Sgt Chester D. Conrad

Sgt Chester D. Conrad

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 7 May 1945 (aged 20–21)
Burial Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 94077434 · View Source
Suggest Edits

KILLED IN ACTION - T. Sgt. Chester D. Conrad, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Conrad, 709 E. Kibby-st, was killed in action May 7 in Germany, the War department recently informed his parents. A graduate of South high schoo, Sgt. Conrad entered the service in October, 1943, training at Keesler Field, Miss., and went overseas last December. At the time of his death, he was a radio-gunner on a B-24, based in England. (The Lima News, Lima, OH, Sunday, May 27, 1945, p. 5, Col. 3)


T. Sgt. Chester D. Conrad

A prayer service for T. Sgt. Chester D. Conrad, 20, who was killed May 7, 1945, near Cologne, Germany, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Siferd and Son funeral home. The Rev. E. J. Penhorwod will officiate with burial in Memorial Park cemetery. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Conrad, 709 E. Kibby-st., Sgt. Conrad was a B-24 bomber radio operator. He entered service in November, 1943. He was graduated from South high school and was a member of the football, basketball and golf teams. Surviving, besides his parents, are three brothers, Virgil, 809 N. Charles-st, Victor and Arlo, both at home; two sisters, Mrs. Amber Devier, at home, and Mrs. Maxine Hennon, 567 Harrison-av. The body arrived in Lima Wednesday morning and was removed to the funeral home. (The Lima News, Lima, OH, Wednesday, February 9, 1949, p. 2, Col. 4)


Family Members

Parents
Gravesite Details Link to parents provided by: Mike Dearbaugh (#919)

Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Maintained by: Allen County Veterans Memorial Foundation
  • Originally Created by: mokennehan
  • Added: 23 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94077434
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Chester D. Conrad (1924–7 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94077434, citing Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Allen County Veterans Memorial Foundation (contributor 48382195) .