Pound, Elmer Wayne
"Angel," 71, retired U.S. Army, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1992.
Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fredonia City Cemetery.
Survivors: brother, Don of Martinez, Ga.; sister, Allie Mae Smith of
Hominy, Okla. Timmons Funeral Home, Great Bend.
(The Wichita Eagle, Wichita, KS, 25 Oct 1992, Page 2B - courtesy of
(courtesy of Judy Mayfield)
Grave marker for Elmer W. Pound in Section 7, Lot
1691-4 of the Fredonia City Cemetery, Fredonia (Wilson county),
Elmer enlisted in the Army on 1
October 1942 at Ft Leavenworth, KS. HE was a member of Company
A and was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge for action
during the Normandy, France Campaign, 6 June 1944 to 9 July 1944.
Based on the headstone inscription, he made the
Army his career and retired with the rank of First Sergeant.