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Col George Alexander Haws

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Col George Alexander Haws

  • Birth 3 Mar 1916 Loudenville, Marshall County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 5 Aug 2001 Merritt Island, Brevard County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Rockledge, Brevard County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 21494371

George helped mine coal when a young lad around the Kulmont/Easton, Pa. area. Most of the Smutko/Parkansky family were coal miners and George helped the family and helped take coal into Philadelphia to sell by the bag full.
Entering the National Guard in 1935 at Philadelphia in the Mounted Calvary. Went on active duty in 1940 and Officers Candidate school in 1942, graduated 2nd Lieutenant. He served in India during WW11 in CBS, a tour of duty at the indian Embassy. He then served in Japan & Taiwan, afterward serving a tour of duty in Arizona & Colorado Springs, Co. He returned to Japan for 2 years, then to the US to New Jersey where he was in command of a radar station for 4 years. He finished his Army career at Kestler & retired in 1969 a full Colonel.

Retired Jan. 1, 1970 with the rank of Colonel with the following awards: Soldiers Medal, WW11 Victory Medal, Asia/Pacific Campaign Medal, American Campaign Medal, Korean Service Medal, Air Force Reserve Service Medal, National Defence Service Medal, Aid Force Longivity Service Medal with 3 Bronxe Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Force Commendation Medal.

******Certificate recieved from the White House******
The United States of America honors the
memory of George A. Haws.
This certificare is awarded ba a greatful
nation in recognition of devoted and
selfless consecration to the service of
our country in the Armed Forces of the
united States.
George A. Bush
President of the United States


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  • Created by: Bill Miller
  • Added: 11 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21494371
  • Bill Miller
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col George Alexander Haws (3 Mar 1916–5 Aug 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21494371, citing Florida Memorial Gardens, Rockledge, Brevard County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Bill Miller (contributor 46926687) .