LeRoy Nemmers - 2nd Lieutenant

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Birth: Sep 27, 1922
Date Of Death: Mar 4, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Spencer, Iowa
Gold Star Hall - Wall Location: West Wall (by Entrance Door)


Year at ISU: 1944 - General Engineering

Second Lieutenant LeRoy George Nemmers was born September 27, 1922  Leroy G. Nemmers, Sr. and Blanche F. Agard. He grew up in Spencer, Iowa. He has a cousin named John Rosencrans and an uncled named William Nemmers.

He married his wife, Helene, on September 19, 1943 in Hampton, Iowa, who worked at the graduate dean's office at Iowa State College.

LeRoy entered the Army on April 8, 1942 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. He made Private First Class in August 1943; Corporal, February 1944; and second Lieutenant on August 23, 1944. He saw combat service with Company A, 1257th Engineers.

He died on March 4, 1945.