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Private First Class William A. McWhorter, USA (December 5, 1944)

http://rainbowrunwalk.com/wp-json/oembed/1.0/\/\/rainbowrunwalk.com\/embed\/\" William A. McWhorter was born on December 7, 1918 in Liberty, South Carolina. His enlistment record doesn’t appear in the records held by the National Archives, so we don’t know when his wartime service in the United States Army began.

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Private Donald R. Lobaugh, USA (July 22, 1944)

Donald Ronald Lobaugh was born in Freeport, Pennsylvania on February 7, 1925. He was inducted into the United States Army on May 15, 1942. His enlistment record marks him as a “Selectee”, but as he was just 17 years old, I’m reasonably certain he was a volunteer.

Regardless, he was posted as an infantryman with the 127th Infantry Regiment, traditionally a unit of the Wisconsin National Guard, which was part of the 32nd Infantry Division.

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Staff Sergeant Gerald L. Endl, USA (July 11, 1944)

Gerald Leon Endl was inducted into the United States Army on April 16, 1941. His enlistment record indicates that he volunteered for the Philippine Department, but as he wasn’t captured in the Philippines, it’s unlikely he ever served there. A high school graduate, Endl was born in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin on August 20, 1915.

Records indicate that he was also a member of the Wisconsin National Guard, although his enlistment data doesn’t reflect that. Endl served in the South Pacific’s New Guinea Campaign with the 128th Infantry Regiment of the 32nd Infantry Division.

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