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World War II Veterans, Warren County Ohio
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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

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GABBARD
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  • Albert Gabbard Jr. (1927-2009) - US Marine Corp, World War II
    • Photo: Stine Kilburn Funeral Home Website
    • Albert Gabbard Jr., The Western Star, Lebanon, Ohio, Thursday June 18, 2009
      "Albert was a retired truck driver and a proud U.S. Marine Corps veteran of WWII."
   
  • Harry C. Gabbard Sr. (1919-2004) - World War II & Korea
    • photo of gravestone at Springboro Cemetery
    • "Honor Roll," Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday, September 16, 1943, page ten.
    • Photo:  The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, undated 2004 paper
    • Harry Gabbard Sr., The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, undated 2004 paper
      "He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, serving as a criminal investigator."
      "He was a 60-year member of Russell McElfresh Post 149 of the American Legion, Miami Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3809 of Middletown, a life member of the Disabled Americans and served as Franklin Memorial Day parade grand marshal twice, most recently in 1999"
      "Burial was in Springboro Cemetery with full military honors."
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GADDIS
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GALBRAITH
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  • James R. Galbraith (1916-1991) - Captain, US Army, World War II
GALLAGHER
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  • Ree M. Gallagher (1925-2010) - US Navy World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Miami Cemetery
    • Photo: Stine Kilburn Funeral Home Website
    • "Ree M. Gallagher," obituary, The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday February 28, 2010
      "... Ree was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, a proud U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II and a graduate of University of Kentucky with a degree in Electrical Engineering. ..."
GAMBILL
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  • George Gambill (1921-2009)
    • George Gambill, The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Tuesday August 4, 2009
      "... George was a decorated WWII combat infantry Veteran, and recipient of the Purple Heart. ..."
   
  • Heuland 'Hugh' Gambill (1927-2015)
    • grave at Woodhill Cemetery - Sec 36 Lot 67-2
    • Photo: Anderson Funeral Homes Website accessed 13 Aug 2015
      " . . . He served in the U.S. Army First Infantry during WWII as a member of the Occupational Forces. . . ."
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  • William Thomas 'Tom' Gambill Sr. (1913-1995) - Sergeant, US Army Air Corps, World War II
GARDINER
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  • Emerson F. Gardiner (1908-1953)
GARDNER
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  • Clyde W. Gardner (1918-2014) - US Air Force, World War II
GARMAN
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GARRETT
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  • Harlan Garrett (1920-1977) - Private, US Army, World War II

