Today is November 11, a day we honor veterans who served in the Armed Forces. I do not have many direct ancestors who were veterans, but I still want to honor those who were. This list includes those ancestors of my husband (in blue) and mine (in red).
World War II
|Tom J. Johnston Jr.|
Tom J. Johnston Jr., U.S. Navy. He served just a short time and was discharged due to a medical disability. He had been stationed in Idaho.
|George J Gorrell|
George Joseph Gorrell, U.S. Army. He was a staff sergeant with the 913th Air Engineering Squadron. He served in England and Germany.
World War I
|William Cyril Hork|
William Cyril Hork, U.S. Navy. He served in submarine service and was last stationed in Long Beach aboard the submarine tender, USS Alert.
|Amos Gorrell Jr.|
Amos Gorrell, Jr., Union Army. Co A, 18th Ohio.
George Wilson Lancaster, Confederate. He served with the 6th Texas Cavalry as a corporal.
Reuben Mack Johnston, Confederate. He served with the 8th Mississippi Cavalry, Co. A.
Benjamin W. Jones, Confederate. He served as a physician and died during service.
War of 1812
John Coor. Served in 13th Regiment (Nixon's) of Mississippi Militia as a corporal.
David C. Shotts. Served in Pennsylvania.
Phillip Wagoner. Served in Pennsylvania.
Thank you for your service!
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