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Last Name:Ohme
First Name:Herman
Middle Initial:W
Home State:Alabama
County or Town:Alexander City
Year or Date born:03/31/1907
Year or Date died:10/14/1944
Branch of service:Army
Location(s) served:Italy
Where buried?:Florence American Cemetery in Florence, Italy
What did you learn with this action?:He was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart during his time of service. He was survived by his wife and two sons to whom he wrote a letter to shortly before his death encouraging them to be brave and to be leaders. He was a leader in and out of the Army. Growing up he was an Eagle Scout, captain of his high school football team, top of his graduating class as well as a top ranked athlete. He lead his company during the last two weeks of his life and died bravely and fearlessly.
What inspired you about this individual to do something in your life to make a difference?:This individual has inspired me to do everything I do to the fullest and give every bit of myself to what I do in life whether it be with my family or my work.
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