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Kincade, Ronald Lawrence
T/Sgt. U.S. Army. Age 21. Entered service June 10, 1943, Clarksburg, W.Va.; Keesler Field, Miss.; England; France; Germany. Awarded Air Medal with 5 Clusters, 3 Battle Starts. Attended Coolville H.S. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Kincade, Coolville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Eloise Hughes Kincade, Coolville.

Koons, James Edward, Jr.
S 1/c U.S. Navy. Age 21. Entered service May 15, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; Miss.; England; Africa; Belgium; Italy; France; India. Attended Trimble School. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Koons, Sr., Trimble, Ohio.

Koons, Paul Jonathan
S 1/c U.S. Navy. Age 20. Entered Apr. 22, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; Norfolk, Va.; Pearl Harbor; Okinawa; Iwo Jima; Saipan; Orange, Tex. Attended Trimble School. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Koons, Sr., Trimble, Ohio.

Kovaleski, John E.
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 25. Entered service Sept. 1, 1944, Camp Wolters, Tex.; France; Luxembourg; Germany; Austria. Awarded 2 Battle Stars. Good Conduct Medal. Attended Buchtel H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Q. Kovaleski, Box 255, Chauncey.

Kovaleski, Lorenzo Jack
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 18. Entered service Apr. 3, 1946, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Sheppard Field, Tex.; Denver, Colo.; Hamilton Field, Calif.; Hawaiian Isles. Attended Chauncey H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kovaleski, Chauncey, Ohio.

Kozma, Alexander
BM 2/c, U.S. Navy. Born Mar. 22, 1915. Entered service Jan. 12, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; Africa; Sicily; Italy; Scotland; Ireland; Wales; Greenland; Panama; Pearl Harbor; Marshall; Guam; Okinawa. Awarded 3 Battle Stars. Attended Chauncey H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Zigman Kozma, Millfield, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Anna Pearl Earich Kozma, Millfield.

Krivesti, John E.
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 25. Entered service June 29, 1942, Fts. Harrison Ind., Wood, Mo.; England; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended The Plains School. Catholic. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Krivesti, The Plains, Ohio.

Landis, Fredrick E.
Sgt. U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service Oct. 20, 1940, Camp Shelby, Miss.; Indiantown Gap, Pa.; Panama C.Z.; Tongatabu; Australia, Woodlark. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Athens H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. William E. Landis, Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Dorothy Baker Landis, 84 2nd St. Athens.

Lang, Walter James Jr.
GM 3/c, U.S. Navy. Born Feb. 17, 1922. Entered service July 15, 1942, Great Lakes, Ill.; Panama; Scotland; Canada; England; France; Italy; N. Africa; Iran. Awarded 3 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Buchtel H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Lang, Sr., Doanville.

Lanning, Ernest M.
Cpl., U.S. Marines. Age 20. Entered service Apr. 25, 1944, Parris Island, S.C.; Guadalcanal. Wounded in action on Okinawa, May 20, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Buchtel H.S. Protestant. Son of Mrs. Cynthia Hammond and the late Mr. Clyde Lanning, Chauncey, Ohio.
Lanning, Willard Howard
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Apr. 11, 1923. Entered service Jan. 11, 1943, Camp Robinson, Ark.; Africa; Italy; France; Germany; Switzerland; Belgium. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Buchtel H.S. Protestant. Son of Mrs. Cynthia Hammond and the late Mr. Clyde Lanning, Chauncey, Ohio.

Lash, George Elwood
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 9, 1925. Entered service Oct. 28, 1943, Camp Blanding, Fla.; Ft. Meade, Md.; England; France; Belgium. Prisoner of war in Germany, Sept 17, 1944- Apr. 30, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, 3 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Albany H.S. United Brethren Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George U. Lash, Rt. 1, Albany, Ohio.

Lax, Howard J.
F 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 33. Entered service May 1, 1945, Great Lakes, Ill.; Farragut, Idaho; Pearl Harbor; Eniwetok; Samar; Manila; Sumatra; Okinawa; Japan. Attended Carbon Hill H.S. Protestant. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Charles Lax, Carbon Hill, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Evelyn Green Lax, Rt. 2, Nelsonville, Ohio.

