Category archives for: Bandstand Flag Memorial

November 2017 – Bandstand Flag Notice

Glen Boughton - Military

M. Glen Boughton March 29, 1932 – January 11, 2016 Corporal United States Army ******************************* The flag flying over the bandstand during November is in honor of Glen Boughton. After high school, Glen helped his father farm near Lacey, Iowa. He entered the military, July 15, 1952, and was stationed with the Army in Germany […]

October 2017 – Bandstand Flag Notice

Ernest Allgood Military

Ernest Lee Allgood October 12, 1933  –  November 4, 2016 E-5 United States Navy ******************************* The flag flying over the bandstand during the month of October is in honor of Ernest “Red” Allgood. While at Oskaloosa High School, Ernie worked with plumbing, heating, and mechanical contractors. Soon after graduation in 1952 he enlisted in the […]

September 2017 – Bandstand Flag Notice

Kenneth Watts Military Photo

Kenneth Watts Nov. 27, 1895 – Sept. 28, 1942 Private First Class United States Army ******************************* The flag flying over the bandstand during the month of September is in honor of Kenneth Watts. Mr. Watts was born on a farm near Barnes City in 1895 and had lived in Mahaska County nearly all of his […]

Robert C. Shuman

July 2017 – Bandstand Flag Notice Robert C. Shuman July 24, 1933 – February 9, 2017 SP3 T United States Army ******************************* The flag flying over the bandstand during the month of July is in honor of “Bob” Robert Shuman. While in college at Oklahoma A & M, Bob enlisted in the Army and served […]

June 2017 – Bandstand Flag Notice

Merle E. Vanderhorst September 29, 1924 – August 23, 1944 2nd Lieutenant United States 15th Air Force. ******************************* The flag flying over the bandstand during the month of October is in honor of Merle E. Vanderhorst of Bussey, Iowa. A student at Iowa State University, Merle joined the Air Force, February 23, 1943. He earned […]

May 2017 – Bandstand Flag Notice

Max E. Welch, POW May 11, 1923 – September 29, 2010 717th Tank Battalion United States Army ******************************* The flag flying over the bandstand during the month of May is in honor of Max E. Welch. Max was inducted into the Army, April 14, 1943, at Camp Dodge. He departed for the European Theater, December […]

April 2017 – Bandstand Flag Notice

John Wayne Russell April 25, 1931 Ð August 23, 2016 T26 United States Army ******************************* The flag flying over the bandstand during the month of April is in honor of John Wayne Russell. In December of 1951, John W. Russell received a letter from the Selective Service System that would change his quiet, small, rural […]

March 2017 – Bandstand Flag Notice

March 2017 – Bandstand Flag Notice James Joseph Mitrisin April 25, 1928 – November 20, 2016 Aviation Storekeeper 3rd Class United States Navy ******************************* The flag flying over the bandstand during the month of February is in honor of James Joseph Mitrisin. Jim enlisted in the U.S. Navy, May 28, 1946. He served his tour […]

February 2017 – Bandstand Flag Notice

Galen D. Veldhuizen September 10, 1949 – February 10, 2015 Retired Master Sergeant United States Air Force ******************************* The flag flying over the bandstand during the month of February is in honor of Galen Dennis Veldhuizen. Galen enlisted in the U.S. Air Force January 1969. He was trained as an airplane engine mechanic and traveled […]

December 2016 – Bandstand Flag Notice

December 2016 – Bandstand Flag Notice Thomas Richard Jones Jr. April 11, 1924  –  July 15, 2009 ******************************* Tom was induction into the Army, Oct. 3, 1944, at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. He traveled to Fort Knox, Kentucky where he received additional training and joined the 3nd Armored Division, Co. C, 737 Tank Battalion. His division […]

       

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