Appanoose County

Cpl. Keith E. Stagner



Iowa Honor Roll

These Iowans, like those pictured here on previous Sundays, have given their lives for their country. They were fatally wounded in combat or died in prison camps. The fourth line under each name designates the war area in which the man last served.

Source: The Des Moines Register, Sunday, March 5, 1944 (33 photos included)

Keith E. Stagner was born Apr. 9, 1923 to Clarence and Ida Urcel Stagner. He died Mar. 2, 1943 and is buried in the North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia.

Sgt. Stagner served in World War II with the U.S. Army 133rd Infantry, 34th Division. He died in the North Africa area and was awarded a Purple Heart.