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Graham, Earl, Jr.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born Mar. 23, 1926. Entered service July 5, 1944, Westover Field, Mass.; Buckley Field, Colo.; McChord Field, Wash.; Greensboro, N.C. Attended Buchtel H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Graham, Sr., 199 Monroe St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Graham, Erma Fay
Pfc., U.S. Army (WAC). Age 25. Entered service Feb. 1943, Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga.; England; France; Germany. Awarded Pres. Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended Ohio Univ. Methodist. Daughter of Mrs. And the late Mr. Floyd Channell, Rt. 3, Athens, Ohio. Wife of Mr. Gilbert Graham, Waterford, Ohio.

Graham, Pearl Eugene
Pvt., U.S. Army. Born May 2, 1921. Entered service Dec. 1, 1942. Key West, Fla.; Camp Pendleton, Va. Attended Buchtel H.S. Methodist. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Graham, Sr., 199 Monroe St., Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Jean Rose Graham, Berea, Ohio.

Green, Charles R.
Sgt. U.S. Army. Age 22. Entered service June 26, 1942. Camp Wheeler, Ft. Benning, Ga.; N. Africa; Sicily. Killed in action in Italy, Nov. 9, 1943. Awarded Purple Heart, 3 Battle Stars. Attended Coolville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mrs. Nellie G. Lyons and the late Mr. Eli P. Green, Torch.

Green, Clarence W.
MoMM 1/c, U.S. Navy. Age 27. Entered service June 9, 1942, Great Lakes, Ill; New Guinea; Philippines; Okinawa; Australia. Awarded 5 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Green. Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Gloria Joyce Green, Rt. 2, Nelsonville.

Grogg, Harold C.
Y 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 21. Entered service June 25, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; San Clemente, Calif. Attended Gladwin School, Mich. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James B. Grogg, Rt. 3, Athens, Ohio.

Grogg, James Branson
Cpl., U.S. Marines. Age 23. Entered service Dec. 10, 1942, San Diego, Calif.; Guadalcanal; New Caledonia. Killed in action on Iwo Jima, Mar. 7, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, Battle Star. Attended Tanner H.S., W.Va. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James B. Grogg, Rt. 3, Athens, Ohio.

Gulley, Elmer F.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service mar. 1, 1945, Camp Blanding, Fla.; Ft. Ord, Calif.; Philippine Isles. Attended Plains H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe F. Gulley, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Helen Louise Gulley, 266 Fort St., Nelsonville.

Hall, Arthur R.
T/3, U.S. Army. Age 35. Entered service Oct. 15, 1942, Camp Wheeler, Ga.; Camp Shanks, N.Y.; England; France; Germany. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hall, Doanville, Ohio.

Halsey, Robert A.
T/5, U.S. Army Born Nov. 22, 1920. Entered service Feb. 5, 1945, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Tex.; Ft. Riley, Kans.; Calif.; Guam; Luzon; Japan. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Tuppers Plains School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfonso Halsey, Long Bottom, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. June Virginia Medley Halsey, Hockingport, Ohio.
Hart, Herbert J.
Sgt., U.S. Army, Age 25. Entered service Oct. 2, 1939, Fts. Hayes, Ohio, Custer, Mich.; Iceland; England; Ireland. Wounded in action in France, Sept. 11, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, 2 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge. Attended Stewart H.S. United Brethren Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Hart, Coolville, Ohio.

Harvey, Kenneth Russell
T/5, U.S. Army. Born Sept. 25, 1920. Entered service Oct. 20, 1942, Camp Barkeley, Tex.; England; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Buchtel H. S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harvey, Rt. 3, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Pauline Novotni Harvey, Nelsonville.

Harvey, William Henry
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Nov. 21, 1916. Entered service Aug. 31, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Gruber, Okla.; Ft. Meade, Md.; England; France; Belgium. Killed in action in Germany, Nov. 15, 1944. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harvey, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Faye McDonald Harvey, Rt. 2, Athens, Ohio.

Haskins, Dean E.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 19. Entered service June 1, 1945, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Ft. Bragg, N.C.; Camp Pickett, Va.; Ft. Harrison, Ind. Attended Jacksonville Trimble H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde E. Haskins, Trimble, Ohio.

Hawk, Lester Milford
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 26. Entered service July 21, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Ft. Riley, Kan,; Kelly Field, Tex.; Fresno, Calif. Attended Tuppers Plains H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Coy Hawk, Long Bottom, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Virginia Lott Hawk, Rt. 3, Coolville, Ohio.

