Lucas County

John Calvin Overmeyer




93 Iowans on Army-Navy Casualty List

The names of 93 more Iowans were included in an army and navy casualty report made public Monday by the Office of War Information. Twenty are listed as dead, 62 wounded and 11 missing. The list follows: [excerpt]

Navy Wounded
ANDERSON, George L., Pvt., USMCR, Ottosen.
CALEY, James R., Staff Sergt., USMC, Cedar Falls.
EGGIMANN, Elmer F., Pfc., USMC, Elkader.
EIDE, Burton J., Pfc., USMCR, Marshalltown.
NERNESS, Orland Dale., Pfc., USMCR, Cambridge.
NEWTON, Robert L., Pvt., USMCR, DesMoines.
OVERMEYER, John Calvin, Pharmacist’s mate 3/c, USNR, Chariton.
POEPPING, Bertrum Bernard, Hospital apprentice 1/c, USNR, DesMoines.
REARDON, Richard Joseph, Fireman 1/c, USNR, Mason City.
SIKKINK, Claren John, Motor machinist’s mate 2/c, USNR, Lime Springs.
TALBOT, Carroll E., Pvt., USMCR, Newton.

Source: Quad City Times, (Davenport, Iowa), Monday, May 14, 1945