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Memorial Day—‘Never forgotten’

Monday program at Wolf Park honors 236 Milam County war dead


Army Sgt. Lee Faust (camoflauge, standing, right), who returned Day crowd including veterans (front, white shirts, L-R), R. L. Faust Friday from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, is applauded by Memorial (his grandfather), Ernest Garza, Susan Free, Dwayne Williams. 
Reporter/Mike Brown Army Sgt. Lee Faust (camoflauge, standing, right), who returned Day crowd including veterans (front, white shirts, L-R), R. L. Faust Friday from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, is applauded by Memorial (his grandfather), Ernest Garza, Susan Free, Dwayne Williams. Reporter/Mike Brown More than 90 years of Milam County’s war dead were honored in a Memorial Day Ceremony.

Relatives and friends answered “here” in memory as 236 names were read at Wolf Park in the annual observance sponsored by Rockdale’s Carlyle American Legion Post 358 on Monday.

They ranged from World War I to the Global War on Terror, according to Master of Ceremonies Art Free, Post 358 commander.

Free also served as speaker.

Names were read by R HS students Caroline Wilde, Kaley Dodd, William Dean, Melinda Perez and Tyler Land.

Others on the program were Free, Donald Dav id, Breann Breithaupt, Hannah Prestridge, Charlie Watson and Boy Scout Troop 790.

Milam County’s war dead were listed as follows:

WORLD WAR I—John H. Andrews, John M. Batey, Harry W. Beavers, Ben Bennett, Joe Brown Jr., Jesse J. Bullard, Lenon T. Burgess, Hicks R. Carlyle, James W. Carlyle, Samuel T. Childress.

Lloyd W. Clarke, William M. Craben, Fred David, John T. Davis, Mahan H. Doggett, Rudolph Fieseler, Jesse L. Flemming, Rogers Franklin, Charles Green, William E. Hardy, Ollie Henderson.

Emil Hengst, John T. Hill, Theodore Hoes, Jake G. Hollingsworth, Floyd A. Jackson, Adolf F. Klement, Edmond Krull, Joseph A. Kunz, John T. Lanier, Oliver H. Lankford.

Frank Larza, Edd Lowery, Robert A. Martin, Jesse Matthews, Roy W. May, Branch Miller, Joseph P. Micak, Lee H. Mullinax, Willie A. Roberts, Joe V. Salac, James Seaton, Frank W. Sefcik.

William L. Sefcik, Sandy Shepard, Daniel N. Smith, Aubrey Storey, David V. Tapp, Lee Thompson, Ira W. Walker, Leonard T. Warren, Elbert S. Westbrook, Kelly M. White, Manuel White, Charlie M. Williams, George L. Wright.

WORLD WAR II—Elton L. Abernathy, James C. Allen, L.C. Angell, George Aplin, Willard M. Avrett, William E. Baggett, Henry A. Baker, Wade H. Bankston, Victor J. Barchenger, Owen J. Barker.

Paul C. Bartlett, Clyde D. Batte, Aldine Beard Jr., Johnnie E. Beard, Morris J. Beasley, Robert J. Bennett, Tommy S. Blake, Homer D. Bland, Otto D. Breitkreuz, James P. Brown, Billy B. Bryan, Aaron Burns, Wilma T. Caldwell Jr.

Elbert Callaway, E. H. Caywood, Frank C. Chernoskey, C. W. Critchfield, Jesse M. Critchfield, Ernest A. Davis, James R. Dobson, Leon G. DuBois, John Dunnam, Woodrow W. Ermis, Marvin L. Ethridge.

Elton Fisher, Homer D. Frazier, J.B. Fulcher, Howard Galbreath, Edward Gandy, Clifford D. Garner, William C. Gillis, Thomas H. Gilliland, George Goodwin Jr., Robert N. Griffin, Julius S. Hardin, Dillard D. Harris, James T. Harris.

Jessie Hernandez, John Hernandez, Vincente Y. Hernandez, Joseph J. Hubner, Wesley Howard Hoover, Howard G. Hickman, Burton A Hill, Curtis E. Hill, William D. Horton, Gilbert L. Hughes.

Howard V. Isbell, Harry Johnson, Don L. Johnson, Roy W. Jones, Loma T. Judkins, Van Kennon, Joe E. Kleypus, George R. Knight, Johnnie C. Krause.

Frank J. Kutnak, Edwin E. Kuzel, Thomas P. Lane, Clayton D. Lassiter, Guthrie F. Layne Jr., Otto W. Lehmann

William A. Lewis, Calvin C. Lively, Major R. Looney, Albert E. Lumpkins, Wayne H. McCallum, Dudley V. McGuyer, John C. McGregor, Wilburn D. McKay, Alvin C. Manning, Rufus P. Marin.

Albin C. Martinek Jr., Frank Meeks Jr., Gilbert O. Menzel, Thomas A. Merritt, Marvin Mode, Edward E. Moerbe, Pedro Moreno, Johnny M. Morton, Melvin A. Moses, Thomas M. Nelson, Roger T. Newton, William J. Newton.

Joe Novotny Jr., Sam Oliver, Jose Ordonez, George H. Peets, Del Posival, Jesse D. Pratt, Charlie A. Reimer, Homer F. Reimer, Roy Reyes, Jose M. Rivera, Earnest Ross Jr., Winfred R. Russell, Wesley E. Scheer, Laurence C. Schiller.

Ewald E. Schroeder, Elmer Schwinger, Max Schwinger, John W. Sebek, Ferol Server, O.V. Sheffield, Max L. Shelton, James T. Shuemate, Ralph Sides, Lee Simmons Jr., Jay W. Smith.

Howard K. Stallcup, Claborn A. Steele Graham H. Stringer, Arthur Taylor Jr., Frank M. Tepera, Frank M. Terry, Stephen D. Terry, Jerry F. Tomek, Claude Turner, James S. Tyson, Walter J. Ulicnik.

Quintin Vasquez, Otis Walker, John H. Wallace, Coy M. Weems, Delbert Wells, Marvin J. Wentrcek, Robert White, Vernon Willeford, Milton T. Williams, Orville D. Williams, E. F. Wolle Jr., William Worcester, Halfred P. Wutrich, J.Z. Young, August J. Zavodny.

KOREAN WAR—Ivy O. Backhaus, Nicolas Garza, John Hale Jr., Charlie E. Hux, Robert D. King, Tom King, Joe McMurray, Frank Meek Jr., Frank H. Thompson.

VIETNAM WAR—Albert L. Bell, William R. Binker III, Howe K. Clark Jr., Tommie J. Clark, Charles W. Clinard, Felix M. Conde- Falcon, Robert M. Dauphine, Weldon D. Davenport, Dennis W. Fisher, James T. Griffin Jr., Billy J. Holt, John L. Rosemond, Allen P. Weaver.

WAR ON TERROR—Darryn D. Andrews, Michael Cahill, Charles L. Price III.


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