Hawkins, Ernest Robert
S 1/c, U.S. Navy. Born Apr. 21, 1925. Entered service Aug. 16, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; Norfolk, Va.; England; Russia; France; Scotland. Died in accident on furlough at Millfield, Ohio, Apr. 17, 1945. Awarded 4 Battle Stars. Attended Glouster H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Wade, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Hayden, Clyde Ralph
Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 1, 1920. Entered service Oct. 19, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Atlantic City, N.J.; Roosevelt, La Guardia Fields, N.Y.; Thomasville Field, Ga. Attended Hollister H.S. Holiness Church. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Frank Hayden, 50 Green St., Dayton, Ohio.

Heaton, C. William
Lt., U.S. Navy. Born Apr. 21, 1916. Entered service Oct. 30, 1941, Princeton Univ., N.J.; Pearl Harbor; Guadalcanal; New Hebrides; New Caledonia; Marianas; Okinawa. Awarded 3 Battle Stars. Attended Ohio Univ. Methodist. Son of Mr. and late Mrs. Clarence I. Heaton, Pomeroy, Ohio.

Heffken, William Edward
S 2/c, U.S. Navy. Born Nov. 17, 1927. Entered service Nov. 17, 1945, Camp Peary, Va.; Jacksonville, Fla. Attended Jacksonville-Trimble H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Heffken, Jacksonville, Ohio.

Hellyer, Charles Isaac
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born Oct. 18, 1916. Entered service Jan. 7, 1943, Patterson Field, Ohio; Miami Beach, Fla.; Italy. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Embry Riddle School of Aviation, Fla. Presbyterian. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hellyer, Nelsonville, Ohio.
Henderson, Arthur E.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service Nov. 3, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Robinson, Ark.; England; Belgium; Germany. Killed in action in Holland, Mar. 1,1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Athens H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie W. Henderson, 313 E. State St., Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Wilma Skivers Henderson, Athens.

Henderson, Arthur Miles
Pvt., U.S. Army. Born Oct. 18, 1921. Entered service Sept. 12, 1942, Naples; Foggia; Rome; Arno; France. Prisoner of War in Germany. Awarded 3 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey School, Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Henderson, Chauncey.

Herron, Earl C.
T/5, U.S. Army. Born Sept. 13, 1921. Entered service Aug. 2, 1944, Fts. Hayes, Ohio, Knox, Ky., Meade, Md.; England; Belgium; Germany; Central Europe. Wounded in line of duty in France. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Pres. Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended New Marshfield H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Herron, New Marshfield, Ohio.

Hewitt, William Harrison
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 30. Entered service June 3, 1943, Ft. Meade, Md.; England; France; Belgium. Wounded in action in Germany, Dec. 12, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, 3 Battle Stars, Pres. Unit Cit., Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ashford Hewitt, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Evelyn Douglas Hewitt, 883 Chestnut St., Nelsonville.

Hillyer, Robert C., Jr.
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 28. Entered service Mar. 3, 1943. Ft. Hayes, Ohio. Honorably discharged at Fletcher Gen. Hoop., Ohio, Nov. 18, 1943. Attended Chauncey School, Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Hillyer, Sr., sugar Creek, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Evelyn Stewart Hillyer, Chauncey, Ohio.

Hoisington, Richard M.
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 22. Entered service Mar. 31, 1943, Fts. Knox, Ky., Benning, Ga.; Scotland; England; France; Luxembourg; Belgium. Wounded in action in Germany Mar. 24, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, 2 Battle Stars, Bronze Arrowhead. Attended Ohio Univ. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto L. Hoisington, 253 ½ Midland Ave., Columbus, Ohio.

Holland, Charles Raymond
Pvt. U.S. Army. Born Dec. 9, 1927. Entered service Mar. 1, 1946. Ft. Lewis, Wash.; Camps Stoneman, Calif., Kilmer, N.J.; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Waterloo H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Holland, 73 Stimpson Ave., Athens, Ohio.

Holland, James Martin
Pfc., U.S. Marines. Born Sept. 26, 1920. Entered service Aug. 1, 1944. Parris Island, S.C.; Guadalcanal; Guam; China; Japan. Wounded in action on Okinawa, June 7, 1945, Awarded Purple Heart, 2 Battle Stars. Attended Waterloo H.S. Congregational Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Holland, 73 Stimpson Ave., Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Janice Ervin Holland, Athens.