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GARRISON
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  • Eldred 'Garri' Garrison (1923-1998)
    • photo of gravestone at Rose Hill Cemetery - Interment #7424 in Sec 5 Lot 12 on 4 Aug 1998
    • "Eldred Garrison," obituary, unnamed 1998 paper on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      " . . . His love of amateur radio led to a teaching position with the U.S. Army Signal Corps at the University of Wisconsin during World War II. . . ."
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  • Harry A. Garrison (1921-2014) - PFC, US Marine Corps, World War II
    • grave at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
    • "Harry A. Garrison," obituary, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Tuesday, May 6, 2014, page B5
      " . . . Harry was a WWII Marine veteran and served as a Private First Class in the Pacific Ocean Theater from 1942 through 1945. Jamor battles included Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester and one of the worst battles of the War, Peleliu. During the battle at Peleliu, he sustained an injury for which he was awarded a Purple Heart. . . ."
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  • Raymond A. Garrison Jr. (1924-1992) - PFC, US Army, World War II
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GARY
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  • Howard V. Gary (1925-2012) - US Army, World War II
    • grave at Bridgetown (Ohio) Cemetery
    • Photo: "Gary, Howard V.," obituary, Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, page C2.
      " . . . He served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II. . . ."
GASKILL
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GATES
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  • Burton J. Gates (1916-2012) - Major, US Army, World War II
    • grave at Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio - Interment #75735 in Sec 35 Lot 160 Sublot 4 Space 1
    • "Burton J. Gates," obituary, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Sunday, January 22, 2012, page B6
      " . . . Burt graduated from North High School and attended Ohio State University until called to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II. He left as a Major after four years but stayed in the Army Reserve program on the staff of the Dayton Army Reserve School where he retired as a Colonel. . . ."
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GAUL
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  • Erwin R. Gaul (1923-2002) - US Army Air Corps, 1943
GAY
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  • Eileen A. Gay (1918-2016) - US Navy, World War II
GEBHARDT
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  • Howard M. 'HM' Gebhardt (1920-2015) - US Army Air Corps, World War II.
    • Photo:  Mueller Funeral Home Website accessed 1 Jul 2015
      " . . . As a member of our nation's warrior class, Howard loved the freedoms and opportunities in America. He defended our nation by serving in World War II as a pilot in the China-Burma-India Theater. He flew supplies to the front lines of battle and returned wounded soldiers needing medical attention to military surgical units behind those lines. Interestingly, while piloting his aircraft near Rome Army Air Field in New York, Howard suffered a gunshot wound to his head from ground-in his own country! He prevented a mid-air collision with two other aircraft and avoided any further injuries or property damage on the ground. The United States Air Force recognized Howard's heroism with a very belated award of the Meritorious Service Medal in 2005. . . ."
GEESNER
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  • Charles R. Geesner (1924-1985) - US Army World War II
    • 2 Feb 2005 Patty Geesner Davidson email:
      "Charles R. Geesner (my father) served in the Army during WWII. Charles R. Geesner was born 22 Feb. 1924 and passed away on 6 Dec. 1985 "
GEHRINGER
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  • Elmer H. 'Gery' Gehringer (1919-2012) - US Navy, World War II
GEISER
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GEISLER
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GELWICK
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  • Robert Arthur Gelwick (1920-2006) - Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, World War II & Korea
    • photo of gravestone at Springboro Cemetery
    • photo: "Gelwick," obituary, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Thursday July 13, 2006, page C10
      " . . . He had a distinguished 20-year career in the Army and served in both World War II and the Korean War. The numerous medals and commendations that he received during this service include the Bronze Star Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Purple Heart, the American Campaign Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, the Army Occupation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal, the United Nations Service MEdal, the Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Badge.  Lt. Col. Gelwick retired from the Army in 1962,
      ". . . He was a lifetime member of several organizations related to his military career, including the 16th and 18th Infantry Regiment Associations, the Society of ther First Infantry Division, the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, the Combat Infantrymen's Association, Inc., the American Military Society, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Military Officer's Association of America and the American Legion. . . ."
GENTRY
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  • David K. Gentry (1921-2003) - US Army, World War II
    • grave: Clinton County Memorial Gardens, Wilmington, Ohio
    • "David Gentry," obituary, The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday February 6, 2003
      "Born Oct. 21, 1921 in Booneville, Ky., the son of George and  Nettie (Young) Gentry, he was a proud U.S. Army veteran of World War II ... "

 
  • Henry Orville Gentry (1927-2010)
    • Photo: Hoskins Funeral Homes Website
    • "Henry O. Gentry," obituary, The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday February 25, 2010
      "...Henry was a World War II veteran, retiring from DP&L after twenty- three years as a pipefitter. ..."
   
