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Milford World Wars Honor Roll

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
1. Milford World Wars Honor Roll
Inscription.
World War I Honored Dead
Ancil Geiger Charles Frederick Neal Jesse E. Smith

World War II Honored Dead
Lewis E. Auer Roy N. Auer Robert L. Collins Charles LeCount Alvin J. Merkle Harry J. Michael Charles E. Remy Charles H. Rogers Howard C. Stiffler Ora Stout Joe A. Tribble

(Center Panel)
In memory of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Sparklin who gave this site to Town of Milford Oct. 18, 1935 for park and municipal purposes

(Left Panel)
Honor Roll
19171918
World War I Veterans of this Community

Harold Archer Clarence L. Arnold Earl Blaine Arnold Leroy Harrison Arnold Russell Baker Joseph C. Baumgartner Otto Beer Charles Lloyd Bell Fred Bettz Arthur Ray Biller Jesse Biller George James Brown Ronald Whetten Brown Fredrick William Buhrt William Fredrick Buhrt Fred Wilmer Butt John Alvin Clause Clarence Cleo Clayton Donald George Clayton Shirely Thomas Clayton Carl James Coy Chancey Coy Albert Darkwood Clyde Darkwood Irvine Dausman Glen Teeple Davisson Fordie Everett Dewart Dwight Leon Doty Ray Huffman Doty Chester Miles Felkner Eugene Wilson Felkner John William Fisher George Fox Royce Victor Fuller ★ Ancil Geiger Leroy Geiger
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By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
2. Milford World War I Honor Roll
Russell Forrest Green Clarence Eugene Grimes Fred Grove Joe Glean Grove Arthur Otto Haab Donald Wade Hammond Gordon Ralph Hammond Welcome Haney George William Harer Fred Linn Harland Malcolm Keith Hatfield John C. Hoerr Clarence V. Hollar John Kaiser William Kaiser George Keller Lloyd Kerr Guy C. Lambert Ortie Wilbur Leemon Orville Roscoe Lutes Simon Mann Harvey T. Mathews Clifford H. McCuen Grant E. McDonald Donald Hugh Miles Ralph Leslie Miller Rex Leroy Miller Cletus S. Myers ★ Charles Frederick Neal James Russell Ogden Willard Ray Oppenheim Garrett Oster Willard Patterson William F. Rapp Calvin Ritchie Harlan Elijah Robinson George Eldon Rohrer Raymond Merl Roop Edwin Ruch Tiffy Rudin George Merwood Scott Floyd Silveus Charles E. Smith Clarence Andrew Smith ★ Jesse E. Smith Noble E. Smith Frederick Glen Speicher Harold Lewis Speicher Myron Hoy Stockberger Vernon Stockberger John Cletus Traster Roy Irvin Treesh Arthur Tusing Chester Tusing Roy Tusing Pearle Wehrly Joseph Witchie David B. Wuthrich Peter Wuthrich Forrest Johnson Young Virgil Zinn

