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Cedar County, Nebraska
World War II
Cedar County World War II Casualties
BOTTOLFSEN Herman A. "Art"
Born: 10/10/1916 Died: 08/31/1972-73 Buried in the Paragon Cemetery, Cedar County, Nebraska.
Served as Tec 5 US Army During WWII on the islands in the Pacific in part.
Served in the Navy. Baker in the ship's galley. Son of Magnus Bottolsen & Bertha Gearhart.
BOTTOLFSON William E. "Bill"
Born: 08/25/1907 Died: 01/26/1974 Buried in the Paragon Cemetery, Cedar County, Nebraska.
Nebraska, Pfc. Army Airforces
HAAHR Wendell P.
Born: 09/11/1920 Died: 04/13/2007 Buried in the Paragon Cemetery, Cedar County, Nebraska.
Wendell joined the National Guard at age 17 and served from Nov 25, 1937 to Oct. 3, 1940. He entered the U.S. Army Dec 23, 1940 and
served during WWII until being honorably discharged Oct. 16, 1945. He served with the 134th Infantry Anti-Tank Platoon Headquarters
Company and fought in the European Theatre and the Battle of the Bulge.
HESSE Ed REED Frederick ROHDE Ed
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