Lloyd J. McElhenny, 62, of 438 Union St., Columbia, died at his residence Monday at 12:15p.m.after a lengthy
Born in Salunga [PA], he was a son of Helen Mateer McElhenny and the late Elmer McElhenny.
He was employed as a welder for the S.S. Fisher Co., Lancaster R6.
He attended the Assembly of God Church of Lancaster, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War
II, having served in the 508th parachute infantry division.
He participated in the Battle of the Bulge and was wounded in Belgium during the war.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, Lloyd L. McElhenny, Columbia R3; a daughter, Janice Miller, Columbia; four grandchildren.
[Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, PA, 30 May 1978, Tue, Page 4]
Burial record and grave marker for Lloyd J, McElhenny in Donegal Section,
Grave 1 Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens, Columbia (Lancaster county).
Lloyd registered for the draft in Mt. Joy, PA on 16
October 1940, He was inducted into the Army on 16 June 1943 at New
Pvt McElhenny was transferred from the 551st PIR to
Service Company, 508th PIR on 5 April 1944.
His military decorations include the Bronze Service
Arrowhead device for the Southern France Campaign and Airborne Operations
On 18 January 1950, Lloyd submitted this application for
the Pennsylvania WWII Veterans Bonus. He was credited with 11 months
of domestic duty and 21 months of foreign service, yielding a $425 bonus