Lechleidner, Charles
Sgt., U.S. Army. Born May 4, 1916. Entered service Oct. 2, 1944, Camp Fannin, Tex.; Ft. Ord, Calif.; Hawaii; Oahu. Attended Metz H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Lechleidner, Metz, Ind. Husband of Mrs. Flora Headley Lechleidner, 180 W. Washington St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Leffler, Phillmon B.
AM 3/c, U.S. Navy. Born June 14, 1914. Entered service Mar. 7, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; Norfolk, Va. Attended Haydenville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Leffler, Union Furnace, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Thelma Bond Leffler, Rt. 2, Nelsonville, Ohio.

Lemoine, Delbert Leroy
F 1/c, U.S. Navy. Born Apr. 14, 1925. Entered service Sept. 22, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; Pearl Harbor; New Caledonia; New Hebrides; Marshalls; Guam; Saipan; Tinian; Okinawa; China; Japan. Awarded 11 Battle Stars. Attended Jacksonville School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. August Lemoine, Jacksonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Jeanne Heffken Lemoine, Jacksonville.

Levering, Samuel E.
T/5, U.S. Army. Born Oct. 13, 1918. Entered service Jan. 12, 1943, Ft. Crook, Nebr.; Camp Hood, Tex.; France; Rhineland; Central Europe. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Levering, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Mary Lash Levering, 242 St. Johns St., Nelsonville.

Lewis, Foster Gail
S 1/c U.S. Navy. Born Feb. 21, 1925. Entered service Apr. 1, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; Patuxent River, Md.; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hollister H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Cody Lewis, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Lewis, Jack E.
S 1/c, U.S. Navy. Born Aug. 26, 1927. Entered service Nov. 10, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; Long Beach, Calif.; Pearl harbor; Guam; Saipan; Philippines; Iwo Jima; Okinawa; Formosa; China. Awarded 7 Battle Stars. Attended Hollister H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Cody Lewis, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Violet Gelmore Lewis, Rt. 4, Glouster.

Lewis, William O
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 22. Entered service Feb. 1, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Blanding, Fla.; Indiantown Gap, Pa.; Camp Shanks, N.Y.; France; Germany; Belgium; Hawaii. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey-Dover H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Franck J. Lewis, Chauncey, Ohio.
Linscott, Charles Melvin
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Mar. 21, 1923. Entered service Jan. 4, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Robinson, Ark.; Prince Rupert, Port Edward; Canada; Scuttle, Vancouver, Ft. Lewis, Wash. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended The Plains H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Linscott, The Plains, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Alberta Manion Linscott, 84 S. Shafer St., Athens, Ohio.

Littleton, Ira James
SK 1/c, U.S. Coast Guard. Born Mar. 5, 1925. Entered service Dec. 21, 1942, Manhattan Beach, N.Y.; Ft. Hancock, N.J.; St. Louis, Mo. Attended Coolville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ralph Tomlinson, Rt. 1, Coolville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Norma Bucaria Littleton, Long Island, N.Y.

Lock, Harold Henry
Sgt., U.S. Army. Born June 11, 1919. Entered service Mar. 27, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Claiborne, La.; Fts. Bragg, N.C., Meade, Md.; England. Wounded in action in France, July 26, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Bronze Star. Attended Chauncey-Dover H.S. Church of God. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Locke, May Ave., Chauncey, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Louise Neal Locke.

Locke, Homer Lewis
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 14, 1922. Entered service Nov. 16, 1942. Entered service Nov. 16, 1942, Fts. Hayes, Ohio, Harrison, Ind.; England; Belgium; Germany. Wounded in action in Luxembourg; in France, Dec., 1944. Awarded Purple Heart with Cluster, 3 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey-Dover H.S. Church of God. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Locke, May Ave., Chauncey, Ohio.

