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Post 5  Plankinton, South Dakota

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CHARTER DATE: July 7, 1919

POST NAMESAKE: Goeres-Woods Post 5 of Plankinton Names for Nick Goeres and Lyle C Woods Read more »

FIRST COMMANDER: Victor J Clark

NOTABLE MEMBERS: Charter members were Charles W. Christensen, Guy L Collier, DeWitt C McGovern, Dudley A. Hughes, Harry E Anderson, Woodruff C... Read more »

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1940
In Memory of Army Technical Sergeant Lyle C. Woods Plankinton, South Dakota Aurora County March 10, 1914 – December 20, 1942 Killed in Action in the English Channel Lyle Clifford Woods was born on March 10, 1914, to Clifford Allen and Catherine “Katie” (Williamson) Woods. He had two sisters, Dorothy and Elizabeth (Beth). Lyle went to Elm Grove School in Belford Township and then on to Plankinton High School, where he graduated as Valedictorian in.. Full story »
2010
The South Dakota American Legion charter was applied for on June 17, 1919. Nick Goeres Post 5, Plankinton, was chartered June 30, 1919 by the National American Legion. It was chartered July 7, 1919 by the Department of South Dakota American Legion. The change of name from Nick Goeres Post 5 to Goeres-Woods Post 5 was granted January 15, 1948. There is a period of time that the post has no records. In the 70's, Ken Nolan was the Commander followed by Robert Burchfield. Then in the mid 80's, Albert Stoddard became the commander with Charles Haines was the adjutant... Full story »
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