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Sumner Gerard (1916 - 2005)

Sumner Gerard, a former Montana cattle rancher and legislator who served as ambassador to Jamaica in the 1970's, died on Feb. 24 in Vero Beach, Fla. Mr. Gerard, 88, was a former resident of Montana and...

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Joyce Eileen Arrington (1921 - 2014)

Joyce worked as “Rosie the Riveter” at the Curtiss-Wright plant in Columbus until she joined the WAVES in 1942 and proudly served her country during WWII as a 1st Class Seaman. Joyce was ...

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Arthur Ronald Arrington (1921 - 2012)

Arthur joined the Navy and proudly served his country during WWII on the USS President Jackson in the Pacific Ocean.

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James B. Waddell (1923 - 2009)

James served in the United States Marines Corps during WWII in Iwo Jima and the South Pacific.

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Charles H. Waddell (1928 - 2009)

Charles enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17 serving in the occupation of Japan and China for 3 years. Upon his return to Mount Vernon he served the city of 32 years in various p...

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George F. Teal (1920 - 2008)

George served in the United States Army during World War II.

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Donald D. Banbury (1925 - 2008)

A U.S. Army veteran of WWII, Donald served in the European Theater on Iceland.

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Melvin F. Huffman (1925 - 2014)

Melvin served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Read more: Melvin F. Huffman

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John Fred Barton (1923 - 2006)

Mr. Barton was a World War II Air Force veteran.

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Frederick D. Deem (1919 - 1944)

Sgt. Frederick D. Deem was killed in action while serving in the U. S. Army during WWII in France August 19, 1944.

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Carl Grover Jones, Jr. (1925 - 2005)

Carl was a member of the United States Army during World War II where he served in the European Theatre of War and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.

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Lloyd R. Ebersole (1922 - 2009)

Lloyd served with the United States Navy during World War Two on board the submarines USS Barracuda and USS Tirante. Lloyd was a 40-year member of the Chester Masonic Lodge in Chesterville and was a ...

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William Dennis Weaver (1924 - 2006)

William Dennis Weaver[1] (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor, best known for his work in television, including his role as Matt Dillon's trusty helper Chester Goode on the l...

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DeWolf Hopper, Jr. (1915 - 1970)

William Hopper, born DeWolf Hopper, Jr. (January 26, 1915 – March 6, 1970) was an American actor. Hopper was born in New York City, the only child of singer and comic stage actor DeWolf Hopper (...

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James W. Reffitt (1923 - 2005)

James was a veteran of the United States Army serving during WWII. He participated in the D-Day invasion of Normandy in an artillery division.

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Frank Paul Basham (1923 - 2014)

A World War II Army Veteran, Frank was a gunner in the 141st Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion 9th Army in the Battle of the Bulge under General George Patton where he was awarded three Bronze Stars...

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Howard J. Bechtel (1919 - 2006)

A WWII Army veteran, Howard served with the Telecommunications Signal Corps, Stationed in Laee, New Guinea and throughout Australia, relaying and decoding messages, as well as teaching Morse Code.

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Harold E. Bechtel (1915 - 2009)

He was drafted into the Army on December 10, 1941, three days after Pearl Harbor, and participated in the invasions of North Africa, Sicily and Normandy as a Forward Observer with the 7th Field Artille...

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Wilfred H. Horn (1917 - 2005)

He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the South Pacific Theater of WWII, earning three Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart.

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Everett Jack Hopwood (1925 - 2004)

He served in the U S Army during World War Two in the 42nd Rainbow Division, and was awarded the Purple Heart.

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Earl D. Brubaker (1921 - 2002)

He served in the U.S. Army Airborne during WWII.

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Harold Brubaker (1917 - 2011)

He served as a First Lieutenant with the Army Air Corps during World War Two, where he flew a B24 Liberator Bomber in the European Theater of War and was discharged in 1945.

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Andrew Earl Lifer (1916 - 2011)

Andrew served with the United States Army during World War Two. He participated in the invasion of Africa at Algiers, was captured in Tunis and was held in a Prisoner of War camp in Sicily for 26 months.

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Robert W. Frank (1922 - 2011)

. Robert was a World War II veteran serving in the United States Army.

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Richard Eugene Snavely (1923 - 2011)

During WWII he served with the 10th Army Air Force Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron stationed in the Aleutian Islands.

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Earl H. Morris (1916 - 2002)

HE WAS A US ARMY VETERAN OF WW II AND SERVED IN THE OCCUPATION OF JAPAN.

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Alfred Oscar Morris (1914 - 2004)

Alfred O. Morris, age 90, of Columbus Road, Fredericktown passed away on Wednesday August 4, 2004 at Whispering Hills Care Center in Mount Vernon. He was born on February 18, 1914 in Ashland County to ...