Loper, William E.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 20. Entered service Sept 29, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camps Beale, San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Hawaiian Isles; Leyte; Okinawa; Korea. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Bronze Arrowhead. Attended Chauncey School. Church of God. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Loper, Rt. 2, Athens, Ohio.

Lovsey, John H.
S 2/c U.S. Navy. Age 18. Entered service Feb. 4, 1946, Camp Peary, Va.; Treasure Island, Calif.; Overseas. Died in line of duty in Hawaii, Nov. 9, 1946. Attended The Plains H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Lovsey, the Plaines, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Evelyn Nicholson Lovsey, Rt. 5, Athens, Ohio.

Lowry, Max D.
S 1/c, U.S. Navy. Age 22. Entered service Mar. 25, 1943, Bainbridge, Md.; Brooklyn, N.Y.; England; N. Africa; Italy' Sicily; Egypt; Arabia; Iran; Belgium; China; Philippines; Ireland. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Waterloo H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George K. Lowry, Mineral, Ohio.

Lowry, Orville Murl
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 27, 1922. Entered service July 8, 1943. Ft. Benning, Ga.; France; Belgium; Germany; Austria. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Pomeroy H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Lowry, Carbondale, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Beatrice Stanley Lowry, 20 Campbell St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

McCallister, Charles E.
S 1/c, U.S. Navy. Age 21. Entered service May 6, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; British Isles; Russia; France; Rumania; Turkey; Egypt; Iran; Africa. Attended The Plains Schools. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John McCallister, The Plaines, Ohio.

McAllister, Paul Francis
S 2/c U.S. Navy. Born Apr. 23, 1926. Entered service Apr. 2, 1945, Columbus, Ohio; Great Lakes, Ill.; Seattle, Wash.; Guam. Attended Glouster H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis McAllister, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Lela Frances Hambel McAllister, 47 Fair Lawn, Glouster.

McClellan, Weldon N.
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Nov. 10, 1924. Entered service May 13, 1943, Camp Shelby, Miss.; England; France; Belgium; Holland; Denmark; Luxembourg; Germany. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal. Attended J.T.H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James McClellan, Trimble, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Donna Seekinger McClellan, Trimble.

McCreanor, Paul Francis
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 19. Entered service Jan. 2, 1945, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Camp Maxey, Tex.; Ft. Meade, Md.; Luzon, P.I. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Glouster School. Catholic. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John McCreanor, Rt. 3, Glouster, Ohio.

McDonald, Charles Monroe
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born Feb. 16, 1899. Entered service Aug. 3, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camps Wallace, Tex., Claiborne, La.; Ft. Lawton, Wash.; Camp Lee, Va.; Alaska. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Beach Hall School. Protestant. Son of Mrs. and the late Mr. John M. McDonald, College Grove, Oreg.

McDonald, Earl Junior
Pfc., U.S. Marines. Age 19. Entered service Nov. 22, 1945, Parris Island, S.C.; Camp Lejeune, N.C.; Norfolk, Va.; Calif.; China. Attended Murray City H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. Earl McDonald, Rt. 4, Glouster.

McDonald, Ralph L.
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 24. Entered service Oct. 1942, Calif.; England; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Pittsburgh School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. Earl McDonald, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

McDonald, William A.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 25. Entered service Oct. 15, 1940, Camp Shelby, Miss.; Ft. Sill, Okla.; Calif.; New Guinea; Dutch East Indies; Philippines. Awarded 3 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge. Attended Coolville School. Protestant. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. William J. McDonald, Torch, Ohio.

McDonald, William W.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 33. Entered service Mar. 14, 1942, Camp Reynolds, Pa.; England; Belgium; France; Germany. Wounded in action, Jan. 30, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hocking Co. Schools. Protestant. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel McDonald. Husband of Mrs. Hazel Whitney McDonald, New Pittsburg, Ohio.

McKibben, Charles T.
S 1/c, U.S. Coast Guard. Age 19. Entered service Jan. 1945, Manhattan Beach, N.Y.; Groton, Conn.; Cleveland, Ohio. Attended Chauncey H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph McKibben, Chauncey, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Burl Ann Kelley McKibben, Akron, Ohio.

