Genealogy Trails
Athens County, Ohio

Young American Patriots 1941/45

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Transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Donna Walton

Nelson, Kenneth R.
T/5, U.S. Army. Born Mar. 7, 1923. Entered service Jan. 4, 1943, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; Drew Field, Fla.; New Caledonia; New Guinea; Guadalcanal; Philippines; Borneo. Awarded 7 Battle Stars. Attended Trimble H.S. Methodist. Son of Mrs. Merle Nelson, Trimble, Ohio.

Nicholas, William E.
S 1/c, U.S. Navy. Born Apr. 16, 1916. Entered Service July 3, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; Ft. Pierce, Fla.; Pearl Harbor; Philippines; Japan; Guam. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended J.T.H.S. Methodist. Son of Mrs. Charlie Orme and the late Mr. Dexel A. Nicholas, Jacksonville, Ohio.

Nicholson, Charles E.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Mar. 14, 1927. Entered service June 1, 1944, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camps Atterbury, Ind., Crowder, Mo.; Ft. McClellan, Ala.; Camps Forrest, Tenn., Kilmer, N.J. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Athens H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Nicholson, Rt. 5, Athens, Ohio.

Norman, Verlen Gray
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Sept. 11, 1911. Entered service Mar. 22, 1944, Camp Fannin, Tex., Ft. Meade, Md.; Scotland; England; Belgium; France; Germany. Awarded 3 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Rosedale H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. Wirt Norman, Coolville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Clara Jones Norman, Rt. 1, Frost, Ohio.

Ogg, Albert A.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Age 35. Entered service May 11, 1943, Camp Shelby, Miss.; Ft. Meade, Md.; Camp Kilmer, N.J.; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded 2 Battle Stars. Attended Stewart School. Protestant. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Leonard Ogg, Broadwell, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Myrtle G. Parsons Ogg, Rt. 1, Stewart, Ohio.

O'Nail, Carl Henry
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born June 9, 1923. Entered service Feb. 9, 1943, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; England; Ireland. Wounded in action in France, July 27, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Buchtel H.S. Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles O'Nail, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Bonnie Powell O'Nail, Rt. 1, Nelsonville.

Orme, Charley H.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 20, 1907. Entered service Feb. 13, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Robinson, Ark.; Orlando, Gainsville, Tampa, Fla. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Trimble Schools, Methodist. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. Sam Orme, Trimble, Ohio. Husband Mrs. Leona Wolfe Nicholas Orme, Jacksonville, Ohio.

Parker, Millard Leo
T/Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 27. Entered service Mar. 26, 1942, Camp Claiborne, La.; Ft. Bragg, N.C.; England. Killed in action in France, July 4, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Albany H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. B.F. Parker; Mrs. Jesse Gilkey, Rt. 2, Albany, Ohio.

Parsons, Donald Dean
Cox., U.S. Navy. Age 19. Entered service Sept, 4, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; Pearl Harbor; Marshalls; Carolines; Okinawa; Korea. Awarded Battle Star. Attended Stewart H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy B. Parsons, Box 52, Stewart, Ohio.

Parsons, Horace D.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Age 27. Entered service June 2, 1942, Ft. Bliss, Tex.; Camp Pickett, Va.; N. Africa; Sicily; Italy; Corsica; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded 5 Battle Stars, Bronze Arrowhead, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Stewart School, Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Parsons, Rt. 1, Stewart, Ohio.

Pickett, Marion H., Jr.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 21, 1919. Entered service Nov. 6, 1942, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; Italy; France; Africa. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Athens Co. Schools. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Marion H. Pickett, Sr., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Pierce, Charles H.
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 38. Entered service May 11, 1943, Camp Shelby, Miss.; England; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded 2 Battle Stars. Attended Rome Twp. School Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pierce, Stewart, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Virgene Robinson Pierce, Stewart.

