*last update 9/5/2020

Military Involvement


Servicemen - B surnames




Bachman, Edwin Lowell X    
Bennett, Howard E. FOD    
Bloethe, Leonard Walter X    
Brandt, Delmar James X    
Bryan, Keith Alanson     X
Buchenau, LaVerne Andrew   X X

Carl W. Blandin was born Oct. 17, 1919 to Floyd Franklin and Blanche Aleena Wilkes Blandin. He died Sept. 15, 1943 and is buried in Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, IA.

Lt. Blandin served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps and died while piloting U.S. Army Air Corps C-60A Lodestar #42-3222, in a crash at South Plains Army Airfield, Lubbock, TX.

Source: ancestry.com

John Henry Boyd was born July 6, 1912 to John and Eliza Smith Boyd. He died in 1968 and is buried in Pleasant Township Cemetery, Poweshiek County, IA.

John served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps, 20th Air Force.

Source: ancestry.com

Arnold Raymond Butler was born Apr. 1, 1907 to Robert L. and Lucy Parmley Butler. He died Dec. 25, 1972 and is buried in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Malcolm, IA.

Sgt. Butler served in World War II with the U.S. Army 780th Amphibious Tank Battalion.

Source: ancestry.com

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



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