Mahaska County


Sgt. Paul Edward Smith



Paul Edward Smith was born Feb. 11, 1916 to Manley D. and Dirkie VanSteenis Smith. He died Oct. 2, 1944 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands.

Sgt. Smith served in World War II with the U.S. Army 113th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron and was KIA and awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart.