Pfc. H. F. Lokan Riles Arranged
Military rites and services for Pfc. Herbert F. Lokan, of
3719 Drexel. avenue, will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday in the Clarence J.
Eichel . funeral home, 60 South Twenty- seventh street where
friends may call tomorrow night.
Burial will be in Bethel Memorial park, with honors by Pennsauken
post 125, American Legion, commanded by Clarence Guenther.
Private Lokan was 21 when he was killed in action at Blosville,
France, on June 13, 1944. He was a member of the 508th Parachute
infantry. 82d All-American Airborne division. He enlisted Oct. 21, 1942,
and went overseas Dec. 26, 1943. Prior to enlisting, 'he was a cook at
Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Caroline H. Lokan; a brother,
Richard, Camden, and a sister, Mrs. Elsie Moore, Philadelphia.
[Courier-Postm Camden, Camden, NJ, 4 May 1948, Tue, Page 4]
(courtesy of Robert Fisher-Hughes)