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Marvis Elton Leach was born Apr. 8, 1915 to Hubbard and Alta Faris Leach. He died Feb. 17, 1997 and is buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.

Sgt. Leach served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 393rd and 441st Bomb Groups and the 241st Base Unit.
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Howard K. Leach was born Oct. 3, 1919 to Hubbard and Alta Faris Leach. He died Aug. 13, 1987 and is buried in Southlawn Cemetery, Seymour, IA.

Sgt. Leach served in World War II with the U.S. Army Anti-Tank Company, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division and Headquarters 34th and 85th Infantry Divisions.

Source: ancestry.com


Earl Robert Lee was born Dec. 6 1918 to John C. and Ida McHone Lee. He died July 8, 1989 and is buried in Ames Municipal Cemetery, Ames, IA.

Sgt. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Army 62nd Signal Battalion.

Source: ancestry.com


Harry Donald Lee was born Jan. 23, 1920 to Tarald T. and Olava Sophia Jensen Lee. He died Jan. 31, 2002 .

Sgt. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Army 99th Chemical Mortar Battalion.

Source: ancestry.com


Orville I. Lee was born May 30, 1915 to Ole Johannes and Ingeborg Lovig Lee. He died Jan. 5, 1984 and is buried in Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth, TX.

Col. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps.
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Ivan Marion Lee was born Aug. 13, 1917 to Old Johannes and Ingeborg Lovig Lee. He died Oct.. 31, 1995 in CA.

Ivan served in World War II with the U.S. Navy and was wounded in action.

Source: ancestry.com


Robert Nelson Lee was born May 14, 1915 to Severin and Sena Nelson Lee. He died Oct. 2, 1980 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Maj. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Army. He also served in Korea.

Source: ancestry.com


Roger Clinton Lee was born Jan. 28, 1921 to Ephraim B. and Delilah J. Johnson Lee. He died Feb. 9, 2000 and is buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, MO.

Lt. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps as a bombardier with the 2nd and 8th Air Forces.

Source: ancestry.com


Theodore Halvor Lee was born Jan. 30, 1914 to Hans N. and Clara Georgina Bergeson Lee. He died Feb. 26, 1991 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Emmett, Idaho.

Pvt. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Army 626th Armored Infantry Battalion, 1st Armored Infantry Group.

Source: ancestry.com


Wayne Leroy “Shorty” Lee was born Mar. 26, 1918 to Homer and Dolly Miller Lee. He died Jan. 29, 2002 and is buried in Ames Municipal Cemetery, Ames, IA.

Sgt. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Army 325th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Searchlight Battalion on Okinawa.
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Keith Leonard Lee was born Apr. 13, 1905 to Homer and Dolly Miller Lee. He died Dec. 8, 1971 and is buried in Ontario Cemetery, Ames, IA.

Pvt. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Army Second Engineer Special Brigade in New Guinea, New Britain, the Admiralty Islands and the Philippines unloading supplies, evacuating casualties and building roads and bridges. He holds four overseas bars, the Laurel Wreath to the Meritorious Service Award, the expert Driver’s Award, the Asiatic-Pacific Medal with one star and the Tobruk Insignia for action with the Australian Ninth Division, the “Rats of Tobruk”.
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La Verne M. Lee was born in 1921 to Homer and Dolly Miller Lee. He died in 1986 and is buried in Ontario Cemetery, Ames, IA.

Pvt. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Army Glider Infantry in Germany.

Source: ancestry.com


Willard Wayne Lee was born Apr. 7, 1921 to Ettwell and Florence Esther Pearson Lee. He died Feb. 17, 2008 in CA.

Cpl. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific.
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Robert Allen Lee was born Jan. 6, 1919 to Ettwell and Florence Esther Pearson Lee. He died Apr. 12, 2011 and is buried in Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, CO.

Cpl. Lee served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He also served in Korea.

Source: ancestry.com


Charles Wesley Leekley was born Feb. 13, 1917 to Robert S. and Clara M. Iverson Leekley. He died Jan. 16, 2006.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Owen Rex Leffler was born Jan. 22, 1922 to Andrew Rex and Dorthea Steen Leffler. He died Nov. 6, 1984 in MI.

Sgt. Leffler served in World War II with the U.S. Army Medical Detachment at Lawson General Hospital, Atlanta, GA.
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Robert Wayne “Wayne" Leffler was born Apr. 30, 1912 to Andrew Rex and Dorothea Steen Leffler. He died June 9, 1992 .

Sgt. Leffler served in World War II with the U.S. Army. He spent 3-1/2 years with the the research headquarters in Paris and also saw service in London and Germany.

Source: ancestry.com


Dean L. Lehman was born Aug. 9, 1924 to Arthur John and Hulda Klingbeil Lehman.

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

Source: ancestry.com


Earl Marvin Lehman was born Feb. 20, 1923 to Charles and Grace Johnson Lehman. He died Apr. 20. 2011.

