WW II

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Those Who Served
Surname - S - Index
SANDERSON, Russell
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson

SHAW, Junior
Junior Shaw, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Shaw, of Griggsville, enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard Artillery last August. After thirteen weeks training in Texas, he was stationed at Navy Air Base, Pearl Harbor. Junior, in his letters home, says that although they are living under strict martial law, everything is beautiful there and he likes it fine. Letters and cards from home are greatly appreciated.
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson - The Independent Press (Griggsville, Illinois), March 4, 1942

SHELTON, Eddie who was officially listed by the War Department as missing in action in France since December 6, is now a prisoner of war in Germany. His wife, Mrs. Dorothy Shelton of Florence, Illinois received a form card used by the U.S. prisoners in Germany from her husband Saturday morning, March 31st. She immediately drove to Pleasant Hill to inform his mother, Mrs. Ada Shelton Butler, of receipt of the good news. The card was dated December 28th and the message was short. He said he wished he was home and suggested that maybe it wouldn't be long. He said he couldn't tell them anything only that he was ok, and not to worry. Eddie was in the Infantry and had been in action two months or more before his capture by the Germans. (April 4,1945)

SHUE, Clarence D.
WW II Tec 5 Army - 14 September 1911 - 19 February 1989 - Buried at Samuel Taylor Cemetery
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson

SLOAN, Donald
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson

SLOAN, Max
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson

SMITH, Leonard P.
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson

SNYDER, Charles L.
IL Pvt Co E 130th Inf WW II - 24 May 1911 - 13 January 1958 - Buried at Samuel Taylor Cemetery
Contributed by Billie Browning

SPANGENBERG, Jack
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson

SPANGENBERG, Paul
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson

SPRINGER, John
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Springer received a letter from their son, John Springer, who has been transferred from Camp Roberts, Cali, to Helena Montana for special service and will receive training with the parachute troops. Springer says the ground in Montana is covered with 2 feet of snow, and the temperature is 40 degrees below zero. He is training with American and Canadian soldiers. (Jan 6, 1943)

SPRINGER, John W.
* Killed in Action - Anzio Beach

STANTON, Charles C.
Charles C. Stanton served in the US Army in Germany during WW II. He attained the rank of Major, and also served as a Military Governor after the war, during the Occupation. The photo shows him as a Captain. He was born in 1906 in Pittsfield, Illinois and died in 1979 in Tampa, Florida. He brought my mother, Hildegard Buchholz, home with him after the war and they were married 26 March 1949, Korbach Germany. She passed away in 2005. (Contributed by his daughter Karen Cook)

STEAD, Wesley
Pvt. Wesley Stead entered the service December 2, 1942, and was sent to Fort Lewis, Washington, for his basic training. Later he was sent to the desert in southern California where he spent four months as chief steward in the commissary department. Wesley was shipped overseas in the early part of June and is on one of the Hawaiian Islands. On the day of his arrival there he was transferred to the Headquarters Company and made a member of the entertainment band. The band plays at the USO there, the hospitals and for the various entertainments which are held for the servicemen. Wesley is the son of Boone Stead of Griggsville and was the manager of a Kroger store in Vandalia, Mo. prior to his induction.
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson - The Independent Press (Griggsville, Illinois), September 29, 1943

STONE, Louis David PVT., son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Stone of Pittsfield, completed special training at Fort Gordon, Ga. May 25. He arrived at Stuttgart, Germany May 26 for European duty where he is serving as communications center specialist. Pvt. Stone completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. and prior to induction was employed as staff announcer at radio station WKEI, Kewanee. His address is: Pvt. Louis D. Stone U.S. 26378304, HQ and A Co., 1st Mnt. Bn., APO New York City, N.Y. 09154.
Submitted from Fannie Guthrie Buchanan's scrapbook by Kathy Robinson and Carolyne Conner Puskas.

STONER, Donald
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson

STOUT, Charles Leroy
IL A.S. USNR WW II - 27 September 1907 - 22 February 1961 - Married H. Irene - Buried at Samuel Taylor Cemetery
Contributed by Billie Browning

STOUT, Walter
Killed in Action - France

SUTTON, Chester
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson

SUTTON, Jack
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson