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William Hogelin

Division: Army

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Hometown: Mound Valley, KS

Wartime Locations: England, France, Belgium, Germany

Wartime Service Dates: October 8, 1942 through October 22, 1945

Medals: Numerous Medals and Ribbons

William Hood

Division: Army

Rank: Colonel (Retired)

Hometown: Pittsburg, KS

Wartime Locations: WWII, Korea

Wartime Service Dates: 1942-1947, 1950-1952

Unit: Infantry, Avation Engineer, Army Engineer

Medals: 2 Bronze Star Medal, Heroism in Ground Combat, First Oak Leaf Cluster, Battlefield Comission, Purple Heart

William Huskey

Division: Army

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Hometown: Verona, AR, Carl Junction, MO

Wartime Locations: Northern France, Rhineland, Normandy, Central Europe

Wartime Service Dates: 1944-1945

Unit: Company C, 104 Medical Battalion Attached with the 29th Infantry Division

Medals: Medical Badge, 4 Bronze Service Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Bronze Oakleaf Cluster, Bronze Service Arrowhead, Army of Occupation Medal, WWII Victory Medal

William James

Division: Marines

Rank: Gunny SGT

Hometown: Girard, KS

Wartime Locations: Korea

Wartime Service Dates: 1950-1952

Unit: 1st Marine Division Dog Company 7th

Medals: 3 Purple Hearts, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Korean Presidential Citation Ribbon, Republic of Korean War Service Ribbon

William Johns

Division: Navy

Hometown: Pittsburg, KS

Wartime Service Dates: 1952-1956

William Johnston

Division: Army

Rank: SGT

Hometown: Vinita, OK

Wartime Locations: Central EUrope & Rhineland

Wartime Service Dates: 1943-1945

Unit: 786th tank battalion

Significant Accomplishments: Sherman tank driver for General Hodge and General Patton & drove 2nd tank across the Ramagen Bridge and Rhine River

Medals: 2 bronze stars, EAME theatre ribbon, Victory Medal

William Kahler

Division: Navy

Rank: 3rd Class Petty Officer

Hometown: Fairland, OK

Wartime Locations: Served aboard the USS Hornet CVS12 aircraft carrier.

Wartime Service Dates: December 1962 - December 1963

Unit: B Division

Medals: Good Conduct

William Kester

Division: Army

Rank: Technician 4th Grade

Hometown: Yates Center, KS

Wartime Locations: State side

Wartime Service Dates: 2-26-45 to 12-6-46

William L. Muntz

Division: Navy

Rank: bm3

Hometown: Parsons, KS

Wartime Service Dates: 1975-1980

Unit: boatsman mate

William Lamb, Sr.

Division: Army

Rank: Pvt. 1st Class Heavy Machine Gunner

Hometown: Galena, KS

Wartime Locations: Aleutian Islands

Wartime Service Dates: Oct. 1,1941 - Nov 7,1945

Unit: 65th Anti-aircraft Artillery Gun Battallion

Medals: Good Conduct Medal & American Defense Service Ribbon

William Lewis

Division: Army

Rank: SGT

Hometown: Carthage, MO

Wartime Locations: Korea

Wartime Service Dates: 1951-1953

Unit: 116th Engineer C Battalion

Medals: Korean Service Medal, 3 Bronze Camp Stars, United Nations Service Medal, 2 Overseas Service Stars

William Magie, Jr.

Division: Navy

Rank: Aviation Radioman Chief

Hometown: Pittsburg, KS

Wartime Locations: Iceland, Trinidad, Brazil

Wartime Service Dates: 1940-1943

Unit: VP-74 Patrol Squadron

Significant Accomplishments: Unit sank five German U-boats

Medals: Unknown

William Marrs, Jr.

Division: Army

Rank: Cpl.

Hometown: Seneca, MO

Wartime Locations: Korea

Wartime Service Dates: Dec 1951-Nov 1953

William McCarty

Division: Army

Rank: SGT

Hometown: Chanute, KS

Wartime Locations: Aleutian Islands (1991-1992), France & Germany (1943-1945)

Wartime Service Dates: 1941-1945

Unit: 161st Field Artillery

Medals: expert marksman and numerous others

William McElwain

Division: Army

Rank: PFC

Hometown: McCune, KS

Wartime Locations: Germany

Wartime Service Dates: 1953-1955

William Morgan

Division: Army

Rank: E4

Hometown: Joplin, MO

Wartime Locations: Haiti

Wartime Service Dates: 9 months

Unit: Armored Calvary Brigade

William Mulholland

Division: Navy

Rank: E-9 CPO

Hometown: Neosho, MO

Wartime Locations: Vietnam / Gulf War

Wartime Service Dates: 1962-1992

Unit: Destroyers

Significant Accomplishments: Helped develope the Tomahawk missle.

Medals: Vietnam Service Medal/ Gulf War Service Medal

William Muntz

Division: Navy

Rank: SD4

Hometown: Chino, CA

Wartime Locations: California

Wartime Service Dates: 1975-1979

Unit: U.S.S. Dixie

William Neilans

Division: Army

Rank: f5

Hometown: Potts Town, PA

Wartime Locations: Vietnam, Germany

Wartime Service Dates: 1969-1972

Unit: 514 quarter master A company

Significant Accomplishments: making staff sgt from a private....

Medals: should of had a purple heart

William Peak

Division: Navy

Rank: Petty Officer

Hometown: Girard, KS

Wartime Locations: Coxswain

Wartime Service Dates: 1942-1945

Medals: 2 Battle Stars, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Phillipine Liberation Medal, WWII Victory Medal

William Pickel

Division: Army

Rank: specialist

Hometown: Baxter Springs, KS

Wartime Locations: Iraq and kuwait

Wartime Service Dates: oct. 1990-april 1991

Unit: 101st airborne div. air assault

Significant Accomplishments: national defense service medals,army commendation medal bronze service stars,

Medals: 3 bronze service stars, Kuwait liberation medal,army service rib medals, asia service medal/3 brnz tars,

William Pittenger

Rank: Private

Hometown: Coffeyville. KS

Wartime Service Dates: Civil War

Medals: 5th Congressional Medal of Honor by President Abraham Lincoln
Authored 8 Books, including The Great Locomotive Chase, which was later turned into a movie

William Potter

Division: Army

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Hometown: Columbus, KS

Wartime Locations: Vietnam, two tours of duty

Wartime Service Dates: 1969-1971

Unit: 101st Airborn

Medals: Purple Heart, Silver Star, Pathfinder Badge, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon, Expert Marksman Badge, Sharpshooter Badge and Parachutist Badge.