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Veteran's Memorial...for all who served during peace and war times!

 

Soldiers and Veterans of Allendale Township


The young people of Allendale have always responded to the call to arms, as records confirm.  The veterans listed below were residents of Allendale Township at the time they entered the military.

 

War of 1812

William Bell and Harley Bement Sr.

 

Mexican War

Enos Parrish

 

Civil War

Orrin Arnold, Justus Balcom, William Balcom, Harley Bement Sr., Harley C. Bement Jr., , Lafe Bennett, Andrew Bloomer, Aaron Camp, LeMon Chapel, Marcus Chapel, Henry Dykema, James Donahue, Henry Gardiner, James Herriman, Menser Horlings, John Herriman, William Herriman, John Jenkins, Hiram Knowlton, Duncan McKenzie, William Parry, George Reed, Daniel Rittenburg, George Rittenburg, William Rittenburg, Richard Robinson, Joshua Stoddard,  Jerry Sullivan, Chauncy Taylor, James M. Taylor, John A. Taylor, Martin V.B. Taylor, Samuel Taylor, Charles Thatcher, William Waldie, Andrew Webster and Amon Wilson

 

World War 1

George Brinks, Cody Wooley, Roy Cowell, Henry DeJonge, Egbert Dyke, Robert Eling, Edward A. Farowe, Albert Gemmen, John Groen, Isaac Hovingh, Harold Hubbel, Morris Hubbel, Dewey Jaarsma, Ben Knoper, Gerrit Knoper, Bernie J. Lemmen, Otto Lenters, Ernest McMillan, William Mulder, William Newman, Earl Parrish, Newton Parrish, Henry Piersma, Orrie Poelstra, David A. Potgeter, David J. Potgeter, Albert Pruis, Geroge Roberts, Henry Roberts, John Roberts, Remard Roberts, James Rosema, Sidney Rosema, Joe Rotman, David Schonwald, James W. Scott, Eber Sheffield, Frank Sheridan, Harm Sietsema, Tony Sietsema, Milo Snyder, Walter Stuver, John Velthouse, Clifford Vickers,  Henry G. Walcott, Herman G. Walcott, Jacob G. Walcott, Harry Wallenga, Louis Wallenga, Clayton White, Warren White and Francis Wolbrink

 

World War 2

Jacob Alderink, Donald Alma, Joe Antonides, Alfred Arnoldink, Thresa A. Atkins, Robert Brown, Gladwin J. Bosch, John Bosch, Henry Bouwman, William Bouwman, Gerrit Brouwer, Louis Brower, Peter Brouwer, Bernard Buhrer, Nelson J. Coelingh, Arthur Cooley, James. R. Danenberg, Patrick Danenberg, Fred D. Danenberg, Bernard Danenberg Derwin DeJonge, Lester DeJonge, Maurice DeJonge, Raymond DeJone, Lee DeNeff, Richard DeYoung, Wm. R. DeYoung, Frank Driesenga, Garold Dyke, Harris J. Dyke, Hugh H. Fredericksen, Alfred J. Gemmen, Nelson Gemmen, Percy Gemmen, James Friffith, Charles Hamm, Edwin Heyboer, Howard E. Hinken, Morris W. Hinken, Donald Hoek, Henry A. Hoek, Herman H. Hoek, Goerge Holscher, David Hovingh, Fred Huizinga, John H. Jesser, Peter R. Keyzer, Joe Klant, Ben Kleinjans, James Kleinjans, Henry Kloosterhouse, Henry Knoper, Alfred Kraker, Alvin E. Kraker, Arthur Kraker, Clarence H. Kraker, Donald Kraker, Gerald Kraker, Harold Kraker, John J. Kraker, Raymond Kraker, Arthur Kulikamp, Donald L. Lemmen, Louise G. Lemmen, Lawrence Marcusse, Corneal Mast, C. Wm. McMullin, Clifford H. McMullin, J. Kenneth McMullin, Geo. Harry McMullin, Robert E. McMullin, Wm. Merdith, Roland Miller, Peter Mulder, Merle A. Neuman, Russell V. Neuman, Fred Nibbelink, Harry Nibbelink, Edward Overweg, Lee Overweg, Donald R. Packer, Kenneth Packer, Morris Packer, Donald S. Parker, H. Morse Richards, Eugene Rittenburg, Leslie Robinson, Richard Rosenzwij, Jay Rotman, Joe Rotman, Thomas Rozema, Harold Schmidt, Harold Schultz, Lola L. Scott, Francis Seabert, Donald Sheridan, Darwin E. Smead, Henry Snyder, Rusell Stanton, Leslie Taylor, William D. TenBrink, James VanDyke, Gordan VanHuizen, John VanWyk, Franklin VerLee, Glenn Vissers, Leland Waldie, William Waldie, Peter Wallinga, Clarence Walwood, Mildren Wassenaar, Peter Wassenaar, Frank Wassenaar and Lafayette Waterman.

