Plymouth County

Eilert William Seggerman

 

 

 

MARCUS SOLDIER MISSING

Mrs. Roy Scherner Tuesday received word from the War Department stating that her brother, Eilert Seggerman, is “missing in the performance of his duty,” says the Remsen Bell-Enterprise.

Eilert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harm Seggerman of Marcus, formerly of Remsen, was a machinist mate, first class, in the Navy air corps and was on patrol duty between Nova Scotia and England.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, March 22, 1943

NEWS OF THE BOYS IN THE SERVICE.

Mrs. Roy Scherner of Remsen Tuesday received word from the War Department stating that her brother, Eilert Seggerman, is “missing in the performance of his duty.” Eilert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harm Seggerman of Marcus, formerly of Remsen, was a machinist mate, first class, in the navy air corps and was on patrol duty between Nova Scotia and England.

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, March 23, 1943

SEGGERMAN, DEAD NAVY
Previously Reported Missing, He Is One of 17 Changed

Eilert William Seggerman, of Remsen, brother of Mrs. Alma Scherner of Remsen, who had been reported missing in a previous Navy casualty list, of March 19, 1943, is known to be dead, a revised list of casualties announced Monday makes clear.

Seggerman’s name was among 17 whose status was changed by later information received by the Navy department.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, April 8, 1943

News of the Boys in the Service

Eilert William Seggerman of Remsen, who was reported March 19 as missing as a Navy casualty, was this week reported as dead. He is a brother of Mrs. Alma Scherner of Remsen.

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, April 9, 1943

Pfc. Leland Thill, who has seen much of the world since going into the Navy in September, 1940, arrived Thursday for a brief visit with his parents, reports the Remsen Bell-Enterprise. They are Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Thill. Leland took part in the memorial services for Eilert Seggerman at Christ Lutheran church Thursday afternoon [April 22, 1943.]

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, April 26, 1943

Plymouth County World War II Dead

Seggerman, Eilert Wm., Navy—Dead as of 4-5-43. Sister: Mrs. Alma Scherner, Remsen.

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, January 4, 1946