*last update 9/22/2020

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - L surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Levis, Leadean X    
Lien, Edward Arthur X    
Lupardus, Olaf Dale X    

Charles Norman Langdon was born Feb. 11, 1918 to Norman E. and Ruth Alice Hobbs Langdon. He died Dec. 6, 1945 and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Court 3, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii and in Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, IA.

Petty Officer Langdon served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Scamp (SS-277). He was MIA/FOD/KIA when that vessel was sunk by a mine. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Lloyd Henry Launder, Jr. was born June 9, 1921 to Lloyd H. (Sr.) and Lorraine Marian Springer Launder. He died Dec. 22, 1943 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, East Coast Memorial, New York, NY and in Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, IA.

Lt. Launder served in World War II with the U.S. Navy and was MIA in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com


Dale Bigelow Leaf was born Apr. 13, 1915 to Claude E. and Elma Elizabeth Bigelow Leaf. He died Sept. 2, 1943 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupre, Belgium.

1st Lt. Leaf served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group and was MIA/KIA when shot down in France. He was awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov


Gordon Paul Lewis was born Aug. 5, 1927 to William F. and Irene Lewis. He died May 18, 1951 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, IA.

Sgt. First Class Lewis served with the U.S. Army Rangers in World War II. He also served in Korea where he was KIA.

Source: ancestry.com


Raymond Walter Lewis was born Oct. 9, 1921 to Harvey and Edith Katherine Ethrington Lewis. He died Oct. 16, 1973 and is buried in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Marshalltown, IA.

Raymond served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 7th Air Depot Group.

Source: ancestry.com


Carl Leo Liston was born May 8, 1910 to William John and Elizabeth Howland Liston. He died June 9, 1982 and is buried in Saint Josephs Cemetery, State Center, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Howard David Lovig was born July 9, 1916 to Ingolf Christopher and Margaret Rea Lovig. He died Nov. 9, 1943 and is buried in Fort Rosecdrans National Cemetery, San Diego, CA.

Cpl. Lovig served in World War II with the U.S. Army 30th Infantry, 3rd Division and was KIA in Italy.

Source: ancestry.com



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

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