*last update 8/5/2021

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - P surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Parsons, Kenneth William X    
Paul, Darrell D. X    
Peck, Jack A. X    
Phillips, Joseph Myldon DOW    

Kenneth Richard Paul was born Sept. 22, 1920 to William Richard and Eleanor M. Friend Paul. He died June 15, 1943 and is buried in Worthington Cemetery, Worthington, MN.

Pvt. Paul served in World War II with the U.S. Army 341st Infantry.

Source: ancestry.com


James Albert Percival was born Jan. 7, 1907 to Albert F. and Maggie E. Brown Percival. He died Aug. 17, 1987.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Lyle W. Pfantz was born Feb. 18, 1920 to Walter August and Luella M. Pfantz. He died July 5, 2010 and is buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Theodore Louis Pfantz was born Oct. 13, 1919 to Ira Lewis and Rose E. Wolken Pfantz. He died Mar. 25, 1987b and is buried in Hillside Cemetery, State Center, IA.

Sgt. Pfantz served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Verne Clifford Pfantz was born Sept. 3, 1923 to Walter August and Luella M. Pfantz. He died Feb. 17, 2018 and is buried in Hillside Cemetery, State Center, IA.

Verne served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps, flying P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes on 80 missions, giving close ground support to Patton’s 3rd Army as it moved across France and Germany.

Source: ancestry.com


Richard Edwin Huston Phelps was born Dec. 28, 1912 to Easton G. and Lena B. Carter Phelps. He died Feb. 22, 2001 and is buried in New Sharon Friends Cemetery, New Sharon, IA.

Capt. Phelps (Dr.) served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Benjamin Harrison “Benny” Phillips, Jr. was born May 22, 1905 to Benjamin Harrison (Sr.) and Eva Nelson Phillips. He died May 2, 1984 and is buried in Rock Valley Cemetery, Le Grand, IA.

Pvt. Phillips served in World War II with the U.S. Army 410th Infantry, Military Police Detachment.

Source: ancestry.com


Dean Edward Pitman was born Sept. 21, 1921 to Edward S. and Ruby E. Dozark Pitman. He died Oct. 2, 1997 and is buried in Campton Cemetery, Lamont, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Bernard Benjamin Pull was born Apr. 18, 1926 to Benjamin Otto and Beatrice Robinson Pull. He died Jan. 9, 1945, was buried at sea, and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Pull served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Columbia (CL-56) and died of wounds received in action on Jan. 6 when that vessel was hit in a kamikaze attack. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar & Aug 2019; updated Jun & Sep 2020; updated Aug 2021

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