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Arthur Melton dies at age 72

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Day
6
Month
November
Year
1978
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Paz Martelino Is Presented With Her Husband's Posthumous Legion Of Merit, September 1946

Paz Martelino Is Presented With Her Husband's Posthumous Legion Of Merit, September 1946 image
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Ann Arbor News, September 3, 1946
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RECEIVES LEGION OF MERIT AWARDED HUSBAND POSTHUMOUSLY: Mrs. Paz L. Martelino, now of Ann Arbor, widow of Col. Pastor Martelino, who died as a prisoner of the Japanese, was presented this morning with the Legion of Merit awarded posthumously for her husband's outstanding service as chief of staff and adviser to the commanding general of the Philippine Army's 31st division. Col. Karl E. Henion, commandant of the campus ROTC, is shown presenting the award. In the background are two of Mrs. Martelino's five children, Pastor jr. (right), and Lucille (center), and her niece, Lourdes Segundo (left). The ROTC staff stood in formation for the ceremony, held in front of the ROTC building.

Prof. John C. Brier Given Legion Of Merit

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Day
3
Month
July
Year
1946
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Richard Otto Donner receives the Silver Star medal awarded posthumously to his father, October 1946

Richard Otto Donner receives the Silver Star medal awarded posthumously to his father, October 1946 image
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Ann Arbor News, October 25, 1946
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SON RECEIVES DEAD FATHER'S AWARD: Richard Otto Donner, 11-year-old son of Mrs. Virginia Kappler of Whitmore Lake, receives a firm handshake and a Silver Star medal, awarded posthumously to his father, Major Otto H. Donner, who was killed in December, 1944. Mrs. Kappler, who stands behind the boy, has recently re-married. Left to right in the above picture are Lt. Col. N. W. Dragneff, who presented the awards; Richard, his mother, Mrs. Fred Henes of Dexter, who received a Silver Star awarded posthumously to her son, Paul; and Lt. Col. Dudley J. Scholten, who was awarded a Legion of Merit at the ceremonies in the Armory.