*last update 11/1/2021

Military Involvement


Servicemen - K surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Keeler, Fred David X    
Koon, Vernon A. X    
Krupp, Russell James   X  
Kyhnn, George Russell X    

Ray B. Kaple was born Apr. 1, 1925 to Robert D. and Kate Cherry McKee Kaple. He died Mar. 11, 1945 and is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii. He was initially buried in the 4th Marine Division Cemetery on Iwo Jima.

Pvt. Kaple served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division and was KIA in combat operations on Okinawa. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com

Charles Edwin Kellen was born Mar. 13, 1916 to Charles and Etta Mae Surls Kellen. He died Dec. 28, 1971 and is buried in Woodville Cemetery, Waseca, MN.

Charles served in World War II with the U.S. Navy Seabees.

Source: ancestry.com

George Thomas Kendall was born Jan. 23, 1907 to Thomas John and Maud Mabel Boury Kendall. He died Jan. 10, 1982 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com

John Woodrow Kline was born Jan. 2, 1914.

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

Source: ancestry.com

Verd Arthur Kuhlmann was born Apr. 23, 1915 to Henry D. and Mary Etta Miller Kuhlmann. He died in 1993 and is buried in Timber Creek Cemetery, Marshalltown, IA.

Verd served with the U.S. Navy in World War II and Korea.

Source: ancestry.com

Walter Leland Kurth was born Jan. 2, 1914 to William John and Margaret Oehlsen Kurth. He died Mar. 14, 1965 and is buried in Warren Cemetery, Gurnee, IL.

Walter served in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com

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



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