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Eugene R. Gasper, Army, 1966-1968 Row 22, Stone 11
Charles V. Gates, Army, 1942-1945 Row 20, Stone 8
Charles V. Gates II, Army, 1996- Row 30, Stone 12
James E. Getz, Army, 1966-1969 Row 20, Stone 2
Walter F. Getz, Army, 1918-1919 Row 19, Stone 1
Barbara E. Gibson, Air Force, 1950-1954 Row 6, Stone 11
Donald L. Gibson, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 1958-1964 Row 36, Stone 5
Wilbur A. Giffhorn, Army, 1953-1955 Row 21, Stone 10
James W. Gilbert, Army, 1967-1969 Row 19, Stone 12
Loren H. Gillespie, Navy/Army, 1937-1941 1943-1945 Row 30, Stone 3
Loren served his country in the United States Navy from 1937 to 1941, where much of his service was on the battleship, U.S.S. Oklahoma (BB-37), one of the ships destroyed in the Pearl Harbor Attack. During this time in the Navy, Loren sent money home to his parents enabling them to add indoor plumbing and electricity to their farm home. Loren was recalled to duty again during World War II from 1943 to 1945 and was assigned to the Army. His military service included assignments in the South Pacific, New Guinea, South Philippines, Luzon and Japan during which he was awarded three Bronze Stars, the Pacific Theater Ribbon with two overseas bars and the Philippine Liberation ribbon with two Bronze Stars.
Jeffry T. Goujon, Marines, 1978-1982, Row 7, Stone 1
Jess L. Goujon, Marines, 2010- Row 6, Stone 1
William "Chuck" Gould, Navy, 1955-1957 Row 20, Stone 11
Cloyce F. Gress, Army, 1968-1970 Row 34, Stone 4
Michelle L. Guernsey, Navy, 1986-1992 Row 29, Stone 11
Steven J. Guernsey, Navy, 1960-1964 Row 29, Stone 10
Noah David Hackbart, Air Force, 2012- Row 36, Stone 11
Bill E. Haddock, Navy, 1942-1964 Row 28, Stone 8
Michael A. Haddock, Air Force, 1994- Row 28, Stone 7
Richard A. Haddock, Army, 1968-1971 Row 28, Stone 9
Samuel L. Hagey, Army, 1978-1988, Row 35, Stone 2
Ronald E. Hall, Air Force, 1987-1991 Row 25, Stone 10
Daniel C. Hammond, Army, 1991-2001 Row 7, Stone 9
Lorena C. Hammond, Army, 1992- Row 7, Stone 10
James E. Harkins, Army Air Force, 1943-1945 Row 24, Stone 11
Imogene Yentes Harmon, Navy Waves, 1943-1946 Row 26, Stone 6
Edward Lee Hazelman, Army, 1966-1968 Row 10, Stone 5
Floyd R. Hazelman, Navy, 1959-1963 Row 10, Stone 4
Jennifer Michael Hazelman, Army AirForce, 1982-1984 Row 10, Stone 6
Oscar Leo Hazelman, Navy, 1944-1945 Row 10, Stone 2
Robert Joe Hazelman, Navy, 1984-1997 Row 10, Stone 7
Bob entered the Navy one week after completing his associates degree from ICC.
Bob served thirteen years in the US NAVY as a Nuclear Machinist Mate and obtained the rank of Chief Petty Officer. He also served two tours of duty as an Instructor at the Naval Reactor Facility in Idaho. Bob served aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and the USS California (CGN 36).
