Black Hawk County

Sgt. Robert Hahn




Iowa Honor Roll

These Iowans, like those pictured here on previous Sundays, have given their lives for their country. They were fatally wounded in combat or died in prison camps. The fourth line under each name designates the war area in which the man last served.

Source: The Des Moines Register, Sunday, March 5, 1944 (33 photos included)

Bodies of Former Cedar Falls
Boys Being Returned

Cedar Falls – Bodies of two former Cedar Falls boys who met death in overseas battles are being returned to Cedar Falls for re-burial, according to word here Saturday.

They include those of Sgt. Robert Hahn, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Hahn, residing in the North Cedar community, and Arlo G. Leckbee, son of Mrs. Gertrude Leckbee, former local resident who is now residing at Quincy, Ill.

Bodies of both soldiers will be brought to the Dahl funeral home, it was stated.

Final rites for Sergeant Hahn will be at the Dahl Funeral home at 2 p. m. Wednesday, conducted by Rev. George Peterson. The local Amvets post will have charge of the military service.

The body of young Leckbee and military escort will arrive in Cedar Falls on an Illinois Central train at 5:40 p. m. Wednesday, according to a message received Saturday at the Dahl funeral home. Funeral arrangements await word from the mother.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, Sunday, November 28, 1948, Page 15