Woodbury County

Pvt. Walter Suknot




Pvt. Walter Suknot (pictured) of Sioux City was killed in action June 30 in the Pacific, his wife was informed at St. Vincent’s hospital several hours after she had borne him an 8-pound, 8-ounce baby daughter.  Pvt. Suknot was 31 years old and had been serving in the quartermaster’s corps. Surviving in addition to the widow are four other children ranging in age from 2 to 9.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, Thursday, July 19, 1945 (photo included)

National Archives & Records Administration War Department Files
PVT Walter Suknot

Branch of Service: U.S. Army  
Hometown:  Woodbury County, IA
Status: DNB (Died Non Battle)
Death Date: 30 Jun 1945
Location: Army dead-died of Luekemia-Manila
Next of Kin: Wife-Mrs. Walter Suknot, 413 So. Wall St., Sioux City, Iowa
Mother-Mrs. Mary Podamek, 512 So. Fairmont Ave., Sioux City, Iowa