Young County Heroes

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

Raper, Melvin O.

Cpl. Melvin O. Raper, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Oliver Raper, Graham, husband of Geraldine Harlan, Bryson. Entered Army AC, 1942, trained at Randolph Field and Stinson Field, Tex. and t. Warren, Wyo. Served in England, Scotland, Wales, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany. Awarded Victory ETO with 5 Battle Stars, GCM and Unit Cit. Discharged in 1945.