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Robert Alexander Mitchell, radio operator flying the Burma Hump.

Charles (Chuck) Clary Mitchell, received Purple Heart for wounds in the Philippines.

Submitted by: mitch1423@ionet.net (Larry Mitchell) on 5:00 PM 8/13/98


Brady O. Haynes - Killed in action - World War II, 19 years old (Son of William H. & Vasia J. Haynes) - Sissonville, WV

Also served in World War II from Kanawha County, WV

Johnie A. Fields, Marine Corps

Johnie A. Fields, Marine Corps - received purple heart for wounds received in WW-II

Submitted by: wvdavid@ibm.net (David Edens)


William James Gaten, Tech Srgt. 1st Armored Division WIA in Italy (lost leg) from an attack from a German Stuka Dive bomber. Purple Heart recipient. Son of Della Agnes Dewees and Cornelius Francis Gatens. Resides in Kanawha City.

John C. Dawson at backjudge1@centuryinter.net West Virginia Dewees Researcher


LEO PATRICK GATENS - Tank Commander ETO, Staff Sergeant, 3rd armored Division, 1st Army. Son of Cornelius Frances Gatens and Della Agnes Dewees.Killed in Action at Patendorf, Germany, February 28, 1945. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington D.C.

Submitted by: John C. Dawson at backjudge1@centuryinter.net Dewees Family Researcher

This is my dear uncle that died in W.W.II,Germany.His name was James Russell Clere,Born March 19,1925-Kayford,W.Va.,Kanawha Co.------Died August 12,1944 in Germany,buried at Sight Hill cem.,close to Leewood,W.Va.,Jim was the son of Ben and Mary (Yates)Clere of Kayford,he died at the age of 19 .

Submitted by: Nancy ( Seagraves) Stockert ,born at Kayford,W.Va.,researching Clere,Fultz,Yates,Slone,Green
WW1 veterans who served in France and Germany durning this war. 

Bannister, Earl    Crown Hill, WV   infantry     buried in PA
Bannister, Clyde  Crown Hill, WV  infantry    buried in Pract Oddfellow Cemetary
Hope, John     Hudnall, WV   engineers          burried in Pract Oddfellow Cemetary

WW2
Hope, James  Hudnall, WV  US Airforce  burried in MI
Skiles, Randall P.    Ward, WV  US Marines   South Pacific  still alive

Submitted by :  Clyde Hope ..Rockville, MD..Former Raligh County Veteran,  US AirForce at crhope23@peoplepc.com 

This is my grandfather. Daniel Marshall Wiseman was in WWII and he served with the Blue Devils. He was with the 88th Division of the 350th regiment. He worked in the Harewood coal and coke company in Fayette county west Virginia. Where he was killed. He was born December 31, 1914 in Peytona, West Virginia and died November 15, 1947. Daniel was buried November 19, 1947 in Hall Cemetary, Big Chimney WV. Where they did a 21 gun salute to him for fighting in WWII. He was married twice. First to Gretchen Midkiff (My grandmother), and than to Permellia Pennington.

Submitted by: Mrs. Terri L. Smith at terrismith@adelphia.net


Mildord FIsher

Served in World War II as a Medic with General Pattons 3rd Army. He was wounded at the Battle of the Bulge and awarded the Bronze Star along with the Purple Heart. Milford was an uncle of mine who married my aunt Mary Elizabeth Crank.

Submitted by: Richard Crank at KNARC1@aol.com


My father: Bruce Fields Dougherty Sr., WWII, PFC 7th Army 3rd Division 7th Infantry1st Batalion B-Company 2nd Platoon 3rd Squad. Bruce wounded 3/15/1945 in Northern France, he stepped on a German Shoe Mine, Blew his ankle off. Layed there for a very long time before help came. His Captain was a Capatain Rich. Bruce went to these hospitals: Evac. Hospital, 240 General Hospital 3/23/1945 at Nancy France, 226 General Hospital, Gordon Hospital- 4/27/1945, 53rd General Hospital - Wales,England, Shipped 4/28/1945-to cross English Channel, 4175 Plant Hospital- approzimately 5/17/1945-at Mitchell Field,New York. My Mom Evelyn (LeMaster) Dougherty got a pass to go see him on 6/1/1945-Army Forces, Third Service Command, McGuire General Hospital, Richmond, Virginia. Post Nurse was Nurse Mr. Roffman, NR Ward 16. My mother in 1/19/1945 had given birth to her their third son. Bruce hadn't gotten to see him yet. It was months before he got to see his new son Don. Bruce had to have his leg amputated several times before the gang green didn't set in. It was finally amputated just below the knee. He was a strong man & loved very much from his friends & family. He was born 7/2/1918 Roane Co. WV to 10/30/1969 Kanawha Co.,WV.,buried Elk Hills Memorial Park, Big Chimney,WV. His parents were: Clarence Cunningham Dougherty & Lilly Pearl Fields. He loved to have his artificial leg on & it had holes in it, he would pick on us children of his to put our finger in one of the holes in his artificial leg. When we did it would give us a little pinch. Then we'd are laugh & giggle. He had worked at the Dupont Plant in Belle,WV.,untill he retired. He had 7 children.

Submitted by: Bruce's Daughter: Debbie Larch DEB88855@aol.com



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