James Wesley Bellows, GMI, born March 1, 1922, Polo, IL, joined the
USN Sept. 10, 1940. Military stations were Great Lakes, USS West
Virginia and the USS New Orleans.
He was discharged Feb. 6, 1950, with the rank of GMI. Awards include
the Asiatic-Pacific w/14 stars, China Service, Philippine Liberation,
WWII Victory Medal, American Defense Medal and the Pearl Harbor
He has four children and two grandchildren. He lives in Apache
Junction, AZ, and worked as a tool and die maker for 35 years. Hobbies
include fishing, football, bowling and basketball.
Reprinted with permission from Turner Publishing