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  • Wife receives medal won by Lt. John Sawyer
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 5     Two officers from the sixth Service command came to Wilmette recently to award the Air medal with one silver oak cluster to Mrs. John R. Sawyer, the former Elsie von der Lippen, whose husband, Lieutanant Sawyer, was killed in action over Truk on June 2. In a small family ceremony, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 5   Two officers from the sixth Service command came to Wilmette recently to award the Air medal with one silver oak cluster to Mrs. John R. Sawyer, the former Elsie von ...
  • Lt. Alfred Abeles of Air Force is Reported Missing
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 3     2nd Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles of the Army Air forces has been missing in action over Germany since January 23, his wife, the former Shirley Elling, was notified by offical telegram Sunday night. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth street, Wilmette. Entering service in 1943, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 3   2nd Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles of the Army Air forces has been missing in action over Germany since January 23, his wife, the former Shirley Elling, was notified by offical ...
  • Reports Burial of Sgt. Rice at Bladel, Holland
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 40     Mrs. Elson G. Rice of 627 Eleventh street, Wilmette, received a letter from J.A. Verhoven of Bladel, Holland, informing her that he had buried her son, S/Sgt. James B. Rice, in a Catholic cemetery in Bladel after Sergeant Rice's plane was downed over Eindhoven, Holland, on September 17, 1944. He ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 40   Mrs. Elson G. Rice of 627 Eleventh street, Wilmette, received a letter from J.A. Verhoven of Bladel, Holland, informing her that he had buried her son, S/Sgt. James B. Rice, ...
  • Capt. [Grover M.] Hermann [Jr.] is Killed in Action on German Front
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 7     Capt. Grover M. Hermann, Jr., 29, who lived at 82 Essex road, Winnetka, was killed in action in Germany on January 26. He is survived by his widow, Barbara; a daughter, Marta, 2 months old; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grover M. Hermann; a sister, Shirley; and a brother, Robert, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 7   Capt. Grover M. Hermann, Jr., 29, who lived at 82 Essex road, Winnetka, was killed in action in Germany on January 26. He is survived by his widow, Barbara; a ...
  • Memorial Fund Pays Tribute to Capt. R.W. [Robert William] Kaye
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 53     ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 53   ...
  • Pfc. Theodore Wall Reported by Army as Killed in Action
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Mar 1945, p. 1     Pfc. Theodore E. Wall, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. John V. Wall of 1028 Isabella street, Wilmette, has been listed by the War Department as killed in action March 2. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Mar 1945, p. 1   Pfc. Theodore E. Wall, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. John V. Wall of 1028 Isabella street, Wilmette, has been listed by the War Department as killed in action March ...
  • Lt. Scribner Dies From Wounds; Plan Memorial Service
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 6     Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Scribner, 812 Ash street, Winnetka, were notified last week that their son, 1st Lt. William Van Dyke Scribner, died April 13 in Germany from wounds incurred in action. A memorial service for Lieutenant Scribner, who was born in Milwaukee, December 3, 1919, will be held ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 6   Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Scribner, 812 Ash street, Winnetka, were notified last week that their son, 1st Lt. William Van Dyke Scribner, died April 13 in Germany from wounds ...
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