PVT Ottie C. Yant
Record NO: (776)
Rank / Rate
PVT
War of Service
WWII
Date of birth
Apr 2, 1916
Place of birth / home town
LIMA
Family Members
High School
Enlistment Date
April 1944
Branch
Army
Service Number
35833278
Unit / Ship / duty Station
110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division
Date of Casuality
Jan 30, 1945
Cause of Death or Status
MIA
Place of Incident
Alsace, France
Place of Burial or Memorial
Memorized at: Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Awards
★ Bronze Star ★ Purple Heart ★ Army Good Conduct Medal ★ American Campaign Medal ★ European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign ★ World War II Victory Medal
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Ottie Charles Yant was born in Dola, Hardin County, Ohio and later lived in the area of Lima. He was married to Amy Esperence Ross and they had four children. He entered the service in April, 1944 and was sent overseas later that year. On January 30, 1945 he was reported missing in action during the fighting between Colmar and Epinal in France and was officially declared dead on January 31, 1946.