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Old 12-01-2019, 03:54 PM
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I found a name tag in my neighborhood. I asked around town and found out the name tag belonged to Wendell Miller. He was born in 1913 and served as a fire chief, school bus driver, service station owner, boy scout leader and possibly a veteran. His grave has the world war star on it but I could not find any thing in his obituary about the war. Maybe he was the type that did not want to be recognized. His son was a doctor and served in the Vietnam war as a medic. I'm really happy that I found something good to research but it bothers me that I can't figure out why there is a WW star on his grave. Can anyone with fold 3 or genealogy.com do a quick search for me.
Wendell Lawrence Miller
November 4th 1913- December
Whiteside County Erie Illinois.

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Old 12-01-2019, 05:25 PM
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Cool find.

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Old 12-01-2019, 07:44 PM
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I found his draft registration card on Fold3 but nothing about service. His family tree that someone has posted on Ancestry does not mention military service either.
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Old 12-01-2019, 08:00 PM
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Awesome! Thank you. I appreciate it. That star must be in the wrong place.

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No problem.

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Old 12-02-2019, 07:48 PM
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I find a few old name tags like that. Mine came off fur traps and it was a law they had to have one way back when. Just a name and city and state. I wonder if that is what you have

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