Wapello County

Lt. Harold Lind



Ottumwa, IA. -- Harold Lind, former University of Iowa basketball and baseball player, has been killed in action while serving as a lieutenant in the marines in the south Pacific, according to word received by his parents here Saturday.

A graduate of Iowa in 1943, Lind captained the 1943 Hawk baseball team. Lind starred in basketball at Ottumwa High and was a member of Ottumwa's state American legion junior baseball finalist several years back.

He was the eighth Iowa letterman to be killed in action.

Source: The Des Moines Register, December 10, 1944 (photo included)