Fayette County

Pvt. Harold DeBow



Here are more Iowans who have been killed in action. The final line beneath each picture gives the geographical location in which the man was killed. Additional Honor Roll pictures will be carried on future Sundays.

Source: The  Des Moines Register, Sunday, January 2, 1944  (photo included)

Harold George DeBow was born Aug. 6, 1921 to Floyd Harold and Lillian Safranek DeBow. He died Jan, 20, 1943 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Oelwein, IA.

Pvt. DeBow served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division and was KIA in combat operations on Guadalcanal.

Source: ancestry.com