*last update 7/22/2022

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - O surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
O'Brien, Sam      
Oliver, Alfred D. X    
Olmsted, George H.      
O'Melia, Edward      
Onan, Elroy W. FOD    
Osterlund, John A. X    
Overton, Robert G. X    
Overton, Robert P. X    

Robert William O’Hair was born Feb. 24, 1921 to Margaret Elizabeth and William Patrick O’Hair. He died Nov. 20, 1943 and is memorialized at the Wall of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Pvt. O’Hair served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps and was KIA on Tarawa. His body was not recovered.

Source: ancestry.com


Herbert Eskil Olson was born Aug. 28, 1923 to Eskil David and Ellen Olson. He died in 2008.

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

Source: ancestry.com


John Barry “Jack" O’Neil was born Mar. 2, 1926 to Warren and Agnes Farrington O’Neil. He died Nov. 3, 2008 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Harold Lavonne Osberg was born June 4, 1926 to Edward Theodore and Della Vinetta Norris Osberg. He died Sept. 18, 2015 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA

Sgt. Osberg served with the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II and Korea.

Source: ancestry.com


Hugh Joseph Osborn, Jr. was born June 25, 1925 to Hugh (Sr.) and Lena M. Thompson Osborn. He died Nov. 2, 2002 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com


William Miles Owens was born Mar. 13, 1926 to David Reese and Mabel Adel Putnam Owens. He died Jan. 27, 2014 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Sherman Eugene Oyler was born Mar. 27, 1922 to Sherman and Lenore Jeanette Phelan Oyler. He died May 18, 1945 and is buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, CA.

Platoon Sgt. Oyler served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps 1st Battalion, 27th Marines, 5th Marine Division and was wounded in action on Red Beach Two, Iwo Jima and evacuated to U.S. Naval Hospital 128 in Hawaii where he died of his wounds.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar 2019; updated Sep 2019; updated Jan 2022 by Linda Ziemann & Pat Holt Juon; updated Jul 2022

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