Arlo Jacob Goebel

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/30/1944

 

 

Arlo J. Goebel was born in Moundridge, McPherson County, Kansas on August 19, 1909.

He was drafted into the Army on April 26, 1944 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. His home of residence
was listed as Moundridge, McPherson County, Kansas and his civilian occupation was listed as
Skilled Mechanics And Repairmen, Motor Vehicles. He had completed four years of High School
and was married. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Goebel was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on November 30, 1944.

 

 

Hutchinson, Kansas, THE HUTCHINSON NEWS-HERALD, Saturday, December 30, 1944, Page 3

MOUNDRIDGE MAN IS KILLED IN GERMANY

Moundridge--Mrs. Arlo Goebel has received a telegram from the war department announcing
the death of her husband, Pvt. Goebel, 35, in action in Germany, Nov. 30. He was inducted
into the army last April, and left for overseas from Ft. Geo. Meade, Md., the last of November.

He formerly was with an auto paint and body service concern here. The widow and
two little daughters, and his mother, Mrs. Lydia Goebel survive.

from the Find A Grave website

 

 

Arlo J. Goebel was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Margraten Cemetery, Aachen, Holland and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Kansas.

Burial:
First Mennonite Cemetery
Moundridge
McPherson County
Kansas

 

Grave marker for Arlo J. Goebel

Photo by sing65 from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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