John Lester Joy

John Lester Joy

Birth
Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 Mar 1945 (aged 35)
Germany
Burial Dennison, Clark County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 47173937 · View Source
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Spouse: Anna
Indiana
Pvt 393 Inf 99 Inf Div
World War II

Wednesday, April 4, 1945
Terre Haute Tribune, page 7

PVT. JOHN L. JOY
KILLED IN GERMANY

Pvt. John L. Joy, 37 years old, was killed in Germany March 16, 1945, according to word received by his wife, Mrs. Anna Joy, 1439 Spruce street. He was fighting with the 97th Infantry Division, a part of the 1st Army.
Before Pvt. Joy entered the services in March, 1943, he was employed at the Pennsylvania Railroad roundhouse here. He went overseas one year ago, and was wounded on D-Day in Normandy, but recovered in about three months and after a rest returned to active duty.
Besides the widow, he is survived by his father, John L. Joy, 1415 First avenue; Delbert Joy of Tucson, Aliz., and E/Sgt. Lester O. Joy, with the famous 38th Cyclone Infantry Division in the Philippines, and a sister, Mrs. Marvin Caserotti of Whitcomb Heights.


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  • Created by: Julia Young
  • Added: 26 Jan 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 47173937
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Lester Joy (16 Aug 1909–16 Mar 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 47173937, citing Dunlap Cemetery, Dennison, Clark County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Julia Young (contributor 46937322) .