Young County Heroes

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

Cope, Ruel Ross

T/Sgt. Ruel Ross Cope, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Cope, Jean, husband of Naomi Whitehurst, Olney. Entered Army AC, 1942, trained at Sheppard Field, Texas, Lockheed, Burbank, Cal. and Peterson Field, Cal. Served in New Guinea, Biak, Luzon and Korea. Awarded GC Medal, SW Pacific Ribbon with 2 Campaign Stars, Pres. Citation, Phil. Lib. Ribbon.