McKibben, Elmer R.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 21. Entered service Dec. 22, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Germany. Killed in action in Italy, Oct. 13, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal. Attended The Plains H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl McKibben, New Marshfield, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Helen Riley McKibben, Cleveland, Ohio.

McKibben, Lawrence C.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 30. Entered service May 6, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Ft. Knox, Ky. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter McKibben, 891 Chestnut St, Nelsonville.

McKibben, Richard T.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 26. Entered service Nov. 1, 1944, Camp Croft, S.C.; Ft. Meade, Md.; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended The Plains H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl McKibben, New Marshfield, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Thelma Cullison McKibben, Rt. 2, Athens, Ohio.

McKnight, Clarence Ralph
MM 3/c, U.S. Navy. Born Jan. 30, 1911. Entered service mar. 18, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; Davisville, R.I.; Philippines. Awarded Battle Star. Attended Albany H.S. Presbyterian. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Elsworth McKnight, Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Ruby Pearl Ashcraft McKnight, Coolville, Ohio.

McKnight, Daniel L.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Age 40. Entered service Aug. 4, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Kilmer, Atlantic City, N.J.; Maxwell Field, Ala. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William McKnight, 32 Diamond St., Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Mary Robinette McKnight, Nelsonville.

McLaughlin, Pauleta Lou
Directory, American Red Cross. Age 25. Entered service Aug. 6, 1945, Washington Univ., Mo., San Francisco, Calif.; Philippines. Attended Ohio Univ. Catholic. Daughter of Mrs. Leta V. McLaughlin, Guysville, Ohio.

McManaway, James C.
Sgt., U.S. Marines. Born Aug. 13, 1922. Entered service May, 1943. Treasure Island, Calif.; Hawaii; Guam; Kyushu; Sasebo; Nagasaki. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mrs. Mona Bateman, 873 Chestnut St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

McNammee, Robert L.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 22. Entered service July 29, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Barkeley, Tex.; O'Reilly Gen. Hosp., Mo.; England. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ansel B. McNamee, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Joan Willson McNamee, 431 Madison St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

McQuaid, Arthur Lee
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 25. Entered service Mar. 20, 1943, Camp Hood, Tex.; Ft. Meade, Md.; France; Germany. Attended Haydenville School. Methodist. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lafe McQuaid. Husband of Mrs. Vivian Barron McQuaid, 179 Grosvernor St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

McQuaid, Elden
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 32. Entered service Apr. 12, 1944, Camp Hood, Tex.; Apennines; Po Valley. Awarded Combat Inf. Badge, 2 Battle Stars, Pres. Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended Buchtel H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. McQuaid, Buchtel, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Jeane Kirkendall McQuaid, Buchtel.

McVay, Walter Russell
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 24. Entered service Apr. 1944, Ft. Benning, Ga.; England; France; Belgium. Killed in action in Germany, Apr. 11, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, 3 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Albany H.S. United Brethren Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Denver McVay, Rt. 1, Albany, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Bernadine Steininger McVay, Mr. Cory, Ohio.

MacCombs, Delbert Ray
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 20. Entered service Apr. 20, 1943, ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Cooke, Calif.; N.Y.; England. Killed in action in France, Aug. 5, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Buchtel H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Porter MacCombs, Rt. 1, Nelsonville.

Mace, Charles Edward
Pvt., U.S. Army. Born Oct. 22, 1924. Entered service July 8, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Fannin, Tex.; Hawaii; Kwajalein. Wounded in action on Saipan, June 30, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Battle Star, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Waterloo H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Pete Mace, New Marshfield, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Bernice Silogy Mace, Hammond, Ind.

Mace, Nolan H.
F/O, U.S. Army. Age 30. Entered service Mar. 3, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Moody Field, S.C.; Maxwell Field, Ala.; Hawaii; New Guinea; E. Indies; Tarawa; Okinawa; Philippines; Japan. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Union Furnace H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Pearl Mace, Carbondale, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Betty Jane Pettit Mace, Rt. 5, Athens, Ohio.