Pierce, Glen A.
PhM 3/c, U.S. Navy. Born Feb. 27, 1921. Entered service July 17, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; England; France; Philippine Isles. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Pres. Unit Cit. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Pierce, 700 Chestnut St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Pierce, Oscar J.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Nov. 6, 1913. Entered service Mar. 13, 1944, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; England; France; Luxembourg; Belgium. Wounded in action in Germany, Nov. 6, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Combat Inf. Badge, 3 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Troy H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Pierce, Coolville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Josephine Wise Pierce, Coolville.

Pierce, Richard A.
RdM 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 25. Entered service Aug. 14, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; England; Normandy; Atlantic Theatre. Awarded Battle Star. Attended Athens H.S. Protestant. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pierce, Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Virginia Theisen Pierce, Box 113, Millfield, Ohio.

Pinney, David Dean
T/4, U.S. Army. Born Jan. 18, 1922. Entered service Mar. 11, 1943, Fts. Benning, Ga., Bliss, Tex.; Manila; Japan. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Waterloo School. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Pinney, New Marshfield, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Pauline Hull Pinney, New Marshfield.

Polley, Thomas M.
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 20, 1919. Entered service Feb. 19, 1941, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; New Guinea; Solomons; Philippines. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Piketon Rural H.S. Methodist. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Polley. Husband of Mrs. Carolyn Mann Polley, 269 Grosvenor St., Nelsonville.

Potter, John E., Jr.
S 1/c, U.S. Navy. Age 21. Entered service Nov. 16, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; Memphis, Tenn.; New Orleans, La.; England; France; Canada. Awarded Battle Star. Attended Murray City H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Potter, Sr., Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Potter, Ralph
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born June 26, 1919. Entered service Mar. 25, 1942, Ft. Sill, Okla.; Camp Hood, Tex.; England; France; Belgium; Holland; Germany. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Jobs School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Potter, Jobs, Ohio.

Potts, Theodore E.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 36. Entered service Jan. 5, 1944, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; Camp Blanding, Fla.; England; France; Belgium; Germany; Luxembourg. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended The Plains School. Protestant. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Benton Potts, The Plains, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Evelyn R. McNutt Potts, Rt. 2, Athens, Ohio.
Powell, Donald Lee
S 1/c, U.S. Navy. Age 21. Entered service July 8, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; Atlantic Theatre; Europe; Philippines. Awarded 3 Battle Stars. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Powell, 516 Jackson St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Powell, Orland C.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born Dec. 14, 1925. Entered service July 5, 1944, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; England; France. Wounded in action in Belgium, Jan. 8, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Coolville H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne E. Powell, Rt. 1, Coolville, Ohio.

Pratt, Delno Lee, Jr.
T/5, U.S. Army. Born Feb. 3, 1925. Entered service Sept. 29, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camps Grant, Ill., Mackall, N.C.; Fts. McPherson, Ga., Bragg, N.C. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Athens H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Delno L. Pratt, Sr., Olive Pl., N.E., Canton, Ohio.

Pritchard, Thomas Morgan
Cpl., U.S. Marines. Age 36. Entered service Nov. 27, 1943, Parris Island, S.C.; Camp Lejeune, N.C. Killed in line of duty on Guadalcanal, Nov. 13, 1944. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Presbyterian. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvan Pritchard, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Margaret Traugh Pritchard, 406 Jackson St., Nelsonville.

Pullins, Ralph D.
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 36. Entered service Mar. 13, 1944, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; Camp Blanding, Fla.; Ft. Meade, Md.; England; France; Belgium. Killed in action in Germany. Dec. 2, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart. Attended Oak Hill School. Whites Chapel. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Pullins, Coolville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Freda Pullins, Rt. 4 Coolville.

Radcliffe, Earl F.
QM 3/c, U.S. Navy. Age 20. Entered service May 29, 1944, Great Lakes, Ill.; Camp Bradford, Va.; Chicago, Ill.; Pearl Harbor; New Caledonia; Philippines; Okinawa; Japan. Awarded Battle Star. Attended Albany H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Radcliffe, Albany, Ohio.

