|Birth: ||Feb. 7, 1925|
|Death: ||Jul. 22, 1944, Papua New Guinea|
World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient.
He served as a Private in the United States Army in the 127th Infantry, 32d Infantry Division.
He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 22, 1944 near Afua, New Guinea.
He was killed in action. His citation reads in part "Knowing that it was the key to the enemy position, Pfc. Lobaugh volunteered to attempt to destroy this weapon, even though in order to reach it he would be forced to work his way about 30 yards over ground devoid of cover.
When part way across this open space he threw a hand grenade, but exposed himself in the act and was wounded. Heedless of his wound, he boldly rushed the emplacement, firing as he advanced.
The enemy concentrated their fire on him, and he was struck repeatedly, but he continued his attack and killed two more before he was himself slain.
Pfc. Lobaugh's heroic actions inspired his comrades to press the attack, and to drive the enemy from the position with heavy losses." (bio by: Don Morfe)
Harry Ralph Lobaugh (1883 - 1939)
Ida Bell McAninch Lobaugh (1888 - 1960)
Avis A Lobaugh (1908 - 1909)*
Martha Curia Lobaugh Brant (1915 - 2000)*
Illa A Lobaugh (1916 - 1918)*
Alberta June Lobaugh (1918 - 1918)*
Donald Ronald Lobaugh (1925 - 1944)
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Mar 07, 2003
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