All American Awards & Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Wallie Myers

| June 14, 2015

flagWallie Myers, a native of Piney Township, served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Name: Wallie G. Myers

Born: April 3, 1920

Died: March 5, 2012

Hometown: Piney Township, Pa.

Branch: U.S. Army

Rank: Sergeant

Myers served as a Technical Sergeant in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He was stationed in Burma and India during the war.

He was the recipient of the Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, a Bronze Star, and a World War II Victory Medal.

Following his military service, Myers married Norma Schrader on September 4, 1947. Wallie and Norma had three children together – two sons and a daughter.

Myers died March 5, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Shippenvile, Pa. at the age of 91.

He is buried at the Licking Presbyterian Cemetery near Curllsville.

 

All American Awards and Engraving is located on U.S. 322 in Shippenville. The company specializes in Embroidery, Screen Printing, all kinds of awards, trophies, engraving, unique gifts and more. As the company motto says, We can put “Almost Anything on Almost Everything”.

They can be found online at www.allamericanhq.com or www.facebook.com/AllAmericanAwardsandEngraving or by calling toll free 1-877-402-9273 and ask for Jim Carroll.


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