Person:Lester Maize (1)

Capt. Lester Arthur Maize
d.30 Jul 1944 Normandy, France
m. Abt 1911
  1. Ronald Eugene Maize1912 - 1931
  2. Capt. Lester Arthur Maize1914 - 1944
  3. Homer Allen Maize1918 - 1994
m. Abt 1941
Facts and Events
Name Capt. Lester Arthur Maize
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 5 Jul 1914 Belle Plaine, Benton County, Iowa(or Iowa City, Iowa, according to some sources)
Census[5] 1940 Hennepin County, Minnesota
Marriage Abt 1941 Iowa?(her 1st husband; 2 children)
to Elizabeth Jane Hiatt
Death[1][3][4] 30 Jul 1944 Normandy, France(killed in action)
Burial[1][3] American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, Calvados, Normandy, France
Other[6][4] 1944 Normandy, FranceMilitary
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Find A Grave.
  2. Linn, Iowa, United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    ED 125, p. 8B, dwelling/family 39/49 (515 Cobban Ct).
  3. 3.0 3.1 United States. Army. Quartermaster General's Office. Rosters of World War II dead (all services). (Washington, District of Columbia: U.S. Army, 19--?).
  4. 4.0 4.1 Iowa, United States. Iowa, United States. World War II Bonus Case Files, 1947-1959. (Provo, Utah, United States: Operations, Inc., 2014).

    Enlisted, Spring 1939, in Iowa.

    At time of death: Captain, 175th Infantry Regt., 29th Infantry Division. KIA, France. Purple Heart.

  5. Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication T627)
    Fort Snelling, ED 27-48, p. 7A, #[blank].

    Maize, Lester A. [blank] 25 yrs (single; Coll-4) b. Iowa 1935: Columbia, Mo. Officer (U.S. Army)

  6. United States. Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949. (Provo, Utah, United States: Operations, Inc., 2014)
    U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949.
  7.   Des Moines (Iowa) City Directory
    p. 501, 1939.

    Maize, Lester A. r3520 Franklin av

  8.   Norfolk (VA) Pilot
    p. 15, 15 Aug 1940.

    Lengthy article, "Army Orders."

    "Lester Andrew [sic] Maize, Inf. Res., Fort Snelling, Minn., to Hawaiian Department"