Clarence Irwin Moore

Veteran Name: Clarence Irwin Moore
Date of Birth: 03/14/1892
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Branch of Service: Marines
Notes: Clarence Irwin Moore was in the 1st Illinois Calvary in 1916, stationed in Brownsville, Texas. Sometime after that and the start of World War I, he returned home. On June 29, 1917 he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps in Danville, Il. Clarence served until June 28, 1921. On his VA Claim form it states…State: Illinois, Grade: corporal, “Honorable” across the top, Good Conduct, Victory Medal, and FRENCH CROIX DE GUERRE.
Donald Ayres

Veteran Name: Donald Ayres
Date of Birth: 06/15/1935
Beginning Year of Service: 1952
Ending Year of Service: 1956

Branch of Service: Navy
Rank: RM3-Radio Man
Family: Brenda Rudel Ayres (wife), Daughters Melissa, Gretchen and Sonya.
Notes: Don Ayres served during the Korean War and was stationed at Yakosuka, Japan. His older brother was a Naval officer. Don and his young family moved to Conroe, TX in 1977 where he owned a pool supply and water conditioning business until his passing in 2017.