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Gary R. Heine, Army, 1961-1964 Row 27, Stone 6
Franklin M. "Hank" Hellemann, Army, 1949-1950 Row 10, Stone 1
Ralph R. Hellemann, Navy, 1942-1946 Row 29, Stone 12
Leslie C. Hellemann, Army, 1957-1959 Row 31, Stone 5
William R. Hellemann, Navy & Seabees, 1942-1946 & 1950-1953 Row 10, Stone 10
Jim W. Hellrigel, Army, 1966-1968 Row 27, Stone 9
Mark E. Hendershott, Navy, 1985-1990 Row 20, Stone 12
Herbert A. Henderson, Army, 1942-1945 Row 21, Stone 2
Derek Henricks, Army, 2006- Row 9, Stone 12
Gary D. Hermann, Air National Guard, 1960-1966 Row 28, Stone 4
Brian Hild, Army National Guard, 1984-1992 Row 18, Stone 11
Larry W. Hild, Air National Guard, 1958-1964 Row 18, Stone 10
Harold Otto Hillman, Army, 1953-1956 Row 25, Stone 5
Kenneth Dean Himes, Navy, 1956-1960 Row 24, Stone 1
James A. Hinman, Marines, 1944-1945, Killed In Action Row 25, Stone 4
Kenneth H. Hoback, Navy, 1966-1970 Row 1, Stone 9
Gary G. Hoffman, Army, 1952-1954 Row 19, Stone 2
Honoring Veterans American Legion, Post 1236 Row 2, Stone 2
Gloria Nyland Holt, Navy, 1944-1946 Row 20, Stone 1
Gloria Nyland Holt joined the WAVES on August 21, 1944. She went
through boot camp at Hunter’s College in Bronx, New York. Next she was stationed in Chicago at Navy Pier for the 6th War Loan Drive selling war bonds and lived in the Congress Hotel near there. The last place she was stationed was in Suitland, Maryland outside Washington, D.C.
She had many stories of her time in Washington, DC working in the top-secret hydrographic office of the Photogrammetry Department. That’s where the charts are made for the world’s bodies of water and coastlines. Aerial pictures were taken from planes of all the coastlines that had anything to do with the war. She would lay those pictures out side by side on the floor in her office. These were charted so the Navy knew where to land and where they could get off the ships. She knew where the next invasion was going to be before it even happened.
One of the stories Gloria told was of walking with a friend by the Washington Monument on May 7, 1945. They were both in their WAVE uniforms. Three men drove up in a car that was labeled with Life Magazine and parked next to the monument. The men got out of the car with camera equipment and asked Gloria and her friend if they would like to go up to the top of the Washington Monument. The photographers were going up to take pictures of the Capitol as the lights were turned on for the first time since the war began. Obviously they jumped at the chance to see such a memorable site.
Another of Gloria’s favorite memories was of being across the street from the White House in Lafayette Park one evening in August of 1945. The rumor buzz around Washington that day had been that Japan had surrendered. As they stood in the park, they saw a Western Union worker on a bicycle turn into the White House with a telegram for President Harry Truman. The crowd in the park started chanting “We want Harry! We want Harry!” Soon President Truman came out on the balcony and announced to the crowd that Japan had surrendered. She got chills up her arms as she told that story years later.
Thomas G. Holt was appointed to the Merchant Marine Academy in Great Neck, New York in February of 1944. His training there involved sea duty and being on merchant ships during the War carrying supplies to Europe and to South America. After the War ended, he continued his training in the Merchant Marines as a steam/diesel engineer and became Third Engineer. He graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy. He served in the Navy Reserves for 17 years. He was a member of the Peoria Chapter of Reserve Officers Association.
Daren G. Horton, Army, 1965-1967 Row 12, Stone 10
Fred A. Horton, Navy, 1960-1964 Row 12, Stone 8
Michael C. Horton, National Guard, 1993-2001 Row 12, Stone 11
Howard Eugene Hundt, Army, 1941-1945, Row 26, Stone 2.
Mr Hundt was at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941
Jack D. Hundt, Army, 1960-1962, Row 20, Stone 4
Jason R. Hundt, Marines, 1988-1991 Row 13, Stone 11
Robert D. Hundt, Air National Guard, 1956-1958 Row 23, Stone 8
Ryan T. Hundt, Marines, 1988-1993 Row 13, Stone 10
Robert C. Hunt, Army, 1943-1945, Row 8, Stone 7
Robert C. Hunt grew up on the farm in Mackinaw IL, he went to Tremont High School and was pulled out of school in his sophomore year to go into the service. He was recruited into the Army in 1943 and served to 1945. He told us stories of his adventures into Normandy, Northern France, Germany, Rhineland, and his time fighting in the Battle of the Bulge which was the last major German offensive campaign.
Donald I. Hutchison, Army, 1951-1953 Row 12, Stone 5
Ivan L. Hutchison, Army, 1945-1946 Row 12, Stone 4
James W. Hutchison, Army, 1961-1962 Row 12, Stone 7
Oscar L. Hutchison, Navy, 1917-1918 Row 12, Stone 6
Wayne E. Hutchison, Navy, 1942-1943 Row 12, Stone 2
Isaac J. Imig, Marines, 2009-2013 Row 25, Stone 8