 

Korean War, Vietnam & Gulf Conflicts

There were several soldiers from Allendale who fought in these wars, but those records are not complete.

Veterans with bricks in the Allendale Veteran's Memorial

 

A

Herman Abel, Dale Alberda, Arlyn Alderink, Jim Alderink, Jacob Aldrink, William Alexander, Duane Alward, Joe Antonides, Alfred Arnoldink, Garth Austin, Neva Austin, Robert Austin, Carl Aylworth, Mervin Aylworth, Milo Aylworth, Randal Aylworth

 

B

Henry Baker, Kenneth Baker, Gary Balcom, Justus Balcom, William Balcom, HR Bardwell, Ray Bardwell, Melvin Baron, Alan Bassett, William Bazuin, Howard Beelen, Bruce Berkompas, Stanley Bertog, Neil Besteman, Pete Besteman, Bud Beukema, Ray Beuker, Rich Beuker, Henry Blauwkamp, Richard Blauwkamp, Michael Block, H. Bloomer, S. Boeringa, Gladwin Bosch, John Bosch, Russel Bosch, Calvin Boyce, Raymond Breen, George Breur, Jerry Brink, George Brodick, Hubert Broeckert, Harris Broene, G. Brouwer, Gerrit Brouwer Jr., Gordon Brouwer, Louis Brouwer, Peter Brouwer, Robert Brouwer, William Brouwer, Robert Brown, Russ Brown Sr., Russ Brown Jr.,    Ted Brown, Junior Bruins, George Bubnik, Bern Buhrer, Lynn Burch, George Burica, August Busman, Doulas Busman, Harvey Busman, Gary Byker, Gaylen Byker

 

C

Aaron Camp, Marvin Cardinal, Robert Carlon, Albert Carrell, Forrest Carroll, RL Cherry, Carl Christie, Larry Clay, Nelson Coeling, Sean Coffey, Terry Coffey, Michael Cole, F. Colgrove, Frank Colegrove, W Colgrove, Andy Connor, Thomas Cooper, Richard Coykendall, Robert Coykendall, Ronald Coykendall, Thomas Coykendall, Albert Crandle, Cecil Crowe, Jose Cruz, Bill Cunningham, James Curtis, George Czyinder

 

D

Russell Dalman, Patrick Danenberg, Earl Danneffel, Donald Dannenberg, Bill DeBoer, Claude DeGraaf,   James DeHorn, Herman DeJong, John DeJong, Derwin DeJonge, Maurice DeJonge, Raymond DeJonge, William DeYoung, Almon Dekker, Eugene Demott, Lee DeNeff, Rollie DeRidder, RW DeRidder, Bruce DeVries, Albert Dewitt, Thies DeYoung, William DeYoung, Marvin Dodde, RW Doderlein, James Doorn, Andrew Droge, Calvin Dyk, Jake Dyk, Richard Dyk, Garold Dyke, Harris Dyke, John Dyke, G Dykehouse

 

E

Donald Eldred, Robert Eling, William Eling, Edward Elzinga, Jason Ensing, Ralph Esther, Bernard Evink

 

F

Jack Ferwerda, Don Forist, Dennis Forner, Floyd Forner, Glen Forner, Fred Forrest, Clifford Franklin, Bill Frey, Fred Frey, John Fuller, AJ Fynewever

 

G

George Gaastra, Dewey Geldersma, Jack Geldersma, Peter Geldhof, Albert Gemmen, Alfred Gemmen, Nelson Gemmen, Gordon Geurink, Henry Geurink, Gary Ghareeb, Art Gilbert, Clint Gitchel, Eugene Goudzwaard, Jerry Griffith, H. Grifhorst, John Groen, Charles Grubham, Robert Gunneman

 

H

Marvin Hall, Charles Ham, Roy Ham, Dick Hamstra, Raymond Hamstra, Jens Hansen, Bob Hanson, Gerald Harmsen, Albert Hart, Martin Hart, Richard Hart, David Harter, Dave Haveman, Robert Haynes, Dean Headley, Elmer Headley, Harold Headley, Earl Headworth, RH Hemenway, Jamie Hendricks, J Henning, John Heriman, Ken Heuvelman, E Heyboer, Gerald Heyboer, John Heyboer, V. Heyboer-Anderson, C. Heyboer-Hophan, Clarence Hibma, Allyn Hinken, Arlyn Hinken, Charles Hinken, Clarence Hinken, Harvey Hinken, Howard Hinken, Morris Hinken, Randall Hinken, Walter Hinken, Wayne Hinken, HL Hobbell, Bill Hodson, Donald Hoek, Henry Hoek, Herman Hoek, Mart Hoekstra, William Hoekwater, William H Hoekwater, Nicholas Hoezee, George Holscher, Ken Holtvluwer, Don Hop, James Hop, David Hovingh, Eugene Hovingh, Ike Hovingh, Maruice Hubbell, Don Hudson, Jeri Hudson, Robert Hudson, Donald Hylarides