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Robert S. Eberhardt (1925 - 2010)

Bob served with the United States Navy aboard submarines during World War Two.

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Mary Elizabeth Deeley (1919 - 2012)

During World War II, Mary served as a Red Cross Nurse in Korea.

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Clyde E. Jacobs (1922 - 2014)

Clyde served in the United States Army during World War II where he fought in the Battle of Normandy.

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Walter Patterson, Jr. (1918 - 2012)

Walter was an Air Force Veteran of WWII earning the rank of Master Sargent.

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Guy Neely Dalton, Jr. (1924 - 2002)

Guy had served with the U S Army during World War Two in the European Theater of War.

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Walter F. Cooper (1933 - 2014)

Walter served in the U.S. Army in Korea. Read more: Walter F. Cooper

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Fred L. Daily (1920 - 2006)

Fred was a veteran serving in the United States Army in the Pacific Theatre of War during WWII.

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Ralph Emmet Daily (1923 - 2007)

Ralph was born July 19, 1923 in Eaton, Indiana to Charles and Louise (Daily) Dudelston and was adopted at an early age by his maternal grandparents Emmett and Dora (McCune) Daily. Ralph joined the Un...

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Harold William Dailey (1926 - 2003)

Mr. Dailey served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

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Howard Edward Crockett (1922 - 2011)

Howard Edward Crockett, age 88, of Horizon Bay at Concord, passed away on August 7, 2011. Mr. Crockett was born in Middle Grove, NY on October 14, 1922, to the late George Roscoe Crockett and the lat...

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Hazen Wendell Hardy (1919 - 1985)

Hazen Hardy was married first to Dorothy Viola Berg,she died young, leaving him with their daughter Leonore. He then enlisted in the army and was in France in World War II. Upon his return, he married ...

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Charles Robert Jackson (1920 - 2004)

Charles enlisted in the US Army where he served in the Fifth Army under General George Patton of 3 years in North Africa and the European Theater. He was awarded a Purple Heart, Bronze and Silver Stars...

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Dorothy Torgeson (deceased)

Along with her sister Bettie Jean, Dorothy enlisted in the US Navy during WW II, becoming the first pair of sisters in Naval history to enlist and serve their entire tour of duty together.

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Bettie Jean Jackson (1924 - 2007)

Along with her sister Dorothy, she enlisted in the US Navy during WW II, becoming the first pair of sisters in Naval history to enlist and serve their entire tour of duty together.

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Cyril Allan Mayo (c.1918 - 1944)

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Gerald I. Dial (1925 - 2011)

Gerald was a WWII Army Veteran

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Warren E. Ogden (1907 - 1975)

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Walter Froud Spurlock (1919 - 1999)

GRIFFITHSVILLE - W. Froud Spurlock, 79, died Monday, Dec. 20, 1999, at his home. Born Dec. 27, 1919, in Griffithsville, he was the son of the late Kenner and Docia Miller Spurlock. Mr. Spurlock was an ...

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Семен Константинович Тимошенко (1895 - 1970)

Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko (Russian: Семён Константи́нови&#...

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Ronald E. Doup (1911 - 2002)

Mr. Doup Served in the United States Army during World War II.

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Robert Augustine Irving (1913 - 1991)

) Robert Augustine Irving, DFC*, (28 August 1913 – 13 September 1991) was a British conductor whose reputation was mainly as a ballet conductor. Born in Winchester, England, the son of mount...

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Robert F. Overmeyer (1921 - 2005)

He served with the U S Navy in China during World War Two.

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Lt. General Hal B. Jennings, Jr., 32nd Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1915 - 2008)

Hal Bruce Jennings, Jr. (August 26, 1915 – February 12, 2008) was an American plastic surgeon who served as Surgeon General of the United States Army from October 10, 1969, to September 30, ...

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Lt. General Leonard D. Heaton, 31st Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1902 - 1983)

Leonard Dudley Heaton (November 19, 1902 - September 10, 1983) was Surgeon General of the United States Army from 1959 to 1969. Youth and education Heaton was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia...

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Major General George E. Armstrong, 29th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1900 - d.)

Career George E. Armstrong's military career began at an early age; at 18 he joined the Student Army Training Corps for three months, from October to December 1918. In 1923, he enlisted as a privat...

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Major General Silas B. Hays, 30th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1902 - 1964)

Silas B. Hays (February 18, 1909 – July 24, 1964) was a Major General who served as Surgeon General of the United States Army. Early life Silas Beach Hays was born in Saint Paul, Minneso...

