Floyd County

Pvt. Milton H. Schallock



In Floyd County Draft

Men in the Floyd County draft for December, who will be known to many Reporter readers include:

Milton H. Schallock, son of Herman Schallock of Charles City and a nephew of Mrs. John Boerschel and Charles Schallock of Nashua. He graduated from the Charles City high school in ’39, and had been employed at the Security Trust & Savings Bank in Charles City.

Source: Nashua Reporter, December 9, 1942

North Iowans Among Yanks on Transport

Remains of 4,459 Americans who lost their lives during World War II are being returned to San Francisco from Manila aboard the United States Army Transport Lt. George W. G. Boyce, the department of the army announced Monday.

Armed forces dead originally interred in temporary military cemeteries in New Guinea and the Philippine Islands are among those being brought to this country.

A total of 110 remains are being returned upon instructions of next of kin residing in Iowa.

North Iowans in the list include the following:
Pvt. Milton H. Schallock, Charles City.

Source: Mason City Globe-Gazette, June 1, 1948


The casketed remains of Pvt. Milton H. Schallock, who was drowned at Ora Bay, New Guinea, October 31, 1944, arrived at Charles City Saturday accompanied by a military escort, First Lt. S. Zablocki.

Funeral services were held at the Hauser Funeral Home Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Wesley F. Belling officiating.

Mr. Schallock was born west of Nashua April 22, 1921, a son of Herman C. and Katharina Scheidecker Schallock. He was employed as a clerk in the First Security Bank and Trust Company at Charles City before entering the service.

He is survived by his father who lives at Charles City, a brother, Carl Schallock, who lives west of Nashua, and two sisters, Mrs. Donald Krueger and Miss Esther Schallock, both of Charles City. His mother died July 17, 1945.

Burial was made in Riverside Cemetery at Charles City.

Source: Nashua Reporter, July 14, 1948