Lloyd Amiot
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Lloyd Joseph Amiot (1917 - 1945)

Lloyd Joseph Amiot
Born in Polk County, Minnesota, United Statesmap
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Died in Iwo Jima, Japanmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jan 2015
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Roll of Honor
Private Lloyd Amiot was Killed in Action during World War II.

Contents

Biography

Private Lloyd Amiot served in the United States Marine Corps in World War II
Service started: 1942
Unit(s): 27th REPLNDR; 5th Marine Division
Service ended: 14 March 1945, Battle of Iwo Jima

Birth

Pvt. Lloyd Joseph Amiot was born on 2 September 1917 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States to Armand Amiot (1892-1960) and Liza Corbin (1895-1944).

Siblings

  1. Private First Class Gilbert Henry Amiot was born on 15 December 1918 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. He married Violet J. Johnson (1925-2017). Gilbert died on 12 April 1971 in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States.
  2. Eliu Frank Amiot was born on 7 April 1920 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. He died on 5 September 1920 in the same place.
  3. Private First Class Dewey Louis Amiot was born on 25 September 1921 in Gentilly, Polk, Minnesota, United States. He married Olga Olson (1916-1977) c. 1948 and they divorced on 17 September 1975 in Pennington County, Minnesota. Dewey died on 16 April 1982 in Pennington County, Minnesota, United States.
  4. Harry Noel Amiot was born on 10 September 1922 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. He married 1) Pearl Eileen Sampson (1927-1971) in 1946 and 2) Geneva R. Merrill (1927-2005) on 8 October 1971 in Roberts County, South Dakota. Harry died on 18 March 1984 in Cass County, North Dakota, United States.
  5. Ursula Marie Amiot was born on 9 December 1923 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. She married Orville Edson Dahl (1921-1994) on 9 January 1947.
  6. Theresa Amiot was born on 13 October 1925 in Gentilly, Polk County, Minnesota, United States. She married Ray Clifford Dougherty (1910-1964) on 12 December 1945 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota. Theresa died on 2 October 2016 in Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota, United States.
  7. CPL Marvin Baptiste Amiot was born on 19 June 1927 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. He died on 1 April 1952 in North Korea.
  8. Sergeant Clarence Amiot was born on 5 July 1928 in Gentilly, Polk, Minnesota, United States. He married Betty Cynthia Bakke (1931- ) on 7 August 1954 at Zion Lutheran Church, Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota. Clarence died on 1 October 2016 in Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota, United States.
  9. Rosalie Catherine Amiot was born on 12 December 1929 in Gentilly, Polk, Minnesota, USA. She married Duane Lewis Hanson (1925-2003) on 8 November 1947 in East Grand Forks, Polk, Minnesota. Rosalie died on 9 April 2010 in Hastings, Dakota, Minnesota, USA.
  10. Elaine Olive Amiot was born on 17 April 1931 in Polk County, Minnesota, USA. She married Raymond Andrew Kjonaas (c. 1925-2016) on 7 October 1947. They divorced on 4 December 1991 in Clay County, Minnesota. Elaine died on 1 December 2015.
  11. Leodore Matthew Amiot was born on 5 October 1932 in Polk County, Minnesota, USA. He died on 15 May 1985 in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA.
  12. Victoria Dorothy Amiot was born on 21 October 1933 in Polk County, Minnesota, USA. She married Joseph Gerald Hermes (1926-1990) on 27 October 1951 in Codington County, South Dakota. Victoria died on 29 January 2012 in Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota, USA.
  13. Allery Vernon Armand Amiot was born on 29 July 1936 in Polk County, Minnesota, USA. He died on 16 November 2003 in Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota, USA.
  14. Roland Ami Armand Amiot was born on 22 January 1941 in Pennington County, Minnesota, USA. He died on 23 July 1990.

Marriage and Family

Lloyd married Angeline Fortier. They had 2 children, a boy and then a girl. She lived in Thief River Falls, Minnesota when he died.

Military Service


He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1942 and was a Private when he died in 1945. 27REPLNDR 5MARDIV FMF is what the Marine Corps puts after his name. It means 27th Replacement Draft, 5th Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force.

Death and Burial

Private Amiot died on 14 March 1945 in the Battle of Iwo Jima which took place between 19 February and 26 March 1945. He was 27 years old. [1] He was fighting with the 5th Marine Division which sustained the highest number of casualties of the three Marine divisions of the V Amphibious Corps, which was the invasion force.

He was buried on 23 March 1949 in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii. Plot: Section F, Grave 897. Find A Grave: Memorial #116262987

Sources

  • Minnesota Birth Index. 2 Sep 1917 in Polk, MN to Corbin and Amiot.
  • 1920 United States Census index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWB5-5BW : accessed 24 January 2015), Loyd Amiot in household of Armand Amiot, Gentilly, Polk, Minnesota, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 54, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,850. [1]
  • Find A Grave Index. It has 3 September 1917 as a birth date; however MN Birth index says 2 Sep 1917.
  • Naval History Homepage [2]
  • United States Navy Casualties Book for Minnesota casualties, World War II. Page 1.
  • United States Marine Corps Muster Rolls, January 1945. 27th Replacement Draft. Rank is Pvt.
  • World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas. Honolulu, Hawaii burial. Purple Heart Medal.
  • U.S. Veterans Gravesites with birth and death, except his birth day is the 2nd according to his birth record, not the 3rd.
  • U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms. National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Honolulu, Hawaii, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl).
  • WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings for Lloyd Joseph Amiot.
  • 1930 United States Federal Census on 8 April in Gentilly, Polk, Minnesota. [2]
  • 1940 United States Federal Census on 9 April in Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota. [3]

Footnotes

  1. 1920: Amiot, Armand 27, laborer, head; Liza 24, wife; Lloyd 2, son; Gilbert 1, son.
  2. 1930: Amiot, Armand 37, married 24 years, grain farmer, head; Liza 34, wife; Lloyd 12, son; Gilbert 11, son; Dewey 8, son; Harry 7, son; Ursula 6, daughter; Theresa 4, daughter; Marvin 2, son; Clarence 1, son; Rosalie 3 months, daughter.
  3. 1940: Amiot, Armand 47, teamster, landscaping, head; Liza 45, wife; Gilbert 21, night guard at C.C. Camp, son; Dewey 18, Enrollee at C.C. Camp, son; Harry 17, landscape labor, son; Ursula 16, daughter; Theresa 14, daughter; Marvin 12, son; Clarence 11, son; Rosalie 10, daughter; Elaine 8, daughter; Leodore 7, son; Victoria 6, daughter; Armand Jr. 3, son.

Acknowledgements

  1. Susan Tye created Amiot-94 on 20 January 2015, added photo and some bio.
  2. Darlene Scott Kerr added bio and sources on 31 May 2017.



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