World War II Veterans
Buried in Galena Cemetery as of April 21, 2017


Honored by Students of Big Walnut Middle School for a Community Service Project
 under the leadership of Ed Kitchen
Veterans Graves Identified for B.W.A.H.S. by Suzanne Allen and Warren Owen
Soldiers Records Researched by Susanne Allen
Flags and Holders Provided by American Legion Post
Photos and Posting by Polly Horn, Curator of Myers Inn Museum

 
 
Beaver, TEC 5 Richard D. , 1919-2009. Enlisted in the U. S. Army on July 23, 1942 and served during World War II; Released on October 25, 1945.  
  Bennett, Theodore, 1907-1959. Enlisted on September 17, 1942; Served as M Sgt. In OH Base Unit AAF during World War II; Released August 8, 1945.  
Blackstone, Captain Wayne Johnte, 1917-1979. Served in the U. S. Army during World War II.  
  Bricker, Private David Elliott, 1924-1945. Graduate of Galena High School in 1942; Enlisted in the U. S. Army at Fort Hayes September 14, 1944; Served in the 182nd U. S. Infantry, American Division; wounded in action in the Philippines; received a Purple Heart; killed in action May 19 1945 at Cebu Island; Listed on the Galena WWII Memorial on Galena Square.
Bricker, Sergeant Howard Leroy, 1926-2013. Enlisted on November 25, 1944 at Fort Hayes in Columbus, Ohio; Served in the U. S. Army during World  
  Bricker, SP4 John, 1937-2007. Served in the U. S. Army,
Brown, CWO Bernard W., 1911-1968. Enlisted on February 25 1942 at Fort Hayes in Columbus; Served in the U. S. Army during World War II.  
  Burnett, Arna R., 1917-1967. CM3 USNR Served during World War II.
Chattos, Private Michael, 1920-2000. Enlisted in the U. S. Army at Columbus, Ohio on December 29, 1943 for duration of the war; Released on January 7, 1946.  
  Clark, Garnett L., 1921-2010. Served in the U. S. Navy during World War II.
Cook, Gale, 1925-1993. Served in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II.  
  Debolt, Burt Oliver, 1911-1999. Enlisted on March 19, 1941 at Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio; Served in the U. S. Army during World War II; Released on September 23 1945.
DeLauder, Corporal Wesley Albert, 1924-1992. Enlisted on November 3, 1941; Served in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War IIí Released November 9, 1945.  
  Denty, PFC Charles H., 1923-2015. Enlisted in the U. S. Marine Corps on December 14, 1942 in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War IIí Was stationed at Cherry Point, North Carolina, HQ and SQ 1st Marine Air Marnin Group to Air Warning SQ 4, San Francisco, California January 1945.
Edwards, PFC Judson Monroe, 1922-2005. Served in the U. S. Army during World War II.  
  Evans, Reverend Fred C., 1926-2001. Served in the U. S. Navy during World War II.
Evarts, PFC Charles L., 1910-1967. Served in 104th Infantry in the U. S. Army during World War II.  
  Evarts, Private Denzil E., 1909-1976. Served in the U. S. Army during World War II.
Fetherolf, Private Lee P., 1909-1944. Enlisted on January 9, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio; Served in the Btry. 537th Anti-aircraft Art. In the U.S. Army during World War II. Killed in action in France on August 11, 1944  
  Gallion, Curtis C., 1927-1987. Enlisted December 17, 1945 at Camp Atterbury, Columbus, Indiana; Released December 12, 1947.
Gaylord, PFC Henry, 1920-1984. Enlisted July 9, 1942 at Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio; Served in U. S. Army during World War II  
  Hamer Sgt. Thomas R., 1917-1971. Enlisted December 1, 1940; Served at 4136 Base Unit AAF during World War II; Released July 14, 1945; Re-enlisted on October 15, 1945; Released May 1, 1947
Hamilton, Warren, 1920-1991. Enlisted in the U. S. Army at Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky, on March 15, 1944; Served during World War II; Released on November 18, 1944.

 

 
  Harbaugh, TEC 5 George M., 1924-1992. Enlisted on May 13, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio; Served in the U. S. Army during World War II.

