Young County Heroes

They Paid Dearly That We Might Live Freely. Remember Them.

Avara, Joel G.

Cpl. Joel G. Avara, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam B. Avara, Olney, husband of Bernice Sutton, attended Olney High. Entered AAC, 1941, trained at Ft. Bliss, Texas, Miss., Ill., and N.Y. Served in India, Africa, Iran and Italy. Awarded GCM, APO, ETO, Victory, AD and ATO Ribbons. Discharged in 1945.