Cerro Gordo County


Harlan James Searle





Harlan James Searle was born Mar. 13, 1922 to Ira J. and Agnes C. Olson Searle. He died Apr. 6, 2015.

Harlan served in the National Guard from 1937-1940. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy and proudly served his country during WWII until his honorable discharge in 1946. Harlan served aboard the USS California (BB-44), USS PC-512, USS SC-643, USS Altair (AD-11), and USS Burke (DD-783) and with Naval Shore Battery #5, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Source: ancestry.com