Manda, John Edward
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Sept 10, 1919. Entered service Oct. 6, 1941, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Wolters, Tex.; Ft. Ord, Calif.; Gilberts; Saipan; New Hebrides. Killed in action on Okinawa, May 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, Bronze Arrowhead, 4 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge. Attended The Plains School. Catholic. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Manda, The Plains, Ohio.

Manda, Joseph Paul
CM 2/c, U.S. Navy. Born Sept 13, 1917. Entered service June 6, 1942, Norfolk, Va.; Samoa; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Russells; Admiralties; Philippines. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended The Plains School. Catholic. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Manda, The Plains, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Helen Berba Manda, Murray City, Ohio.

Mann, Robert C.
Mus. 2/c, U.S. Navy. Born Dec. 25, 1919. Entered service Apr. 17, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; Earle, N.J.; Boston, Mass. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Ohio State Univ. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Mann, 263 Grosvenor St., Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Mary Walker Mann, Boston, Mass.

Manning, John Edward, Jr.
PO 3/c, U.S. Navy. Age 20. Entered service Sept. 8, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; Pearl Harbor; Yellow Sea. Awarded Battle Star. Attended Athens H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Manning, Sr., 122 Maplewood Dr., Athens, Ohio.

Mansfield, Clarence G.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 48. Entered service Sept. 1, 1942, Fts. Harrison, Ind., McClellan, Ala.; San Francisco, Calif.; New Guinea; Philippines. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Canning Twp. H.S. Baptist. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Charles Mansfield, Rt. 4, Athens, Ohio. Husband of the late Mrs. Adria Dawler Mansfield, Athens.

Mansfield, Orland A.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 26. Entered service June 5, 1942, Kans.; N.Y.; N. Africa; India; Burma; Tinian; Japan. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Pres. Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended Rome H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. Clarence G. and the late Mrs. Adria Dawler Mansfield, Rt. 4, Athens.

Matheny, Ivan E.
S 1/c, U.S. Navy. Age 20. Entered service Apr. 14, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; San Francisco, Treasure Island, Calif.; Bremerton, Wash.; Oakland, Calif.; Hawaii; Marianas. Attended Waterloo H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Dabritz, Rt. 2, Nelsonville, Ohio.

Matheny, Jess
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 37. Entered service June 24, 1943, Ft. Riley, Kans.; England; Ireland; Scotland; France; Belgium; Luxembourg; Germany. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Matheny, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Etta Hall Matheny, 781 Walnut St., Nelsonville.

Mayle, William E.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service Sept. 21, 1943, Jefferson Bks., Mo.; MacDill Field, Fla. Died in line of duty at Eglin Field, Fla., May 25, 1944. Attended McKinley H.S. Church of God. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Hezekiah Mayle, Rt. 1, Stewart, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Gladys Ramsey Mayle, Cutler, Ohio.

Mayles, Deward Archie
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 26. Entered service May 18, 1943, Camp Shelby, Miss.; Ft. Meade, Md.; England. Killed in action in France, Nov. 10, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart with Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Inf. Badge. Attended Athens Co. schools. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mayles, Millfield, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Glenna Downey Mayles, 117 W. Washington St., Athens, Ohio.

Meade, Paul Edward
T/5, U.S. army. Born July 24, 1926. Entered service Dec. 1, 1944, Camps Atterbury, Ind., Robinson, Ark.; Ft. Knox, Ky.; France; Germany; Belgium. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Glouster School. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Meade, 29 New St. Glouster.

Mecum, John K.
Pvt., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 15, 1915. Entered service Apr. 2, 1945, Fts. Hayes, Ohio, McClellan, Ala.; Sheppard Field, Tex.; Mather Field, Calif. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Glouster Schools. Methodist. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Frank Mecum, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Florence Kennard Mecum, Jacksonville, Ohio.

Meeks, Ernest Lawrence
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Dec. 6, 1917. Entered service Mar. 1941, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Wolters, Tex.; N. Africa; Sicily. Killed in action in Italy, Feb. 16, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart. Attended Trimble H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Meeks, 9th St., Jacksonville, Ohio.