  • William D. "Bill" Gentry (1928-2016) - US Navy, World War II
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  • Zola Gentry (1921-1997) - US Army, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Springboro Cemetery
    • "Zola Gentry," obituary, The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, January 6, 1998
      " . . . He was a veteran of World War II serving in the Army and was a member for more than 30 years of the fraternal Order of Eagles in Frlanklin. . . ."
GEORGE
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  • Everett F. George (1907-1973)
    • photo of gravestone at Miami Cemetery with World War II flag holder - Interment #9015 in Sec S Lot 32-3 on 10 Dec 1991 [removed from Soldiers Home, Dayton]
    • "Everett F. George," obituary, unnamed paper dated 17 Jan 1973 on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      " . . . He was owner of Chief Lake, Clarksville, a veteran of World WAr II and a member of Waynesville American Legion Post 615. . . ."
GEPHART
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GERKEY
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GERRARD
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GERSTNER
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  • Clarence A. Gerstner (1916-1997) - 19th Repair Squadron, US Army, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery - Interment #10509 in Sec J Lot 27-1 on 30 Jan 1997
    • "Clarence Gerstner," obituary, unnamed paper dated 29 Jan 1997 on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      " . . . He was a captain with the Beavercreek Neighborhood Watch and during World War II he was a member of the 19th Repair Squadron. . . ."
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  • Gilbert "Barney" Gerstner (1923-2016) - US Army, World War II
    • grave at Calvary Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio
    • Anderson Funeral Homes Website accessed 27 July 2016
      " . . . He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and retired from General Motors as an engineer. . . ."
GEST
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  • Charles Robert "Bob" Gest (1920-2007) - Private, US Marine Corps, World War II
GIBBS
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GIBSON
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GIEHLS
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  • Ralph Edwin Giehls (c1921-2010) - US Army, World War II
    • "Ralph Edwin Giehls," obituary, The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday, October 21, 2010
      " . . .He was a graduate of Mason High School, a US Army veteran of World War II, and retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base. ..."
GIESEKE
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  • Gerhardt H. Gieseke (1922-2010) - US Army World War II & US Air Force Korea
    • Photo: Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home Website
    • grave at Bethany Cemetery
    • Gerhardt H. 'Jerry' Gieseke", The Western Star, Lebanon, Ohio, Thursday April 22, 2010
      "... Jerry served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the U. S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. ..."
GILBERT
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  • Clovis Gilbert (1925-1977) - S1, US Navy, World War II
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  • Dick D. Gilbert (1924-1987)
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GILBY
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  • Ray Gilby - US Army, World War II
    • Photo: "Capt. Ray Gilby," The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday, January 7, 1943, page 1A
GILL
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  • Clarence D. Gill (1917-1993) - Master Sergeant, US Army, World War II
GILLEN
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  • Sandlin Gillen (1923-____) - Private, US Army, World War II
    • "Local Casualty News During Past Week Blackest In Several Months," The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday, April 26, 1945
      ". . . Gillen Is Liberated.
      A prisoner of the Germans since last December, Pvt. Sandlin Gillen has been liberated by American forces and is now in a hospital in France, according to word received this week by his grandmother, Mrs. R. J. Gillen, of Foster. A later report stated that eh would probably be returned to the States. . . ."
GILLIAM
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  • Loren Devon Gilliam (1922-2000) - US Marine Corps, World War II, Purple Heart
GILLUM
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GILKEY
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GILMAN
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GINTER
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  • Paul W. Ginter (1921-1977) - Private, US Army, World War II
GIRARD
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  • Robert A. Girard (1925-2012) - US Air Force, World War II
    • grave at Calvary Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio
    • Photo: "Robert A. Girard," obituary, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Friday, July 6, 2012, page B4.
    • Stine Kilburn Funeral Home Website accessed 6 Jul 2012.
      " . . . A 1943 graduate of Chaminade H.S. and a 1950 graduate of the University of Dayton (BA Business), he was a proud U.S. Air Force Veteran of World War II and worked as an accountant in the Dayton, Ohio area for more than 40 years. . . ."
GIRTON
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  • Dean Alvin Girton (1919-1993) - US Army Air Forces, World War II
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  • Joseph Harry Girton (1906-1987) - US Army 1943-1945, World War II
GLACKIN
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  • Kenneth E. Glackin (1916-1945) - Ohio, Corporal, 9 Marines 3 Marine Division
    Killed in action at Iwo Jima on 6 Mar 1945
    • photo of gravestone at Rose Hill Cemetery - Interment #3467 in Sec A Lot 157 on 19 Jan 1949
    • Kenneth Glackin obituary, unnamed paper dated 5 Apr 1945 on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      "Mr. Virginia Schoonover Glackin of Mason received word Saturday from the War Department her husband, Cpl. Kenneth Glackin, was killed in action March 6 on Iwo Jima. Cpl. Glackin had been service 13 months, going overseas nine months ago. Before entering the armed forces he was employed at the Phillip Carey Co., Lockland. Besides his wife he leaves three children, Joyce, 8; Margaret, 3, and Mary, 5 months."
    • "Memorial Rites for Cpl. Glackin," obituary, unnamed paper dated 27 Jan 1949 on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      " MASON - Reverend E. Lee Niswander conducted memorial services last Tuesday, at 11 a. m. at the Ray Gallimore Funeral Home for Cpl. Kenneth Glackin, who lost his life at Iwo Jima, March 5th, 1945. Impressive military services were held at the grave in Rose Hill Cemetery by the Ralph S. Penquite Post 194 of Mason, several of whom were schoolmates, close friends and buddies of Cpl. Glackin and all knew him to be of of Mason's best young men and respected by everyone.
      "Surviving relatives are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Glackin, his wife and three young daughters, one brother, George Glackin of Mason, and two sisters, MRs. Henry Brenner of Foster, and Mrs. Dean Walton of Waynesville, and many friends."
GLENN
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GLOSSIP
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  • William Anderson Glossip (1917-2004) - US Army, World War II
GLOVER
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  • Arthur Russell Glover (1921-2008) - US Navy World War II
    • grave at Woodhill Cemetery
    • Arthur R. Glover, The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Wednesday, December 31, 2008
      "He served our country in WWII in The Armed Guard of the U. S. Navy with an honorable discharge."
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  • JamesGlover (1921-2010) - US Army, World War II
    • grave at Highland Cemetery, Miamisburg
    • "James Glover," obituary, Springboro (Ohio) Star Press, Thursday August 19, 2010.
      " . . . He was a World WAr II Army Veteran and retired from Harrison Radiator in 1978 after 30 years of service. . . ."
GLOYSTEIN
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GOFORTH
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  • Louis E. Goforth (1918-1945) - Staff Sergeant, US Army, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Rose Hill Cemetery - Interment #3290 in Sec C2 Lot 108 on 14 May 1945
      Army Ground Forces, Veteran 3 years Pacific Area
      Killed in an auto accident
GOINS
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GOLDEN
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GOOCEY
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GOODE
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  • James M. Goode (1924-1960) - US Navy World War II
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  • Andrew Goodman (1911-1987)
    • photo of gravestone at Morrow Cemetery - Section C
      "Andrew Goodman," obituary, unnamed paper dated 9 Sep 1987 on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      " . . . He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Cromona Ky., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. . . ."
GOODPASTER
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  • George L. Goodpaster (1902-1978) - Corporal, US Army World War II

