PACIFIC: Edmond Sadlock KIA on Luzon

Belleville Man Killed on Luzon

Edmond Sadlock Was Promoted
To Rank of 1st Lt. Posthumously

(March 22, 1945) -- 2nd Lt. Edmund Sadlock, 28, of Adelaide Street, was killed in action on Luzon in the South Pacific on Feb. 19.

Sadlock went overseas September 1943, three months before his son Edmond was born.

Sadlock, who lived in Belleville since 1931, enlisted in January 1941.

He was commissioned a 2nd Lt. at Fort Benning, Ga., in January 1942.

He served in Hawaii and, New Guinea before going to the Philippines.

At the time of his death, Lt. Sadlock was serving with the 38th Infantry. He had earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge.

He was promoted to the rank of 1st Lieutenant posthumously

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