Hollingshead, Glen C.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 19. Entered service Nov. 1. 1945, Camps Atterbury, Ind., Crowder, Mo., Kilmer, N.J.; Germany. Attended Waterloo H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Hollingshead, New Marshfield, Ohio.

Hollingshead, James E.
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 19. Entered service Jan. 27, 1943, Camp Perry, Ohio; Morrison Field, Fla.; England; Europe. Awarded D.F.C. with Cluster, 3 Battles Stars, Pres. Unit Cit. Attended Waterloo H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Hollingshead, New Marshfield, Ohio.

Hollingshead, William Lawrence
Pvt., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 19, 1918. Entered service Dec. 1, 1944, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Robinson, Ark.; France; Belgium; Luxembourg; Czechoslovakia; Germany. Awarded Pres. Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hollister School. Protestant. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hollingshead. Husband of Mrs. Icel Hook Hollingshead, Trimble, Ohio.

Hook, Carl W.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Nov. 11, 1918. Entered service Dec. 31, 1941, Ft. Warren, Wyo.; Ft. Ord, Calif.; Canada; Alaska. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville School. Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Hook, 1156 Poplar St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Hornsby, Ward
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service Sept. 16, 1942, Ft. Harrison, Ind.; Camp Livingston, La.; Brooke Gen. Hosp., Tex.; Pacific Theatre. Died in line of duty in Dutch New Guinea, Nov. 11, 1944. Attended Coolville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Hornsby, Rt. 1, Coolville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Vivian Humphrey Hornsby, Springfield, Ohio.

Hoskins, Delbert Raymond
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born May 1, 1910. Entered service May 12, 1941, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Pine Camp, N.Y.; England. Killed in action in France, Nov. 10, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, 3 Battles Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hoskins, Doanville, Ohio

Howard, Ernest Paul
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 22. Entered service Dec. 17, 1942, Fts. Thomas, Ky., Bragg, N.C.; Tenn.; England; France; Holland. Killed in action I Belgium, Dec. 23, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart. Attended Shade H.S. Catholic. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest J. Howard, Rt. 2, Guysville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Gloria Butler Howard, Marion, Ohio.

Howard, Wade H.
PcrV 3/c U.S. Navy. Born May 30, 1925. Entered service May 29, 1943, Columbus, Ohio, Great Lakes, Ill.; Pleasanton, Calif.; New Caledonia; New Hebrides. Attended The Plains School. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Howard, The Plains, Ohio.

Hubble, Harley Joe
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 20. Entered service Jan. 1, 1945, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Camps Hood, Maxey, Tex.; S. Pacific Theatre; Manila, P.I. Awarded Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mrs. Charlotte Hubble, 289 W. Franklin St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Hubble, James R.
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 22. Entered service May 1, 1945, Camp Blanding, Fla.; Japan. Awarded Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mrs. Charlotte Hubble, 289 W. Franklin St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Hudnall, Paul O.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 25. Entered service Nov. 16, 1942, New Orleans, La.; Fts. Meade, Md. Ord. Calif.; Aleutian Isles; Panama Canal Zone. Attended Lottridge School. Protestant. Son of Mrs. Blanche Ritenour, Frost, Ohio. Foster son of Mrs. Bertha M. Hudnall, Frost.

Hudnell, Charles Arnold
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Oct. 28, 1906. Entered service Dec. 3, 1943, Ft. Knox, Ky.; Aberdeen, Md.; Rhineland; Central Europe. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Albany H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Winfield Hudnell, Hubbardsville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Mildred Barron Hudnell, Albany, Ohio.

Huffman, Donald L.
EM 3/c, U.S. Navy. Age 20. Entered service May 22, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; Pearl Harbor; Leyte; Manila; Okinawa; Japan; China. Awarded 2 Battle Stars. Attended Coolville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Huffman, Rt. 1, Coolville, Ohio.

Hulbert, Emmett Victor, Jr.
T/4, U.S. Army. Born Dec. 24, 1922. Entered service Feb. 13, 1943, Atlanta Ord. Depot, Ga.; Ft. Dix, N.J.; Scotland; England; France; Belgium; Holland; Luxembourg; Germany. Awarded 3 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chesapeake H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E.V. Hulbert, Sr., Rt. 5, Athens, Ohio.

Humphrey, Donald A
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 25. Entered service Sept 15, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Hawaii; Australia. Killed I action on Leyte, Nov. 4, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, 3 Battle Stars. Attended Coolville School. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Humphrey, Coolville, Ohio.

