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Military Involvement


Servicemen * Wi - surnames

John Williams was born Oct. 14, 1920 to William and Grace Smith Williams. He died Jan. 16, 1944 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Sgt. Williams served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 38th Bomb Group, 71st Bomb Squadron and was KIA in New Guinea. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov

Dean Orville Wilson was born Sept. 26, 1925 to George and Evelyn Bloome Wilson. He died June 17, 1948 and is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Waterloo, IA.

Dean served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Amberjack (SS-522).

Source: ancestry.com

ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Aug 2019; updated Aug 2020



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