Earl served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard a destroyer escort, based in the Hawaiian Islands.
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Cecil Eugene Lehman was born Sept. 11, 1925 to Charles and Grace Johnson Lehman. He died Nov. 13, 2002 and is buried in Colo Cemetery, Colo, IA.

Petty Officer Lehman served in World War II with the U.S. Navy in Portland, OR and Bremerton, WA.

Source: ancestry.com


Jack H. Leith was born Oct. 29, 1924 to Thomas and Ruth Brown Leith.

Lt. Leith served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 47th Liaison Squadron, 9th Air Force, European Theatre of Operations.

Source: ancestry.com


Alfred Hanson Lekwa was born Dec. 16. 1893 to Hans Endresen and Sena Olson Lekwa. He died July 1970 and is buried in Story City Cemetery, Story City, IA.

Dr. Lekwa served in World War II with the U.S. Navy at the U.S. Naval Hospital in San Diego, CA and U.S. Navy Destroyer Base, Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA.

Source: ancestry.com


Robert Ogden Lekwa was born July 10, 1926 to A. H. and Kathryn Ruth Ogden Lekwa. He died Apr. 17, 2020.

Robert served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Gage (APA-168), USS Haven (APH-112), and USS Haven (AH-12). He continued his service through the Korean Conflict.

Source: ancestry.com


Glenn Sanford “Buzz” Leland was born Nov. 10, 1918 to Stanley H. and Helen M. Jackson Leland. He died Jan. 3, 2004 and is buried in Story City Cemetery, Story City, IA.

Cpl. Leland served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps in the Marianas Islands.

Source: ancestry.com


Edwin Ray Lemons was born May 11, 1925 to Jerry Maire and Ada Blanche Hartley Lemons. He died Aug. 21 1969 and is buried in Nevada Municipal Cemetery, Nevada, IA.

Pvt. Lemons served in World War II with the U.S. Army Co. D, 5th Ranger Battalion.
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Elvin Harold Lemons was born Aug. 14, 1916 to Jerry Maire and Ada Blanche Hartley Lemons. He died Apr. 27, 1950 and is buried in Nevada Municipal Cemetery, Nevada, IA.

Sgt. Lemons served in World War II with the U.S. Army 168th Infantry, 34th Division.Max Levine was born Apr. 4, 1889 to Julius and Rebecca Mogelson Levine. He died July 1967.

Source: ancestry.com


Jerral Eugene Lenning was born Apr. 3, 1921 to Kurnel Martin and Emily Elizabeth Holm Lenning. He died Feb. 8, 1995.

Jerral served in World War II with the U.S. Army 3118th Signal Service Battalion.

Source: ancestry.com


Raymond Douglas Leonard AKA Raymond Douglas Burnside, Jr. was born July 1, 1919 to Raymond (Sr.) and Antoinette Lakota Burnside. His father was killed in a mining accident in Missoula, MT shortly before he was born. His mother remarried John Leonard in Casper, WY. He died Apr. 26, 1945 and is buried in Ames Municipal Cemetery, Ames, IA.

Lt. Leonard served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps as a pilot of a P-51Mustang fighter with the 15th Air Force in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters.

Source: ancestry.com


Max Levine was born Apr. 4, 1889 to Julius and Rebecca Mogelson Levine. He died July 1967.

Col. Levine served in World War II with the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Sam Houston, TX.

Col. Levine’s four sons and a son-in law, Sgt. Robert B. Dickey, also served in World War II.
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Norman Dine Levine was born Nov. 30, 1912 to Max and Adele Dine Levine. He died July 18, 1999.

Capt. Levine served in World War II with the U.S. Army and was stationed at Brooke General Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, TX, where he was in charge of bacteriology.
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Melvin Lewis Levine was born Dec. 2, 1916 to Max and Adele Dine Levine. He died Oct. 26, 1974 and is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Maj. Levine served in World War II with the U.S. Army in the Philippines after serving in the North African and Italian campaigns.
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Saul Edgar Levine was born Oct. 18, 1915 to Max and Adele Dine Levine. He died Apr. 22, 1973 and is buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.

Capt. Levine served in World War II with the U.S. Army Engineer Corps in India.
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Boris Eugene “Eugene" Levine was born Mar. 12, 1914 to Max and Adele Dine Levine. He died Feb. 26, 1952 in CA.

Lt. Levine served in World War II with the U.S. Army.

Source: ancestry.com


Warner Miles Lewers was born Oct. 28, 1922 to Edward W. and Eunice E. Miles Lewers. He died June 6, 1995.

Warner served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 142nd Army Airways Communications System Squadron.

Source: ancestry.com


Homer Boyd Lewis was born Aug. 9, 1915 to Arthur Miller and Bertha Sampson Lewis. He died Oct. 23, 1993 and is buried in Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Slater, IA.

Sgt. Lewis served in World War II with the U.S. Army 40th Division (Infantry) and the 234th Signal Company at the Presidio of San Francisco, CA.

Source: ancestry.com


Lowell Henry Lewis was born Aug. 5, 1912 to Henry and Cora Belle Jones Lewis. He died Nov. 7, 1984.

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

Source: ancestry.com



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

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