Humboldt County

 

Pvt. Herman Edward Veerkamp

 

 

 

Herman Edward Veerkamp was born Oct. 13, 1924 to Herman G. and Philomena Hessler Veerkamp. He died Apr. 9, 1945 and is buried in Saint Columbanus Cemetery, Blooming Prairie, MN.

Pvt. Veekamp served with the 382nd Infantry, 96th Division, U.S. Army in World War II and was KIA on Okinawa in the Ryukyu Islands.

Sources: ancestry.com; World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel from Iowa