Each month, The Kentucky
Explorer magazine receives literally scores of letters from
our faithful readers. Whenever possible, we try to publish as
many of them as possible in the 12 pages we have set aside for
"Letters to the Editor."
Here are actual letters from our April
Would Like To Hear
My brother, George Marcum, was in Germany during WWII and was
captured during the Battle of the Bulge. He was in BAD ORB 9B
prison camp for about four months and was liberated April 2,
1945. He was a member of the 106th Division, 423 Regiment, Third
Following are some of the names of other POWs who were with him
in BAD ORB 9B. He would like to hear from them: Glen Waddle,
Ralph Blackwell, and Robert Larse, all of Ironton, Ohio; Fred
Wygant, Harold Wildernoth, Edwin T. Leigbnand, and Carl Hamilton,
all of Columbus, Ohio; James Hammonds, Doctor Barnt, and Howard
Lee Lotel, all of Portsmouth, Ohio; Fred Weis (deceased), formerly
of Ashland, Kentucky; John Highly, Ashland, Kentucky; Robert
Bailey, Greenup, Kentucky; John Farrow, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
Wilbur (Bill) R. Tipton, Middletown, Ohio; Donald E. Belgrave,
Boston Massachusetts; and Bill Phillips, Tysely Birmingham, England.
My brother's address is 3207 South Maywood Avenue, Independence,
312 Woodland Avenue
Ashland, KY 41101
Searching For Info.
On Willis Augustus Lee
I am an admirer of the late Willis Augustus Lee, ADM, SN (1888-1945)
who was a 1908 graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy and a great
combat leader in the Pacific during WWII. I have a reference
that lists his place of birth as Natlee, Owen County, Kentucky.
Any information regarding this outstanding son of Kentucky will
William Lewis Morris
Apt. 221, 10620 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242-4424
I would like to have some old-fashioned greasy bean and cornfield
If anyone has some to share, please, write with price and the
cost of postage.
I am also interested in hearing from anyone with any information
on Lindsey genealogy.
6088 Smithfield Road
Smithfield, KY 40068