Fayette County


S/Sgt. Ellsworth L. Campbell





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:

S. Sgt. Ellsworth L. Campbell; Mary E. Campbell, Oelwein.

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

Ellsworth Lee Campbell was born Mar. 4, 1921 to Elmer and Mary Roehrich Campbell. He died Apr. 11, 1944 and is buried in New Hampton Cemetery, New Hampton, IA.

Sgt. Campbell served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 356th Bomb Squadron and was MIA/KIA over Germany.

Source: ancestry.com