30, 1944 and is buried in Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

Pvt. Goode served in World War II with the U.S. Army 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Joseph Augustine Gorman was born Nov. 7, 1914 to Cornelius and Mary Ellen Gilligan Gorman.

Pvt. Gorman served in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Jack P. Graham was born May 31, 1906 to Ernest A. and Nora Belle Saylor Graham. He died Nov. 7, 1945 and has a cenotaph in Orange Township Cemetery, Black Hawk County, IA.

MSgt. Graham served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps and died in a bomber at Asmara, Eritrea, Africa while in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com


Richard John Gustison was born Dec. 11, 1925 to Harold Charles and Ethel Marie Falls Gustison. He died Feb. 14, 1944 (buried at sea) and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Gustison served in World War II with the U.S. Navy and was KIA in the service of his country. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com



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

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