Cass County


Pvt. John Francis O'Connell


John Francis O’Connell was born June 3, 1920 to John and Frances Casey O’Connell. He died July 9, 1944 and is buried in Florence American Cemetery, Impruneta, Italy.

Pvt. O’Connell served in World War II with the U.S. Army 133rd Regiment, 34th Infantry Division and was KIA and was awarded the Purple Heart.