He was promoted to Major General in March 1981. Upon its completion, he became a member of the 82nd Airborne Division and remained with the 82nd throughout the remainder of the war. Major General Ralph T. Tice began his military career on May 1943 when he enlisted in the U.S. Army. Good condition. He served as the first Post Commander for the Lawrence, Kansas American Legion Post. He joined the Kansas Army National Guard on March 23, 1926, as a private, and retired from the service on September 30, 1965, as a major general, having commanded the 35th Infantry Division and the 69th Separate Infantry Brigade. He was shipped overseas on January 18, 1944 and served with the 3204th QM Svc Co., landing on Omaha Beach, Normandy, D Day + 1, as an amphibious duck and light truck driver. When World War I broke out, he commanded the 110th Field Signal Battalion, 35th Division in World War I, and upon his return to his state, was appointed by the Governor as Assistant Adjutant General on June 12, 1919. SGM Trost joined the Kansas Army National Guard on 14 June 1963, serving initially as a Fire Direction Computer in Headquarters and Headquarters Battery 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery. April 01, 1865 – August 18, 1867, Mayor of Topeka He commanded the 127TH Field Artillery Group from 1962 until 1967. Today, we reenactors honor their memory by participating in living history programs, parades, Thomas Carney, which position he filled during Gov. In 1908, he was appointed First Lieutenant of Infantry. He served as the first chairman of the Hall of Fame Board of Directors. In addition to having a distinguished career as a Traditional National Guardsman, Lieutenant Colonel Porter has served his community through his civilian occupation in several states. He was elected to the first Kansas Legislature which was convened in March of 1861. He enlisted in the Kansas Air National Guard in 1970 after graduation and began Basic Training in September of that year. Mitchell’s wound was such that he was for a long time confined to the hospital. By the end of War, Col. Hughes was old enough to be familiar with the trappings of war. On 1 February 1976 the 3rd Battalion of the 137th Infantry was reorganized as the 891st Engineer Battalion. His career spanned more than 43 years of military service to his state and nation. He has served as command sergeant major for the 1st Battalion, 161 Field Artillery; the 35th Division Artillery; and the 287th Sustainment Brigade. Promoted to colonel, he commanded the 137th Infantry from October 17, 1921, until February 25, 1941, when he retired from federal active service after being mobilized on December 23, 1940. His duties included training other soldiers to become Military Policemen. Promoted to First Lieutenant on 1 November 1949, he was the Finance Officer and Officer in Charge of the Finance Corps. He also served in other Central European Battles. He was appointed on 10 February 1971 as Deputy Brigade Commander, 69th Infantry Brigade (Sep). In December of that year he qualified as an officailly licenced pilot with certificate No. Later he commanded elements of the Second Kansas Cavalry and the 83rd U.S. Kansas’ 5th Adjutant General When the Headquarters, Kansas Air National Guard was organized in 1951, Gardner became the Headquarter’s first commander. The remaining personnel would be assigned to other bases around the United States. CSM Elliott was ordered to active duty on 20 October 1950 as a Corporal with an initial assignment at Fort Sheridan, Illinois. In 1841, went to Westfield, Chautauqua County, to write as a clerk in the Surrogate’s office of that county, and commenced the reading of law with his uncle, the Hon. Why, blast their contracted soul, He rejoined the Kansas National Guard on May 24, 1948, serving as Executive Officer and Battalion Commander of the 127TH Field Artillery Battalion and later as Executive Officer and Commander of the 35TH Infantry Division Artillery until 1961. He served in Vietnam during 1969-70. They had one child, Isabel Brandon, the wife of H.L. But of them all, he preferred to be called “Colonel.” And he was greeted with respect and affection as Colonel Hughes by many thousands of Topekans for over 60 years. In 1947, he enlisted in Headquarters Battery, 154th Field Artillery Battalion shortly after it was reorganized. An accomplished artist, Chief Zerger used his talent to design the 190th Air Refueling Wing’s official emblem and the “Wylie Coyote” distinctive patch which can be observed all over the world due to various unit deployments. Here he was responsible for the morale and discipline of 1200 students. He graduated in June of 1966 and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Field Artillery. He terminated his railroad service in December of 1897, to become secretary of the Commercial Club of Topeka. He has had three careers also ranging from serving in the military, then as a pilot and security aid to Governor John Carlin, and then working with computerizing genealogy records and computer consulting. Tray?, in the fall of 1893, after conclusion of the Hughes Court Martial Trial in the south wing of the state house. The 69th Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade formation of the British Army in the Second World War. Robert B. Docking in 1969 and served as an official staff member at the Midwestern Governor’s Conference in Wichita. In 1889 she learned that by taking a homestead the four years’ military service of her husband would be deducted from the five years required upon it, so she went with some acquaintances to Kearney county and took a homestead 14 miles from Larkin, the county seat, a station on the Santa Fe railroad, where she again spent a year in pioneer life, receiving a patent for the land in her own name. Next, he was shipped to Newport News, Virginia and assigned to the USS Gideon Wells, a Liberty Ship