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Warren County, Ohio Military Heritage
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Warren County Ohio World War II Veterans
surnames beginning with
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Thousands of Warren Countians have served their country in the military. I will be happy to add your military veteran to the list. Email your information, images, etc. to Arne Trelvik


WADE
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  • Robert H. Wade (1919-2006) - US Army World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Springboro Cemetery
    • Photo:  Robert H. "Bob" Wade, Middletown (Ohio) Journal, May 21, 2006
      "Mr. Wade served in the Army's last horse-drawn cavalry division during World War II.  After this unit was phased out he became a tank driver in the artillery divison.  He was involved in the Battle of the Bulge and the D-Day Invasion.  He was also the recipient of two Purple Hearts."
WAGNER
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WAHSUM
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  • Carl R. Wahsum Jr. (1925-2007) - AMM2, US Navy, World War II
WAITES
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WALKER
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  • Charles William 'Pete' Walker (1925-2005)
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  • George Edwin Walker (1922-1956) - Ohio PFC US Marine Corps, World War II, Purple Heart

   
  • Heber Marion Walker (1915-1985) - US Navy, World War II

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  • Joel Walker (1920-1969) - Ohio; TEC5 1325 Svc Comd Unit World War II

 
  • William Marion Walker (1927-2013) - Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy from 7 Jun 1945 to 27 Jul 1946; served on USS Schuykill
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery - Interment #? in Corwin Addition Lot 504-9 on 22 Jan 2013
    • Photo: Stine Kilburn Funeral Home Website accessed 24 Jan 2013
      " . . . William was a member of the Middletown VFW Post 3809 and enjoyed bowling and spending time with his family. . . ."
    • Dean Walker email 27 Jan 2013:
      "Thank you for adding my father, William M. Walker, to the Warren County World War II Veterans page on the WCGS website.
      He worked for Sorg Paper as a pipe fitter but actually retired as a pipe fitter from Fluor Fernald in Ross Township, Butler County, Ohio.
      I am also attaching some additional photos and documents that you may use if you wish."
        1 Nov 1945
    Report of Changes
    1 Jan 1946
    Muster Roll
    15 Feb 1946
    Report of Changes
    Discharge
    Certificate
    Certificate
    of Service
WALLACE
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WALL
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WALSH
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  • Walter P. Walsh (1915-2001) - TEC 5 US Army World War II
WALTERS
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  • David William Walters Sr. (1925-2007) - PFC, US Army, World War II
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  • Roy Walters (1923-2003) - PFC, US Army, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Miami Valley Memory Gardens - Garden of the Apostles Row 25
    • "Roy Walters," obituary, The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), October 23, 2003, page A4
      " . . . He was an Army Veteran of WWII and was retired from the McGraw Construction Co. in Middletown as a Master Mechanic. . . ."
WARD
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  • Henderson E. Ward (1920-1997) - US Army Combat Engineers
    • photo of gravestone at Springboro Cemetery
    • Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, June 3, 1997
      "... He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army combat engineers, and was a member of the AMVETS Post 120 of Franklin. ...
      "... Burial was in Springboro with full military honors."
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  • James B. Ward (1927-2000) - PFC US Army World War II
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WARE
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  • William Chester "Chet" Ware (1920-2012) - US Navy, World War II
WASHBURN
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  • Rev. Howard William Washburn (1922-2012) - US Army, World War II
    • grave at Otterbein Cemetery
    • Photo: "Rev. Howard William Washburn," obituary, Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday, March 1, 2012, page A2.
      " . . . Thoughts of professional baseball were interrupted by Pearl Harbor and the onset of World War II. Howard enlisted in the Army, serving in the South Pacific Theater, including New Guinea and Leyte. He was present when Gen. Douglas MacArthur landed on the beach at Tacloban, freeing the Philippines. . . ."
WASS
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  • Elwood J. Wass (1918-2010) - US Navy World War II
WATKINS
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WATT
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  • Coleman Watt (1916-1995) - Staff Sergeant, US Army, World War II
WATTS
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WAY
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  • David Earl Way (1924-2009) - US Navy World War II
    • Photo:  David Earl Way, The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Thursday September 3, 2009
      "... It was on a tennis scholarship that he attended Duke University.  When war broke out, he returned to Ohio to enlist in the U. S. Navy where he served as a dental technician both stateside and in the South Pacific. ..."
WEAVER
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WEBER
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  • Richard Eugene Weber Sr. (1926-2009) - US Army Air Corps World War II
WEIS
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WELCH
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WELLS
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  • Edward Wells (1913-1994)
    • photo of gravestone at Miami Cemetery with World War II flag holder - Interment #9214 in Sec S lot 88 grave 1 on 23 Apr 1994
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  • Edwin J. Wells (1928-2009)
    • grave at Woodhill Cemetery
    • Edwin J. Wells Obituary, The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Tuesday January 20, 2009
      "He was a veteran of WW II serving in the U.S. Navy,"
   
