WW II

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Those Who Served
Surname - T thru Z - Index
THIELE, Fred W.
Fred Thiele, who with his brother Ben owned and operated their farm north of Griggsville, was inducted into army service Oct. 24, and is now stationed at Camp Haan, California. This is the second time Mr. Thiele has been in the service of his country. In 1918 at the age of 21 he enlisted in the Navy and served until the close of the first World War. Mr. Thiele is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Thiele, pioneers in this community.
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson - The Independent Press (Griggsville, Illinois), Feb. 10, 1943

THOLEN, Theodore H.
Pvt. Army - 06 January 1902 - 30 April 1976 - Buried at Park Lawn Cemetery
Contributed by Billie Browning

TUCKER, Walter
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson

TURNBULL, William E.
William E. Turnbull, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Turnbull, arrived here today from San Diego, California. William enlisted in the Navy a year ago and has been working in the Administration Building of the 11th Naval District located at San Diego. He was chosen to go to Notre Dame at South Bend, Indiana, for special training and will report there after a short visit here. William is a graduate of the Griggsville Community High and attended Western Illinois State Teachers College at Macomb for two years.
Contributed by Delaine Donaldson - The Independent Press (Griggsville, Illinois), September 22, 1943

WAGNER, Joseph John Jr.
24th Combat Mappin Squadron (India and China) - Renamed 24th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron)
Military Biography
Contributed by Jeff Wagner

WALTON, George Robert
PHM3 Navy / Marines WW II - 08 December 1924 - 08 February 1995 - Buried at Samuel Taylor Cemetery
Contributed by Billie Browning

WARD, Irving Kenneth
MO 2nd Sgt. 262 Inf. 66th Div WW II - 10 August 1911 - 14 March 1971 - Buried at Samuel Taylor Cemetery
Contributed by Billie Browning

WEAVER, Victor R.
Contributed by Billie Browning

WINTER, Eugene
Contributed by Billie Browning

WELLS, Archie Marshall
RDM 3 US Navy WW II - 11 December 1917 - 28 October 2007 - Married Rose Marie Asquith 25 July 1965 - Son of James and Abbie Marie (Fuller) Wells - Buried at Samuel Taylor Cemetery
Contributed by Billie Browning

WHEELAN, William S.
1st Sgt Army WW II - 27 February 1915 - 21 October 2005 - Son of Scully and Fannie (Robb) Wheelan - Married Delina Likes - Buried at Park Lawn Cemetery
Contributed by Billie Browning

WHITE, Lawrence
Killed in Action - Philippine Islands (Buried at Crescent Hts. Cemetery)

WILLIAMS, Walter
MO Pvt. U. S. Marine Corps, WW II - 11 Aug 1906 - 25 Nov 1947 - Buried at Samuel Taylor Cemetery
Contributed by Billie Browning

WINTZEN, Gerald
Non Battle Cassualty Atlantic Ocean

WITTY, Everette J.
Killed in Action - Epinal France

YOKEM, Dean
Died of Wounds - Anzio Beach