Cherokee County


Pvt Vernon R. Stevenson



Our Neighbors in the Service

Cherokee—Pvt. Vernon R. Stevenson has been reported as missing in action in the Mediterranean area.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, July 26, 1944

Vernon Ray Stevenson was born Nov. 9, 1923 to Forest and Mildred Barns Stevenson. He died May 29, 1944 and is buried in Grandview Cemetery, Quimby, IA.

Pvt. Stevenson served in World War II with the U.S. Army 143rd Infantry, 36th Infantry Division and was MIA/KIA in Italy.