|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1915|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 1944, Germany|
Second Lieutenant Lambert V. Wieser was born in the St. Mary's community, Grand Prairie Township, on October 55, 1915, and died in Germany on October 14, 1944, from wounds received in battle.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Wieser of the St. Mary's community in Grand Prairie Township, and was the second son of the family to give his life while in the service of his country in World War II. Lambert was one of a family of fourteen children. A brother, Technical Sergeant Richard Wieser, was killed in action in France on July 17, 1944, and a brother, Ralph, and a sister, Julianne, died in infancy. His other brothers were: George Wieser of Cheyenne, Wyoming; Fred Wieser of Hanford, Washington; and Arthur and Maurice Wieser of the St. Mary's community, Grand Prairie Township. His sisters were: Misses Walburga and Edna Wieser of Denver, Colorado; and Agnes, Philomene, Josephine, and Viola of Grand Prairie Township.
Lambert V. Wieser was graduated from St. Mary's Parochial School of Grand Prairie Township, located southeast of Humphrey, Nebraska. After completing his school course, he assisted his father on the farm until 1938 when he went to St. Charles, Illinois, where he was employed for four years.
He enlisted in the United States Army on May 1, 1942. and received his basic training at Fort Lewis, Washington. Second Lieutenant Lambert V. Wieser went overseas in September, 1943, with an armored division, and took part in the Normandy invasion. He also saw service in Holland, Belgium, and Germany. He was advanced in rating twice while on overseas duty. He died on October 14, 1944, from wounds received in action in Germany on October 11. 1944. He was buried overseas.
Memorial services for Second Lieutenant Lambert V. Wieser were held at 9:00 a.m., November 53, 1944, at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church in Grand Prairie Township, with Reverend Pascal Rollman, O.F.M., pastor, celebrant of the Requiem Mass, and the Foltz-Zuerlein Post, American Legion of Humphrey, Nebraska, in charge of the military rite.
John Henry Wieser (1892 - 1950)
Elizabeth Ruhkamp Wieser (1891 - 1950)
Note: Entered the service from Nebraska.
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: Plot c row 3 grave 48
Maintained by: Anne Arkfeld
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56286663
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Lambert V. Wieser Second Lieutenant, U.S. ArmyService # O-887480743rd Tank Battalion Entered the Service from: NebraskaDied: 12-Oct-44Buried at: Plot C Row 3 Grave 48Henri-Chapelle American CemeteryHenri-Chapelle, Belgium Awards: Silver Star with 2 Oak ...(Read more)|
Added: May. 31, 2009