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Arthur Lester Post

Graduating Class of 1939
Served in World War II
Attached photograph of Major Post

Arthur Lester Post

Army Air Forces
Photography Reconnaissance Group
6th Army Air Force


Milwaukee, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Biak, Indonesia

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Milwaukee, WI

More About Major Post

During his time at the university, Major Post studied Civil Engineering and authored a thesis entitled, “An Economic Study of the Neenah-Menasha By-Pass.” He was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Camera Club, and the Union Board Commons Committee. He also participated in crew and orientation week.

Maj. Post was decorated with the Distinguished Service cross for valuable information he gained while in New Britain jungles for 100 days in the summer of 1943.

Maj. Post was killed in an airplane accident on Biak Island.