  • Joe Franklin Wells (1926-2009)
    • Photo:  Tufts Schildmeyer Funeral Home Website
      "Joe Served in the United States Navy during WWII and was awarded the WWII Victory Ribbon, along with the European African Middle Easterm Area Ribbon with 1 Star."
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  • Odus P. Wells (1909-1981) - TEC 3, US Army, World War II
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  • Orville L. Wells (1913-1986) - Private, US Army, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Rose Hill Cemetery - Interment #6120 in Sec B2 Lot 114 on 5 Nov 1986
    • U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 at Ancestry.com
      Name: Orville L Wells
      Birth Year: 1913
      Race: White, citizen (White)
      Nativity State or Country: Ohio
      State of Residence: Ohio
      County or City: Montgomery
      Enlistment Date: 30 Mar 1944
      Enlistment State: Kentucky
      Enlistment City: Fort Thomas Newport
      Grade: Private
      Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Education: 1 year of high school
      Civil Occupation: Semiskilled foundry occupations, n.e.c.
      Marital Status: Married
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WELSH
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  • John M. "Bud" Welsh (1922-2011) - US Army Air Force, World War II
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  • Lyle Jack Welsh (1922-2005) - WT3, US Navy, World War II
WEMMER
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WERLINE
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WERTZ
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WESTFALL
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WESTMEYER
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  • Paul F. Westmeyer (1926-2012) - US Army, World War II
WESTRAY
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  • Lloyd E. Westray (1923-2002) - Corporal, US Marine Corps, World War II
WETZEL
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  • John Milo Wetzel (1926-1946) - Ohio, Sergeant, 4025 Signal Service Group, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery - Interment #6672 in Sec C Lot 131-1 on 12 Oct 1946
      "In Loving Memory of
      Our Dear Son Jack
      Veteran World War II
      served two years Pacific Theater
      Awarded Good Conduct Medal
      Two Battle Stars, Victory Medal
      And Meritorious Unit Award
      A Fine Citizen. A Good Soldier"
WHALEY
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  • Andrew Talmadge Whaley (1922-2020) - Corporal, US Army, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Woodhill Cemetery -  Sec 23 Lot ?
    • "Andrew Talmadge Whaley," obituary, Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Monday, November 29, 2010, page C2
      " . . . He served in the Army during WWII. . . ."
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  • Arthur F. Whaley Sr. (1924-1970) - Illinois, MOMM2, US Navy World War II
WHARTON
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  • Orville L. Wharton (1909-1990)
WHEELER
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  • John C. Wheeler (1918-1962) - Ohio, TEC5, Co A, 52nd Armored Battalion, World War II
WHIPPLE
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  • Robert L. Whipple (1923-2010) - US Navy World War II
    • Photo: Craig Flagler Palms Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens web site
    • "Robert L. Whipple," obituary, The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday February 25, 2010
      "... Born on November 21, 1923 in Dayton, OH, Bob was a proud Eagle Scout; Boy Scout Scoutmaster and Navy F6F Hellcat pilot during WWII. ..."
WHISMAN
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WHITACRE
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  • Heber P. Russell (1918-1983) - Captain, US Army, World War II
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  • Paul Carlton Whitacre Sr. (1915-1980) - PFC, US Marine Corps, World War II
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WHITAKER
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  • Jack Martin Whitaker (1924-1998) - US Army 1944-1946
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery with World War II flag holder - Interment #10611 in Sec I Lot 43-3 on 26 May 1998
    • Photo: "Jack Whitaker," obituary, unnamed 1998 newspaper clipping on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      " . . . He was a graduate of Morrow High School, wasw a U.S. Army World War II veteran and was a member of the Lebanon American Legion. . . ."
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WHITE
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  • Herschel H. White (1915-1994) - Tech Sergeant, US Army, World War II
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  • John White (1928-1990) - Private, US Army, World War II
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  • Milton E. White (1906-1962) - Ohio, Seaman 1 (S1), US Navy Reserves, World War II
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  • Robert Evans White (1922-2010) - US Navy, World War II
    • grave at North Monroe Cemetery
    • "Robert Evans White," obituary, Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Sunday, August 1, 2010, page C2
      " . . . Robert served his country in the United States Navy where he served aboard the USS Cabot during WWII. . . ."
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  • Shade C. White (1922-2010) - US Army, World War II
    • grave at Highland Cemetery
    • "Shade C. White," obituary, Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Saturday, January 9, 2010
      " . . . Shade served his country in the Army during WW II. . . ."
     