(Right Panel)
Honor Roll
19411945
World War II Veterans of this Community

William A. Leemon Leo W. Anglin ★ Lewis E. Auer ★ Roy N. Auer
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By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
3. Milford World War II Honor Roll
James H. Barnes Archibald E. Baumgartner Donald H. Baumgartner Donald Beer Eldon c. Beer Elmer W. Beer Frank S. Beer, Jr. Harold E. Beer Harold J. Beer Lawrence Beer Levi J. Beer Victor L. Beer Walter O. Beer Paul I. Becker Howard R. Berkeypile Mervin L. Bliton Glenn L. Brown Robert W. Brown John A. Bryan Ray Buhrt Robert S. Bushong Hubert E. Cain John M. Chambers Douglas W. Charlton Edward Ray Chupp Levi I. Chupp Ren S. Clark James M. Clayton Juanita P. Clayton David C. Clem Joe R. Closson ★ Robert L. Collins Guy E. Cory, Jr. Emerson L. Coy William Coy Robert W. Cullers Dorothea Custer Myrtus A. Custer Raymond Custer Donald J. Davidsen Robert J. Davis John J. De Fries, Jr. Miram C. Dewart Arnold Dierks Ralph R. Disher, Jr. Dwight L. Doty, Jr. Barry Dale Doty Arthur Downes Max Dressel Waldo E. Drudge Arthur R. Evans, Jr. Garrett E. Fagan Herbert I. Felkner Noble A. Fisher Russell Foreman Chester O. Fowler David Owen Fox Dewey C. Fox Melba Marie Fox Robert L. Fox Robert H. Fuller Joseph W. Galvin Herbert V. Gawthrop, Jr. Gordon Geiger Kyle B. Gibson Herman L. Green Harley Haab Harry E. Haab Roy Haab Eugene C. Haines Sheldon Hall Claude Hamilton Clyde Hamilton Lewis Hamman Foy Haney Paul B. Haney Richard E. Harris George J.
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By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
4. Milford World Wars Honor Roll Dedication
Hartter Kenneth Hawkins Samuel E. Helminger Robert F. Higbee Ernest Hollar Richard W. Hollar Vernon W. Hollar Eldon Homan Lawrence E. Homan Walter J. Hoover William E. Howard Clyde W. Hunt Eldon R. Hurd Lowell Worth Jackson Glen E. Kaiser Robert Kaiser Everett D. Kirkdorfer Arthur L. Kline Donald L. Kline Frederick H. Kline Charles Korenstra Ruth Krider Walter W. Krider Floyd E. Kropf Junior Krull Obed Kuhns Carl Le Count ★ Charles Le Count Daniel C. Levernier Lawrence D. Lincofelter William F. Little Francis J. Maloney Richard Martin Paul E. Mathews Roy Mathews Lester Maust Earl May Joseph R. May Jack W. McDonald Lee R. McDonald William McDonald Seth G. McFarren ★ Alvin J. Merkle John W. Method ★ Harry J. Michael Arthur E. Miller Carl Miller Charles Richard Miller Wade E. Mishler Walter L. Nyce Darrell A. Orn Francis B. Oswalt Parker H. Phend George T. Pinkerman Ralph J. Pinkerton Joseph L. Poynter Glenn E. Price Robert L. Price Charles H. Purdum, Jr. Marvin E. Rapp Elmer Rassi Robert M. Rassi ★ Charles E. Remy Oliver H. Replogle Herbert B. Ripley John W. Ripley Walter D. Ritter, Jr. ★ Charles H. Rogers Bryce B. Rohn Andrew Ruch Russell L. Ruch Walter O. Ruch Duane W. Rusk Fred Schori, Jr. Evard D. Schuder
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By William Fischer, Jr., December 30, 2008
5. Milford World Wars Honor Roll
Milford Town Hall to left.
Roy F. Schultz Cleon J. Scott Forrest E. Scott Stanley Scott Glen C. Shuder Rudolph F. Sierk Harry D. Smith Richard D. Smith Edwin A. Sprunger Kermit Stamper Emanuel C. Steffen Harvey L. Steffen Louis Steffen Luther L. Steffen Clarence G. Stieglitz George Delbert Stieglitz Harley J. Stieglitz Lawrence D. Stieglitz William Stieglitz William Stieglitz ★ Howard C. Stiffler Harold Stokes ★ Ora Stout Paul E. Stuckman Dale R. Stump Donald E. Stump Russell W. Stump Virgil C. Stump, Jr. Robert Sumpter John E. Tom Fern L. Traster Harry B. Traster Glen L. Treesh ★ Joe A. Tribble Robert Donald Tribble Dean Troup Franklin W. Troup Odell J. Troup Elvin L. Tusing Max Wagoner Fred R. Waldbeser George Frederick Wolferman Bernard E. Wooten Dale F. Wuthrich Omar L. Wuthrich Willis Wuthrich Kenneth L. Veal Frank Yoder, Jr. Cales Leo Zimmerman
 
Erected 1953 by Town of Milford.
 
Location. 41° 24.546′ N, 85° 50.772′ W. Marker is in Milford, Indiana, in Kosciusko County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Memorial is in front of the Milford Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 S. Main Street, Milford IN 46542, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
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By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
6. Milford World Wars Honor Roll Marker
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At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Milford World War I Veterans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); Brumbaugh Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Salem Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Samuel Crosson (approx. 4.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Syracuse Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); Crosson Park (approx. 5.1 miles away); Last Tract of Land Owned by Miami (approx. 5.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milford.
 
Also see . . .  Harry J. Michael - Wikipedia entry. Medal of Honor recipient from Milford and listed on the World War II Veterans Honor Roll. (Submitted on July 17, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. World War I Honor Roll
In 1927 the American Legion installed a memorial in front of the Milford Library with a honor roll of community veterans of World War I. The Milford World Wars Honor Roll memorial made the following changes to the 1927 American Legion World War I honor roll:

Added the names of Ralph Leslie Miller and Gordon Ralph Hammond.

Corrected the following names: Lawrence Eugene Grimes to Clarence Eugene Grimes, Cletus S. Meyers to Cletus S. Myers, Jesse
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By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
7. Milford World Wars Honor Roll Marker
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H. Smith to Jesse E. Smith, and Forrest Johnston Young to Forrest Johnson Young.
    — Submitted March 22, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryWar, World IWar, World II
 
Milford World Wars Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
8. Milford World Wars Honor Roll Marker
 
 
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