Week 45 —Tribute to Veterans
Brothers and Cousins in Arms
— Some Never Came Home
By Myra Vanderpool Gormley (C) 2018
- Brothers, Ervin Vanderpool (1908-1944) and Otis Vanderpool (1919-2004) served in the Army, Company K, 157th Regiment, 45th Infantry Division.
- Their brother Arthur Harrison Vanderpool (1910-1989) enlisted in the Army on 20 Nov. 1940. • Their brother Eldee Vanderpool (1917-2005) was a Tech-5 in the Army; he enlisted 6 June 1945 in California and died in a Veterans Home in Napa County, California.
- Their brother Evert Odal (1922-1995) appears on a World War II draft registration on 30 June 1942 in Montrose County, Colorado. Whether he served, and if so, in what capacity, is not known.