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Thanks to the following for providing information and photos used in this album:
  • Families and Friends of Veterans
  • Oliver "Ollie" Schaetter who collected volumes of articles about WW II Veterans
  • Gillespie County Historical Society Photo Collection
  • Joreen Wehmeyer who has spent countless hours researching the military service of local veterans since the beginning of this project
  • Christopher Lancaster who researched and collected information about early settlers who served with the Texas Rangers and Texas State Troops (TST)
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Abshier, J. T.

Born: 18 May 1931
Died: 7 Jan 2013
Service: U.S. Navy Korea; discharge 18 Dec 1954
Burial: Not stated / Unknown
Achinelli, Charles "Chuck"

Born: 14 Mar 1929
Died: 8 Mar 2014
Service: U.S. Coast Guard; served 1947 - 1951
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery
Plot: 7 007 030
Acree, William Horace

Born: 14 Nov 1913
Died: 4 Aug 1990
Service: PFC U.S. Army WW II; served 9 Oct 1941 - 3 Jul 1945
Burial: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Section 14-A site 695
Adams, Alexander

Born: 10 Aug 1843
Died: 3 Nov 1918
Service: 3 CORP. o. F, 29 Texas CAV C.S.A.
Burial: Harper Community Cemetery 
Adams, Alexander Calhoun, Jr.

Born: 10 Jul 1923
Died: 29 Jul 1972
Service: U.S. Army WW II; served 27 Mar 1945 - 6 Dec 1946
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery
Plot: 322 SEQ
Adams, Allen Edward

Born: 24 Nov 1925
Died: 11 Mar 2015
Service: U.S. Army Air Corps WW II
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery 
Plot: 5 006 046
Adams, Charles Warren "Charlie"

Born: 15 Oct 1922
Died: 9 Mar 2007
Service: U.S. Air Force WW II / Korea / Vietnam
Burial: Bono Cemetery
Adams, Eddie Wade

Born: 16 Jun 1945
Died: 26 May 2012
Service: U.S. Navy Vietnam War; served 1967 - 1971
Burial: Remembrance Gardens at Riverbend 
Adams, Henry Joseph "Joe", III

Born: 21 Mar 1927
Died: 14 Jun 2012
Service: U.S. Navy WW II, served Apr 1945 - Jul 1946
Burial: Belleville Cemetery 
Adams, Herbert Milton "Herb"

Born: 16 Oct 1929
Died: 29 Mar 2015
Service: U.S. Navy
Burial: Not stated / Unknown
Adams, Howard C., Sr.

Born: 30 May 1922
Died: 11 Jan 1997
Service: TSgt U.S. Air Force WW II, Korea
Burial: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Section 14A Site 708
Adams, John William, Sr.

Born: 9 May 1925
Died: 19 Nov 2006
Service: CPL U S Marine Corps WWII
Burial: Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Plot: Section AB Site 29
Adams, Rollie Martin

Born: 4 Sep 1915
Died: 3 Sep 1994
Service: U.S. Air Force WW II; served 20 Jul 1942 - 20 Oct 1945
Burial: Johnson City Masonic Cemetery
Agleton, Gene Paul

Born: 24 Nov 1929
Died: 2 Mar 2011
Service: U.S. Air Force
Burial: St. Mary's Memorial Garden Cemetery 
Plot: L 04 071 A
Aguilar, Vicente, Jr.

Born: 2 Jan 1938
Died: 16 Nov 1993
Service: SGT. U.S. Marine Corps 3rd Battalion Force Recon, Vietnam
Burial: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: section 21 site 1682
Ahlgren, Charles Aubrey "Charlie"

Born: 21 Aug 1931
Died: 10 Jun 2016
Service: U.S. Army; served 1952 - 1954
Burial: Not stated / Unknown
Ahrens, Albert August

Born: 16 Sep 1890
Died: 20 Dec 1961
Service: PFC U.S. Army , Co. E, 315th Inf. 70th Division, WW I, served 9 Sep 1917 - 10 Jun 1919
Burial: St. Paul Lutheran at Cave Creek 
Plot: Row 02
Ahrens, Alfred Carl, Jr.

Born: 30 Nov 1926
Died: 24 Feb 2015
Service: U.S. Army, discharge 17 Apr 1947
Burial: Cook Walden Capital Park
Ahrens, Alfron Louis

Born: 16 Sep 1898
Died: 19 Nov 1967
Service: PFC U.S. Army WW I
Burial: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: section 2 C site 354
Ahrens, Arnold John Alfred, Sr.

