Monona County

2nd Lt. Charles Wayne Beigel

Kathleen & Charles Wayne Beigel
Married: 23 Dec 1943

 

 

LIST ONAWA OFFICER MISSING IN ACTION

WASHINGTON, (AP)—The War Department listed 16 Iowa soldiers as missing in action in the European, Mediterranean and Southwest Pacific areas.  Among those missing in the European sector is 2nd Lt. Charles W. Beigel of Onawa.

Source: Council Bluffs Nonpareil, May 7, 1944

ONAWA SOLDIER HELD PRISONER OF WAR

WASHINGTON, (AP)—The War Department made public Monday the names of seven Iowa soldiers who are held prisoners of war by Germany.

Listed were 2nd Lt. Charles W. Beigel, Onawa; S. Sgt. Ralph P. Butler, Muscatine; T. Sgt. Mearl I. Cline, Waterloo; S. Sgt. Vern R. Lines, Rockford; 2nd Lt. Louis Oppenham, Des Moines; S. Sgt. Lloyd J. Roberts, Oskaloosa; and 2nd Lt. James H. Thomson, Storm Lake.

Source: Council Bluffs Nonpareil, May 29, 1944

SEVEN IOWANS HELD PRISONER

Washington, May 31—(INS)—The War Department today announced the names of 568 soldiers who are held as prisoners of war by Germany.

Iowans included: 2nd Lt. Charles W. Beigel, Onawa; S/Sgt. Ralph P. Butler, Muscatine; T/Sgt. Mearl I. Cline, Waterloo; S/Sgt. Vern R. Lines, Rockford; 2nd Lt. Louis Oppenham, Des Moines; S/Sgt. Lloyd J. Roberts, Oskaloosa; 2nd Lt. James H. Thomson, Storm Lake.

Source: Atlantic News Telegraph, Atlantic, Iowa, Wednesday, May 31, 1944