WHITIS
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WHITT
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WICHARD
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  • Calvin Wichard (c1925-2011) - US Marine Corps, World War II
    • "Calvin Wichard," obituary, Cincinnati Enquirer, Tuesday, December 27, 2011.
      " . . . Calvin was a veteran of WWII. He was attached to Company A, 5th Medical Battalion th Marine Division. He saw intense action at the Battle of Iwo Jima as a medical corpsman and was part of the first occupation force of the city of Sasebo, Japan. . . ."
WIEBELL
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WIENTJES
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  • John R. Wientjes (1917-1997) - US Navy, World War II & Korea; Pearl Harbor Survivor
    • photo of gravestone at Miami Cemetery - Interment #9499 in Sec U Lot 73-5 on 22 Nov 1997
    • "John Wientjes," obituary, unnamed paper dated 26 Nov 1997 on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      " . . . He retired from the Navy and the Civil Service (DESC) after 40 years.
      " He was a World War II and Korean War veteran and a survivor of Pearl Harbor. . . ."
WILDERS
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WILKINSON
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WILLIAMS
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  • Dallas G. "Bud" Williams (1923-1982)
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  • Jack Williams (1918-1988) - PFC, US Army, World War II

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  • John Williams Jr. (1924-1989) - PFC, US Army, World War II

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  • Johnie Williams (1920-1992) - Private, US Army, World War II

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  • Lewis C. Williams (1915-2006) - US Army, World War II

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  • Rodney Williams (1920-2009) - US Army World War II
    • grave at Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, Butler County, Ohio - buried 15 Aug 2009 with honor guard services
    • Photo:  The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Friday August 7, 2009
      "... He served our country in the US Army during WWII with an honorable discharge. ..."

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  • Virgil J. Williams (1925-1987) - S1, US Navy, World War II

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  • William Nathan Williams (1923-2003) - BM1, US Navy, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery - Interment #? in Sec J Lot 92-8 on 3 Jan 2004
    • "William Nathan Williams," obituary, Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), January 1, 2004, page A9
      " . . . Mr. Williams served in the U.S. Navy during World War II before finishing his education with a B.S. Education from the University of Cincinnati in 1950. . . ."

