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Woodrow C Taylor Korean War 1953/54

Woodrow C Taylor Korean War 1953/54Popular
Posted by: country877   (See more photos from country877)   2009/12/20 18:34
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Woodrow Taylor This was took when he was stationed in the Korean War in November 13th 1952/October 1954
Born in Roane County.May/25/32.Son of the Late Alcie (Peggy) Rhodes of Ryan WV.

Warren Red Shafer

Warren Red ShaferPopular
Posted by: winegen   (See more photos from winegen)   2011/2/5 20:05
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s/o Sheldon Porter shafer and Eliza Lowery
h/o Ivy Pearl Sinnett

Served in the Army during WWI

Spencer McClellan Moore, son of Alonzo "Lon" Moore

Spencer McClellan Moore, son of Alonzo "Lon" MoorePopular
Posted by: Leslie Douglas Kessinger   (See more photos from Leslie Douglas Kessinger)   2021/4/15 4:00
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Spencer McClellan b. 25 Nov 1918 Roane Co., WV, d. 13 Oct 1943 MIA over the SW Pacific Ocean around Madang, Papua New Guinea (MID 56784346). Memorialized at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Upon his death he was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Air Corp. His unit was the 405 Bomb Squad 38 Bombardier Group.
Their missions are listed at these links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/405th_Tactical_Missile_Squadron, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/38th_Bombardment_Group, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_B-25_Mitchell.
Spencer is referenced in the West Virginia Memory Project (http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/vetdetail.aspx?Id=6775)

Rector Ray "Rex" Douglas

Rector Ray "Rex" DouglasPopular
Posted by: Leslie Douglas Kessinger   (See more photos from Leslie Douglas Kessinger)   2021/4/15 3:53
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Corpl. Rector Ray "Rex" Douglas (b 27 Oct 1889 Roane County WVA, d 4 Jan 1934 Spencer WVA).

In Europe during WW I.  He was a Corporal in the 314 Field Artillery Ordnance Detachment, American Expedition Force, 80th Division. Service Number 1835794.
Departed Brest France 17 May 1919 on the USS Zeppelin to Camp Stewart, Newport News VA.

Pvt Ray Edward Douglas, son of Rector Ray Douglas

Pvt Ray Edward Douglas, son of Rector Ray DouglasPopular
Posted by: Leslie Douglas Kessinger   (See more photos from Leslie Douglas Kessinger)   2021/4/15 3:43
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Pvt . Ray Edward Douglas Sr (b 23 Oct 1926 Spencer WV - d 19 Jun 2020) - Army Air Force (1945 -1946). End of  WW II (received the American Campaign Medal and WWII Victory Medal)

PVT Miles Perrine

PVT Miles PerrinePopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2017/10/27 15:05
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Miles Perrine was born in Strange Creek, VA (WV) on 15 APR 1831. He died on 18 NOV 1885 in Spencer, WV and is buried in the Spencer Memorial Cemetery, Spencer, WV.

Assigned to CPT William F. Pell Co. 193rd Virginia (WV) Militia.

Submitted by Jeff Garten - Thanks, Jeff!

Lewis G Harper

Lewis G HarperPopular
Posted by: HARPER   (See more photos from HARPER)   2017/11/8 19:00
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About 1942

Leman James Griffith

Leman James GriffithPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2007/11/11 22:20
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The caption on the back of this photo reads:
Srgt. Leman J. Griffith
enlisted Oct 8, 1940
stationed in Hawaii Islands
son of J.E. Griffith of
Sissonville formerly of

been serving overseas since Dec 1940

Leman's obituary from the Houston Chronicle read:
LEMAN JAMES GRIFFITH was born December 22, 1917 in Looneyville, West Virginia. He passed from this life on February 13, 2004 at the age of 86 years. Leman had been proud to serve his country in the United States Army. Mr. Griffith was a survivor of the tragedy that took the lives of so many soldiers at Pearl Harbor. Visitation with the family will be held on Monday February 14, 2004 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Cypress-Fairbanks Funeral Home followed by the funeral service at 7:00 p.m. . Interment will follow in Clearwater, Florida at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park.

James Harrison Hodam

James Harrison HodamPopular
Posted by: SherryWVRN   (See more photos from SherryWVRN)   2008/7/28 17:01
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This picture shows James Hodam with with his aged father Adam Hodam, his son Robert M Hodam,his grandson Lowell Adam.   James served with the Co. C, 17th Va Cavalry for the duration of the war.  He was wounded at New Creek, WV and had his horse shot out from under him at Gettysburg.  He was also present for Lee's surrender at Appomatox.  His family has the rifle he carried all through the war.

Jack Nida

Jack NidaPopular
Posted by: rjnida   (See more photos from rjnida)   2007/11/26 0:02
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Born 02 Dec 1930 at Amma, Roane Co., WV
Currently living at this location.
USAF 1951-1954 Supply Sgt.

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