Actor SSgt Charleston Heston US Army Air Corps (Served 1944-1946) Short Bio: In 1944, Heston enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces. He served for two years as a radio operator and aerial gunner aboard a B-25 Mitchell stationed in the Alaskan Aleutian Islands with the Eleventh Air Force. He reached the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Ronald Reagan (1911-2006) He enlisted in Army 1935. Enlisted Reserve 1937. Regan was a private in Troop B, 322nd Cavalry and ordered to active duty in 1942. Due to his nearsightedness, was classified for limited service only, which excluded serving overseas. He was assigned to First Motion Picture Unit in 1944, where Captain Reagan remained until end of World War II. He served as the 33rd Governor of California. As the 40th President of United States, his final rank was…
Walter Brennen (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974). Born in Lynn, MA. Enlisted in US Army and served with 101st Field Artillery in France during WW I. Actor who won three Academy Awards. Best known for his role in the television series The Real McCoys, and films The Westerner, To Have and Have Not, and My Darling Clementine.
After an extensive survey of the worlds leading public and private Confederate collections, the frock coat shown here has been determined to be the only known surviving circa 1860-1861 South Carolina Regular Army enlisted artillery man’s frock coat left in existence.
Ken Curtis (né Curtis Gates: July 2, 1916 – April 28, 1991) Born in Lamar, CO. Abandoned a singing career to enlist in the US Army during WW II serving from 1942-45 in the Pacific Theater. Singer and actor best known for his role as Festus in the television series Gunsmoke.