Sunday, May 27, 2012

Memorial Day

Otto Tate
World War II 1945 Camp Josepth T. Robinson, Little Rock Arkansas
B: 1913-- D: Memorial Day 1990
My Father
Branches and twigs of my family:

William L.Elliott
World War I 1918 Camp Pike Arkansas
Eighty-Seventh Division Pvt 162 Depot Brigade
B:1896--D:1938
Jimmy Dale Moody

United State Marine Corps, Selective Service
Casualty, Republic of Vietnam, South Vietnam
Died from hostile fire 24 March1967
B: 1946


Wanna Shelton Hampton Ist Lieutenant
World War II
Army 1942--1948
 Wounded twice, awarded two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star.
Saw action in North Africa Campaign--The Battle of the Bulge
Army 1950--1953
Army 1959--1962
An NCO Ist Lieutenant in the Korean War
B: 1921--D:1990
Brother to W.S
Willard E. Hampton
U.S.Army World War II 1942--1943
Was wounded on Attu in the Aleutian Islands
Receiving the Purple Heart
B:1911--D:1981
The Bronze Star is awarded for  "Heroic or meritorious acts.

Purple Heart is awarded for "Being wounded or killed in action against an enemy of the United States.
This is why we are free today because our family members fought and died for it.

Please vote in November for the  freedom of the United States of America.

3 comments:

Sunray Gardens said...

Hope you have a nice day.
Cher Sunray Gardens

Far Side of Fifty said...

Well said! :)

Marydon said...

What a lovely share, Patsy. Don't you just LOVE finding out all the tidbits of family history?

God bless the souls that gave for us, & those that continue to serve.

SAVE AMERICA IN NOVEMBER!!

TTFN ~
Have a beautiful week ~
Marydon