Rainey, Harold M.
T/4, U.S. Army. Born Feb. 3, 1926. Entered service June 1, 1945, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Sheppard Field, Tex.; France; Germany. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Jacksonville - Trimble H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H.T. Rainey, Trimble, Ohio.

Rardin, Glen Pershing
Cpl., U.S. Marines. Born Aug. 8, 1925. Entered service Dec. 12, 1942, Parris Island, S.C.; Marshalls; Saipan; Tinian; Maui. Killed in action on Iwo Jima, Mar. 2, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, Pres. Unit Cit, 4 Battle Stars. Attended Coolville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr and Mrs. Ola Hodge Rardin, Rt. 1, Coolville, Ohio.

Raybould, John W.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Feb. 22, 1908. Entered service Apr. 12, 1944, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; Camp Hood, Tex.; Ft. Meade, Md.; Italy. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Presbyterian. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Malcom Raybould, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Irene Stinnett Raybould, 537 Fairview Ave., Nelsonville.

Reeves, Jack
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Mar. 9, 1916. Entered service Mar. 2, 1944, Camp Wolters, Tex.; England; Scotland; France; Germany; Belgium; Holland; Wales. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Reeves, Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Florence Laman Reeves, Haydenville, Ohio.

Russell, William P.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Apr. 16, 1919. Entered service Apr. 12, 1943, Camp Hood Tex.; Africa; Italy; France. Awarded Combat Inf. Badge, 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Buchtel H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Russell, Buchtel, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Melvena Hall Russell, 619 High St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Sams, Elmer Maxwell
Cpl., U.S. Army. Age 30. Entered service June 2, 1942, Ft. Wood, Mo.; Australia; New Guinea; Admiralties; Long Island; Leyte. Killed in action on Luzon, May 29, 1945. Awarded Pres. Unit Cit., Battle Stars. Attended Athens H.S. Methodist, Son of Mrs. Minnie Pickett and the late Mr. Elmer Sams, Athends, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Virginia Tanthorey Sams, Coolville, Ohio.

Sanborn, Thomas C.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 21. Entered service Aug. 30, 1943, Camp Gruber, Okla.; Ft. Meade, Md.; England; France; Belgium; Holland; Germany. Awarded Purple Heart with Cluster, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hollister H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Sanborn, RFD 1, Glouster, Ohio.

Schackert, James W.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service Mar. 31, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Jefferson Bks., Mo.; Lake Charles, La.; Panama City, Fla.; Chanute Field, Ill.; Langley Field, Va. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Schackert, Doanville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Thelma Harvey Schackert, Doanville.

Schoenian, Norman B.
T/5, U.S. Army. Born June 3, 1926. Entered service Sept. 1, 1944, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Fannin, Tex.; Ft. Sill, Okla. Attended Trimble H.S. Christian Church. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Arthur Schoenian, Trimble, Ohio.

Schoonover, Raymond Jack
Cpl., U.S. Marines. Born July 14, 1925. Entered service 1943, Parris Island, S.C.; Oahu, T.H. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey H.S. Protestant. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Newton Schoonover, Rt. 1, Nelsonville, Ohio.

Scott, Vern E.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 23. Entered service May 3, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Tex.; France; Belgium; Germany; Luxembourg; Czechoslovakia. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Pres. Unit Cit. with 2 Clusters, Croix de Guerre, Fourragere, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Union Furnace School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Scoot, Rt. 2, Nelsonville, Ohio.
Shanborn, Ernest J., Jr.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 26. Entered service Dec. 1, 1942, Camp Van Dorn, Miss.; Ft. Dix, N.J.; N. Africa; Italy. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hollister H.S. Protestant. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Ernest Shanborn, Sr., Hollister, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Frieda Cavey Shanborn, Rt. 4, Hollister.


