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  • Tags: Killed in Action

Photo of Haywood O. Wylie in flight suit holding gun

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Herald and Review Library: Wylie, Haywood, son of J. C. Wylie, Decatur, IL. Trained at Harlingen Gunner School, Harlingen, Texas. Obit: "Decatur Man Dies in Crash; Staff Sgt. Heywood O. Wylie, 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Wylie, 2650 North Jasper…

Photo of Vere L. Wikoff, Jr. in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Wikoff, Vere L, Jr.; Article on back of photo; "Vere L. Wikoff, Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. Vere L. Wikoff of Decatur, has successfully completed army air forces advanced flying school training at Williams Field, Chandler,…

Photo of Sgt. Herbert Van Hooser in uniform in yard with picket fence

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Herald and Review Library: Van Hooser, Sgt. Herbert; Article on back of photo; "Sgt. Herbert Van Hooser, husband of Mrs. Marian Van Hooser, 508 East Grand avenue, a member of the railway engineers battalion, was killed in North African action, the…

Photo of Robert Leslie Hawkins, in flight uniform

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Herald and Review Library; Hawkins, Robert Leslie, killed in action over Germany.

Photo of Robert Leslie Hawkins, in uniform

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Herald and Review Library; Hawkins, 2nd Lt. Robert Leslie; Article on back of photo; Robert Leslie Hawkins, one of the 18 year-old twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Hawkins, 1081 West Macon street, has been commissioned a second lieutenant and given…

Photo of Lt. Floyd N. Hass in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Hass, Lt. Floyd N.; Article on back of photo; First Lt. Floyd N. Hass, 28, whose wife is Peggy Adams Hass of the WACS, was killed in action over Belgium on Jan 22, according to word from the War department received by his…

Photo of Glen E. Hartbank in Navy uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Hartbank, Glen E.: Article on back of photo; "Hartbank at Chicago. Glen E. Hartbank, fireman third class, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hartbank, rural route 2, has completed boot training at Farragut, Idaho, and is taking…

Photo of Lawrence A. Gibbons in uniform

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Herald and Review Library; Article on back of photo; "L. A. Gibbons Dies in Action, Warrant Officer Lawrence A. Gibbons, son of the late L. L. Gibbons, head of detectives of the Decatur police department, was killed in action Dec 19 in Belgium, the…

Photo of Pfc. Manuel D. DeFrates, Jr. in uniform

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WWII - Herald and Review Library; DeFrates, Manuel D., Jr., 4/1/1943. Linquist Photo. Dead - Killed in action WWII. Article on back: "DeFrates in Florida: Pfc. Manuel D. DeFrates, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Manuel DeFrates, 1160 North Jordan Street,…

Photo of Robert Allen in uniform

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WWII - Herald and Review Library; Allen, Robert 4/19/1945. Article with photo included on back: "Robert was born in Decatur on Mar 21, 1923, and lived here all his life. He was a Decatur High School graduate. He leaves his parents, a brother, Lt. E.…