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Certificate of Appreciation from the Maynard Veterans Council to Fr. Louis Bilicky recognizing his 50 years of service to God, country, community, and families.

Signed by: Marge Inannuzzo, Raymond DeForge, Rosemary Tower, Milton Lashus, and Paul…

Two photos of veterans at the Memorial Day parade on Summer St. approaching Memorial Park.

Photo 1 shows (l-r) Ben Sofka in the foreground (green Army uniform), Chuck Foley, Bob Murray, and Ruth Jones.

Photo 2 shows (l-r) Ben Sofka, ?,…

Guy Iannuzzo served in the Air Force and was a Veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

A program for the service held at the Mission Evangelical Church recognizing Vietnam Veterans and other military personnel.

A collection of letters, photos, newspaper articles and reports documenting the activities of the Frank J. DeMars Post for 1981 and 1982. Several pages shown

A history of Maynard Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.) Post 1812.

After the Civil War the Grand Army of the Republic was organized in 1866 with the purpose of maintaining comradeship and fraternity among its members; perpetuating the memory of their deeds; and aiding needy soldiers, their widows and orphans. In…

Two medals engraved with the phrase "Pro Patria" and the name C. E. Lent on one and Wm F. Baron on the other, Town of Maynard, Mass.

These medal were presented to all Maynard men who served in the the Armed Forces during World War I.

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George A. Whitney
Sgt United States Army Air Corps
533rd Bomb Squadron
381st Bomb Group
8th Air Force

Died: Jan 11, 1944

George entered the serviee at Fort Devens in October 1942. He graduated from Armament School, Lowry Field,…

Eino O. Wattu
S/Sgt United States Army
350th Infantry
88th Division

Born: Dec 17, 1920
Died: Apr 17, 1945

In October 1943, Eino was at home on Tremont Street, on furlough from Fort Sam Houston, Texas, visiting friends and…

Adolfe Waluck
S/Sgt United States Army Air Corps
563rd Bomb Squadron
388th Bomb Group
8th Air Force

Born: 1916
Died: Apr 9, 1944

Adolfe was a B-17 right waist gunner who died on a mission over Germany. He was 28 years old. After a bombing…

John N. Veleno
PFC United States Army
A Company
12th Infantry
4th Division

Born: 1910
Died: Aug 9, 1944

John enlisted in February 1941 at Fort Devens. He was home on a short furlough, visiting his parents at 2 Colbert Avenue in August…

John W. Utkewicz Jr.
Corporal United States Army Air Corps
523rd Fighter Squadron
27th Fighter Group
12th Air Force

Died: Sep 11, 1944

John was a radio communications technician.

While moving from southern France to a location…

Stanley Tomyl
PFC United States Army
L Company
17th Infantry
7th Division

Died: Jan 1, 1945

A letter from a Company Commander indicated that Stanley's patrol had been ambushed. He sacrificed himself by drawing enemy fire away from…

James M. Tobin
Private United States Army Air Corps
2505th Base Unit

Born: Dec 3, 1923
Died: Sept 9, 1944

James was married on June 11, 1944. He died of appendicitis in a midwest training camp.

The portrait is on display in the Maynard…

Frank Brady Spence
ARM3 United States Navy Reserve

Born: July 2, 1925
Died: June 29, 1945

Frank was lost at sea. He was trapped in a damaged aircraft that, upon landing approach, missed the carrier and crashed into the sea. The pilot was…

John J. Scaccotti
S/Sgt United States Army
181st Infantry
26th Division

Died: May 6, 1942

John died at Camp Edwards on Cape Cod of bronehial pneumonia following an operation and several weeks illness.

The 181st Infantry was broken…

Frank J. Riley Jr.
S/Sgt United States Army Air Corps
723rd Bomb Squadron
450th Bomb Group
15th Air Force

Born: 1923
Died: May 30, 1944

Frank was born in 1923 and lived with his parents at 9 Vernon Street. He reported for duty at Fort…

Peter Popienuck
Private United States Army
C Troop
121st Calvary Reconnaissance Squadron
106th Cavalry Group

Died: Apr 1, 1945

The 106th Cavalry Group was attached to the 15th Corps, 7th Army during the period of October 1944 to May…

William F. Palmer
PFC United States Army
F Company
182nd Infantry American Division

Born: 1919
Died: Nov 21, 1942

Bill had been in the Army almost two years, having joined in March 1941. In the last letter to his motlier, dated October 30,…