Sioux County


T/5 Alphonse Bueltel



T-5 Alphonse Bueltel, son of Mrs. B.A. Bueltel of Granville, was killed in
action in France August 29, according to a message from the war department
received Wednesday by Mrs. Bueltel. The young man's father, the late Barney
Bueltel, died suddenly July 18, and the soldier's mother and family have the
sympathy of all in this second tragedy.

The soldier was 34 years old August 24 and is survived by his mother, one
brother, Pfc. Emil in New Guinea, and by nine sisters.

Source: The Alton Democrat, September 14, 1944

Our Neighbors in the Services

Granville, Iowa

Alphonse Bueltel, technician fifth grade, son of Mrs. B.H. Bueltel of Granville, was killed in action in France on August 29, according to official world from the war department. He entered the service on March 21, 1942 and left for overseas on December 21, 1943. Survivors include his mother at Granville, two brothers and nine sisters. Memorial services were held at Granville Tuesday.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, September 29, 1944

Alphonse D. Bueltel
World War II

Service #
Technician Fifth Grade, U.S. Army
25th Reconnaissance Squadron, 4th Armored Division
Entered Service From
Date of Death
August 29, 1944
Plot A Row 28 Grave 54
Epinal American Cemetery
Dinozé, France

Purple Heart Recipient

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission website database.

Alphonse Dominick Bueltel was bon Aug. 24, 1910 to Bernard Herman and Elizabeth Bohnencamp Bueltel. He died Aug. 29, 1944 and is buried in Epinal American Cemetery, Dinoze, France.

Sgt. Bueltel served in World War II with the U.S. Army 25th Reconnaissance Squadron, 4th Armored Division and was KIA and awarded the Purple Heart.