and sailed to Excabier, Africa, a Submarine Base. He was promoted to First Lieutenant that year and was assigned as Executive Officer where he served until 1964 when he was promoted to Captain. He finally retired in 1908. I will try to get them out." He began his military career by enlisting in Battery C, 154th Field Artillery at Horton as Fire Direction Computer on 12 June 1950, the year he graduated from Horton High School. He began his military career by enlisting in the 3rd Battalion, 137th Infantry, and Kansas Army National Guard in 1938 when he was still a student at Wichita East High School. Eligibility is limited by descent through males only. The beach was assaulted in multiple brigades of the 50th Northumbrian Division, on the West was the 231st Brigade, followed by the 56th Brigade, attached to this was a regiment of DD tanks from the Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers), the infantry assault battalions that attacked in the West were; the 1st Battalion Hampshire Regiment, and the 1st Battalion Dorset Regiment. To do an unlawful deed; On 24 July 1918, Billard and his mechanic were testing a DeHaviland 4 over France when the engine stopped. That action is described in the Burlington Daily Republican on February 21, 1923. He served over three years in a regiment that lost more soldiers than any other USCT regiment, and all but nineteen regiments in the rest of the Union Army. CSM Shaumeyer enlisted in the Kansas Army National Gaurd on 10 October 1952 with Company G and served in the 137th Infantry Regiment until his retirement on 18 June 1983. Inducted Into the Kansas National Guard Hall of Fame on November 2, 2008. He also served as the commander of the 1st Battalion, 127th Field Artillery and commander of the 130th Field Artillery Brigade and several positions within the 35th Division Artillery. On March, 1947, Gen. Breidenthal served with the 1st Battalion, 137th Infantry and was assigned as Battalion Commander on July 28, 1950. He returned to his unit and continued the combat operations until the end of the war. Citizen Soldier Link served as the Construction Foreman and the Group’s Operations Sergeant. Upon return to state status, CSM Elliott was again appointed as the 69th Brigade Command Sergeant Major. Josiah B. McAfee was born August 8, 1830 at McAfeetown, Pa. His father died when he was seven years old. After graduation from the Technical School, he returned to the 127th Fighter Group and became a full-time Technician as a jet aircraft mechanic on the flight line. His first assignment as an officer was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 891st Engineer Battalion in Clay Center. In 1944, he shipped to Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia and promoted to Mess Sergeant where he served until being discharged in 1946 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. I have never been able to devote myself to business since my wife died, and after Bliss [his son] was killed I lost all interest in life, but lived for the sake of living. There, he attended Knightstown Academy for a nine months commercial course, and for the next year engaged in teaching in Henry County, Ind. When the Santa Fe became involved in a controversy with the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad over right-of-way through the Grand Canyon of the Colorado, Anderson was placed in charge of the Santa Fe forces. Due to his concern for Western Kansas settlers who were suffering violent raids by hostile plains Indian tribes, Governor Crawford issued a call for volunteers to serve a period of six months. He has also been involved in the “Seasons of Sharing Holiday Program” in San Antonio by coordinating, collecting and delivering gifts to the less fortunate children of the community. The Campbell family are descendants of Alexander Campbell, the founder of the Disciples church. October 01, 1980 – October 17, 1987. He was a member of the Kansas Military Board from 1921 until his death June 13, 1951. Following the war, Fry served with the occupation forces in Germany until 1946. The 5th East Yorks achieved on 25 September, but the Germans kept them under heavy artillery fire for days.[1]. Ambitious for a larger life fitted to his talents, he entered in 1887, the medical department of the State University of Missouri, and graduated in 1890. He served in this position until March 5, 1878. He was employed by the Beech and Boeing Aircraft Companies in Wichita until the activation of the 127th Fighter Squadron in October 1950 during the Korean conflict to activate Alexandria Air Force Base (now England AFB) in Louisiana. He was released from federal service for physical disability on August 17, 1941, whereupon he returned to his law practice in Kansas. CCMSgt has served for many years on the Board of Directors of the Museum of the Kansas National Guard, including several years as the President of the Board of Directors. In that time, twenty four years were as an officer and ten as an enlisted man, beginning at the age of fourteen. Sergeant Major Trost began his fulltime Career with the National Guard, serving in the 2nd Battalion 130th Field Artillery in 1966 as an assistant Administrative Supply Technician, Administrative Supply Technician, Operations, Training and Readiness Specialist and Battalion General Supply Technician where he served until his retirement on 3 November 1988. He attend Genesee College in New York, but when his mother died, he return to Kansas and never returned to college. Charles A. Morris was born July 2, 1839, in Clinton County, Pennsylvania. During the border troubles of 1856, he served under General James H. Lane and was later Lane’s guard. Mr. Vandermotten lives in Salina with his best friend, Gig Vandermotten and they have three grown daughters: Linda Kay Hall, Janelle Lee Heiser, and Connie Jean Lehman. The 69th Infantry Regiment is an infantry