Residence: Overland Park
Job duty: Field Artillery
Years of Service: 2 years Army (44-46 Germany), 2 years Air Force reserves (51-52)
Highlight of an experience or memory from WWII: 2 years Army (44-46 Germany), 2 years Air Force reserves (51-52). Volunteered at 18 to serve in WWII. Spent Christmas 1944 at sea being transported from Boston to Scotland. Crossed the English Channel on New Year’s Eve 1944 and docked on beach of France New Year’s Day, 1945.