Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II


Second Lieutenant, U. S. Army. Home address: Barnsdall, Osage County. Orin A. Slavens, Father, Barnsdall. Born November 1, 1921. Enlisted April 9, 1943. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart. Graduated from Barnsdall High School in 1939. Attended School of Civil Engineering, Oklahoma A. & M. College, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Member of Christian Church. Served in Combat Engineers, Eighth Division. Died February 23, 1945, of wounds received in action at Linich, Germany.

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