*last update 9/22/2020

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - J surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Jansen, Walter John     X
Johanson, George M. X    
Johnson, Dick D. X    

Irving Matthew Jessen was born June 15, 1918 to Chris and Celia Jepson Jessen. He died Dec. 16, 2012 and is buried in Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Harry B. Johnson was born Sept. 24, 1919 to Harry and Mary Elizabeth Bird Johnson. He died Dec. 20, 1943 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England.

Flight Officer Johnson served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 534th Bomber Squadron, 381st Bomber Group, Heavy and was MIA/KIA aboard a B-17F when it was was lost during enemy action on a bombing mission to Bremen, Germany. He was awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov


Harlan Dean Jones was born Jan. 7, 1920 to Hubert D. and Sadie Edith Fuller Jones. He died May 27, 2011 and is buried in Hillside Cemetery, State Center, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Edwin Elmer Jontz was born June 17, 1918 to Elmer Lloyd and Mary Johnston Jontz. He died Sept. 19, 2004 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com



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

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