*last update 6/28/2020

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - V surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
VanHorn, B. H. Jr. X X  
VanHorn, Francois Harry X    
Vennard, Leslie B. DOW    
Vorce, Raymond A. X    

Jack Clyde Vance was born Dec. 18, 1921 to Clyde B. and Helen Hatfield Vance. He died Sept. 11, 1943 and is buried in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Des Moines, IA.

Petty Officer Vance served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Savannah (CL-42) and died aboard that ship while in performance of his duties.

Source: ancestry.com


Donald Monroe VanHorne was born Mar. 13, 1917 to Arthur Cornelius and Lillian Iva Hanna Van Horne. He died Oct. 22, 1945 and is buried in Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, Des Moines, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Layton Paul Vermie was born Oct. 1, 1916 to Paul V. and Anna M. Johnson Vermie. He died May 19, 1944 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands and has a cenotaph in Warren-Powers Cemetery, Adelphi, IA.

2nd Lt. Vermie served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 570th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bomber Group, Heavy and was MIA/KIA in the European area and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov


Calvin Charles Virden was born Mar. 1, 192t to George C. and Minnie Mary Hoffman Virden. He died Oct. 25, 1944 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Virden served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Johnston (DD-557) and was KIA when that vessel was attacked and sunk in the South Pacific. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


John Henry Vogt was born Dec. 31, 1918 to John A. and Edith E. Cramer Vogt. He died Mar. 2, 2011 and is buried in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

Capt. Vogt served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Source: ancestry.com



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

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