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  • John Lloyd Goodpaster (____-____) - Tech Sergeant, US Army, World War II
    • "John Goodpaster," Springboro (Ohio) Star Press, Thursday, March 24, 2011, page 5
      " . . . He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945 with the 2nd Armored Division. During his service he was awarded the Bronze Star with three Battle Stars, the Good Conducte Medal and the POW Medal. . . ."
GOODWIN
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GOODWORTH
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  • Rev. John A. Goodworth (1925-2017) - Hospital Corpsman, USS Bon Homme Richard, World War II
    • grave at Lebanon Cemetery
    • Photo:  Mueller Funeral Homes website accessed 1 Sep 2017
      " . . . John served in the US Navy from January, 1944 to January, 1946 on the aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard as a hospital corpsman. . . ."
GORSUCH
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GOSE
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  • Victor Elmer Gose (1913-2002)
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  • William Floren Gose (1920-1984) - Corporal, US Army, World War II
GOSNEY
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GRAHAM
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  • Arnold E. Graham (1905-1954) - US Army World War II

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  • Warren Edwin Graham (1920-1961) - Ohio F1 USNR World War II
GRAU
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  • Charles L. Grau (1920-1993) - MOMM2, US Navy, World War II
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  • Elizabeth Louise Grau (1922-1998) - PFC, US Army Air Forces, World War II
GRAVENSTINE
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  • Donald J. "Joe" Gravenstine (1920-1991) - Colonel - US Air Force 1942-1971 (retired) World War II, Korea, Vietnam
    Command Pilot, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, A. F. Commendation
    • photo of gravestone at Woodhill Cemetery -  Sec. 2 Lot 39-7
    • "Col Donald J. 'Joe' Gravenstine," obituary, Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, 6 Jun 1991.
      " . . . Col. Gravenstine enlisted in the Army Air Corps through an aviation cadet training program offered at Wright Air Force Base in Dayton. He had combat duty in the European Theater of Operations during World War II, making 119 combat missions over Italy and the south of France. He trained a combat crew during the Korean and Vietnam wars, he held two positions on the Air Staff in the Pentagon and a third with the U.S. Air Force in Europe, stationed in Germany.
      In 1968, he assumed his duties as deputy commander of the 504th Tactical Air Support Group in Vietnam, logging 200 combat hours in forward tactical control aircraft. Col. Gravenstine flew between 250 and 300 combat hours over all areas of Vietnam. While in Wiesbaden, Germany he coordinated the entourage of President John F. Kennedy to Germany. He retired in 1971 with the rating of a Command Pilot and the rank of colonel.
      Among the more than 16 awards and decorations he received were the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal with eight oak leeaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal and the Vietnamese Staff Honor Medal First Class. . . ."
GRAVITT
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  • Robert C. Gravitt (1924-1996) - US Navy, World War II
GRAY
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  • Clifford Gray (1923-1991) - US Air Force, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Miami Cemetery with World War II flagholder - Interment #9004 in Sec T lot 132 grave 5 on 8 Oct 1991
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  • Harry Gray Jr. (1921-1979) - Staff Sergeant, US Army, World War II

