Floyd County


Pvt. Eugene H. Bailey





Eighty-five Iowans are among the remains of 2,918 Americans who lost their lives during World War II and were due to arrive from Europe aboard the U.S. Army transport, Haiti Victory, Thursday.

Armed forces dead originally interred in temporary military cemeteries in northern France, Holland, and Luxembourg are among those being brought to their homes in this country.

North Iowans in the list include the following, the next of kin being indicated with each:

Pvt. Eugene H. Bailey; Genevieve Bailey, Charles City.

Source: The Mason City Globe-Gazette, Friday, March 18, 1949

Eugene H. Bailey was born May 19, 1925 to Harrison J. and Jessie Lambert Bailey. He died Apr. 25, 1945 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, IA.

Pvt. Bailey served in an Engineering Battalion with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com