Both of these individuals belong to my husbands lineage.
Henry Albert SHUPING (My husbands maternal great uncle )
b. 16 Sept 1913
Served for thirty-three months overseas during WWII in a medical detachment; also served during the Korean War on a hospital train. During both wars he was constantly administering aid to the wounded in battle.
Robert Julius THOMAS (My husbands maternal grandfather)
b. October 1920, North Carolina
d. 2 March 2007, California
A member of the North Carolina National Guard, he also served in the U.S. Navy as a Pharmacist Mate 1st Class on the USS Long Island during WWII. He retired from the US Air Force after 20 years as a Medical Technician.