Born: 18 Oct 1923
Died: 11 Feb 2012
Service: U.S. Army WW II, enlisted 17 Jan 1945
Burial: St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery (Lutherville AR)
Ahrens, Arthur Henry

Born: 9 Sep 1893
Died: 27 Sep 1965
Service: Pfc Co A 326 INF U.S. Army WW I, discharge 21 Jun 1919
Burial: Der Stadt Friedhof 
Plot: H, 21, 18
Ahrens, Conrad

Born: 12 Apr 1845
Died: 15 May 1932
Service: Pvt. Co. A., Gillespie cty, 3rd Frontier District TST 1864
Burial: Der Stadt Friedhof
Plot: D, 03, 13
Ahrens, Conrad C., Jr.

Born: 30 Oct 1836
Died: 25 Dec 1915
Service: Co. A, Gillespie County, 3rd Frontier District TST 1864
Burial: Ahrens Cemetery # 2
Ahrens, Harold Elias

Born: 10 Mar 1922
Died: 5 Aug 1943
Service: SSGT U.S. Army Air Corps WW II, Missing in Action or Buried at Sea; Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England; World War II Honor Roll
Burial: St. Paul Lutheran at Cave Creek 
Plot: Row 02
Ahrens, Herman Conrad August

Born: 17 Apr 1891
Died: 3 Aug 1978
Service: U.S. Army WW I, discharge 14 Jun 1919
Burial: Trinity Lutheran 
Plot: N 03 16
Ahrens, Hilmar Felix

Born: 12 Nov 1909
Died: 4 Apr 1962
Service: Army Tx HQ 532 Fld Arty BN Cpl WW II, served 3 Mar 1942 - 13 Nov 1945
Burial: Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery 
Plot: Row 5
Ahrens, Max

Born: 31 Dec 1894
Died: 3 Oct 1918
Service: PFC U.S. Army; 9th. Infantry Regiment, 2nd. Division; World War I Honor Roll; KIA
Burial: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery
Plot: Plot H Row 27 Grave 23
Ahrens, Maxie, Sr.

Born: 8 Nov 1922
Died: 11 Nov 1977
Service: S/Sgt U.S. Army WW II, served 1 Feb 1943 - 8 Jan 1946
Burial: St. Mary's Memorial Mausoleum 
Plot: M1 ESD A 003
Ahrens, Milton Richard

Born: 4 Mar 1927
Died: 9 May 1998
Service: U.S. Army, served 11 Jan 1955 - 14 Nov 1965
Burial: Harper Community Cemetery 
Ahrens, Ruben William

Born: 22 Aug 1916
Died: 26 Jan 1988
Service: U.S. Army WW II, served 16 Feb 1942 - 30 Sep 1943
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery
Plot: 032 NWQ
Ahrlett, William George "Bill"

Born: 26 Jan 1928
Died: 1 Jan 1999
Service: PFC U.S. Army Korea
Burial: Grapetown Cemetery 
Albach, William James

Born: 19 May 1928
Died: 8 Aug 2013
Service: U.S. Army Korea, served 9 Oct 1951 - 25 Sep 1953
Burial: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Section C1 Row W5 Site B13
Alban, Paul Edward, Lt. Col.

Born: 11 Nov 1916
Died: 30 Mar 2003
Service: WW II
Burial: St. Barnabas Columbarium 
Albert, Oscar Carl

Born: 29 Apr 1917
Died: 8 Oct 1991
Service: U.S. Air Force WW II
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery 
Plot: 102 NEQ
Alberthal, Alfred Louis

Born: 28 Jul 1891
Died: 15 Jan 1962
Service: WW I
Burial: Der Stadt Friedhof 
Plot: H, 13, 01
Alberthal, Alvin Henry

Born: 12 Jan 1890
Died: 24 Jan 1986
Service: WW I
Burial: Der Stadt Friedhof 
Plot: H, 18, 21
Alberthal, Andrew Alfred

Born: 15 Oct 1933
Died: 27 Dec 2009
Service: U.S. Navy, discharge 8 Aug 1957, discharge 8 Nov 1961
Burial: St. Mary's Memorial Mausoleum 
Plot: M5 SAP1 A 103
Alberthal, Emil John

Born: 19 Jul 1896
Died: 5 Dec 1950
Service: Pvt 304 Repair Unit MTC U.S. Army WW I, served 6 Sep 1918 - 1 Apr 1919
Burial: Der Stadt Friedhof 
Plot: G, 24, 31
Alberthal, Erwin Adolf Otfried

Born: 15 Jul 1923
Died: 25 Nov 1990
Service: Staff Sergeant U.S. Army WW II, served 25 Jan 1943 - 28 Feb 1946
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery
Plot: 7 007 023
Alberthal, Frederick Henry

