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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
1917  1918
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
1941  1945
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. Touch 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.
Milford World Wars Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
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); 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); Leesburg Sesquicentennial (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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 H. Smith
Milford World Wars Honor Roll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
7. Milford World Wars Honor Roll Marker
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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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,784 times since then and 97 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 19, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6, 7, 8. submitted on March 21, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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