Sharp, Joseph P.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 22. Entered service June 1, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Chatham Field, Ga.; N.Y.; Rome; Po Valley; Apennines; Central Europe. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Pres. Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended Jacksonville-Trimble H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Sharp, Trimble, Ohio.

Shea, Wilford Henry
T/4, U.S. Army. Age 24. Entered service Sept. 18, 1942, Camp Crowder, Mo.; England; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded 3 Battle Stars, Pres. Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended Athens Co. Schools. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Shea, 77 May Ave., Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Margorie Hancock Shea, New Jasper, Ohio.

Shea, Willard Wesley
T/3, U.S. Army. Age 21. Entered service May 17, 1943, Camp Carson, Colo.; Camp Forrest, Tenn.; Manila, P.I. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Athens Co. Schools. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Shea, 77 May Ave., Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Hazel Lenthicune Shea, Frost, Ohio.

Showalter, Charles Harrison
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 22. Entered service Mar. 5, 1943, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Calif.; Fla.; Va.; Normandy; Ardennes; Rhineland; Central Europe. Awarded 5 Battle Stars, Bronze Arrowhead, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey School. Son of Mrs. Sarah Showalter, Millfield, Ohio.

Shuttleworth, Walter Melvin
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born Sept. 7, 1912. Entered service Mar. 4, 1943, Ft. Knox, Ky.; England; France; Belgium. Killed in action in Germany, Apr. 3, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart. Attended Murray City School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Shuttleworth, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Lucille Riffle Shuttleworth, Lancaster, Ohio.

Simons, Walter William
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 27. Entered service May 4, 1942, Ft. Crockett, Tex.; Camp Kilmer, N.J.; England; France; Belgium; Luxembourg. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Greens Run School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Simons, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Six, Birgie, E.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 28. Entered service Jan. 2, 1943, Saipan; New Guinea; Philippines; Goodenough Isle. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended The Plains H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Six, Rt. 2, Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Viola Pierce Six, Nelsonville, Ohio.

Six, Elden E.
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 31. Entered service Nov. 2, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Hann, Calif.; Camp Atterbury, Ind.; San Roman, Calif. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hollister H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Fred Six, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Daisy Cox Six, Rt. 4, Glouster.

Six, Ralph L.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 26. Entered service June 30, 1940. Pearl Harbor; Saipan; Hawaii. Attended The Plains H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Six, Rt. 2, Athens.

Smith, Clarence Eugene
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Born July 21, 1919. Entered service Apr. 30, 1942, Patterson Field, Lockbourne Air Base, Ohio; Camp Kilmer, N.J.; Africa; France. Killed in automobile accident at Nelsonville, Ohio, Oct. 21, 1945. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Ohio Univ. Baptist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clay D. Smith, 185 W. Union St., Athens, Ohio.

Smith, J. Clayton
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 30. Entered service May 14, 1942, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; Lowry Field, Colo.; Derning Field, N. Mex.; Newport News, Va.; Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah; Saipan; Guam. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Ohio Univ. Baptist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clay D. Smith, 185 W. Union St., Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Lena Kronk Smith, Stewart, Ohio.

Smith, Robert L.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 19. Entered service Aug. 1,1944, Camp Hood, Tex.; Philippines; Okinawa; Japan. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal, Pres. Unit Cit. Attended Dover H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hartley, Box 81, Millfield, Ohio.

