Honoring Their Service

By Eilene Lyon

Today I am just going to share photos of a few veterans from my family tree. I’ve written about the service of some; others remain to be done.

Charles Springer (1831-1913). Civil War – Union. (Courtesy of M. Springer)
Hiram B. Cutting (1831-1872). Civil War – Union. (Courtesy of N. Ingram)
Henry E. Gusso left (1894-1982). World War I. (Courtesy of S. Halse)
Loyd Trout (1922-2001), with first wife, Helen. World War II.
Loren O. Smith (1911-1974). World War II.
Alvin T. Halse (1915-2007). World War II. (Courtesy of S. Halse)
Bruce G. Wickward (1928-2019). Korean War. (Courtesy of L. Rose)
Nathan E. Halse (1945-1965). Vietnam War.
My dad with my older brother, Steve. Vietnam War.
The Putterer. Vietnam War.

Feature image: Poppies from my garden this summer. (E. Lyon 2021)

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      1. There will be next year to add that missed person. You are welcome – I enjoy seeing your vintage pictures (except hubby, I won’t use “vintage” for his picture and he looked very boyish).

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