Woodward receives "long-awaited medal

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Title

Woodward receives "long-awaited medal

Subject

copy of newspaper

Description

Lyle O. Woodward, resident of Nehalem since 1937 and a combat veteran in the Navy during World War II, recently received a purple heart metal, which was due to him from the battle of the USS Aaron Ward, which was attacked by six Japanese Kamikazi Planes leaving one-third of the crew was either killed or wounded.
The efforts of the Tillamook County Veterans Service Officer Steve Weld and Senator Gorden Smith corrected the oversight. Lyle Woodward received his long-overdue recognition at home with his wife Virginia on Jan. 5th, 1999

Source

Headlight Herald

Date

1/13/199

Contributor

anonymous

Identifier

Omeka: 246
NVHS Accession: 2011.24.6
Physical Location: Box B. Folder 2

Citation

“Woodward receives "long-awaited medal,” Nehalem Valley Historical Society Online Archive, accessed November 29, 2021, https://nehalemvalleyhistory.org/omeka/items/show/245.

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