1LT Edward Clark “Doc” Lehnhausen

1LT Edward Clark “Doc” Lehnhausen

Birth
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 18 Oct 1944 (aged 23)
Belgium
Burial Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Plot Plot B, Row 7, Grave 11.
Memorial ID 55899358 · View Source
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1st Lt. Army Air Corps, World War II-Lt. Lehnhausen was killed in action on 10-18-1944 while flying as a B-24 Pilot, his tenth mission, with the 68th Bomber Squadron of the 44th Bomber Group, Heavy.

His older brother, Lt.Col. Robert Lehnhausen, was the Squadron Commander of that Group when Lt. Clark Lehnhausen was killed. They were flying out of Shipam, England.

He is the son of Mr. Frank W. Lehnhausen of 515 East Armstrong Avenue in Peoria, Illinois, and Mrs. Florence Mae {Clark} Amberg also of Peoria, and the husband of Mrs. Pauline "Piney" {Kellstedt} Lehnhausen, and the father of one child, Miss Ann Christine who was born in Peoria on November 2, 1944.

Lt. Lehnhausen is a 1941 graduate of Spalding Institute, and he attended Bradley College for a year, and where he met Miss Pauline Kellstedt, and they were married at Kirtland Air Base, New Mexico on March 30, 1943, and they had one daughter, Miss Ann Christine.

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Pilot Wings, Lt. Bars, Air Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster, American Campaign Medal, European Campaign Medal with Two Battle Stars, Army Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal.

Footnote: His daughter, Mrs. Ann Christine Shaules, died on 11-13-2009 in San Diego, California. She leaves her husband, Tom, and two daughters, Miss Glenna, and Miss Tamara.


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1LT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


  • Maintained by: David C. Henderson
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 5 Aug 2010
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Edward Clark “Doc” Lehnhausen (8 May 1921–18 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55899358, citing Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg ; Maintained by David C. Henderson (contributor 47067566) .