In Memoriam

Remember the lives of Legionnaires and other veterans. To share memories or your loved ones, click here.

Seaman 2nd Class John Lewis Weeks, U.S. Navy

John was my father's older brother, and the uncle I never met. John was a crew member of USS Akron, an airship based out of what was then Naval Air..

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Leonard Almy

Leonard signed up for the draft when I was serving as an infantry instructor at North Fort Polk (aka Tigerland), La. Len signed up for Vietnam so that I wouldn't..

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Emile Ladnier, World War I

This last campaign in World War I - the Meuse-Argonne Offensive - produced the most terrific concentration of artillery firepower that the world has ever seen or will ever..

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Sgt. Primus Alfred Solomons

My husband was born on March 3, 1978, in Georgetown, Guyana. We met about 13 years ago. We had one child in 2002, and migrated to the United States in..

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Pvt. Albert Hage, U.S. Army, World War I

From a New Orleans newspaper clipping - 1918: "In the casualty list of July 8 appears the name of Private Albert Hage, Franklin, La., killed in action. Young Hage was..

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SSgt. Robert B. Brant

Served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps prior to Pearl Harbor. Trained at Ft. Monmouth and Ft. Dix. Discharged to Reserves in 1941. Recalled post-Pearl Harbor. Went ashore at Omaha..

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Albert H. Marshall

My father, a combat Infantryman, served in the 3rd Infantry Division in Europe in World War I. He was awarded three campaign stars - the Marne, St. Maphael and..

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Vernon "Sam" Samuel Speicher

In honor of our father who passed away 11/12/2011. Sam was a Charter Member and Post Commander of American Legion Post 484 in Millersburg, Ind. He proudly started..

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Robert "Bob" L Skelton

Robert "Bob" L. Skelton, 57, husband, father and friend passed away on July 30, 2003, from a courageous battle with lung cancer and the side effects of radiation. Bob was..

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Earl O Wheeler,Jr

My father, Earl Wheeler Jr., was born on Sept. 23, 1923, in Laconia, N.H. He was a graduate of Spaulding High School, class of 1942. Earl enlisted in the U.S...

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Harvey Samuel Miller, Jr

Our Dad was in World War II, stationed in Norfolk, England. He did basic training in Florida and his mother, Annie Myers Miller was quite ill. The family..

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JACK V. HOWE

Jack was born June 29, 1934, and died July 15, 2012. He served four years in the 1st. Marine Division, one year in Korea, 1953; just one year after I..

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Fred G. Bater

Fred G. Bater was a member of the American Legion for 56 years, Clayton, N.Y. Post 0821. He passed away on Sept. 12, 2012. He served in the United States Navy..

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Charles (Chuck) Cecil Cooksey

Charles (Chuck) Cecil Cooksey, 94, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Saturday, March 16, 2013. He was born March 20, 1918, in Low Gap, Ark., to the late William A. Cooksey..

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George I. Tripp, Jr., Lt. Col. USAF (Ret'd)

Lt. Colonel George I. Tripp Jr., age 88, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at the Livingston County Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation in Mt. Morris, N.Y. George was born..

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Martin Konkol

LOWVILLE - Martin Konkol, 92, formerly of Houseville Road, Turin, died Friday morning, April 27, 2012, at the Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility, where he has resided since February 2008. Funeral..

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Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto

Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, CPT USA June 16, 1960 - October, 18, 2012 MILLSBORO — Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto,..

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Melvin W. Hansen

Melvin W. Hansen passed at 1:45 a.m. on March 23 at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Bolingbrook, Ill. Mel was born in Chicago, grew up in Gary, Ind., and graduated with a..

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James Charles Watkins

James Charles Watkins was born February 29, 1916 in the small town of Deep Step, Georgia to Goody and Claudia Watkins. JC (as he was called in the family) was..

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