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Delmer C. Adkins (1920 - 2009)

Delmer enlisted in the U.S. Army in World War II as a sergeant in the cavalry. Due to a childhood injury that impaired his vision, he was stationed in Kansas and never sent overseas.

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Robert Hicks Bates (1911 - 2007)

Robert Hicks Bates (January 14, 1911 – September 13, 2007) was an American mountaineer, author and teacher, who is best remembered for his parts in the first ascent of Mount Lucania and the Am...

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Eric Kehela (1928 - 2011)

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Robert Muldoon, 31st Prime Minister of New Zealand MP (1921 - 1992)

Sir Robert David "Rob" Muldoon, GCMG, CH (25 September 1921 – 5 August 1992) served as the 31st Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1975 to 1984, as leader of the governing National party. Muld...

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Generaloberst Eberhard von Mackensen (1889 - 1969)

Friedrich August Eberhard von Mackensen (24 September 1889 – 19 May 1969) was a German general who served in World War II, and one of 882 German recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cr...

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Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm Joachim nicknamed BRICKENDROP "von" Ribbentrop MP (1893 - 1946)

Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm Joachim von Ribbentrop (30 April 1893 – 16 October 1946) was Foreign Minister of Nazi Germany from 1938 until 1945. A businessman, he was appointed German Ambassador to ...

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Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel (1891 - 1944)

Rommel, like giants before him who met defeat, among them are Hannibal, Napoleon, and Gen. Robert E. Lee, reflects a fame substantially more lustrous than most of his contemporaries. Erwin Johannes...

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Douglas Robert Steuart Bader MP (1910 - 1982)

Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader From Wikipedia: ( /ˈbɑːdər/) CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar, FRAeS, DL (21 February 1910 – 5 September 1982) was a Royal...

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Anne Frank MP (1929 - 1945)

Anne Frank , Author, Holocaust Victim, named in Time Magazine's icons of the 20th century on their list The Most Important People of the Century. Anne Frank was born in 1929 in Frankfurt am Main in G...

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Generalfeldmarschall Erich von Manstein (1887 - 1973)

Erich von Manstein (24 November 1887 – 9 June 1973) was one of the most prominent commanders of the Wehrmacht, Nazi Germany's armed forces during World War II. Attaining the rank of Generalf...

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Erich* Julius Eberhard von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899 - 1972)

Erich von dem Bach , właściwie: Erich Julius Eberhard von Zelewski – generał SS (SS-Obergruppenführer), członek NSDAP od 1930, SS od 1931. Od ok. 1933 u...

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Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring (1885 - 1960)

Albert Kesselring (30 November 1885 – 16 July 1960) was a German Luftwaffe Generalfeldmarschall during World War II. In a military career that spanned both World Wars, Kesselring became one of...

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Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model (1891 - 1945)

Model, Otto Moritz Walter Wikipedia: en de ru fr es zh

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John Joseph Seerley, Jr (1897 - 1943)

John Joseph Seerley, Jr (21 November 1897-21 August 1943) was an American pursuit pilot and a flying ace in World War I.[2] He re-joined the United States Army Air Forces in World War II. He was kill...

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Philip David Robison (1919 - 2003)

He served with the Navy Seabees during World War Two in Hawaii and the Liberation of Guam.

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Harold Alfred Bishop, Jr. (1924 - 2005)

He served with the US Army Air Corps during World War Two when he was stationed in Italy for two years.

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Harlon Henry Block MP (1924 - 1945)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Harlon Block Harlon Block.jpg Birth name Harlon Henry Block Born November 6, 1924 Yorktown, Texas Died March 1, 1945 (aged 20) Iwo Jima, Japan Allegiance Unit...

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Ernest Sparks (1917 - 2002)

Ernie served with the Army Air Corps during World War Two.

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Robert E. Stelts (1926 - 2004)

Mr. Stelts served with the United States Navy during WW II and again during the Korean Conflict.

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John Joseph McCann (1921 - 2007)

Joe served in the United States Army during World War II.

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Merrill Spearman (1921 - 2008)

Merrill served in the United States Army during World War II.

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Dean L. Spearman (1925 - 2010)

Dean served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

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Dale W. Spearman (1923 - 2012)

Dale served with the Ninth Air Force of the United States Army Air Corps in Europe during World War II. He participated in the invasion of Normandy, on D Day plus 1 and was involved with the Battle of ...

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Wendell Wolfe (1922 - 2006)

He served in the United States Army during World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart.

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Darwin Dwight Daniels (1919 - 2009)

He was an Army Veteran of W.W.II, serving in the European Theatre for 39 months. During his service in W.W. II, Darwin received two Bronze Stars.

