Freedom Wall

EUGENE HALKER
Freedom Wall COLUMBUS GROVE, Ohio
Brick plate # EW174
Brick location Column E, Row 29
Date of birth N/A
Deceased date N/A
Branch of service
Army

Rank
Years served Unknown
Separation N/A
Wars/Conflicts/Other  

Medals/Honors  
N/A
Comments  
A Columbus Grove, Ohio family has the unusual distinction of sending six boys to the military. Eugene, Edward, Harold, James, Raymond and Richard Halker, sons of Leo and Frances Halker, served their country during the World War II and Korean War periods. Eugene Halker was inducted into the service in October 1942 and served as a parts clerk in Texas. In poor health, he was honorably discharged from Bruns General Hospital in New Mexico in October of 1943. Eugene died in November of 1957 at age 38.
Inscription EUGENE HALKER
US ARMY
1942 - 1943