For this Veterans Day holiday I'd like to thank some members of my family who have served our Country.
First, to my Father, Walter Richard Booth who served in the U.S.Navy in the mid 1940's. He was part of Acorn 25 and served on the USS Maryland.
S2c: Seaman 2nd Class
HA2c: Hospital Apprentice Second Class
F2c: Fireman 2nd Class
F1c: Fireman 1st Class
Service School Completed: USNNCS, Farragut, Idaho
James enlisted at the young age of 19 yrs in 1968.
He is currently living in California with is wife and is a proud father and grandfather.
Arthur C. Ferrier was my 1st cousin 1x removed and served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Air Medal.
The Air Medal was awarded to anyone who, while serving in any capacity in or with the Armed Forces of the United States, have distinguished themselves by meritorious achievement while participating
in aerial flight.
John Arthur Ferrier, was my third great grandfather.
He served in the 86th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Union Side of the Civil War.
This regiment was organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, June 10th 1862, to serve three months. It was mustered out September 25, 1862, by reason of expiration of term of service.
Andrew Jackson Ferrier, was my third great grand uncle ( brother of John Arthur Ferrier - above). He also served in the Civil War.
He was in the 2nd regiment, Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, (112th volunteers). He was in Company K. He ranked in as a Private and his rank out was as a Private.