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Gengler, Laurants Stephan

Rank and Name, Hospital Apprentice Second Class Laurants Stephan Gengler.

Unit/Placed in, USS Charles Carroll (APA-28) Attack Transport, United States Navy.


Laurants is born approx. on 19 Dec. 1925 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Father, Michael Thomas Gengler.

Mother, Katherine Mary (Krenwinkel) Gengler.

Brother(s), Carl Conrade, Elmer D. Frederick Michael, Herbert Stephan, Edward John, Walter J. and Raymond Gengler.

Wife, Eva Mildred(Bundy) Gengler


Laurants enlisted the service in Wisconsin with service number # 3065071.


Laurants survived the war, he is honored with a Insignia Medical Corps, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Laurants is buried/mentioned at Holy Cross Cemetery and Mausoleum

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/03/03028.htm


Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

USS Charles Carroll (APA-28) Attack Transport
Places for antenna mounts
Pyle and sailors listening to war reports over loud speaker aboard USS Charles Carroll while en route to Okinawa on March 29, 1945.
Pyle with troops listening to PFC Johnny Maturello play an accordion aboard the USS Charles Carroll while en route to Okinawa in March 1945.
Laurants Stephan Gengler
His rank Hospital Man Apprentice Second Class