*last update 10/5/2021

Military Involvement


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Robert Milton “Bob” Garrett was born Dec. 29, 1926 to Arley W. and Thelma Irene Mitchell Garrett. He died Feb. 1, 1995 in Lubbock, TX.

Robert served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com

Joe Lynam Gettys, Jr. was born Feb. 5, 1923 to Joe L. (Sr.) and Clara Sherman Gettys. He died Dec. 9, 1944 and is buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, MO.

Sgt. Gettys served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Source: ancestry.com

Ralph Towns Gilchrist was born Aug. 27, 1916 to Edward L. and Grace Boggess Gilchrist. He died Mar. 27, 2004 and is buried in Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, IA.

Ralph served in World War II with the U.S. Coast Guard.

Source: ancestry.com

Alvin Jerry Goemaat was born Mar. 6, 1925 to Tunis and Alice Rouw Goemaat. He died Apr. 12, 2014 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Leighton, IA.

Petty Officer Goemaat served in World War II with the U.S. Navy and was wounded in action.

Source: ancestry.com

Homer Craver Goodner was born June 22, 1912 to Omer D. and Mary Edna Craver Goodner. He died Sept. 18, 1999 and is buried in New Sharon Friends Cemetery, New Sharon, IA.

Homer served in World War II with the U.S. Army.

Source: ancestry.com

ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar 2019; updated Aug 2020 & Apr & Oct 2021



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