Smith, Thomas J.
T/4, U.S. Army. Age 34. Entered service May 1, 1945, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Ft. Lewis, Wash.; Camps Beale, Stoneman, Calif.; Mania, P.I.; Japan. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Catholic. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Thomas J. Smith, Columbus, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Juanita Pandergrass Smith, 462 Scot St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Sorrell, Clyde L.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 19. Entered service Apr. 21, 1945, Camps Atterbury, Ind., Adair, Oreg., Livingston, La.; Ft. Riley, Kans.; Ft. Lewis, Wash.; Japan; Panama C.Z. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Murray City H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Sorrell, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Spencer, Forrest Bailey
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born Sept. 2, 1926. Entered service Dec. 26, 1944, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camps Wolters, Howze, Tex.; Fts. Meade, Md., Ord, Calif.; Leyte; Japan. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Carbon Hill H.S. Episcopal Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Spencer, Carbon Hill, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Pauline Hetchings Spencer, 69 4th St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Sprouse, Henry W.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born May 11, 1922. Entered service Jan. 29, 1940, Ft. Benning, Ga.; Germany; France. Killed in action at Bastogne, Dec. 19, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, 4 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Charlottesville H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Sprouse, Charlottesville, Va. Husband of Mrs. Hilda Johnson Sprouse, 1000 Walnut St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Spurgus, Mike
Pfc., U.S. Army. Born June 9, 1926. Entered service Sept. 1, 1944, Camp Wolters, Tex.; England; France; Belgium; Germany. Awarded Bronze Star, 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Jacksonville Trimble H.S. Holy Cross Catholic Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Spurgus, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Staley, Walter E.
T/4, U.S. Army. Age 30. Entered service Jan. 20, 1941, Camp Shelby, Miss.; Aruba; Trinidad. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey-Dover H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. Elmer Staley, Chauncey.

Staneart, Max B.
S 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 19. Entered service July 31, 1945, Great lakes, Ill.; Port Hueneme, Calif.; Pearl Harbor; Guam; China. Attended Albany H.S. United Brethren Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Staneart, Rt. 1, Albany, Ohio.

Stimel, Harold E.
Cpl. U.S. Marines. Age 21. Entered service Mar. 20, 1944 San Diego, San Francisco, Calif.; Pearl Harbor; Hawaii; Guam. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stimel, 699 Madison St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Stocklen, Edward Sheldon
Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 20, 1911. Entered service Oct. 15, 1943, Aberdeen, Md.; Long Beach, Calif.; Hawaiian Isles. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Ohio Univ. Catholic. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Stocklen, 577 Poplar St., Nelsonville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Dorothy Neimler Stocklen, Nelsonville.

Stover, Otis G.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 24. Entered service June 2, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camps Pickett, Va., Phillips, Kans., N.Y.; England. Killed in action in France, June 25, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart. Attended Shade H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Opha G. Stover, Shade, Ohio.

Thompson, Clarence Lloyd
T/5, U.S. Army. Born Sept. 4, 1925. Entered service Nov. 5, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Edison, N.J.; Calif.; Pearl Harbor; New Guinea; Philippines. Awarded 4 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Amesville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Thompson, Rt. 3, Athens, Ohio.

Thompson, Eugene Allison
T/4, U.S. Army. Born Dec. 10, 1910. Entered service June 3, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Claiborne, New Orleans, La.; New Guinea. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Luhrig School. Christian Church. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. George Thompson, Kimberly, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Edith Hostetter Thompson, 536 Chestnut St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Thompson, Franklin C.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service Sept. 1, 1940, Fts. Harrison, Ind., Custer, Mich.; Iceland; England; France; Germany; Belgium. Awarded 4 Battle Stars. Attended Coolville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. James Thompson, Athens, Ohio.

Thompson, Robert Dale
GM 2/c, U.S. Navy. Born Mar. 21, 1923. Entered service May 1, 1942, Great Lakes, Ill.; San Francisco, Calif.; N.Y.; Pearl Harbor; Sicily. Died from service injuries at Corona Hosp., Calif., Dec. 23, 1943. Awarded Battle Star. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clemmet Thompson, Nelsonville, Ohio.

Tippie, William L.
Col., U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service Aug. 18, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Ft. Worden, Wash.; Aleutian Isles. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Glouster H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Tippie, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Lois McCelland Tippie, 22 Locust St., Glouster.

