O'Brien County

S/Sgt. Clarence Andringa



These Iowans, like those pictured in this section in previous weeks, have given their lives for their country. All have been killed in combat or have died in prison camps. The fourth line under each name shows where the man last served.

Source: The  Des Moines Register, Sunday, April 30, 1944  (photo included)

Clarence Andringa was born Aug 19, 1916 to Fred and Elizabeth Deboer Andringa. He died Apr. 8, 1943 and is buried in North Africa American Cemetery, Tunis, Tunisia.

Sgt. Andringa served in World War II with the U.S. Army 133rd Infantry, 34th Division and was KIA in North Africa and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com