 

I

Steve Igleski, Robert Ingersoll, Willis Isbell

 

J

Dewey Jaarsma, Roger Jaarsma, Mike Jager, Norman Jahnke, David Janish, Russell Jansma, Carl Jesser, Erik Jesser, John C. Jesser, John H. Jesser, Thomas Jesser, Jerry Jeurink, Andrew Johnson, Vernon Johnson, Bill Joseph, M. Joslyn, Rich Joslyn

 

K

Stuart Karsten, Allen Karsten, Robert Kautenberg, Henry Kelly, Pete Keyzer, Mark Kidd, Willis Kidd, Jerry Kishman, Jay Klap, Ben Kleinjans, James Kleinjans, Ed Klinge, E. Klingeman, Henry Kloosterhouse, Marvin Kloosterhouse, Russ Kloosterhouse, Arnold Kloosterman, Daniel Kloosterman, James Kloosterman, Al Kloostra, Chris Kloostra, Albert Klynstra, Kenneth Knap, Dallas Knapp, Ed Knight, Eugene Knight, Allen Knoper, Bernard Knoper, Frank Knoper, Gerritt Knoper, Henry Knoper, Robert Knoper, Hiram Knowlton, Alan Koeman, Brian Koeman, Nelson Koeman, Scott Koeman, Douglas Koning, John Kooiman, Claude Kort, Henry Koster, Frank Koszegi, Albert Kraker, Alfred Kraker, Alvin Kraker, Andrew Kraker, Arthur Kraker, Bernard Kraker, Clarence Kraker, Donald Kraker, Gerald Kraker, Harold Kraker, John Kraker, Kevin Kraker, Ray Kraker, Terry Kraker, Tom Kraker, Kevin Krause, Arthur Kulikamp, Frank Kuntz, Larry Kuzee

 

L

Chet Lancaster, Michael Langley, Ralph Langley, Louis Lastacy, Russell Lauer, Sam Laureto, Don LeFebre, Bernie Lemmen, Bruce Lemmen, Daniel Lemmen, Don Lemmen, Roger Lemmen, Louise Lemmen-Ruff, Leo Levandoski, Ralph Lhotka, Dale Lieffers, Jerry Lind, Edward Lubbinge, Herm Lubbinge, John Lutke, Carl Lyon

 

M

Richard Jajewski, Carl Marcusse, Elvin Martin, Ivan Mathews, Eugene Mazurkiewicz, James McBurnett, Christopher McClellan, John McClellan, Michael McCue, Dick McGee, D. McKenzie, Charles McMullin, Clifford McMullin,  Ernest McMullin, George McMullin, John McMullin, Lawrence McMullin, Alice McMullin-Schroeder, Eldon McNair, Rowland McNally, Chuck Meeuwsen, Calvin Meindertsma, Harold Meinertsma, John Meindertsma, John Meyer, Leon Meyers, Randall Meyers, Steven Meyers, Terry Meyers, Roland Miller, Clarence Moll, David Moore, Mabry Moore, Robert Morgan, Ken Morrow, Robert Motman, Peter Mulder, Vernon Mulder, William Mulder, Michael Murray, Andrew Muskovin

 

N

Sherwin Nagelkirk, William Nanninga, Duane Nelson, John Nelson, Kevin Neugebauer, Herbert Neuman, Merle Neuman, Robert Neuman, Royal Neuman, Russell Neuman, Arthur Nielsen, Paul Nielsen, Allen Norman, Willard Nyenbrink

 

O

Jack Oesch, Bud Oneal, V. Oosterbaan, Maynard Oosting, Edward Overweg, Roger Overweg

 

P

Don Packer, Jim Packer, Ken Packer, M. A. Packer, W.O. Packer, Edward Page, Corky Pals, Newton Parish, Wells Parish, Harry Parke, John Parsons, Wes Parsons, Daniel Payne, Eric Payne, Jack Payne, Vincent Perales, W. E. Peterson, Charles Phinney, Lucille Phinney, Oris Phinney, Jack Piccard Sr., Gordon Pierce, Clare Piersma, Chris Pitz, Donald Pitz, H. E. Plant, Melvin Pohl, Richard Ponshair, Daniel Porter, Emily Porter, Lucian Porter, Ben Post, Jay Post, John Post, Rense Post, Carl Postma, Edward Poteracke, Bernard Potgeter, Dale Potgeter, David Potgeter, R. Powell, Timothy Powell, Marvin Pratt, Gerrit Prins

