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OSBORN, John He died in Linn Co and is buried in Center Point Cemetery. His wife Sarah Stewart was a niece of Daniel Boone and daughter of John and Hannah Boone Stewart. John's dates 16 April 1763 Shenandoah VA-1854 Linn Co, IA. John's father was Robert Osborn of Barren Co, KY. John lived in VA, NC, KY and IN before coming to IA.
War of 1812
MILLER, Moses born in Ft. Johnson, Montgomery county N.Y. 31 Jan 1795. He married Cynthia Schofield of Yates County, N.Y. 1 Jan 1820. She was born 17Feb 1797 also in Yates county, Yenn Penn, I believe. They moved to Illinois, farmed and settled on 120 acres of land in Dupage County. Finally in 1868 they settled down for the remaining years of their lifes in Clinton township outside of Cedar Rapids. They are buried in Sisley Grove on Hwy 30 West
World War I
ACKERMAN, Elmer H. BOYD, Donald Lindsey , USAEF, Cpl., Co. L, 136th Inf. BROUSSEAU, Herbert, He is buried in Oakshade Cemetery. BROWN, Eldon Andrew born 12/2/1891 (Center Point) GARDENER, Carl HASEK, Edwin A. KANE, Eugene H. MAGOUSAKIS, Myron NEWMAN, Charles A.
World War II
ADAMS, Floyd Verl, Co. B, 1353rd Engineers Combat Battalion, born in Alburnette, Linn County, enlisted in the U. S. Army from Cedar Rapids on March 9, 1944. In October, 1944 he was shipped to Europe returning March 1946. discharged March 25, 1946. AUSTIN, Samuel Marcus, died at the battle of Kula Gulf in the Caoral Sea aboard the U.S>S. Helena. AUSTIN, George William, served in the pacific theater and occupation of Japan was in the 24th infantry. BAKER, Jack L. BAKER, Paul L. BROUSSEAU, James, U.S. Navy BROUSSEAU, George M. U.S. Navy BROUSSEAU, George, killed in action at thebattle of Leyte Gulf (Philipines). BROUSSEAU, Herbert, killed in action at thebattle of Leyte Gulf (Philipines). BROUSSEAU, Robert CAMPBELL, James L. 54th Engineers maintenance company in the European Theater of Operations (ETO). CARLISLE, J. "Jim" Culver EVANS, George EVANS, Lyle Wayne, Private First Class, U.S. Army, id: 37599794, 391st Infantry Regiment, 75th Infantry Division. Entered the service from: Iowa, Died: April 6, 1945, Buried at: Plot N Row 2 Grave 1, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Awards: Purple Heart EVANS, Robert FORD,David W. - USS Saint Paul (CA-73) WW II. My Dad is burried in the Mount Vernon Cemetary. He lived n a farm accross from the Palisades park on what is now US-30. GILLIS, Glen E. enlisted in Linn County, Iowa on 6 May 1941, age 28. Served Second Air Division Eighth USAAF 453 bombardment group 734 squadron assigned to Old Buckenham airfield Norfolk, England. Staff Sgt. Gillis was the left waist gunner of a B-24 Liberator bomber which took off on an operational mission to Beilefeld, Germany, on November 26, 1944. This bomber crashed near Kenninghall, Norfolk, England, soon after leaving its base. None of the crew survived. Sgt. Gillis held the Air Medal and two clusters, and awarded the Purple Heart posthumously. HARMAN, Alvin L., the 8 th Infantry Division HARMAN, Roland E. served in the Pacific theater of operations. JANOS, Thomas Jr.;Thomas was a Technical Seargent serving three years with the 54th Engineers maintenance company in the European Theater of Operations (ETO).
He was a former Wilson High School athlete and married the former Helen Petersen. Thomas died tragically of a ruptured appendix and resulting blood clot on Christmas Eve, 1945. Thomas had only been home for four days! He was burried in the veterans section of Cedar Memorial Park cemetery on Dec. 27, 1945
KANE, Eugene F. LINDLEY, Alvin Cole "Dude",son of Norman James Lindley Sr. and Lola Ethel Webb Lindley -Navy LINDLEY, Robert WebbWebb -son of Norman James Lindley Sr. and Lola Ethel Webb Lindley -Navy MARTIN, Kenneth
US Navy WWII
born 05 May 1920 near Blythedale Harrison MO s/o Thomas & Alice Woodward Martin m1 Ella May Butler m2 Ida Pratt m3 Sharon Brick d 10 May 1972 Cedar Rapids Linn IA bur Mt Cavalry Cemetery Cedar Rapids Linn IA.
PRYOR, Bruce Arnold,
a native of Cedar Rapids, joined the U. S. Army (World War II) in 1940. In January 1941 he transferred to the U. S. Army-Air Force as a staff sergeant. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in February 1943. He flew with the Fourth Ferrying Group in India. He died on September 21, 1943 near Calcutta, India when a transport plane carrying 20 soldiers, almost all of them ferry pilots, crashed and burned about two miles from a Calcutta airfield.
TOPIC, Peter Lunde, served under General Mark Clark during WWII with the 5th Army 34th Infantry Supply Section. He later was with the Blue Devil 88th Division in C.R. until he retired as a Colonel in 1970. He recieved the Croix Duerre of France as well as other medals of honor. WHITNEY, Darwin WORTHEN, Marcel
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