Tittle, Dale
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 21. Entered service May 13, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Shelby, Miss.; Ft. Meade, Md.; Casablanca; Ovan. Captured on Anzlo Beach, Jan. 22, 1944; prisoner of war in Germany 14 mos. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey School. Church of God. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Tittle, Rt. 2, Athens, Ohio.

Tolliver, William James
Sgt., U.S. Army. Born May 14, 1926. Entered service Sept. 7, 1944, Ft. Ord, Calif.; Camp Blanding, Fla.; Hawaii; Saipan; Okinawa; Japan. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Buchtel H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Tolliver, Buchtel, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Mary McClellan Tolliver, RFD 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Trace, James, Jr.
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 38. Entered service Apr. 2, 1945, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Ft. Knox, Ky. Attended Derthick School. Church of Christ. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Trace, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Jane Whaley Trace, Glouster.

Trace, Robert Gene
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 19. Entered service Mar. 29, 1945, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Sheppard Field, Tex.; N.C.; Italy; Austria; Germany. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Glouster H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Trace, Box 26, Rt. 4, Glouster, Ohio.

Tucker, Preston Earl
Cpl., U.S. Marines. Age 26. Entered service Oct. 14, 1943, Parris Island, S.C.; Cherry Point, N.C.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Norman, Okla.; San Diego, Camps Pendleton, Elliott, Calif. Attended Chauncey H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Tucker, Chauncey, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Genevieve Rutter Tucker, The Plains, Ohio.

Tucker, Raymond Edward
Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service June 2, 1942, Keesler Field, Miss.; Lowry Field, Colo.; England; France; Belgium; Germany; Luxembourg. Awarded 6 Battle Stars, Pres. Unit Cit. with Cluster, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Tucker, Chauncey, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Faye Grigsby Tucker, Trimble, Ohio.

Tucker, Victor LeRoy
MoMM, 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 24. Entered service Nov. 11, 1942, Great Lakes, Ill.; Norfolk, Va.; Trinidad; Philippines; Gilberts; Marshalls; Iwo Jima; Okinawa. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Chauncey H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Tucker, Chauncey, Ohio.

Uhl, Charles William
S 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 18. Entered service Nov. 6, 1945, Camp Peary, Va.; Williamsburg, Yorktown, Va.; Newport News, Va. Attended Norwalk H.S. Methodist. Son of Mrs. Hattie Uhl Randolph, Torch, Ohio.

Valkinburg, Max B.
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Born May 15, 1922. Entered service Dec. 3, 1943, Camp Peary, Va.; Philippines; Japan. Wounded in action Apr. 24, May 11, July 16, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart with 2 Clusters, 3 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Nazarene Church. Son of Mrs. Bessie Azebell, 923 Poplar St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Van Dyke, Edward T.
T/5, U.S. Army. Born Feb. 12, 1917. Entered service Feb. 1, 1944, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Luzon; S. Pacific. Attended Albany H.S. Baptist. Son of Mr. Arthur Van Dyke, Albany, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Edith Van Dyke, Amesville, Ohio.

Van Way, Willard W.
S/Sgt., U.S. Army. Age 31. Entered service Feb. 3, 1940, Ft. Ord, Calif.; Camp Adair, Oreg.; Hawaii; Iwo Jima. Wounded in action on Leyte. Killed in action on Okinawa, June 9, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart with Cluster, Bronze Star, 2 Battle Stars, Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Corning H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Van Way, Rt. 1, Glouster, Ohio.

Varady, Stephen E.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 37. Entered service Mar. 3, 1943, Fts. Hayes, Ohio, Riley, Kans.; Seattle, Ft. Worden, Wash. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Sugar Creek School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Varady, Athens, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Ruth Verneta Nagel Varady, Rt. 3, Athens.

Vaughn, Harry Dale
MoMM 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 24. Entered service Aug. 27, 1942, Great Lakes, Ill.; Pearl Harbor; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Solomona; Marshalls; Guam; Philippines; Iwo Jima. Awarded 3 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended J.T.H.S. Church of Christ. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac E. Vaughn, Trimble, Ohio.

