Black Hawk County

Capt. Ward S. Williams Jr.




Elks to Present Three Medals
in Memorial Rites

Sunday Service, at 2:30 P. M.,
Is Open to Public.

Next of kin of three members of the Waterloo Elks lodge who have died in the service of their country will be awarded the B. P. O. Elks Medal of Valor at the annual memorial services of the lodge to be held at 2:30 p. m. Sunday, open to the public.

The medals, such as pictured above, will be given survivors of Capt. Ward S. Williams, Jr., killed May 19 when a patrol plane in which he was flying as co-pilot crashed on a flight near Cherry Point, N. C.; Lt. Wayland Woodyard, killed in action Oct. 8 while serving in the Pacific; and Maj. John C Hultquist, reported missing in action since the fall of the Philippines in May, 1942, and officially declared dead Sept. 28.

Rev. Frank A. Court, Duluth, Minn., formerly pastor of Grace Methodist church here, will give the memorial address.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, Friday, December 01, 1945, Page 12