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  • J. Rockhill Gray (c1920-2009) - US Army, World War II
    • J. Rockhill Gray, The Western Star, Lebanon, Ohio, Thursday Oct. 22, 2009
      "Born and raised in Lebanon, Ohio, Joe Gray attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and served in the U.S. Army at the 119th General Hospital, Blandford Camp, Dorset, England during World War II."
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  • William Earl Gray (1925-2009) - US Army, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Springboro Cemetery - buried 4 Jan 2010 with full military honors.
    • William Earl Gray, The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Thursday December 31, 2009
      "... He was a veteran of WW II serving in the U.S. Army and was a retired paper worker. ..."
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  • Zane A. Gray (1925-1995) - PFC, US Army, World War II
GRAYS
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  • James Elbert Grays (1918-2003) - T Sergeant US Army Air Forces World War II; Air Force Cross, Bronze Star Medal
GRAYSON
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  • Ferdinand W. Grayson (1918-1977) - TEC 5 US Army World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Deerfield Cemetery - Sec G Lot 172 D&E
    • "F. W. Grayson," obituary, unnamed paper dated 16 Nov 1977 on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      " . . . Mr. Grayson was a member of the Veterans of Foreign wars Post 6069 of Lebanon. . . ."
GREER
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  • Edward C. Greer (1915-2001) - World War II
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GREGORY
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  • Willard Gregory (1923-2000) - US Army, World War II
GREHL
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  • Albert Grehl (1923-1988) - US Army, World War II
    • Photo:  Submitted by his daughter, Rosemary Grehl Stein on 8 Feb 2012
      grave at Arlington Memorial Gardens
    • "Largest Draft Call Sends 101 Men To Army," The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday, January 7, 1943, pages 1A & 3A
    • "Albert Grehl," obituary, unnamed paper dated 11 May 1988 on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      " . . . He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of the American Legion post in Mason. . . ."
GREEN
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  • Fred Green (1922-2004) - PFC, US Army, World War II, Purple Heart
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  • James Robert Green (1915-1982) - US Army
    • "Honor Roll," Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday, September 16, 1943, page ten.
    • "Largest Draft Call Sends 101 Men To Army," The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Thursday, January 7, 1943, pages 1A & 3A
    • "James Green," obituary, The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, April 14, 1982
      " James Robert Green, 67, formerly of franklin, and brother of Russell Green, Mrs. Viola DePew, MRs. Myrtle Gay, Mrs. Lily White and MRs. Olive DePew, all of Franklin, died April 4, in Umatilla, Fla.
      . . . Services and burial were last Wednesday in Umatilla."
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  • William Raymond Green (c1925-2009) - US Navy World War II
    • Burial: Lebanon Cemetery
    • William Raymond Green, The Western Star, Lebanon, Ohio, Thursday, April 9, 2009
      "He served in the Navy during World War II"