 

Heninger, Robert E., 1922-1965. Enlisted on June 12, 1941 at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana. Served in the Ohio AMMI USNR during World War II.  
  Howard, Private Fred J., 1927-1983. Enlisted October 8, 1946 at Fort Knox Kentucky; Served in the U. S. Army during World War II; Released May 29, 1947
Howard, Sergeant Ronald Dale, 1952-1997. Enlisted July 25, 1972 and August 23, 1978; Served in the U. S. Army; Released August 22 1981.  
  Hubbard, Corporal Harry, 1925-2011. Served in the U. S. Army during World War II. Has flag holder
Irvin, Perry R., 1924-1985. Enlisted on December 5, 1942 At Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana; Served during World War II  
  Jackson, Corporal Paul R., 1925-1999. Enlisted at Fort Hayes in Columbus on July 29, 1944; Served in the U. S. Army as part of General George Pattonís 3rd Army Combat Unit during World War II; March 11, 1945, was taken prisoner during the Rhineland Campaign by the Germans at the Luxembourg border; prisoner group was marched 300 miles to a small town near Munich, German; an Allied plane spotted the prisoners and tanks were sent to liberate them; when liberated, Paul only weighed 90 pounds; was discharged July 2, 1946; Awarded the European Theater ribbon with one star; the Good Conduct Medal; and the Victory Medal of World War II; later on he was awarded a Prisoner of War Medal
 

Jordan, Corporal Leo C., 1926-1996.Enlisted on June 3, 1944 at Newport, Kentucky; Served in the U. S. Army during World War II; Awarded Purple Heart  
  Leonard, S Sgt.  Edwin Hale, 1920-1943. Served in the Eighth Air Force in U.S. Army during World War II; Killed in action over Germany.  On HALE marker with Uncle A. Victor and Anna C. Hale
  McCaughey, Major Charles W., 1905-1971 served in  U.S. Army.    
McClintock, PFC Walter G., 1926-2009. Enlisted on April 17, 1944; Served in the U. S. Army during World War II; Released June 12 1946.  
  McMahon, Allan, 1904-1962 served in U. S. Army
Montgomery, Private Melvin E., 1924-2000. Enlisted on July 8m 1942 at Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio. Served in the U. S. Army during World War II; Awarded Purple Heart.  
  Myers, Private E. Bernard, 1913-1951. Enlisted in the U. S. Army on December 16, 1943 and served during World War II.  
  Myers, TEC 5 Leo M., 1921-1978. Served in the U. S. Army during World War II.
Newman, Charles I., 1922-1974. Enlisted on April 12, 1944; Released January 14, 1946; Re-enlisted on December 19 1950; Release 2nd time on September 10, 1953.  
  Nutt, RCT Kenneth Warren, 1933-1990. Enlisted on December, 1960/ Served in the U. S. Army
Phillips, Sanford Ivory, 1919-February 3, 1996.  Born Ivory Sanford Phillips. Served in the Navy ON DELAWARE CO. RECORDERíS LIST as Sanford Phillips.  
  Potts, Sergeant Lewis Martin, 1920-2001. Served in U. S. Army during World War II. Awarded Purple Heart
Souders, TEC 5 Merle Edward. 1914-2002. Enlisted April 23, 1945 at Fort Hayes in Columbus, Ohio; Served in the U. S. Army during World War II.  
  Stone, S I Charles M., 1923-2012. Served in the U. S. Navy on the battleship Eldorado during World War II.
Thompson, S Sergeant Armed Repl. TNG Carl L., 1909-1960. Served in World War II.  
     
  Waulk, TEC 5 Randolph, 1921. Served in U. S. Army during World War II.
Whitney, Seaman 1st Class Clyde Harold, 1909-1951. Enlisted on May 18, 1944 Served as OH SSMB3 in the U. S. Navy during World War II. Released on September 22, 1945.  
  Wurm, Tec 5 Melvin A., 1920-2011. Enlisted on October 15, 1940 at Westerville, Ohio; Served in the U. S. Army; Awarded Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal and OLC, and Purple Heart and OLC.
Wymer, SP4 Harry James, 1947-2016. Served in the U. S. Army.  
  Wymer, James A., 1923-1976. Released on November 27, 1945; Served in World War II.
     
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