Staff Sergeant Herman W. Stuyvesant

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Dress jacket: Staff Sergeant Herman W. Stuyvesant (ASN: #33274030) Herman W. “Herky” Stuyvesant was born in Greenville, Pennsylvania on September 21, 1921 a son of the late Raymond Clarence and Ona Mae (Knox) Stuyvesant. He was a graduate of the former Penn High School, which was the only high school for the Greenville area until 1958. He enlisted on July 24, 1942 in Erie, Pennsylvania. After his basic training, Herman went to Camp Butner in North Carolina. There he joined … Read More

Lieutenant Commander Clarence R. Gilman

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M-1 Helmet: Lieutenant Commander Clarence R. Gilman (ASN: 267002) Clarence (Charlie) Reginald Gilman was born on April 9, 1921 in Bingham, Maine. He went to the local schools, High school and the University of Maine, Class of 1943, where he majored in Forestry. Then in April 1943 Charlie enlisted in the U.S. Navy and became an Officer. When he completed training at the Naval Mine Warfare school in Virginia, Charlie went to Europe where he was assigned to the Escort … Read More