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For all that you have sacrificed - For our country and for our freedom.
SDPB HONOR ROLL In Memory of...

M/Sgt Anton L. Meyer, Andover, SD - USAF WWII/Korea
EM2 Warren D. Anderson, Buffalo Gap, SD - Navy
PVT Donald Johnson, Burbank, SD - Army
SKD2C Wilson W. Krause, Clear Lake, SD - Navy
PVT Owen J. Grothe, DeSmet, SD - Army WWI
Sgt.Glenn H. Waltner, Freeman, SD - Army
George L. Hall, Gettysburg, SD - USMC
PFC Harry Richard Hall, Gettysburg, SD - Army, killed in Korea
PFC Thomas W. Rundle, Lead, SD - Army Infantry
PVT Joseph (Eddy) Ward, Lemmon, SD - 361st Engineer Construction Battalion Korea
1st LT Gerald Vernon Albertson, Madison, SD - Army WWII/Korea
S/Sgt William E. Bertsch, Menno, SD - Army
Tec-5 Louis Heisinger, Parkston, SD - Army
1st LT Wayne Carmody Sioux Falls, SD - USMC
T-4 George R. Murray, Sioux Falls, SD - Paratrooper
SGT Gordon L. Blegen, Vienna, SD - Army
Wagoner Albert W. Newstrom, Vienna, SD - Army WWI
EN3 Duane L. Newstrom, Vienna, SD - Navy Korea
MSGT Clair E. Woodard, White, SD - Army
Pfc George Donald Sorbol, Wilmot, SD - Army WWII-Battle of Leyte

In Honor of...
1st LT L'Nora Bowden Bylander, Beresford, SD - Army
Dale Clites, Carthage, SD - Air Corps Purple Heart Veteran
MSGT Wilbur J. Ching, Castlewood, SD - Air Force
MoMM 1/C Dale Raymond Cook, Chamberlain, SD - Navy 1939-1945
Capt. Harry R. Woodward, Hot Springs, SD - Army Soldier's Medal
Sgt. Raymond R. Steiber, Mitchell, SD - Field Art. 147th
Staff SGT James A. Raysor, Pierre, SD - Army
SGT John W. Bickford, Rapid City, SD - Army
Capt. Kenneth G. Custis, Scotland, SD - Army
Sgt. Dale Stewart, Scotland, SD - Army
Sgt. Burdette R. Miller, Sioux Falls, SD - Army
A.L. Johnson, Trail City, SD - Army WWII
Gordon Johnson, Trail City, SD - Army WWII
John B. Johnson, Trail City, SD - Army WWII
Raymond R. Johnson, Trail City, SD Army Korea
RM1 Merlyn A. Newstrom, Vienna, SD - Navy Korea
Seaman 1st Robert L. Reoh, Vienna, SD - Navy WWII
All Service Personal from: Post 5548 VFW Quarter Master,Wessington Springs

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Governor William J. Janklow speaks at the dedicati

Governor William J. Janklow speaks at the dedication of South Dakota's WWII Memorial in September of 2001.

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