Polk County

Pvt. Richard H. Loll




Pvt. Richard H. Loll, 19, was killed in action on July 7 in France, the war department Thursday informed his brother, Ernest E. Loll, of 1420 E. Twenty-third st., with whom Private Loll has made his home.

Private Loll was a graduate of North High school. He was inducted into the army in October, 1943, and had been overseas since last April. He was in the infantry

Also surviving are his father, August Loll, Des Moines, another brother, Walter Loll of Sac City, Ia., and five sisters, Pvt (f.c.) Dorothea Loll, a WAC stationed in North Africa, Mrs. Ella Nehman of Fonda, and Mrs. Adela Hatfield, Pearlila and Wilma, all of Des Moines.

Source: The DesMoines Register, August 4, 1944 (photo included)

Richard H. Loll was born May 30, 1925. He died July 7, 1944 and is buried in Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, Des Moines, IA.

Pvt. Loll served in World War II with the U.S. Army 314th Infantry and died in Normandy, France in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com