Metcalf, Esther Laneve
Cpl., U.S. Army (WAC). Age 22. Entered service Jan. 24, 1945, Des Moines, Iowa; El Paso, Tex.; Barksdale Field, La.; Randolph Field, Tex. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Athens H.S. Methodist. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben James, Athens, Ohio. Wife of Mr. Thomas Merle Metcalf, The Plains, Ohio.

Metcalf, Thomas Merle
MoMM 3/c, U.S. Navy. Age 19. Entered service Jan. 20, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; N. Africa; Sicily; Italy; Corsica; Sardinia; France; Panama; Hawaii; Marianas; China; Korea. Attended Athens H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Metcalf, Rt. 2, Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Esther Laneve Metcalf, The Plains, Ohio.

Michael, Darius Edgar
S1/c, U.S. Navy. Born Oct. 16, 1927. Entered service Nov. 9, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; shoemaker, Treasure Island, Mare Island, San Bruno, Calif.; Pearl Harbor; China. Attended The Plains School. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Michael, The Plains, Ohio.

Miller, Arvil
S 1/c, U.S. Navy. Age 30. Entered service May 2, 1945, Great Lakes, Ill.; shoemaker, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. Attended Newark H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. Fred Miller, Jacksonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Pearl Sorrell Miller, Jacksonville

Milligan, James Grow
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 34. Entered service Jan 28, 1944, Ft. Meade, Md.; N. France; Rhineland; Central Europe. Awarded Good Conduct Medal, Combat Inf. Badge, 4 Battle Stars. Attended Albany H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Milligan, Albany, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Bonnie Ruth Russell Milligan, Albany.

Mingus, Donald F.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 24. Entered service Aug. 21, 1944, Ft. Harrison, Ind.; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded 2 Battle Stars. Attended Jacksonville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mingus, Jacksonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Pearl Lindquist Mingus, Jacksonville.

Misner, Pearl H.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Age 30. Entered service June 2, 1945, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; ft. McClellan, Ala.; Sheppard Field, Tex.; Kearns, Utah; Camp Stoneman, Calif.; Luzon; Okinawa; Japan. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Millfield School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Misner, Mantua, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Lucy Bescoe Misner, Millfield, Ohio.

Molnar, Alex
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 40. Served in Army, July 1942, May 2, 1943, Ft. Harrison, Ind.; Camp Wallace, Tex. Enlisted U.S. Merchant Marine, Mar., 1944, Egypt; Iran; Saipan; Leyte; Panama; Sweden; Iwo Jima; Japan. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hungary Schools. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Molnar, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Molnar, John Weber
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 30. Entered service Mar. 4, 1942, Camp Livingston, La.; Camp Johnston, Fla.; Camp Pickett, Va.; Camp Atterbury, Ind. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hollister H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Molnar, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Molnar, Joseph
Pfc. U.S. Army. Age 24. Entered service Mar. 3, 1943, Keesler Field, Miss.; Camp Howze, Tex.; France; Germany; Philippines. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hollister H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Molnar, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Molnar, Steve
1st Lt., U.S. Army. Age 25. Entered service Mar., 1942, Miami Beach, Fla.; Hawaii; Guadalcanal; New Hebrides; New Zealand; Bougainville. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hollister H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Molnar, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Mary Covach Molnar, Fostoria, Ohio.

Monk, Sherman Edward
SM 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 24. Entered service Dec. 9, 1942, Great Lakes, Ill.; Univ. of Chicago, Ill.; Solomons, Md.; New Guinea; Leyte; Bougainville. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Monk, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Maye Keck Monk, Rt. 1, Nelsonville.

Moody, Carl Henry
BM 2/c, U.S. Navy. Born Mar. 31, 1920. Entered service Dec. 11, 1941, Great Lakes, Ill.; N.Y.; Pearl Harbor; Iceland; Marshalls; Guadalcanal; Gilberts; Aleutians; Okinawa; Iwo Jima; Guam; Japan. Awarded 9 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Moody, Millfield, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Amy Jo Sandra Moody, Millfield.

