*last update 3/20/2019

Military Involvement


Servicemen - S surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Sackett, Floyd L.     X
Sanford, Ben B. X    
Sargent, Verle Stanley H. X    
Scallon, Joseph      
Schmidt, Erwin C. X    
Schmitt, Father Aloysius X    
Schuety, Harley V. F. X    
Schupbach, Reuben      
Shaffer, J. D.      
Shaffer, Russell W. X    
Sharnhorst, William      
Shaw, Donald      
Smith, Leo W.      
Squires, William Max X    
Steadman, Alvin Darwin X    
Stever, Jack      
Sutter, Keith      

William Michael Sexton was born June 17, 1924 to John Lawrence and Hannah Margaret Baker Sexton. He died Jan. 21, 1945, was buried at sea, and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines and has a cenotaph in Woodlawn Cemetery, Oelwein, IA.

Petty Officer Sexton served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Hancock (CV-19) and died when a TBF Avenger torpedo bomber, returning from a sortie, made a routine landing, taxied and disintegrated in a blinding explosion as one of its 500-pound bombs accidentally detonated. Fifty-two sailors were killed, including Seaman Sexton. Seventy-five other seamen were injured.

Source: ancestry.com

Theodore Stephen Szabo was born Feb. 18, 1922 to Stephen “Steve” and Laura Augusta Reisner Szabo. He died Dec. 7, 1941 and is memorialized at the USS Arizona Memorial and is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Pvt. Szabo served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps and was KIA during the attack on Pearl Harbor, while serving aboard the USS Arizona (BB-39).

Source: ancestry.com

ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar 2019




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