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Hillman C. Dress
Died at General

   Hillman C. Dress, a resident of Beaumont [PA] the last nine years, died Wednesday, June 30, 1965, in General Hospital in Wilkes-Barre  after a brief illness.
   He was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of C J. and Verna Murphy Dress. He was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Wilkes-Barre and also was graduated from Officers' Training School at Fort Benning, Ga. Mr. Dress served in the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II and the ROK Division in the Korean Conflict.  Holding tile rank of major in the Army, he had been retired the last nine years. Mr. Dress was a member of Gate of Heaven Church in Dallas [PA].
   Surviving are his wife, the former Frances Oldfield; his parents, of Beaumont; two brothers, Edward J., of Big Stone Gap, Va., and J. Lanning, of Du Quoin, IL The funeral was held Monday morning at the Nulton Funeral Home, in Beaumont, followed by a Requiem Mass in the Gate of Heaven Church, in Dallas. Military services were conducted at the grave in St. Mary's Cemetery, in Hanover Township.
   The Rosary was recited at the funeral home Sunday night.

(courtesy Roseann Kebles)

Grave marker for Hillman C. Dress in Saint Marys Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre (Luzerne County), Pennsylvania.

Hillman was wounded in action on 2 August 1945 in Belgium.  Besides that award, his grave marker indicates that he earned the Bronze star Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster.

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