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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

Macon County in the Armed Forces

Description

Images of soldiers from Decatur and Macon County during their time in the Armed Forces but not during WWI or WWII.

Contributor(s)

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Collection Items

Photo of Pvt. Vernon H. Dalluge receiving commendation from Brig. Gen. Donald F. Fritch
WWII - Herald and Review Library; Dalluge, Pvt. Vernon H., 2/1/1947. Article on back of photo: "A letter of commendation was presented yesterday at Scott Field to Pvt. Vernon H. Dalluge, of Mt. Zion, (right) by Brig. Gen. Donald F. Fritch, field…

Photo of Wilbur I. Drake in uniform
Armed Forces - Herald and Review Library; Drake, Wilbur I.. son of Frank Drake, 431 S. Water Street, Decatur. Mar. 28, 1949."

Photo of Signalman 3rd Class James R. Ethridge, Jr. with signal flags
Armed Forces - Herald and Review Library; Ethridge, James R. Jr., 10/10/1947, unused. Caption on back: "James R. Ethridge, Jr., signalman, third class, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. James R. Ethridge of 1003 South Shumway St., Taylorville, IL. sends…
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