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ELMER W. POUND

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 Tedd Cocker)
 


(courtesy of Judy Mayfield)
Grave marker for Elmer W. Pound in Section 7, Lot 1691-4 of the Fredonia City Cemetery, Fredonia (Wilson county), Kansas.

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.

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