Louis E. Lohfink

Private First Class Louis E. Lohfink, United States Marines, suffered a light wound from high explosive shell fragments on the first day of the attack on Iwo Jima but was able to return to the fight the third day, according to a letter received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lohfink, Boyceville, This was the second wound suffered by Lohfink, for he was laid up after the Saipan Campaign with two machine-gun bullets through the knee.  He also took part in the Marshall Island and Tinian attacks but came through unscathed.

Private First Class Lohfink enlisted in the Marines in September 1943 and was trained at San Diego and Oceanside, CA.