Adair County

Pvt. Leslie Arends


Iowa Honor Roll

These Iowans have given their lives for their country. Each man pictured here has been killed in combat or has died in a prison camp. This group includes the five Sullivan brothers of Waterloo, who went down with the Juneau. The fourth line under each picture indicates the area in which the man last served. Further Honor Roll photographs will be carried here later.

Source: The Des Moines Register, Sunday, February 27, 1944 (photo included)

Leslie J. Arends was born Oct. 11, 19__ to George M. and Hannah S. McCormick Arends. He died Aug. 4, 1943 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Pvt. Arends served in World War II with the U.S. Army 161st Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division and was KIA while in the service of his country. He was awarded the Purple Heart.