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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 11:34
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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 13:05
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s/o Sheldon Porter shafer and Eliza Lowery
h/o Ivy Pearl Sinnett

Served in the Army during WWI

PVT Miles Perrine

PVT Miles PerrinePopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2017/10/27 8:05
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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 12:00
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About 1942

Leman James Griffith

Leman James GriffithPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2007/11/11 15:20
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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 10:01
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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)   2007/11/25 17:02
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Born 02 Dec 1930 at Amma, Roane Co., WV
Currently living at this location.
USAF 1951-1954 Supply Sgt.

Jack Hively

Jack HivelyPopular
Posted by: LindaCottrellLiss   (See more photos from LindaCottrellLiss)   2014/7/19 12:55
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Do you recognize this young soldier identified on photos as Jack Hively.  Circa 1940's.  This pic was in the Ralph Lowery photo collection donated to the RCHS earlier this year.  Ralph's gt grandmother was a Hively....
Any comments or information on this young man is appreciated.  Contact contributor at WVRoots@aol.com

Hubert Frank "Frank" Bise

Hubert Frank "Frank" BisePopular
Posted by: Fred Smith   (See more photos from Fred Smith)   2014/7/7 13:57
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Frank Bise was born in Reedy District, WV, on 8 July 1923, son of Oscar W. Bise and Vesta M (Ball) Bise. He served in the US Army during WWII (9 Feb 43 to 22 Dec 45)as a truck driver with the 270th Ordance Motor Vehicle Distribution in France. He hauled, rations, gasoline, ammunition and supplies. He married Mary Alice Hetzer and lived most of his life in Reedsville, OH. He died March 4, 1999 in Parkersburg, WV and is buried in the Reedsville Cemetery, Reedsville, OH.

Harriet Maude Griffith Jones

Harriet Maude Griffith JonesPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2007/11/11 15:10
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The caption on the back of this photo reads:

Harriet Maude Griffith
Enlisted February 16, 1943 WACC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) daughter of J. E. Griffith of Sissonville, formerly of Clover.
Stationed Camp Crowder, Missouri

Her military marker at Rockland Cemetery, Belpre, Ohio reads:
FEB 14 1919 - AUG 9 2004

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