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Johnnie L. Marze

Lest We Forget


Date of Birth: December 7, 1923
Place of Birth: Near Merryville, LA
Date of Death: October 1, 1944
Burial Site: Reburied in Cannon Cemetery at Merryville, LA
Address of Record: Rural Route #1
Spouse: None
Children: None
Parents: Johnnie L. Marze and Virgie Ruth McMillian Marze
Siblings: Virgie Rae DeVore, Mary Eloise Thompson, Mae Louise Eaves, Gilbert David Marze
School(s): Merryville, LA – Drafted from High School before Graduation
Affiliations: Baptist
Interests:He was a “hard worker”

Military Career - World War II

Branch: U. S. Army
Rank: Sergeant
Serial Number: 38 267 638
Decorations: Purple Heart
Unit: Company I, 350th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division
Battle or Circumstance: Stationed in Italy
Circumstances of Death: Killed in Action
Comments: Reburial took place on Dec. 7, 1948 – his 25th birthday


  • Virgie DeVore (Sister)
    129 Murray Eaves Rd
    Merryville, LA
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