Marion County

World War II Photo

This picture of Centralia men on their way to military duty was taken July 1942 in the 100 block of E. Broadway.

In the back row, 1st from the left, standing, is the grandfather of Tara Osbourne. His name was Elden Wooters.
In the 2nd row, 5th from the left, could be Wilfred (Bus) Gansauer, identified by cousin, Caryl Chenot Davis. He was killed 19 Sep 1944. His obituary mentioned he had been in service for two years & had been overseas for the past year.
In the back row, 7th from the left, is my oldest brother Lowell H Prosise. He enlisted to be a glider pilot but was not accepted. (Thank you, Harvey Eldon Prosise)
In the back row, 8th from the left, looks like my uncle Harvey Donoho. (Thank you, Jess Anderson)

In the front row, 4th from the left, sure looks like my father Thaddeus Rogers. (Thank you, Steve Rogers)
In the front row, 6th from the right, is my father Danillo Ferrari. (Thank you, Dennis Ferrari)
In the front row, 4th from the right, is John E. (Jack) Pick.
In the front row, 3rd from the right, is Charles Duane "CD" Wright.

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED - If you recognize any of the unidentified men, please let us know their name and location in the photo.


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