Articles tagged with “231st Armored Field Artillery Battalion”

John R Morton - Hard Hat!

Anchorage Daily News August 21, 1996  John R. Morton, 77, died Aug. 14, 1996, at Kodiak Island Hospital of a lingering illness. A funeral service was held Aug.17 at the American Legion Hall in Kodiak. Burial with full military honors, a 21-gun salute and a fly-by of local pilots, took place at the Kodiak City Cemetery.  Mr. Morton was born in June 24, 1919, in Boonville, Mo. A highly decorated veteran of World War II

Robert W. Griffith

Robert W. Griffith was born in Sedalia, MO, the son of Orville Garrett Griffith and Gladys Marie Mohler Griffith. He graduated from Smith Cotton High School in Sedalia. He married Ione Mae Lynn on October 11, 1943, in Monrovia, California. Mr. Griffith was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WW II. He served 5 1/2 years in the 6th Armored Division and the 231st Armored Field Artillery. He fought in Normandy, Germany &

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