Iowa Old Press

The Des Moines Register
Des Moines, Polk co., Iowa
August 27, 1944

26 FROM IOWA LOST IN ACTION
WASHINGTON, D.. C. (AP)—The War Department Saturday listed 26 Iowa soldiers as missing in action in the European and Mediterranean theaters. They were:

EUROPEAN.
Algona—Staff Sergeant Robert W. Thompson..

Audubon—Sergt. Donald C. Munksgaard.

Boone—Second Lieutenant Robert W. Ward.

Cedar Rapids—Pvt. (f.c.) Harvey H. Wehde.

Council Bluffs—Corp. Dale E. Gustafson.

Des Moines—Pvt. (f.c.) Lester W. Pfannkuch.

Dubuque—Lieut. Arthur C. Toepel.

Gladbrook—Second Lieutenant Elmer C. Dudolski.

Iowa City—Lieut. Col. Don L. Weiss.

Keystone—Pvt (f.c.) Orlean E. Koeppen.

Knoxville—Capt. Richard A. Gee.

Marshalltown—Second Lieutenant Marion A. Gard.

Mason City—Capt. William C. Whorley.

Menlo—Pvt. (f.c.) Kenneth L. Powell.

Pella—Pvt. (f.c.) David M. Thomas.

Sewal—Staff Sergeant Dallas G. Couchman.

Shenandoah—Lieut. Ralph E. Deweese.

Sioux Rapids—Flight Officer Joseph Meleky.

MEDITERRANEAN.
Delta—Staff Sergeant Leonard D. Tygart.

Dubuque—Pvt. William E. Hoffman; Lieut. Roger T. Moran.

Iona—Pvt. Vern F. Abel.

Iowa City—Second Lieutenant Vincent C. Hogan.

Marshalltown—Pvt. (f.c.) John J. Gannon.

New Market—Pvt. (f.c.) Leroy F. Teeters.

Webster City—Staff Sergeant John F. Baker.

[transcribed by L.Z., January 2019]

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