Corporal Lonie J. Ellis

Corporal Lonie J. Ellis was born on April 21, 1899 in Allen, NE and died September 12, 1945 in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Lonie J. Ellis entered the United States Army on July 21, 1917, in Minot, ND, served during the World War I era and reached the rank of Corporal before being discharged on August 18, 1919 in Paris, France.

Lonie J. Ellis is buried at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

  • Wounded in Action: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Inf. Was wounded – Reed Purple Heart

Married Veronica Rhode at St Marys Catholic Chirch in Waverly Apr. 5, 1926. Served in France in first Div. A. E. F. was wounded in action and received Purple heart for wounds. First enl. was from Minot N. D. July 21, 1917. Disch. at Paris France Aug. 18, 1919. Reenlishted Aug. 19, 1919 at Paris France for 1 yr. in Co G 45 Inf as Corp and disch. Aug. 18, 1920.