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Calvin A. Backus
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1923
Death: Jul. 7, 1994

World War II Veteran.His unit landed at Normandy on the 6th of June 44. They received very heavy casualties. So much so that he very rarely reflected on the war at all.After his return from Europe he served as a Honor Guard at the Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier at Arlington.He was a life long member of the VFW in Maryland.He worked maintenance for schools near Baltimore. Something he really enjoyed about life.
He was a devoted Husband, Father, Grandfather,Uncle, and all round good guy. A true gentleman. Rest at Ease, Soldier.You will be missed very much. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lloyd P. Backus (1900 - 1963)
  Olga Kramer Backus (1898 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret J. Merker Backus (1919 - 1997)
 
 Siblings:
  Edward H. Backus (1918 - 1994)*
  Robert L. Backus (1920 - 1928)*
  John Leroy Backus (1922 - 1992)*
  Calvin A. Backus (1923 - 1994)
  Charles H. Backus (1926 - 1988)*
  Shirley M. Backus Wolkotte (1928 - 1996)*
  Lloyd P. Backus (1933 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: * A very special THANK YOU to F.A.G. member Karen Lindley for taking the time to find and photograph Uncle Cal's headstone.
 
Burial:
Crownsville Veterans Cemetery
Crownsville
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: BlueGhost SCPO,USN Ret
Record added: Nov 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22829642
Calvin A. Backus
Added by: BlueGhost SCPO,USN Ret
 
Calvin A. Backus
Added by: Karen Lindley
 
Calvin A. Backus
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Added by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
 
 
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- Palm Springs Girl
 Added: Sep. 7, 2011
Remembering a very special man.
- Maggie Mac
 Added: Aug. 19, 2011

- Judy Curnell
 Added: Jun. 12, 2011
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