Humphrey, Elmer Kenneth
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 24. Entered service Nov. 16, 1942, Ft. Harrison, Ind.; Miami Beach, Fla.; Camp Crowder, Mo.; Tampa. Fla.; San Francisco, Calif.; Australia; New Guinea; Biak; Philippines. Awarded 6 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hollister H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Humphrey, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Hunter, Howard E.
T/5, U.S. Army. Born Dec. 1, 1918. Entered service Sept. 10, 1943, Fts. Hayes, Ohio, McClellan, Ala.; Camp Rucker, Ala.; Wash.; Hawaii; Japan. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Waterloo H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Seth Hunter, Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Margaret Lovsey Hunter, New Marshfield, Ohio.

Hunter, Lawrence W.
1st Lt., U.S. Army. Age 27. Entered service Jan., 1942, Randolph Field, Tex.; Midland, Tex.; Rapid City Air Base, S. D. Died I line of duty in plane crash over Des Moines, N.M., Oct. 17, 1942. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Ohio Univ., Parks Air Col., Mo. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clark B. Hunter, New Marshfield, Ohio.

Hutchins, Bob E.
T/Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Sept. 26, 1919. Entered service Jan. 2, 1945. Camp Hood, Tex.; Manila; Okinawa; Korea. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Ohio Univ. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Hutchins, 882 Chestnut St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Irvin, Samuel D.
T/Sgt. U.S. Army. Born Oct. 18, 1919. Entered service Sept., 1941, Ft. Thomas Ky.; Camp Wolters, Tex.; Ft. Lawton, Wash.; Ft. Mears, Alaska; Dutch Harbor. Attended Sugar Valley School, W. Va. United Brethren Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Irvin, Follansbee, W.Va. Husband of Mrs. Edna Satterfield Irvin, Rt. 3, Guysville, Ohio.

James, Ben Edwin
Capt., U.S. Army. Age 30. Entered service Feb. 1941, Kelly Field, Tex.; England; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded D.F.C. Air Medal with 3 Clusters, 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Ohio Univ. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben James, 304 W. Union St., Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Isabelle Orr James, Dublin, Ohio.

James, John Joseph
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 24. Entered service July 23, 1940, Camp Shelby, Miss.; Indiantown Gap, Pa.; Australia; New Guinea; Woodlark; Tongatxbu. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Athens H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben James, 304 W. Union St., Athens, Ohio.

James, William Matthew
S/Sgt. U.S. Army. Age 28. Entered service Oct., 1940. Camps Shelby, Miss., Chaffee, Ark.; Ft. Jackson, S.C.; France; Belgium; Germany; Luxembourg. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Athens H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben James, Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Helen Louise Hamer James, 9 Riverside Dr., Athens.

Jeffrey, David Welker
Cpl., U.S. Army. Age 28. Entered service June 14, 1945, Sheppard Field, Tex.; Kearns, Utah; Ft. Lawton, Wash.; Alaska. Attended Haydenville H.S. Nazarene Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jeffrey, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Esther Barron Jeffrey, 116 Adams St., Nelsonville.

Jenkins, Estel S.
Sgt. U.S. Army. Age 34. Entered service Jan. 5, 1943, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Camp Croft, S.C. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Vinton Co. School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. David J. Jenkins, Radcliff, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Eileen Bray Jenkins, Rt. 2, Nelsonville, Ohio.

Johnson, Ernest Edward
Sgt. U.S. Army. Born Oct. 8, 1925. Entered service Jan 26, 1944, Camp Blanding, Fla.; England; France; Belgium. Wounded in action in Germany, Feb. 9, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, 3 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey-Dover H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Johnson, 24 Locust St, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Audra Palmer Johnson, Trimble, Ohio.

Johnson, Harold J.
T./5, U.S. Army. Age 32. Entered service Apr. 2, 1944, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Ft. Knox, Ky.; Camp Pickett, Va.; N.Y.; France; Austria; Belgium; Germany. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended E. Clayton School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Johnson, Asbury Ridge, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Ethel Dean Johnson, Rt. 2, Nelsonville, Ohio.

Johnson, Harrison G.
Pvt. U.S. Army. Age 30. Entered service Mar. 25, 1942. Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camps Forrest, Tenn., Rucker, Ala., Hood, Barkeley, Tex., Young, Cooke, Calif. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended E. Clayton School. Methodist. Son of Mrs. Fred Maloney, Rt. 2, Nelsonville.

