Private First Class – United States Army
PFC Eugene Lyons was Killed in Action in France on February 25, 1945.
He had been overseas less than a month.
PARENTS: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Lyons, 460 Whitelaw
SPOUSE: Lottie Jenkins Lyons whom he married in 1942
He graduated from EAWRCHS in 1938 and prior to induction into the service he worked at Commonwealth Steel Company in Granite City.
He was inducted into the Army in May of 1944 and received his basic training at Camp Hood, TX. Later he was sent to Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, where he was stationed at the time of his overseas assignment.
BURIAL: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St Louis, MO