 

Q

Gerald Quigley

 

R

Charles Razzoog, Erick Recker, Edwin Rector, Levi Reginald, Louis Reister, Harvey Richards, Morse Richards, Kenneth Riddering, Ronald Riemersma, Rich Riker, D. Ritesema, Andrew Rodenhouse, Robert Rodenhouse, Meurl Rodibaugh, Pierson Roon, Alvin Rosema, John Rosema, Maurice Rosema, Arnold Rotman, Sidney Rosema, Arnold Rotman , Jay Rotman, Joe Rotman, Joe Rotman Jr., Joseph Rotman, Kenneth Rotman, Melwin Rotman, Ralph Rotman, Thomas Rozema, William Ruff, B. Russell, Marion Russell, Willard Ruster, Herman Rycenga, Roger Rycenga

 

S

Roger Sall, Bob Samuels, Bernard Schipper, Jacob Schipper, James Schippers, Frank Schmidt, Edward Scholten, Howard Scholten, Marlo Scholten, Earl Scholz, David Schonwald, John Schuiling, Abe Schuur, Gary Schuur, Andrew Scott, Forrest Scott, John Scott, Wesley Scott, James Sephan, Blaine Sessions, H. Shaneberger, R. Shanberger, Alton Sheridan, Don Sheridan, Frank Sheridan, Harold Sheridan, Leon Sheridan, Marlin Sheridan, Robert Sheridan, Harm Sietsema, Roger Sikma, Ray Slager, Lester Slagh, Ted Slovinski, Donald Small, Russell Smallegan, Darwin Smead, Elijah Smead, George Smith, Harry Smith, Paul Smoes, Milo Snyder, William Stafford, David Stanton, Russell Stanton, Peter Stellard, Howard Stephenson, James Stevens, Allen Stoppels, John Strobl, Glenn Stroven, Mildred Studham, J. Sullivan, Thomas Sullivan

 

T

Jim Tanis, George (Bud) Taylor, Les Taylor, M. Taylor, Phil Taylor, Glenn Tenbrink, Louis Tenhave, Gerald Terpstra, William Teske, William Thayer, Dewey Thompson, Joyce Thronton, Elwin Thurkettle, John Tiano, Sam Tiano, Tony Tiano, Gerald Tibbe, Robert Tickner, Alvis Torno, R. Turner, Geroge Tyler

 

U-V

Carl VanBeek, Donald VanBeek, Andrew VanBronkhorst, Jay VandenBosch, John VandenBosch, Marvin VandenBosch, Richard VandePanne, Ronald VanderKooi, Carl VanderLaan, Charles VanderLaan, Frank VanderLaan, Gerald VanderLaan, Harry VanderLaan, Harry VanderLaan Jr., Harriet VanderLaan-Miller, Cornelius VanderLugt, Herbert VanderLugt, John VanderLugt, Leonard VanderLugt, Peter VanderLugt, Warren VanderMeulen, Marvin VanderPloeg, Albert VanderSchoot, Nick VanderVeen, Nathan VanderWagen, Henry VanderWall, G. VanderWest, James VanDyke, Larry VanDyke, Ed VanFarowe, Ivan VanFarowe, Mel VanFarowe, Gordon VanHuizen, Lynn VanHuizen, Robert VanOveren, Don Vanthof, David VanZytveld, George Veeneman, Mel Veeneman, Martin Veenstra, William VendenBrink, Don Venhuizen, Rich Venhuizen, Franklin VerLee, Harold Victory, Jim Victory, Brian Vissers, Glenn Vissers, Richard Vissers, Jacob Vruggink

 

W

Albert Walcott, Henry Walcott, Charles Waldie, Lee Waldie, William Waldie, Louis Wallinga, Peter Wallinga,  Clarence Walwood, Tel Walwood, Frank Wassenaar, Peter Wassenaar, Orlyn Waterman, Harold Weaver, Marvin Weaver, Bernard Weber, Gilbert Wedeven, Clarence Werkema, Jimmie Westerling, Harv Westveld, Gordon Wiersma, Ken Wigett, Harry Wilbur, William Willis, Lloyd Wilson, Peter Winters, Harv Wiseman, T. Wiseman, Boyden Wittingen, Ken Wittingen, Francis Wolbrink, Ken Wolbrink, Lowell Wolbrink, Philip Wolbrink, John Wolfert, Dale Wolgamott, George Wolgamott, Loren Wolgamott, John Wood

 

X-Y

August Ykema, Harvard Ykema, Nancy Yonker

 

Z

Martin Zahl, Arnold Zichterman, Joseph Zichterman, Robert Zoulek

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