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GREENE
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  • Ovid Nelson Greene (1917-2012) - PFC, US Army, World War II, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart
GREENHORN
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  • Alvin Edward Greenhorn (1920-2010) - Lieutenant Colonel, US Air Force, World War II, Korea & Vietnam
    • grave at Rose Hill Cemetery, Fairlawn, Ohio
    • "Lt. Col. Alvin Edward Greenhorn," obituary, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Monday, March 22, 2010, page A11
      " . . . A WWII, Koran War and Vietnam veteran, he retired after 28 years as a U.S.Air Force Lt. Col. who worked as a Procurement Contracting Office. . . ."
GREENUP
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  • Charles E. Greenup (1925-1945) - TEC 5, US Army, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Woodhill Cemetery - Sec. 2 Lot 69-8
    • Warren County World War II Army and Army Air Force Casualites
    • photo:  Charles E. Greenup "Casualties, Four since Last Friday, Sadden Local Homes on Eve of Final Collapse of German Foe," The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday, May 3, 1945
      "...The 19 year old lad, youngest of three Greenup boys in the service, had been overseas since last September. He entered the service on February 12, 1944, less than a month after his older brother, Lt. Harry R. Greenup, a P-38 pilot, was taken prisoner by the Germans after being shot down in aerial combat over France. Lt. Greenup is still a prisoner of war and the family is anxiously awaiting news of his possible liberations. ..."
    • Charles Greenup "Killed in Germany," obituary, The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Saturday, April 28, 1945
      " ... T-5 Charles Greenup, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Greenup, of Franklin, was killed in Germany April 15, a War department telegram informed his parents Friday afternoon.
      Greenup entered service in February 1944, and had been overseas since September. He was a member of an observation battalion field artillry [sic] unit of the ninth army. ..."

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  • George M. Greenup (1923- ____) - Corporal
    • "Honor Roll," Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday, September 16, 1943, page ten.
    • Charles Greenup "Killed in Germany," obituary, The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Saturday, April 28, 1945
      " ... Survivors include one sister, Mary Ellen, at home; three brothers, Lt. Harry Greenup, prisoner of war in Germany; George in the Marianas Islands, and Robert, at home. ..."
    • Charles E. Greenup "Casualties, Four since Last Friday, Sadden Local Homes on Eve of Final Collapse of German Foe," The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday, May 3, 1945
      "...Another brother, Cpl. George M. Greenup, is serving in the Pacific theatre ..."

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  • Harry R. Greenup (1920-1957) - 2nd Lieutenant, P-38 pilot, 14th Fighter Group, 15th Air Force, US Army Air Corps, World War II
    • grave at Olinger Highland Cemetery, Thornton, Adams County, Colorado [Find A Grave Memorial #4505217]
    • Charles E. Greenup "Casualties, Four since Last Friday, Sadden Local Homes on Eve of Final Collapse of German Foe," The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday, May 3, 1945
      "...The 19 year old lad, youngest of three Greenup boys in the service, had been overseas since last September. He entered the service on February 12, 1944, less than a month after his older brother, Lt. Harry R. Greenup, a P-38 pilot, was taken prisoner by the Germans after being shot down in aerial combat over France. Lt. Greenup is still a prisoner of war and the family is anxiously awaiting news of his possible liberations. ..."
    • Charles Greenup "Killed in Germany," obituary, The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Saturday, April 28, 1945
      " ... Survivors include one sister, Mary Ellen, at home; three brothers, Lt. Harry Greenup, prisoner of war in Germany; George in the Marianas Islands, and Robert, at home. ..."
    • Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs) of the US Army Air Forces, 1941-1948 original documents and images at Footnote.com
      "Lt. Harry R. Greenup - 7 images regarding the crash of  his P-38 fighter at Les Lecques's bay, Var, France, while on bomber escort duty on 27 Jan 1944"
    • "Mrs. Greenup's Son Killed in Auto Crash," obituary, The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Thursday, October, 10, 1957
      "Harry R. Greenup, 36, son of Mrs. Ina Greenup of Franklin, and his wife were killed last week end in a car accident. The couple was on their way to their home at Denver, Colo., from a fishing trip.
      Details of the accident are meager, but the car is reported to have gone into the Colorado River. ..."
    • Honor Roll 14th Fighter Group Jun 1941-Nov 1945
    • 4 Dec 2010 email from French, World War II aviation historian Philippe Castellano, President of Aéro-Re.L.I.C., France,
      "S/Lt Greenup was shot down on Jannuary 27'1944. His plane was perfectly ditched in the Mediterranean' sea, in the bay of La Ciotat, located between Toulon and Marseille, on the French Riviera.
      His wingman, the S/Lt James G. Riley, 21 years old, married, of New York, was also shot down and unfortunately killed at the same time, in the same conditions, and in the same bay of La Ciotat (three nautical miles separate the two wrecks of their plane which were discovered and formally indentified, not far of the Frenches coast.
      Men and machines belonged to the 15th USAAF, 14th Fighter Group. "
      Aéro-Re.L.I.C has a great page regarding the incident and 1996 discovery of the aircraft at
      http://www.aero-relic.org/English/P-38_43-2545_Greenup/e-00-p38greenup.htm
      Another great photo of the wreck (provided by Philippe Castellano, President of Aéro-Re.L.I.C. ) can be found in the April 2008 P-38 Lightning newsletter of the P-38 National Association.
    • photos contributed 3 Aug 2014 by Mr VANDENBERGHE Jérôme, French diver, who writes,
      "I give you the photo of the pilot MR Harry R. GREENUP to your site. I am a French diver and il like the history of this pilot. I have diving to the wreaqk of his plane, a P38 Lightning in Marseille sea."
GREGORY
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GREY
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  • Lenard F. Grey (1923-1988) - TEC 4 US Army World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery - Interment #9828 in Southeast Addition, Lot 48-5 on 15 Mar 1988
    • "Lenard Grey," obituary, unnamed paper dated 16 Mar 1988 on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society
      " . . . He served in the Army in World War II. . . ."

