OLDEST LIVING WW II VETERAN
To August C. Ross, age 84, goes the distinction of being the oldest living World War II veteran to enter military service from Doon. A son of the C. Ross' he was born in Doon January 21, 1907, attended schools here and resigned as Doon postmaster July 1941 as a 2nd Lt. U.S. Infantry Reserve volunteer for military service in North Africa. He was later transferred to the Army Air Corp, then assigned to attend U.S. Command and General Staff College and upon graduation was ordered to overseas duty. His major assignment was a director of personnel and administration and support activities for the Iceland Command. He retired with the rank of Lt. Col. U.S. Air Force and makes his home in Seattle, Washington.
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