regiment of the United States Army.It is from New York City, part of the New York Army National Guard.It is known as the "Fighting Sixty-Ninth", a name said to have been given to it by Robert E. Lee during the Civil War. He was enlisted in Headquarters & Headquarters Battery, 60th Field Artillery Brigade by another Hall of Famer, Howard S. Searle, in 1923. He was recalled to active duty, as a Captain, in January 1968, in reaction to the “Pueblo Incident” and served at Kunsan AB, Korea until his release from active duty in 1969. For this period of service, Kennedy was awarded the Legion of Merit and two Army Commendation Medals. Contrary to modern movie makers, the First Kansas Colored Volunteer Regiment was the first African American unit to engage the Confederates in the American Civil War. Tincher retired 30 June 1999 with more than 42 years of dedicated service to the State of Kansas, the United Sates Army, The National Guard, its Soldiers and our Nation. He was President of the Citizens Military Committee which was responsible for the bond issue to build the Kansas City, Kansas Armory and many other improvements at no cost to the State or Federal Government. He died October 6, 1889, in Atchinson. He was discharged from service on July 31, 1865 and returned to civilian life in rural Topeka, where he began the study of law, but was interrupted by additional service to Kansas in 1867. He was at the capture of Cane Hill, Arkansas and the defeat of Confederate General Shelby at that place on November 23, 1862. Soon after graduation he enlisted in the Kansas Army National Guard with the 242nd Engineers, which in 1965 became the 169th Engineer Company, Bridge Platoon. With the 35th Division’s deactivation in 1963, he became the Executive Officer of the newly formed 69th Infantry Brigade and later, with his promotion to Colonel, became Deputy Brigade Commander. Carney’s term of office and in the fall of 1864, paid the State Militia for services in the spring of 1861 (sic) In 1865, was elected a Justice of the Peace, for the city of Lawrence, and has held the office continuously, except two years – 1872 and 1873. He continued to serve on the Adjutant General’s Staff until his retirement in March 1995 with almost 50 years from the time he entered service in 1945 with over 41 years credible service to his state and nation. The General’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, European-African Middle Eastern Campaign medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Army Occupation Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 3rd Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster, Presidential Unit Citation, Distinguished Unit Badge, French Fourragere, Kansas National Guard Service Medal with 3rd Oak Leaf Cluster, Kansas Emergency Duty Service Ribbon, Kansas National Guard Distinguished Service Medal and the National Guard Association of Kansas Distinguished Service medal. Hiram Allen Sergeant Major John D. Trost was born on 3 November 1928 in Concordia, Kansas. Soon after, XXX Corps prepared a new attack towards Tallouf. However, his family objected and he became an artilleryman. After the outbreak of hostilities, the men of the 137th were reassigned to combat units by the Army and Ericsson was given command of the prisoner of war camp (German and Japanese) located at Medford, Oregon. Retired Col. William “Bill” Vonderschmidt was born in Falls City, Nebraska, and attended Hiawatha High School, graduating in 1964. He died at Hallowell, April 19, 1914. When no reply came in the mail, Pliley concluded that he better forget his adventurous plans once and for all, and find other work. From June 1943 until November 1945 he was mobilized and served with the 250th Station Hospital in England and Europe. Civil War Campaign MedalGuilford Dudley was one of the oldest and most wealthy settlers of Shawnee county. The purpose was fully formed when I left Rushville, Ind., and came to this city. He is liberal in his religious opinions. General Finley’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal and Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with two Service Stars, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with three Hour Glass Devices, Army Service Ribbon and the United Nations Service Medal. Major General Charles H. Browne, Jr., former commander of the 35th Infantry Division, was in charge of the Brigade with the rank of Brigadier General. – Memorial Record of Lincoln Post No. Of refusing William P. Huffman married Mary Williamson, who was born at old Vincennes, June 11, 1841, and died at Hallowell, in Cherokee County, Kansas, July 24, 1907. Later, he sailed to Oran, Africa. Heavy precipitations, sub-freezing temperatures, a severe shortage of rations for the soldiers and forage for their horses combined to create great suffering for the men and their animals during the entire winter. They then came under the command of the Guards Armoured Division with the task of capturing Bemmel, north of the river. On 8 July 1977 he was promoted to Major and assigned as the 190th Combat Support Squadron Commander. I am glad to go with my wife and baby boy. His father, J.B. Billard, a native of France, moving to Topeka in 1894, was elected mayor of Topeka and served in that capacity from 1910 to 1913. Guilford Dudley General Campbell was the son of a minister of the Christian Church, which was founded by his uncle, Alexander Campbell. During the Korean War, the 127th Fighter Squadron was activitated and served with NATO forces in France with Fry in the position of Director of Operations. He considers his most personal special achievement in getting the name of SGT Henry Jackson, A troop, 7th Squadron, 17th Air Cavalry added to the Viet Nam Wall on Memorial Day in 1999. Brigadier General Edgar L. DeGraw was born on March 4, 1922 in Nanuet, New York. 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