World War II

Catawba County
Young American Patriots

HUFFMAN, BUFORD H.
Cpl., U. S. Army. Born Apr. 12, 1919. Entered service Dec. 13, 1942, Camp McCoy, Wis.; England; France; Holland; Belgium; Luxembourg. Wounded in action in Ardennes, Jan. 26, 1944. P.O.W. in Germany 1944-45. Awarded BSM, PH, 4 BS, Good Conduct Medal. Sweetwater School. Lutheran. Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Huffman, Hickory, N. C. Husband of Mrs. Nettie Good Huffman, Rt. 2, Hickory, N. C.

KELLER, MAYNARD JAMES
Sgt., U. S. Army. Born Feb. 10, 1921. Entered service July 26, 1940, Ft. Davis, C. Z.. Panama; India; Burma; China; Ft. Bragg, N. C. Awarded 4 BS. CIB, Unit Cit.,
Good Conduct Medal. Attended Hickory schools. Baptist. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. James A. Keller. Granite Falls. N. C. Husband of Mrs. Doris Boliek Keller, 938 Holly Ave., Hickory, N. C.

KLUTZ, MARVIN PEMBERTON
S 1/c, U. S. Navy. Born June 15. 1911. Entered service June 23, 1944, Bainbridge, Md.; Brooklyn, N. Y.; Norfolk, Va.; India; S. Africa; S. America; Cuba. Attended Sloope School, Rowan Co. Baptist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Klutz, Matthews, N. C. Husband of Mrs. Fay Carter Klutz, 1406 Ridge St., Hickory, N. C.

LAIL, GLENN E.
Cpl, U. S. Marines. Born Mar. 23, 1923. Entered service Mar. 7,1941, Parris Island, S. C; Guadalcanal; Bougainville; Guam; Iwo Jima. Awarded 4 BS, Good Conduct Medal.
Attended Hickory H. S. Christ Lutheran Church. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lail, 332 Highland Ave., Hickory, N. C.

LOWMAN, WINFRED T.
S1/c, U. S. Navy. Born Dec. 26, 1915. Entered service Sept. 20, 1942; Camps Allen., Bradford, Va.; Alaska; Aleutians; Hawaii; Guam. Attended Brookford School. Baptist. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Bowman, Brookford, N. C. Husband of Mrs. Myrtle Fox Lowman, Brookford.

POPE, ALBERT JAMES
Pfc, U. S. Army. Born Mar. 20, 1920. Entered service Sept. 13, 1942, Camp Hulen, Tex.; Camp Cooke, Calif.; New Guinea; Philippines. Awarded 3 BS, Good Conduct Medal
. Attended Hickory H. S.; Reformed Church. Son of Mrs. Mary Emma Pope, 40 12th St., Hickory, N. C. Husband of Mrs. Bessy Lane Pope, Hickory, N. C.

PRICE, RALPH E.
Pfc., U. S. Marines. Born Apr. 14, 1927. Entered service Sept. 21, 1945, Parris Island, S. C; China; Japan; Pearl Harbor; Panama Canal. Awarded Unit Cit., Good Conduct Medal. Attended Thomasville Grade School. Baptist. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Perry Price. Husband of Mrs. Virginia D. B. Price, 625, 10th Ave., Hickory, N. C.

RHONEY, CLARENCE B.
S/Sgt., U. S. Army. Born Oct. 11, 1912. Entered service May 24, 1943, Keesler Field, Miss.; England; France; Germany. Awarded AM with Cluster, 3 BS, Good Conduct Medal
. Attended Banoak H. S. Baptist. Son of Mr. and the late Mrs. W. L. Rhoney, Vale, N. C Husband of Mrs. Edith Brittain Rhoney, Vale, N. C.

 

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