Born: 6 Mar 1893
Died: 21 May 1956
Service: U.S. Navy WW I; served from 4 Sep 1917 - 8 Jul 1919
Burial: Riverview Cemetery
Alberthal, Harry Herman

Born: 12 May 1893
Died: 8 Sep 1955
Service: Corp U.S. Army Cpl Co H 9 INF U.S. Army WW I; served 7 Oct 1917 - 20 Aug 1919
Burial: Der Stadt Friedhof 
Plot: H, 07, 25
Alberthal, Joe Henry

Born: 13 Aug 1929
Died: 10 Oct 2012
Service: U.S. Army, discharge 14 Feb 1952
Burial: Der Stadt Friedhof 
Plot: N, 07, 08
Alberthal, Leroy Wesley

Born: 3 Dec 1918
Died: 10 Mar 2005
Service: U.S. Army WW II
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery
Plot: 344 NWQ
Alberthal, Otto Wilhelm

Born: 5 Jul 1890
Died: 30 May 1964
Service: Pfc Quartermaster Corps U.S. Army WW I, discharge 13 Sep 1919
Burial: Der Stadt Friedhof 
Plot: H, 20, 22
Alberthal, Peter Jacob

Born: 10 Aug 1830
Died: 25 Oct 1919
Service: CSA; Pvt.Co. C, 3rd Frontier District TST 1864
Burial: Der Stadt Friedhof 
Plot: A, 11, 07
Alexander, Burress Wade

Born: 28 Dec 1892
Died: 9 Dec 1951
Service: PFC Co. C 168 Inf. 42nd Div. U.S. Army WW I; served 7 Aug 1917 - 17 May 1919
Burial: Eckert Community Cemetery 
Plot: Row 14
Alexander, Homer Adolph

Born: 9 Jun 1896
Died: 9 Feb 1988
Service: U.S. Army WW I; discharge 26 Apr 1919
Burial: Eckert Community Cemetery 
Plot: Row 11
Alexander, James C.

Born: 22 Sep 1890
Died: 22 Oct 1921
Service: discharge 1919
Burial: Eckert Community Cemetery 
Plot: Row 13
Alexander, Luther Albert

Born: 25 Jan 1900
Died: 6 Mar 1982
Service: CPL U.S. Army WW I; registered 12 Sep 1918; served 1 Feb 1921 - 31 Jan 1924, 5 Feb 1924 - 24 Nov 1924
Burial: Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Alexander, Reney Cimiamon

Born: 26 May 1847
Died: 25 Mar 1926
Service: Pvt. Co. A., Gillespie cty, 3rd Frontier District TST 1864
Burial: Hill Crest Cemetery 
Plot: Row 8
Alexander, Ross Lee

Born: 28 May 1932
Died: 2 Jun 1966
Service: U.S. Army Korea
Burial: Eckert Community Cemetery 
Plot: Row 12
Alexander, William J. "Bill"

Born: 29 Feb 1924
Died: 20 Sep 2015
Service: U.S. Army Air Corps WW II, U.S. Air Force Korea / Vietnam
Burial: Not stated / Unknown
Alford, Chester Grady

Born: 21 Jan 1920
Died: 4 Aug 2006
Service: U.S. Air Force WW II; enlisted 2 Feb 1942
Burial: Eastland City Cemetery
Allen, Andrew Sidney, Jr.

Born: 3 Jun 1908
Died: 6 Jul 1981
Service: U.S. Army WW II
Burial: Austin Memorial Park
Allen, Arthur Charles, Jr.

Born: 25 Apr 1931
Died: 2 Jul 2010
Service: SSGT U.S. Air Force 16 Oct 1951 - 15 Oct 1955 Korea
Burial: Harper Community Cemetery
Allen, Clarence Reed

Born: 15 Oct 1899
Died: 3 Apr 1997
Service: U.S. Navy WW II 1942-1944
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery
Plot: 1 007 046
Allen, John William

Born: 12 Nov 1913
Died: 14 May 1981
Service: U.S. Army WWII served 30 April 1945 - ?
Burial: China Creek Cemetery
Allen, Woodrow Hugh

Born: 17 Nov 1918
Died: 4 Sep 1943
Service: AMM1 U.S. Navy WW II
Burial: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Section Q Site 40
Allen, Woodrow Wilson

Born: 18 Apr 1918
Died: 24 Apr 2014
Service: U.S. Navy Korea; discharge 21 Jan 1957
Burial: Der Stadt Friedhof
Plot: M, 05, 15
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