Howard County


Pvt. Carl John Thiele





Carl John Thiele was born Apr. 3, 1925 to Leo and Anna Lingering Thiele. He died Nov. 20, 1944 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Elma, IA.

Pvt. Thiele served in World War II with the U.S. Army 1st Infantry Division. Co. F, 18th Infantry and was KIA in Hurtchen Forests, Germany when struck by an artillery shell.