Friday, January 7, 2005

Seated: Bill Jackson, Rosalee Jackson and Lynne Lecrone. Standing: Jeanne Rhinehart, Janice Buterbaugh, Bill Buterbaugh and Gary Rhinehart.

 

AWONer Jeanne Rhinehart organized and hosted a dinner for 3 AWON members to meet Bill Jackson of Hummelstown, PA. They had dinner at the Officers' Club at the Navy Depot in Mechanicsburg, PA. Bill's wife Rosalee accompanied him.

Bill's father, PFC. William K. Jackson, was in the 104th Infantry (Timberwolves) Division, 413th Regiment, Company I. He was killed in action on February 23, 1945, in the first wave across the Roen River at Duren, Germany, on the first day of Operation Grenade.

The photo and information provided by Janice Buterbaugh, with thanks!