A Tribute in Honor of:
Sgt. Arthur W. Backus



United States Army
2nd Infantry Division, K Co. 9th Regiment
18 Nov 1940 - 4 Sept 1945 Honorable Discharge
Combat Infantry Badge
Bronze Star Medal
Purple Heart Medal
ETO ribbon with 2 battle stars
Good Conduct Medal
American Defense Medal
Wounded in action Western Union telegram to his wife
Wounded in action Official letter


Guard duty at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin


Home after War with 18 month old daughter, Rose Lee