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WILLIS
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WILLISON
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  • Ken Willison (c1925-2011)
    • grave at Rose Hill Cemetery - Sec G2 Lot 113
    • "Willison," obituary, Cincinnati Enquirer, Saturday, December 17, 2011.
      " . . . Burial with full military honors will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Mason, Ohio. . . ."
WILLS
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WILLWERTH
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  • Thomas R. "Tim" Willwerth (1919-2012) - US Army Air Corps
    • Photo:  Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Homes Website accessed 15 Mar 2013
    • "Willwerth," obituary, Cincinnati Enquirer, Monday, September 10, 2012, page C2.
      " . . . U. S. Army Air Corp Pilot Instructor. . . ."
WILSON
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  •  Marion Louis Wilson (1918-1990) - TEC 4 US Army World War II

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WITHAM
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WINGHAM
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  • Joseph B. Wingham (1925-2012) - US Navy, World War II
WINGLEWICH
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  • Eugene "Gene" Winglewich (1922-2012) - Pilot, US Navy, World War II
    • photo: "Eugene Winglewich," obituary, Springboro (Ohio) Star Press, Thursday, May 10, 2012, page 3
      " . . . He was a graduate of Germantown High School - Class of 1940; and a U. S. Navy Pilot during W.W.II. . . ."
WINSTON
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WINTER
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  • Jack Francis Winter (1910-1952) - Ohio, Staff Sergeant, 805 Mar Ship Rep Co, World War II
WINTERS
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WISE
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  • Ernest J. Wise (1912-1981) - Private, US Army, World War II
WITT
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  • Ernest Witt Jr. (1926-2012) - US Army, World War II
    • Photo:  Baker-Stevens Parramore Funeral Home Website accessed 15 Mar 2013.
    • "Ernest Witt Jr.," obituary, Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Tuesday, December 4, 2012, page C2.
      " . . . He served our country during WWII in the US Army with an honorable discharge. . . ."
WOHLGEMUTH
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  • Betty L.(Page) Wohlgemuth (1925-2010) - US Navy, World War II
    • Photo:  Mueller Parker Funeral Home Website
    • "Betty L. Wohlgemuth," obituary, Cincinnati Enquirer, Sunday, June 13, 2010, page B8
      " . . . US Navy, World War II . . ."
WOLF
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  • Jacob Wolf (1900-1978) - PFC, US Army, World War II
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  • Raymond Bernard Wolf (1923-2006) - QM3, US Coast Guard, World War II
WOLFE
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  • Robert C. Wolfe (1926-2010) - US Navy World War II
    • grave at Miami Valley Memory Gardens
    • Photo: Hoskins Funeral Homes Website
    • "Robert C. 'Bob' Wolfe," obituary, The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday August 12, 2010
      "... Born January 26, 1926 in Warren County, OH to Fred and Rowena (nee: Bowman) Wolfe, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. ..."
WOMBLE
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WOOD
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  • Richard Gowdy Wood (1916-2003) - US Army, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery - Interment #? in Section C Lot 89-8 on 15 Jan 2003
    • "Richard Wood," obituary, The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), January 16, 2003, page 4-A
      ". . . He was a U.S. Army veteran of World WAr II and a Pearl Harbor survivor who served in the European Theatre and the Normandy Invasion. . . ."

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  • Robert Kenneth Wood (1925-2008)
    • photo of gravestone at Miami Cemetery with World War II flag holder - Interment #10482 of Robert Kenneth Wood in new Sec N Lot 47-1 on 3 apr 2008
WORKMAN
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  • Don W. Workman Sr. (1916-1995) - US Army, World War II
WORLEY
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  • Donald Eldon Worley (1917-2000) - US Army 1942-1946
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WORRELL
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WORTH
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WORTHINGTON
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WRIGHT
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  • Ford Wright (1927-2009) - US Army World War II
    • grave at Woodhill Cemetery - interment on 15 Jul 2009 with full military honors
    • Photo:  The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday July 16, 2009
      "... Ford worked for over 34 years at General Motors in Dayton and he was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army from 1945 to 1947. ..."
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  • James W. Wright Jr. (1926-2008) - US Navy, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Woodhill Cemetery - Sec. 22 Lot ___
    • James W. Wright Jr., The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Wednesday, December 10, 2008
      ". . . He was a veteran of WW II serving in the U. S. Navy for years. . . ."
WYATT
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WYLES
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WYRICK
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