By Janae Fear, staff writer
The Corunna City Council issued proclamations to add two area servicemen to the WWII Memorial in McCurdy Park at its Monday, Nov. 2, meeting.
The first proclamation was issued to the family of Lawrence I. Miller for his service during WWII in the Canal Zone from Dec. 7, 1945 to July 18, 1946. Miller passed away March 26, 1994 and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery at Ovid. The proclamation was accepted by his widow and a large number of family members (top).
The second proclamation was issued to the family of Arnold J. Morse who enlisted into the Army on Dec. 1, 1942 and served until Sept. 27, 1945. Morse served with distinction in the Army’s 30th Air Service Squadron and earned a Victory Medal, the American Theater Ribbon, the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with two Bronze Battle Stars, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon, three Overseas Service Bars and a Good Conduct medal. Morse passed away on April 13, 2006 and his ashes were buried in Pine Tree Cemetery in Corunna. The proclamation was accepted by his family.