World War II Military Service

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U.S. Army

U.S. Army Service – World War II

The following served their country when called upon.

Golden – Arvle “Goldie”, 11 Apr 1945 • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, Enlisted US Army.

Golden – Cletus Franklin … stepped on a mine in France during the invasion. Lost his life there. Son of William Henry, brother to Leftridge and and Otis Dearl among others.

Golden – Clyde Ellis, Private, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland. Died while in service.
— Born 1922 / Enlisted 2 Feb 1941 in Maryland National Guard; Service Number: 20342268. Was single, without dependents. Before the war: Bookkeeping machine operators. Education: 4 years of high school.

Gaulding, Edward Alfred, US Army, Warrant Officer. Enlisted 1942.
— Birth 24 Aug 1905 / Death 16 Feb 1972

Golden – James Ramsey, US Army Air Corps. Fighter pilot.
— 1920-2011 / My family line 

Golden – John Edward “Johnny”  CPL, Army Air Corps, 25 Jul 1942-9 Sep 1945
— Birth 10 Jun 1921 in Briceville, Anderson, TN; Death 13 Dec 1958 in Lake City, Anderson, TN. Died in a car accident on the highway. Death due to head trauma.
— Parents: John Emory Golden, 1892 – 1978, and Alberta Bell Delta “Birdie” Hickson, 1897 – 1962
— Relationship: 3rd cousin 1x removed.

Golden – Harold Lee  (1919-1969)  LTC, World War II, Vietnam
— Purple Heart. Buried Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Kansas.
— Brother to Robert Webster (Bobby) Golden
— Relationship: May be related.

Golden – Robert Webster (Bobby)  CPL, USMC,  6 Jul 1944 Saipan, Marianas
— Wounded two weeks prior at Battle of Tarawa; over 200 pieces of shrapnel removed per news article; three other Golden brothers were in military service at the time: LTC Harold Lee Golden, XXX and XXX.
— Relationship: May be related.

Robert Webster (Bobby) Golden (1917-1944)
Nebraska City News, Nebraska City, Nebraska, 1944