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Lester W. Carlin1,2

Male
b. 6 November 1912, d. 3 January 2001


Father Clyde Robert Carlin1 b. 11 July 1883, d. July 1964
Mother Inez E. Young1 b. 7 July 1892, d. March 1984
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Birth* 6 November 1912  IA1,3 
Census* 1920  1920 Federal Census, Iowa, Franklin County, Geneva Township, ED: 162, Series: T625, Roll: 490, Page: 221B, January 6
Sheet 2B
(enumerated with father, Clyde Carlin)
098, 41, 41, Carlin, Lester, Son, , , M, W, 7, S, , , Yes, , , Iowa, , Nebraska, , Iowa, , , None, , ,1 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Iowa, Franklin County, Geneva Township, Geneva Village, ED: 35-3, Series: T626, Roll: 655, Page: 18A, April 10
Sheet 4A
(enumerated with father, Clyde Carlin)
16, 64, 64, Carlin, Lester, Son, , , , Yes, M, W, 17, S, , No, Yes, Iowa, Nebraska, Iowa, , 65, , , , , , None, , , , , , , ,4 
Census 1940  1940 Federal Census, Iowa, Grundy County, Melrose Township, ED: 38-16, Series: T627, Roll: 1163, Page: 3B, April 26
Sheet 3B
(enumerated with employer, Marion Long)
77, 57, , , Yes, Carlin, Lester, Helper, x, M, W, 28, S, No, 8, 8, Iowa, 65, , Same Place, , , Yes, x0v2, Yes, -, -, -, , 1, 60, , , Farm, PW, 866|vv|1, 52, 300, No,5 
Milit-Beg* 19 June 1942  Fort Des Moines, Des Moines, Des Moines Co., IA, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8YB-B1M
Name: Lester W Carlin
Name (Original): CARLIN LESTER W
Event Type: Military Service
Event Date: 19 Jun 1942
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Event Place: Ft Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Residence Place:
Race: White
Citizenship Status: citizen
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: IOWA
Education Level: Grammar school
Civilian Occupation: Farm hands, general farms
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Military Rank: Private
Army Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Army Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source Reference: Civil Life
Serial Number: 37419923
Affiliate Publication Title: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946
Affiliate ARC Identifier: 1263923
Box Film Number: 12124.122
Collection: Lester W Carlin, "United States, World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"2 
News/Obit* 20 June 1944  A Grundy Center, Ia., soldier, Pfc. Lester W. Carlin, was with Williamson and Gosser and had a part in the killing of 50 Germans, a Reuters dispatch distributed by International News Service said.

(appeared as an addition to a story about Two American soldiers, Sgt Jake Williamson and Pvt William W. Gosser who were responsible for killing 50-70 German soldiers during a fierce battle in which many Americans were killed.

Published in the Waterloo Daily Courier, (IA), Tuesday, June 20, 19446 
Military Service* 1950  Name: Lester W Carlin
Service Number: Ra37419923
Home State: Iowa
Home County: Washington
Place Casualty: South Korea
Date Casualty: 07/27/1950
Casualty Type: Returned To Duty FECOM
Casualty Details: Seriously Wounded In Action By Missile
Casualty Details 2: Returned To Duty Fecom
Grade: Private First Class
Branch: Infantry
Specialty: Light Weapons Infantryman
Troop Number: In Div - 25th
Troop Element: In Div Inf Regt
Unit: 0027
Race: White
Component: USA Regular Army
Disposition Date: 08/22/19507 
Death* 3 January 2001  Scott Co., MO3 
SSN* 3 January 2001  https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JB48-P48
Given Name: Lester
Middle Name: W
Surname: Carlin
Name Suffix:
Birth Date: 6 November 1912
Social Security Number: 709-07-6125
State: Railroad Board
Last Place of Residence: Scott, Missouri
Previous Residence Postal Code: 63740
Event Date: 3 January 2001
Age: 89
Collection: Lester W Carlin, "United States Social Security Death Index"3 

Citations
  1. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S1381] U.S. World War II Army Enlistments, 1938-1945 LDS, online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fcollection%2F2028680.
  3. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  4. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S1286] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , 1940 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S1125] Newspaper Archive, online http://www.newspaperarchive.com, http://newspaperarchive.com/waterloo-daily-courier/1944-06-20.
  7. [S1568] Korean War Casualties, online http://www.koreanwarcasualties.org.


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