Moody, John J.
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 20. Entered service Sept. 17, 1945, Camp Pinedale, Calif.; Westover Field, Mass. Attended Glouster School. Methodist. Son of Mrs. Lucy Moody, Glouster, Ohio.

Morris, Alfred B. Jr.
MoMM 1/c U.S. Navy. Age 35. Entered service Apr. 1942, Great Lakes, Ill.; San Diego, Calif.; Guam. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Attended Glouster H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Morris, Sr., 19 Locust St., Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Violet Jauchies Morris, Glouster.
Morris, Byron J.
BM 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 24. Entered service Aug. 1942, Great Lakes, Ill.; San Francisco, Calif.; Pacific theatre. Killed in action on Okinawa, May 27, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart. Attended Glouster H.S. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Morris, 19 Locust St., Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Ellen Winters Morris, Mansfield, Ohio.

Morris, Ernest W.
Cpl., U.S. Marines. Age 22. Entered service Mar. 19, 1943, Parris Island, S.C.; Cherry Point, N.C.; Marshalls; Guam; Philippines; China. Awarded 2 Battle Stars. Attended Glouster H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Morris, 19 Locust St., Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Verona Garner Morris, Newport, N.C.

Mosier, Raymond R.
S 2/c, U.S. Navy. Ag 25. Entered service Sept. 13, 1943, Columbus, Ohio; Great Lakes, Ill.; Lambert Field, Mo.; Sanford, Fla. Attended Amesville H.S. Baptist. Son of Mr. Francis Mosier and Mrs. Elihu Starling, Chesterhill, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Hazel I. Calendine Mosier, Albany, Ohio.

Murvay, Bert Daniel
Pvt., U.S. Army. Born July 29, 1915. Entered service May 1, 1945, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camps Atterbury, Ind., Blanding, Fla.; Ft. Riley, Kans.; Camp Adair, Oreg.; Ft. Ord, Calif. Attended Greens Run School. Protestant. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. William Murvay, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Ruth Edith Morrison Murvay, Rt. 4, Glouster.

Myers, Harry E., Jr.
P 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 19. Entered service Aug. 1, 1945, Great Lakes, Ill.; Coronado, Calif. Attended Jacksonville-Trimble H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Myers, Sr., Trimble, Ohio.

Nanna, Carl I.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 31. Entered service Aug. 31, 1943, Camps Gruber, Okla., Phillips, Kans.; Europe. Killed in action at St. Lo, France, July 6, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Pres. Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended Waterloo H.S. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Hiram Nanna, New Marshfield, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Mabel Perry Nanna, Athens, Ohio.

Neal, Billy Robert
AOM 3/c, U.S. Navy. Age 20. Entered service June 16, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; Norman, Okla.; Miami, Fla.; Jacksonville, Fla. Attended Hopedale H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Neal, 303 - 1/2 W. Union St., Athens.

Nelson, Charles Lewis
T/Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service Oct., 1941, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Wolters, Tex.; Ft. Ord, Calif.; Hawaiian Isles; New Britain. Killed in action on Leyte, May 7, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, Battle Star. Attended The Plains School. Protestant. Son of Dr. and Mrs. Lorenzo D. Nelson, The Plains, Ohio.

Nelson, Floyd L.
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 13, 1920. Entered service Aug. 29, 1942, Patterson Field, Ohio; Randolph Field, Tex.; England; France; Belgium; Germany. Attended Trimble H.S. Methodist. Son of Mrs. Merle Nelson, Trimble, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Thelma Barga Nelson, Dayton, Ohio.

Nelson, Keith D.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born Mar. 7, 1923. Entered service Jan. 4, 1943, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; Camp McCoy, Wis.; England; France; Belgium; Luxembourg; Germany; Czechoslovakia. Awarded 5 Battle Stars. Attended Trimble H.S. Methodist. Son of Mrs. Merle Nelson, Trimble Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Jonetta Ridge Nelson, Dayton, Ohio



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