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Honoring Veterans

Friday, November 11, 2011

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* Michael L. Myers, Navy Stationed in Norfolk, Va. Graduated from Northview High School in 2006.
'Veterans Memorial'

Serving World War II and Korean War

Family of Abraham and Ethel Dickison, married Feb. 22, 1918

* Pfc. Arthur Dickison (first son)

United States Army 35242113

Military Police Batt.

Okinawa Theater

Entered service April 19, 1943

Discharged Dec. 24, 1945

Deceased Sept. 12, 1983

* Cpl. Paul B. Dickison (second son)

U.S. Army 35560878

Railroad Engineer

Alaskan Theater

Entered service Oct. 19, 1942

Discharged Oct. 8, 1945

Deceased Dec. 22, 1992

* Cpl. Burthel Dickison (third son)

U.S. Army 35090029

38th Infantry "Combat Infantryman's Badge"

European Theater

Entered service Feb. 8, 1943

Discharged Sept. 1, 1945

Deceased Jan. 10, 1983

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* Justin K. Myers, Navy Afghanistan Petty Officer Graduated from Northview High School in 2005.
* T/Sgt. Larry O. Dickison

(fourth son)

U.S. Army 35989877

West African Theater

Entered service May 3, 1945

Discharged Nov. 10, 1946

* Ensign II Plummer Dickison

(fifth son)

U.S. Navy 4306778

Destrover Escort Korean War

Entered service Dec. 17, 1951

Discharged Nov. 30, 1955

* Sgt. Samuel Dickison (sixth son)

U.S. Army R.A. 15276374

Margo, Guam (Mariana Islands)

Received "Truman's Year Extension"

Entered service Sept. 21, 1948

Discharged June 16, 1952

* Sgt. Dale Dickison

(seventh son)

U.A. Army R.A. 17293705

U.S. Navy Reserve (seven months, seven days)

First three years, Sept. 27, 1950-53

Second three years, Nov. 24 1955-58

First three years sent to this "Frontline Unit"

Able Co. 31st Infantry Regt., 7th Infantry Division

(Mung-Dung-Ni Valley)

"Combat Infantryman's Badge"

Peam, North Korea

Total service time: Six years, seven months, seven days

* Louis Dickison (eighth son)

Too many dependents to be drafted

Deceased Nov. 17, 2000

* Melvin Gayle (Red) Timberman

"Brother-in-Law" 56 years

Apprentice Seman

U.S. Navy 9552875

Entered service Feb. 21, 1944

Medical Discharge April 27, 1944

Navy Surgeon accidentally cut chest cavity diaphragm

Deceased June 23, 1999

"By the Grace of God," this "Veteran's Memorial" was "prayerfully prepared" by seventh son July 17, 2004.



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