Vernon, Robert F.
T/5, U.S. Army. Age 24. Entered service Jan. 1943, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; France; Belgium; Austria. Wounded in action in Germany. Awarded Purple Heart, Bronze Star, 3 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Jacksonville H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Vernon, Columbus, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Helen Molnar Vernon, 97 N. 20th St., Columbus.

Vess, Clarence H.
Cpl., U.S. Marines. Age 24. Entered service Jan. 20, 1942, San Diego, Calif.; Samoa; New Zealand; New Caledonia; Guadalcanal; Pelelio; Saipan; Pearl Harbor. Awarded Battle Star. Attended Stewart H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. John W. Vess, Stewart, Ohio.
Vess, Ray S.
PhM 1/c, U.S. Navy. Age 21. Entered service Apr. 2, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; Guadalcanal; Guam; Iwo Jima. Awarded 2 Battle Stars. Attended Stewart H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. John W. Vess, Stewart, Ohio.

Vieth, Lona Blanche
Ens., U.S. Navy (NC) Age 33. Entered service May, 1945, Great Lakes, Ill. Attended Coolville H.S.; Camden-Clark Memorial Hosp., W. Va. Methodist. Daughter of Mr. and the late Mrs. Eddie Ross Murrey, Rt. 4, Coolville, Ohio. Wife of Mr. Ernest H. Vieth, Davenport, Iowa.

Viney, Andrew Jackson, Jr.
S 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 21. Entered service Sept. 10, 1943, Great Lakes, Ill.; Bremerton, Whidbey Island, Seattle, Wash. Attended Glouster H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Viney, St., 32 Oak St., Glouster, Ohio.

Viney, Robert E.
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 19. Entered service Feb. 18, 1946, Camp Atterbury, Ind., Ft. Eustis, Va.; Camp Kilmer, N.J., Glouster H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Viney, Sr., 32 Oak St., Glouster, Ohio.

Vore, Harold M.
F 1/c, U.S. Navy. Age 22. Entered service Oct. 11, 1939, Portland, Me.; N. Atlantic Theatre. Killed in line of duty enroute from Newfoundland. Awarded Purple Heart. Attended Greens Run School. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Basil Vore, 74 Spring St., Glouster, Ohio.

Vore, Jack Ronald
MoMM 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 24. Entered service Oct., 1942, Great Lakes, Ill.; Pearl Harbor; Guam; Australia; Saipan; Okinawa; China. Attended Greens Run H.S. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Basil Vore, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Virginia Andrews Vore, 31 Hill St., Glouster.

Wachenschwanz, Charles, Jr.
T/3, U.S. Army. Born Jan. 9, 1922. Entered service Nov. 16, 1944, Ft. Bragg, N.C.; England; Scotland; Wales; France; Belgium; Luxembourg; Czechoslovakia; Germany. Awarded 5 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Rev. and Mrs. Charles Wachenschwanz, 712 Jackson St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Wachenschwanz, Donald
CWT, U.S. Navy. Born Sept 1, 1920. Entered service Sept. 2, 1940, Great Lakes, Ill.; Europe; Coral Sea; Midway; Guadalcanal; Santa Cruz; Aleutians; Gilberts; Marshalls; New Guinea; Philippines; China. Awarded 13 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Rev. and Mrs. Charles Wachenschwanz, 712 Jackson St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Wachenschwanz, Paul Edward
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born Aug. 28, 1917. Entered service Apr. 16, 1942, Ft. Bliss, Tex.; Ardennes; Rhineland; Central Europe. Awarded Combat Inf. Badge, Good Conduct Medal, 3 Battle Stars. Attended Nelsonville H.S. Pilgrim Holiness Church. Son of Rev. and Mrs. Charles Wachenschwanz, 712 Jackson St., Nelsonville, Ohio.

