*last update 3/31/2020

Military Involvement


Servicemen - W surnames KIA POW DNB Pic/s
Wical, Joe       X
Willard, Roy Winfield DOW      
Wilhelm, Eldon R. X     X
Williamson, Ronald Homer X      
Wood, Howard F.   X    

Clyde Homer Ware was born July 31, 1915 to Charles Henry and Susan Emma Hess Ware. He died Dec. 24, 1989 and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Grundy Center, IA.

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

Source: ancestry.com

John Paul Wilkens was born May 23, 1918 to Adolf Johannes and Gretchen Elizabeth “Beth” Hickins Wilkens .He died May 6, 1942 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines and in Reinbeck Cemetery, Reinbeck, IA.

Coxswain Wilkens served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Canopus (AS-9) and was MIA/KIA and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com; abmc.gov

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



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