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Gustavus R. Ide, Jr "Gus"

U.S. Navy 1942–1946

With a degree in engineering, Gustavus (Gus) Ide enlisted in the Navy as an ensign in 1942. After months of indoctrination, Gus was assigned to ... more >>


Michael S. Lang

U.S. Army 2001–2008

By the time he had graduated from Weymouth High School in 2001, Michael Lang was already in the Army Reserve and was accepted into the Military ... more >>


Paul Hasgill

U.S. Army 1942–1945

A grandson of a Civil War veteran, Paul Hasgill was raised in Natick. Drafted in December 1942, Hasgill would serve in the U.S. Army as a radio ... more >>


Mary Ellen Crawford Ames

Red Cross 1941–1945

After graduating from Wellesley College in 1940, Mary Ellen Crawford Ames, like many of her classmates, wanted to follow their college president... more >>


Lawrence C. Foster

U.S. Navy 1939–1945

Having learned Morse Code and Semaphore in Boy Scout Camp, Larry Foster was a perfect match for Navy Signalmen during World War II. Entering the... more >>


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