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    Hershel Woodrow Williams Memorial Services [Image 1 of 45]

    Hershel Woodrow Williams Memorial Services

    CHARLESTON, WV, UNITED STATES

    07.03.2022

    Photo by Edwin Wriston 

    West Virginia National Guard

    Two marines keep vigil over the casket of Chief Warrant Officer 4 Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams, Medal of Honor recipient, at the West Virginia State Capitol, Sunday, July 3, 2022. Born in Quiet Dell, West Virginia in 1923, Williams, 98, was awarded the Medal of Honor for “conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty” while he served as a demolition sergeant serving with the 21st Marines, third Marine Division while fighting Japanese forces on Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945. At the time of his death on June 29, 2022, he was the last living World War II Medal of Honor recipient. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Edwin L. Wriston)

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    Date Taken: 07.03.2022
    Date Posted: 07.05.2022 05:51
    Photo ID: 7302563
    VIRIN: 220703-Z-FC129-1028
    Resolution: 4021x2681
    Size: 7.69 MB
    Location: CHARLESTON, WV, US 

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