Wade, Clifford F.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Age 29. Entered service Dec. 21, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; N.C.; Tacoma, Wash. Awarded Good Conduct Medal. Attended Rome H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Wade, Canaanville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Freda Lonas Wade, Canaanville.
] Wade, Kenneth Eugen
Pvt., U.S. Army. Born July 26, 1907. Entered service Mar. 3, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Camp Wolters, Tex. Attended Canaanville Schools. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Wade, Chauncey, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Inez Cameron Wade, Chauncey.

Wade, Lloyd F.
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 27. Entered service May 19, 1944, Ft. Thomas, Ky.; Camp Robinson, Ark.; Ft. Sheridan, Ill. Attended Greens Run School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Zachariah Wade, Buchtel, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Ethelina May Perry Wade, Chauncey, Ohio.

Walters, Charles E.
S 2/c, U.S. Navy. Age 20. Entered service July 24, 1940, Newport, R.I.; Long Beach, Calif.; Hawaiian Isles. Killed in action at Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. Awarded Purple Heart. Attended Chauncey H.S. Protestant. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Alanzo Walters, Chauncey, Ohio.

Ward, Harold H.
Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Feb. 17, 1912. Entered service Apr. 13, 1942, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Ft. Harrison, Camp Atterbury, Ind.; Camp Shanks, N.Y.; England; France. Awarded Good Conduct Medal, Pres. Unit Cit. Attended Middleport Schools. Baptist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Val Ward, Middleport, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Grace Louise Way Ward, Coolville, Ohio.

Warren, Edward J.
Pfc., U.S. Army. Age 27. Entered service Mar. 10, 1941, camp Wolters, Tex.; New Guinea. Killed in action on Leyte, Nov. 27, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Dorr Run School. Protestant. Nephew of Miss Maggie Teel, Rt. 2, Nelsonville, Ohio.

Welling, Carl O.
T/Sgt., U.S. Army. Born Sept. 23, 1907. Entered service Jan. 5, 1943, Ft. Hayes, Ohio; Ft. Harrison, Ind.; New Guinea; Philippines. Awarded Battle Star, Good Conduct Medal, Pres. Unit Cit. Attended Coolville School. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis E. Welling, Coolville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Gertrude Marie Foster Welling, Coolville.

Whaley, Joe F.
Cpl., U.S. Army. Born June 13, 1914. Entered service June 8, 1944, Ft. Harrison, Ind.; Camp Hood, Tex.; Germany; Switzerland; France. Wounded in action in Italy, Apr. 24, 1945. Awarded Purple Heart, 2 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Glouster H.S. Protestant. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Whaley, Glouster, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Elsie West Whaley, 22 Allen St., Glouster.

Whipple, Charles L.
Pvt., U.S. Army. Age 25. Entered service Aug. 15, 1940, Ft. Knox, Ky.; N. Apennines; Po Valley. Awarded 2 Battle Stars. Attended Albany H.S. Methodist. Grandson of Mrs. Bessie Whipple, Albany, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Dorothy Rocklin Whipple, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Whipple, Dale E.
T/4, U.S. Army. Age 23. Entered service Jan. 21, 1943, Camp Carson, Colo.; Ft. Sill, Okla.; France; Germany; Austria; Belgium. Awarded 2 Battle Stars, Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended 2 Battle Stars, Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal. Attended Morrow Co. Schools. Methodist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Whipple, Marion, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Thelma Dowler Whipple, Marion, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Thelma Dowler Whipple, Rt. 1, New Marshfield, Ohio.

White, Clyde Lawrence, Jr.
PhM 1/c, U.S. Navy. Born Jan. 7, 1921. Entered service Nov. 5, 1942, Norfolk, Va.; Camp Pendleton, Calif.; Pearl Harbor, Maui, T.H. Awarded Pres. Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended Ohio Univ. Methodist. Son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Clyde L. White, Sr., Coolville, Ohio. Husband of Mrs. Billie Campbell White, New Bern, N.C.

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