Iowa State Memorial Union

World War II

E Brown
Date Of Death: Dec 14, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1939 Died: Subic Bay, Phillipines
Maynard Snell
Date Of Death: Dec 15, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1928 Died: Japan | Reason: POW
Ford Browne
Date Of Death: Apr 8, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1933 Died: Germany
Harold Soper
Date Of Death: Jun 29, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Winnebago, Illinois
Our only record of Harold A. Soper is a single photocopy of a card in his alumni file that reads: "2nd Lt. Harold Arthur Soper. Class: Dy Pl Op. '42...
Donald Bruner
Date Of Death: Dec 4, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1916 Died: Germany
LaVern Sorensen
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa
We only have scanned notes on 2nd Lieutenant Sorensen which read: "LaVern R. Sorensen - '41. Engr. Ser. Deere Tractor Works. Waterloo, Iowa. Killed in Action." Father (?): Mr. Fred...
Charles Buffington
Date Of Birth: Sep 26, 1919
Date Of Death: Apr 1, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Glenwood, Iowa
Charles Buffington was born on September 26, 1919 to Charles Rollin Huffington and Irene Griggs. He grew up in Glennwood, Iowa. While at Iowa State College, he was friends with...
Alan Southworth
Date Of Death: Oct 26, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Alan Southworth was born to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Southworth, sometime in 1926. He had three sisters: Mrs. O. L. Smith, Undine Southworth (a Home Economics senior at...
Robert Burchard
Date Of Birth: Jan 20, 1919
Date Of Death: Mar 19, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Robert Burchard was born on January 20, 1919 to Frederick A. Burchard and Stella M. Johnson. He had one sister, Evelyn Spencer, who graduated from Iowa State in 1938. Staff...
Stanley Steiner
Date Of Death: Apr 25, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Monticello, Iowa
Stanley was born in 1925 to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Steiner. He had two sisters and one brother, Vernon, who served as a chief petty officers in the Pacific. Robert...
Robert Burnett
Date Of Birth: Sep 9, 1923
Date Of Death: Apr 28, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fairfield, Iowa
Second Lieutenant Robert LeRoy Burnett was born on September 9,1923 in Fairfield, Iowa to parents Roy C. Burnett and Mary E. McCormick. They raised Robert in nearby Batavia, Iowa. Robert...
Fred Stenstrom
Date Of Birth: Mar 9, 1917
Date Of Death: Feb 14, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Mount Vernon, New York
Fred was born to Emmy Stenstrom in White Plains, New York, but grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. Fred graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1939....
Richard Burr
Date Of Death: Jan 1, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Phillipines
Wilbur Steven
Date Of Death: Jan 2, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Sexton, Iowa
Year at ISU: 1944 - Mechanical Engineering We have little information on Wilbur C. Steven. He was from Sexton, Iowa. Wilbur died aboard the U.S.S. Cowpens aircraft carrier on January...
Douglas Bush
Date Of Death: Nov 24, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Germany
John Stever
Date Of Death: Jul 26, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fairfield, Iowa
Year at ISU: 1943 First Lieutenant John C. Stever was born in Fairfield, Iowa to Mr. Ralph H. Stever. John served in the Army Air Forces. Letter to Alumni Association,...
William Butler
Date Of Birth: Mar 31, 1919
Date Of Death: Jul 16, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Indianola, Iowa
Year at ISU: 1945 - Aerospace Engineering Captain William Howard Butler was born to Thomas A. Butler and Corinne Cox on March 31, 1919. He grew up in Indianola, Iowa....
Frank Stewart
Date Of Birth: Jul 28, 1924
Date Of Death: Nov 22, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Packwood, Iowa
Year at ISU: 1945 Sergeant Frank Eugene Stewart was born in Boone, Iowa and later lived in Packwood, Iowa. His parents were George H. Stewart and Calista A. Clark. Frank...
William Caldwell
Date Of Birth: Jul 1, 1921
Date Of Death: Jun 10, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Year at ISU: 1943 First Lieutenant William J. Caldwell Jr. was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on July 1, 1921 to William Caldwell and Stella Selacek. William graduated from McKinley...
Edward Stewart
Date Of Death: Nov 29, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Boone, Iowa
Captain Edward Stewart's name was added to the Gold Star Hall in September 2003 because of his grandson, Matt Husby. Husby was sitting outside the Memorial Union by the fountain...
Robert Carlon
Date Of Birth: Jun 29, 1912
Date Of Death: Feb 6, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Oskaloosa, Iowa
Corporal Robert F. Carlon was born on June 29, 1912 to Harry F. Carlon and Lulu M. Evans. He grew up in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Robert married Helen Rillihan in February...
Lloyd Stith
Date Of Death: Nov 8, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Hancock County, Iowa
Year at ISU: 1939 Died: Holland
Timothy Casady
Date Of Death: Sep 19, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Midway
Foster Stolp
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1999
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Aurora, Illinois
Year at ISU: 1943 - Chemical Engineering Foster was from Aurora, Illinois. Our record of Foster S. Stolp is far from complete. If you have any information on Stolp, please...
Mark Castle
Date Of Death: Dec 23, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Germany
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