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John Oliver Bangert
Birth: Jun. 9, 1919
Ingraham
Clay County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1973
Olney
Richland County
Illinois, USA

John O. Bangert


Son of Philip Aloyisus Oliver and Sara Elizabeth Montgomery Bangert. Brother of William Joseph, Emma Agnes, Josephine, Everett R., Margaret Elizabeth, H. Frank, Dorothy May, Luther, and Ralph Lawrence Bangert.

He married Ruby Ilene Cochran June 7, 1939. Father of Everett Maurice, Lyle Patrick, Ronald Gene, and Jona Bea Bangert.

John worked many years in the oil industry. He began with an old truck that was converted into a tank truck to be used in the oil fields. Over the years his equipment & employees grew into a thriving business. At the time of his death he was the owner of Bangert Casing Pulling Company which was located in Clay City, IL.

World War II Service Information:
ACTIVITY DURING WWII
ENTERED ACTIVE SERVICE AS A DRAFTEE ON JUNE 14, 1944 AT FORT SHERIDAN, ILLINOIS. COMPLETED BASIC TRAINING, QUALIFIED IN THE MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY OF RIFLEMAN (745), AND DEPARTED THE CONTINENTAL U.S. ON NOVEMBER 23, 1944 AS A REPLACEMENT BOUND FOR THE EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS. ASSIGNED TO AND FOUGHT WITH THE 143RD INFANTRY REGIMENT, 36TH 'PANTHER' INFANTRY DIVISION IN THE RHINELAND AND CENTRAL EUROPE CAMPAIGNS. EARNED GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE, EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH 2 BRONZE BATTLE STARS AND WWII VICTORY MEDAL. HONORABLY DISCHARGED AS A TECHNICIAN 5TH GRADE ON APRIL 4, 1946 AT THE SEPARATION CENTER, CAMP MCCOY, WISCONSIN.

The above has been entered at the National World War II Memorial.

World War II Memorial


 
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 Parents:
  Philip Oliver Bangert (1872 - 1926)
  Sara Elizabeth Montgomery Bangert (1878 - 1952)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruby Cochran Bangert Uebinger (1917 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Lyle Patrick Bangert (1948 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Joseph Bangert (1895 - 1971)*
  Emma Agnes Bangert Birch (1897 - 1970)*
  Josephine Bangert (1900 - 1901)*
  Everett T. Bangert (1902 - 1932)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Bangert (1904 - 1991)*
  Henry Frank Bangert (1907 - 1992)*
  Dorothy May Bangert Kessler (1910 - 1996)*
  Luther Bangert (1912 - 1914)*
  Ralph Lawrence Bangert (1915 - 1995)*
  John Oliver Bangert (1919 - 1973)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ingraham Cemetery
Ingraham
Clay County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11484223
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Remembering my grandfather on Independence Day 2014.
- Stephen Bangert
 Added: Jul. 4, 2014
If you were alive today, I'll bet you would be on the lake fishing! Happy Father's Day!!
- Lady In Black
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014
41 years ago today you left us. Rest in peace!
- Lady In Black
 Added: Jun. 11, 2014
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