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  • Walter C. Grey (1928-1982) - US Navy World War II
GRIEST
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GRIFFEY
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GRIFFITH
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  • Lester E. Griffith Jr. (1924-1988)
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 GRIGLIONE
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  • James A. Griglione (1923-2016) - US Navy, World War II
    • grave at Hichland Memory Gardens, Des Moines, Iowa
    • Photo:  Mueller Funeral Home Website accessed 21 January 2016
      " . . . Jim served during World War II in the United States Navy. . . ."
 GRIGSBY
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  • Lawrence Grigsby (1921-1986) - PFC, US Army, World War II
 GRISHAM
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  • Earl A. Grisham (1919-1988) - US Army 1941-1945
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  • Howard R. Grisham (1916-1989) - Staff Sergeant, US Army, World War II
 GRITTON
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  • Robert L. Gritton (1911-1987) - US Army Engineers, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Woodhill Cemetery -   Sec 16 Lot 518-2
    • "Gritton," obituary, Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, Apr. 23, 1987.
      " . . . He served in the Army Engineers during World War II and was retired from NCR. . . ."
GROPPENBACHER
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  • Preston Hiatt "Pete" Groppenbacher (1925-2002) - COX, US Navy, World War II
    • photo of gravestone at Morrow Cemetery - Section D
    • Preston Groppenbacher obituary, Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), 2 Jan 2003)
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 GRUHLER
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GSCHWENDER
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  • Joseph Gschwender (1920-2012) - US Army, World War II
    • grave at Calvary Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio
    • Photo: Anderson Funeral Homes Website
    • "Joseph J. Gschwender," obituary, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Monday, March 19, 2012, page B5.
      ". . . He proudly served in the 4th Armored Division of United States Army as a tank driver for General Patton in the Battle of the Bulge. . . ."
GUARD
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  • Charles L. Guard II (1916-1985) - US Army
GULLEY
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GUMM
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  • James E.Gumm (1917-2009) - US Army, World War II
GUSTIN
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  • Madison E. Gustin (1918-1981)
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery - Interment #9302 is Southeast Addition, Lot 17-6 on 20 Feb 1981
    • "Madison E. Gustin," obituary, The Franklin (Ohio) Chronicle, February 25, 1981
      " . . . He was a member of VFW Post 3809 in Middletown and the American Legion in that city. He was a veteran of World War II and worked at Armco Steel for more than 20 years. . . ."

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GUTERMUTH
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  • Eugene E. "Pete" Gutermuth (1913-1986) - US Army, World War II
GUTWEIN
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  • Daniel Frederick Gutwein (1922-1993) - AN, US Navy, World War II
GWIN
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  • Charles E. Gwin (1929-1988) -
    • photo of gravestone at Miami Cemetery
    • 7 Sep 1988 obituary on file at the Warren County Genealogical Society indicates that he is a veteran of World War II?
       

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