“Journeys with a Gratiot Cemetarian” 7.7: Allan F. Goward, World War II Veteran, Lafayette Township Cemetery

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Allan F. Goward was born June 27, 1914, to Frank and Ada Goward. He was one of seven children and he grew up in Lafayette Township. Frank served his country in the Army in World War II.  Allan enlisted on March 2, 1942, at Fort Custer, Battle Creek, Michigan.  He married his wife, Louise, whom he met at a USO function in Yakima, Washington, on March 31, 1943. Allan passed away on December 19, 1945, and he rests in Lafayette Township Cemetery.  A farmer and later a retiree, he had one son. Allan F. Goward is one of many Gratiot County men and women who served their county, state, and country during a time of war.

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