All American Awards and Engraving Soldier Spotlight: WWII Veteran Harry Downs

| January 19, 2020

Harry Downs served our country in the United States Army during World War II.

Name: Harry Edward Downs Jr.

Born: October 20, 1923

Died: September 22, 2019

Hometown: Oil City, PA

Branch: United States Army

Harry proudly served in the United States Army.

During World War II, he served our country in New Guinea and the Southern Philippines, COB 153rd Engineer Combat Battalion.

He was a member of the VFW and the K of C.

Following a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church, military honors were accorded by the V.E.T.S. Honor Guard.

He was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery.

Click here to view a full obituary.


All American Awards and Engraving is located on Route 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, by calling toll free 1-877-402-9273 and ask for Jim Carroll, or visit them here

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