W.C. Ornburn had 5 sons in military

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W.C. Ornburn had 5 sons in military - Moberly Brothers Have Served Country These five...
Moberly Brothers Have Served Country These five brothers, all Moberly boys, are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Ornburn, 1348 Watson. They have served in the U.S. Armed Forces in the period beginning with World War II. From left pictured are: W. C. (Bill) Ornburn Jr., who completed four years in the U. S. Marine Corps in April, 1969, with more than two years combat duty in Vietnam. He attended Sgt. Larry A. Lyon Sodier of Month Sgt. Larry A. Lyon is White Sands Missile Range's Soldier of the Month for April. He is combat missile systems repairman assigned to Army Missile Test and Evaluation. As soldier of the month, Sgt. Lyon received three day pass, a $25 savings bond and had his name posted at the Las Cruces and El Pao entrance gates throughout the month of May. I-as Cruces merchants honored the soldier with gift certificate from several of the top stores and restaurants in the city. The New Car Dealers Association provided him with a new car for a weekend in Las Cruces. Moberly Junior College this year. Cpt. Chaplain Frank M. Ornburn, who served four years the Naval Air Force. He is an Army chaplain stationed at Ft. Hood after spending one in Vietnam. Lloyd E. Ornburn, who nearly four years in World II on board the U.S.S. He is now manager of Orscheln Motor and Equipment Co. James M. Ornburn, who served four years on U. S. Submarine duty. He is now living in Chicago, 111. Glen R. Ornburn, who served three years in the U. S. Corps. He is now living in Norwalk, Calif. Four of the five were graduated from Moberly High School. The oldest son attended Moberly schools, but graduated from Middle Grove High School. In addition to these five who have served their country Mr. and Mrs. Ornburn have son-in-laws, I/ewis C. Williams and Floyd G. Turner, Moberly who served in World War II. Furthermore, two grandsons, Charles W. Williams and Alviri Lewis Williams, now are serving in the Navy.

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  1. Moberly Monitor-Index,
  2. 02 Jun 1970, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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