Saul Furman

BOSTON, MA, U.S.A. U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS 2LT, 374TH BOMBER SQUADRON, 308TH BOMBER GROUP, HEAVY 01/12/1945, AT SEA 2LT Saul Furman served as a second lieutenant and navigator on B-24J “Shootin’ Star” #42-73249, during World War II. He was the son of Michael Furman who resided in Boston. Saul also resided in Boston prior to […]

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Samuel J. Wilson

TAKOMA, MD, U.S.A. U.S. ARMY SGT, 68W-HEALTH CARE SPECIALIST, (COMBAT MEDIC), MANHEIM, DE 06/20/2007, WHEELING, WV Samuel Joseph Wilson of Takoma, MD died Wednesday, June 20, 2007 in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV, surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was born October 10, 1976 in Wheeling, the son of John and Thelma […]

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Samuel J Bruss

Kenosha, Wisconsin, US United States Marine Corps PVT, 19 Platoon 1143, Company C,. 1st Recruit Training Battalion San Diego, US, 12/13/2002 A 19-year-old Marine recruit died Thursday after survival training at a base swimming pool, officials at Marine Corps Recruit Depot said yesterday. Private Samuel J. Bruss of Kenosha, Wisconsin is the second San Diego-based […]

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Sam Wirrick

 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US United States Army CPL, Company H, 2nd Bn, 38th Inf Reg, 2nd Inf Div Kujang, Korea, 11/27/1950 The ominous news came in a brief Western Union telegram delivered to the Kast household on Cabbage Hill in early 1951: Army Corporal Samuel Wirrick, one of the family’s 13 children, was missing in action […]

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Ronald J Hemenway

Washington, DC, US United States Navy PO, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Washington DC, US, 09/11/2001 Ronald Hemenway was born July 25, 1964 in Cordova, Alaska, the third of Robert and Shirley Hemenway’s seven children. Bob and Shirley moved to Alaska in 1961 where Bob worked in the telecommunications field.  At the time […]

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Ronald Cardona

Gardner, Massachusetts, US United States Army SSGT, C CO, 75TH INFANTRY, 173RD ABN BDE, Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam, 07/06/1969   Nearly 40 years after her husband died in the Vietnam War, Kathleen Cardona will finally see him recognized for his service. On Sunday, U.S. Rep. Joseph D. Courtney, D-2nd District, will present Cardona with […]

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Robert F Mcdonald II

Lorton, Virginia, US United States Army PFC, A CO, 1ST BN, 502ND INFANTRY, 101 ABN DIV Thua Thien, South Vietnam, 03/25/1969 Operation MASSACHUSETTS STRIKER, a foray by the 101st Airborne Division into the A Shau Valley, began on 01 Mar 1969, but bad weather impeded the build-up. Since the North Vietnamese Army was present in […]

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Robert D. Doxon

FORMOSO, KS, U.S.A. U.S. ARMY KOREAN WAR 03/10/1992, BELOIT, KS Robert Dean Doxon was one of three children born to Everette E. and Golda M. Briles Doxon. He was born at Formoso on March 1, 1933. He graduated from Jewell High School in 1951. He was a United States Army Veteran having served two years […]

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Robert Bager

Buffalo, New York, US United States Army CPT, U.S. Army Cavalry 1st Armored Division  Buedingen, Germany, 09/21/2005 “We never really met,” Warrener, the hard-nosed Calgary Flames defenseman, said of his late brother-in-law. “We talked a few times on the phone. We officially met maybe two or three weeks before he passed away. He’d been in […]

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Robert A Tillquist

New Haven, Connecticut, US United States Army SP4, HQ CO, 2ND BN, 12TH CAVALRY, 1 CAV DIV La Drang Valley, South Vietnam, 11/04/1965 When Branford native Robert A. Tillquist flew off to Vietnam, he seemed to know he wouldn’t make it home alive. He told his family so. What the Army medic didn’t know was […]

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