Veterans' Memorial Project

John Lewis Ernst Jr.

Mineola, MO

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: Attended 1943

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Private

Date of Birth: 11/23/1921

Date of Death: 11/06/1944

Affiliations: American Society of Civil Engineering

Private Ernst served with the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He is buried at Plot B Row 1 Grave 152 at Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

-taken from Web site above and University records

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