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Col. George Peterson Winton, Jr. (1918 - 1995)

George Peterson Winton, Jr. (1918-1995) is the 3rd great grandson John Winton (1761-1846) and Arabella Cunningham (1763-1839). Upon graduating from West Point in 1939, Colonel George Peterson Winton, J...

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Gen. Walter Ferrell Winton, Jr. MP (1917 - 2007)

Birth: Jul. 23, 1917 Nashville Davidson County Tennessee, USA Death: May 19, 2007 Lenox Berkshire County Massachusetts, USA Brigadier General Walter F. Winton, Jr. "Tito," 89, formerly of Great Barri...

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Robert Dodd Winton (1919 - 1967)

1944 Newspaper Article—Manchester TN Presidential Citation For Brave Service Washington, April 4, (1944)-Two American submarines, Portsmouth built, The Haddock and Bowfin, have been awarded pr...

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Steve M. Winton (1922 - 1994)

Steve M. Winton served in the United States Navy During WWII upon U.S.S. Portland

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Capt. Festus Finley Foster (1899 - 1945)

__________________ Sources Find A Grave Memorial# 56372400

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Delano Ames (1906 - 1987)

Delano Ames (May 29, 1906 – January 1987) was an American writer of detective stories. Ames was the author of some 20 books, many of them featuring a husband and wife detective team of amateurs ...

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Garnet E. Thompson (1923 - 2002)

MR. THOMPSON WAS A WW II VETERAN. HE SERVED WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY'S THIRD ARMY AND SAW NEARLY CONSTANT COMBAT FOR THREE AND A HALF YEARS WITH INFANTRY RECONNAISSANCE AND SPECIAL OPERATIONS UNITS....

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Albino César (Vicente) (1916 - 1944)

"Albino César, o pracinha morto em Monte Castelo, tem uma história simples e comovedora. É a vida laboriosa de uma criatura de ânimo jovial e comunicativo, prematuramente ce...

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Gerald M. Walker (1924 - 2013)

He served in the 31st Weather Squadron of the United States Army Air Forces from 1943-1946. He was assigned to the Pacific Theater where his active service was in Saipan and Okinawa. In Saipan, Gus was...

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D. Roy Zimmerman (1918 - 2004)

He served with the U S Army 8th Infantry Division in the European Theater of War during World War Two.

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Arlene Beach (Huntsberry) (1923 - 2010)

Arlene attended White Cross Hospital as a nurse cadet and graduated in 1944. She entered the United States Army Nurse Corps in 1945 and was stationed at Newton D. Baker Hospital in Martinsburg, West Vi...

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Lloyd J. Coffing (1925 - 2014)

World War II 84th Infantry Army Veteran

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Robert Earl Beach (1921 - 2014)

Bob served in World War II in the China, Burma, India theater with Merrill’s Mauraders, the Army’s original Ranger unit. He was awarded the Bronze Star for valor and received the Purple H...

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Julian Amery, Baron Amery of Lustleigh (1919 - 1996)

Harold Julian Amery, Baron Amery of Lustleigh, PC (27 March 1919 – 3 September 1996) was a British politician of the Conservative Party, who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for 39 of the...

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James Allen David Woodhouse, 4th Baron Terrington (1915 - 1998)

Major James Allen David Woodhouse, 4th Baron Terrington (born 30 December 1915, died 6 May 1998) was a Baron in the Peerage of the United Kingdom and Deputy Chairman of Committees in the House of Lor...

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Brigadier John Durival Kemp, 1st Viscount Rochdale OBE, TD, DL (1906 - 1993)

Brigadier John Durival Kemp, 1st Viscount Rochdale OBE, TD, DL (5 June 1906 – 24 May 1993), was a British peer, soldier and businessman. Kemp was the eldest son of George Kemp, 1st Baron Roc...

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Maj Walter Francis David Long, 2nd Viscount Long (1911 - 1944)

Walter Francis David Long, 2nd Viscount Long (14 September 1911 – 23 September 1944), was a British peer and soldier. Background and education The eldest son of Brigadier-General Walter Lo...

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Damase Andre Hogue (1924 - 1990)

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Robert Gardner (1917 - 2010)

During World War Two, Bob served with the United States Army in New Caledonia, Australia.

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Robert Donald Dial (1921 - 2010)

Robert was a U.S. Army veteran who served his country in World War II in both European and the Pacific Theaters. Read more: Robert D. Dial / Mount Vernon News

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Desire Louis Stephanus de Fortier (1922 - c.2005)

Desire participated in the 2nd World War after falsifying information about his age (he was 16 at the time). He was involved in campaigns in North Africa and Italy.

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Charles M. Thorpe (1894 - 1985)

Inscription on cemetery marker: CDR US NAVY WORLD WAR I WORLD II KOREA

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