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Schuyler County In World War Two
- In Memoriam -

Book owned by Kathleen Yanchick
transcribed by Sara Hemp

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  In Memoriam 

This book is a memorial to the men of Schuyler County who made the supreme sacrifice.  They died through no lack of courage, skill or  training; for a blind fate singled out her victims.  A few breaths marked the boundary line between continued life and a death that wore many different disguised.  Yet they never faltered.  Simply, and without false heroics, they accomplished a heroic task.  Meither the greatness of their deeds nor the immensity of their country's deby can be measured by mere words.





 
Those Who Gave Their Life
  Bedenbender, Ralph Owen
  Blurton, Ralph  Brackett, Robert William
  Cady, Marshall  Cole, Walter LaVerne  Conrad, Charles L.
  Constable, Stanley M.
  Corman, Edward J., Jr.  Cunningham, Charles L.
  Doyle, William Henry  French, George D.  Gillenwater, Gayle C.
Grafton, Clifford L. Gray, Irvin Park Haffner, Floyd B.
Hendricks, Archie Homberger, Howard G. Ingles, Harold
Jones, Dean W. Jones, Frank J. Kirkham, Verlin P.
Lashbrook, Howard W. Lawler, Charles H. Lawler, Roland P.
McCombs, Fred Miller, Floyd E. Oliver, Glenn E.
Overfelt, W. Felton Poole, Wilson J. Shores, John R.
Taylor, Carl Wayne Turner, Aubrey E. Tweedell, William
Vincent, Ivan Ray Young, Marion R. (Russell) Wherley, Russell W.
Winston, Elmo Dean Winston, Merle Ward, Lyle D.







Kirkham, Verlin P.

  Sergeant.
  Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Kirkham of Frederick.
  Verlin was killed in action by a sniper, January 12, 1945, at Alsace-Lorraine, France.








Lashbrook, Howard W.

  Corporal.
  Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lashbrook of Rushville.
  Killed January 7, 1945, while on a bombing mission in a B-29 from its base in India.








Lawler, Charles H.

  Lieutenant Commander.
  Son of Mrs. Ethel Lawler, a former resident of Rushville.
  Charles was accidentally drowned at sea in the South Pacific area, May 14, 1944, while serving with the 3rd Fleet.  He was appointer chief aide to the Command of New Caledonia.
 Posthumously awarded the American Defense Service Medal.








Lawler, Roland P.

  Master Sergeant.
  Son of Mr. and Mrs. Barnett Lawler of Rushville.
  Killed in a motorcycle accident in the Panama Canal Zone, December 9, 1944.  Roland entered the service, March 10, 1941.








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