Rank: Technician Fifth Grade
Unit: Headquarters & Service Troop, 44th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 11th Cavalry Group (Mecz)
Awards: Purple Heart Medal
Entered service: 4-Sep-1942
Date of birth: 11-Mar-1920
Hometown: Holland, Grundy County, Iowa
Marital status: Single. Parents: Thomas Dreesman, Mary [Venenga] Dreesman
Campaign: World War II
Date of casualty: 29-Dec-1944
Age at death: 24
Cause of death: Killed in action.
Location of fatality: Near Roer River, Germany
Place of interment: Holland Cemetery, Holland, Iowa, USA
Originally buried in the United States Military Cemetery, Margraten, Holland. Repatriated April 1949.