*last update 4/28/2021

Military Involvement


Servicemen - H surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Hass, Abe      
Hass, Sumner      
Hatfield, Harlan Ellis X    
Hill, Keith M.     X

Kenneth Howard Haines was born Oct. 11, 1925 to Alva Glen and Zella Ruth Howard Haines. He died Mar. 20, 1945 and is buried in Norwood Cemetery, Norwood, IA.

Pvt. Haines served in World War II with the U.S. Army and was KIA in Germany.

Source: ancestry.com

James Edward “Jim” Hamilton was born Mar. 19, 1916 to John Lewis and Frances Maude Hamilton. He died Nov. 1, 2019.

Jim served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps as a B-17 pilot with the 95th Bomb Group. He flew 39 missions over enemy territory.

Source: ancestry.com

Arlie Lester “Shovel” Hanks was born Mary 31, 1901 to William Anderson and Laura Ada Sturtz Hanks. He died Nov. 12, 1942 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, North Africa American Cemetery, Tunis, Tunisia and has a cenotaph in Russell Cemetery, Russell, IA.

Petty Officer Hanks served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Edward Rutledge (AP-52) which was sunk by torpedoes in the invasion of North Africa. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com

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



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