Johnson, Jasper D.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Mar. 24, 1923. Entered service Nov. 3, 1942, Camp Barkeley, Tex.; England; France. Wounded in action in Belgium. Awarded Purple Heart, 3 Battle Starts, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Union Furnace H.S. Protestant. Son of Mrs. Gladis Johnson, RFD 2, Nelsonville.

Johnson, Kermit L.
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 25. Entered service July 15, 1942, Camps Crowder, Mo., Polk, La.; England; France; Belgium; Holland; Germany; Philippines; Japan. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Coolville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mrs. and the late Mr. Clarence Johnson, Rt. 1, Frost, Ohio.

Johnson, Robert Wayne
Pvt. U.S. Army. Born May 16, 1926. Entered service July 3, 1945, Camps Atterbury, Ind., Robinson, Ark., Pickett, Va.; Ft. Harrison, Ind. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Waterloo H.S. Protestant. Son of Grace Gabriel Leonard Johnson, New Marshfield, Ohio.

Jones, Harold Story
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 19. Entered service Apr. 23, 1943, Fts. Hayes, Ohio. Riley, Kans., Ringgold, Tex., Ord, Calif.; Australia. Killed in action on Los Negros Isle, Mar. 16, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Pres. Unit Cit. Attended Shade H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jones, Rt. 1, Shade, Ohio.

JONES, PAUL EARL
Cox, U.S. Navy. Born Apr. 3, 1922. Entered service Sept 21, 1944, Newport, R.I. Fort Pierce. Fla, England, S. Pacific Theater. Award 3 battle stars. Attended New Straitsville H.S. Apostolic Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Evan Jones, New Straitsville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Josephine Warchiene Jones, 1999 Myers St.. Nelsonville, Ohio

JONES, ROBERT L.
T/SGT U.S. Army. Born May 8, 1920. Entered service Apr, 28, 1943 Ft. Hayes, OH; Camp Grant Ill.; Scotland, England, France, Belgium, Germany. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Shade H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jones, Rt 1, Shade. Ohio.

Judson, Thurman Clay
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 22. Entered service Jan. 11, 1942, Camps Hood, Tex., Shelby, Miss.; England; France: Belgium; Germany. Awarded Purple Heart with Cluster, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hollister H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Cashis Judson, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Kayser, John H.
1st, Lt., U.S. Army. Age 22. Entered service June 1, 1943. Fts. Benning, Ga., Meade, Md.; England. Killed in action in France, July 11, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart. Attended Ohio Univ. Baptist. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Hugh R. Kayser, Rt. 2, Guysville, Ohio.

Kayser, William B.
Pfc., U.S. Marines. Age 22. Entered service July 2, 1945, Parris Island, S.C.; Camps Pendleton, Elliott, Calif., Lejeune, N.C. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Troy H. S. Protestant. Son of Mrs. and the late Mr. Hugh R. Kayser, Rt. 2, Guysville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Helen Ashcraft Kayser, Guysville.

Keating, Thomas E.
S/Sgt. U.S. Army. Born May 2, 1925. Entered service Nov. 1, 1944, Camp Croft, S.C.; Ft. Benning, Ga. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Keating, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Jane Figgines Keating, 840 Chestnut St., Nelsonville.

Kempton, Wilbur, Jr.
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 20. Entered service Oct. 18, 1943, Fts. Harrison, Ind., riley, Kans.; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded Battle Star. Attended J.T.H.S. United Brethren Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Kempton, Sr., Jacksonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Regina Earich Kempton, Jacksonville.

Keplar, Emmett Thurston
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Apr. 5, 1920. Entered service Nov. 2, 1944, Ft. McClellan, Ala.; Germany; France. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Keplar, Cleveland, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Jane Dolman Keplar, 793 High St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Kesterson, John Walter
T/5, U.S. Army. Born Apr. 6, 1916. Entered service Nov. 3, 1942, Camp Forrest, Tenn.; Scotland; England; France. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kesterson, 513 Poplar St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Kimes, Harold R.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Age 37. Entered service Apr. 6, 1942, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; camp Robinson, Ark.; Patterson Field, Ohio; Camp Patrick Henry, Va.; Tinker Field, Okla.; Africa; Italy. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Parkersburg H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira D. Kimes, Parkersburg, W. Va. Husband of Mrs. Ihla Fae Swartz Kimes, Alfr 3, Ohio.




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