Fayette County

Cpl. Hugh W. Oakley



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)

Hugh Willis Oakley was born Nov. 25, 1917 to Floyd E. and Delila O. Shepherd Oakley. He died Apr. 29, 1943 and is buried in Fontana Cemetery, Hazleton, IA.

Cpl. Oakley served in World War II in the U.S. Army with an anti-tank unit in North Africa where he was KIA.

Source: ancestry.com