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Post 26  Stickney, South Dakota

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CHARTER DATE: July 14, 1919

POST NAMESAKE: DITTRICK-BARROWS-NOLDNER

FIRST COMMANDER: James A. Hughes

NOTABLE MEMBERS: CHARTER MEMBERS: William J. Artz, Everett H. Gauble. James A. Hughes, Peter Koch, Paul Krutsch, John E. Magonegil, Lester M... Read more »

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1910
The Temporary Charter was issued to Stickney S.D. American Legion Post 26. Full story »
1920
On September 16, 1920 the Stickney S.D. American Legion Post 26 was issued a Permanent Charter and renamed to the Dittrick American Legion Post 26 in honor of Leo Dittrick. Leo Dittrick, a Stickney, South Dakota native was killed in action in France during WW1 Full story »
1940
On May 1, 1946 Dittrick American Legion Post 26 was renamed and rechartered as Dittrick-Barrows American Legion Post 26 in honor of Stickney native Lieutenant Dale A. Barrows. Navy Lieutenant Dale A. Barrows was shot down on March 19,1945 in Kobe Harbor, while flying with his unit, Bombing Squadron SIX, against enemy warships. Full story »
1960
Stickney American Legion Post 26 was rechartered as Dittrick-barrows-Noldner in memory of Ronald Lee Noldner. Ronald Lee Noldner was born on June 25, 1947 in Mitchell, South Dakota, to Orville and Loretta (Leibrich) Noldner. His mother passed away in 1950, at which time he went to live with his grandparents, Carl and Madeline Noldner, on their farm near Stickney, South Dakota. His grandmother passed away in 1951 and his grandfather in 1956, at witch time.. Full story »
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