Cerro Gordo County


Lester Lee Willilam




Lester Lee Williams was born Aug. 28, 1913 to Lee and Maude Josephine Johnson Williams. He died May 7, 1942 and is memorialized at Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines and Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, IA.

Petty Officer Williams served with the U.S. Navy in World War II aboard the USS Neosho (AO-23) and was KIA when the Neosho was sunk by Japanese dive bombers during an intense battle in the Coral Seas.

Sources: ancestry.com