Wright County


Stuart Ballou





Hazel Yvonne (Miller) Ballou Haupt was born Mar. 21, 1905 to William E. and Lida Foster Miller. She died June 29, 1995 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Clarion, IA. Sgt. Ballou enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps in World War II and served with the Far East Air Service Command in New Guinea.

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Her son, Staff Sgt. Philip Ballou, was in the Air Transport Command stationed at Henderson Field in Guadalcanal in World War II.

Another son, Hospital man Third Class Stuart Ballou, served with the U.S. Navy in World War II and Korea.

Sources: “Ordinary Heroes”, Judge Newt Draheim - Chapter 65; ancestry.com