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