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Sumner H Hudson 2
Age in 1930: 7 2
Estimated Birth Year: 1923 2
Place: CERRO GORDO County, Iowa 2
From: 1930 2
Enumeration District: CLEAR LAKE CITY TWP 2

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Sumner Hudson (Pg 2, 1930 Census Records)


Sumner was born to Sumner and Grace Hudson, his older brother Russell was about 9 years old when Sumner was born.

 Sumner married Wanda Lee Bollier in Clear Lake, Cerro County, Iowa.  Wanda was born in Hamilton County Texas.

QUOTE'      Sumner Hutson, Jr. born 23 May, 1922 at Clear Lake Iowa, Joined the Service 4 Oct. 1940 ... assigned to the 7th Infantry 4 Oct. 1940, 17th Inf. Service Co.   MIlitary locations include Ft ORD., San Luis Obispo, Italy, Africa, Tunisia, France, Korea, Japan, Egypt, Lybia.  Memorable experience include; Day of Pearl Harbor, German paratroop drop, Naples Bombing, Monte Cassino, Isome, Dachua, 43 days on a troop ship, Po River and Anzio.  Awarded Bronze Star, Amer. Campaign, ROK Medal, 3 DUC's and achievd the rank of Lt Col.  Resides in San Antonio, TX, retired but does volunteer time in Retired Assoc. VITA.  Do-It-Yourself.  Enjoys Travel and Photography. 
    > Book "7th Infantry Division" by By Bruce Gardner, Barbara Stahura


    The 7th Infantry Division was activated on Jul 1 1940 at Fort Ord California as 7th Division and was moved to Longview Washington on Aug 19 1941 for the Fourth Army Maneuvers. It then moved back to Fort Ord California on Aug 31 1941; arrived in San Jose California on Dec 11 1941, where the unit was re-designated 7th Motorized Div on Apr 9 1942 and was ordered to Camp San Luis Obispo, California, on Apr 24 1942. It moved then to Desert Training Center II Armored Corps Maneuvers on Aug 14 1942 and returned Camp San Luis Obispo California on Oct 20 1942 where it was redesignated 7th Infantry Division on Jan 1 1943. Sent to Fort Ord, California on Jan 15 1943 the 7th Infantry Division departed San Francisco POE on Apr 24 1943.
The unit assaulted Attu Island Aleutians on May 11 1943 and remained in Aleutians until arrived Hawaii Sep 15 1943. Invaded Kwajalein Atoll on Jan 31 1944 and arrived back in Hawaii Feb 15 1944; assaulted Leyte
Philippines Oct 20 1944 and left Mar 27 1945; assaulted Okinawa Apr 1 1945; moved to Korea Sep 8 1945 and remained there active thru 1946.

17th Inf Regiment

DESCRIPTION 17th REGIMENT'S MOTTO: "TRUTH and COURAGE" .....While the 17th Infantry Regiment was organized on January 11th, 1812, it was consolidated with the 3rd Infantry and lost it's identity two years later until May 4th, 1861, when it was reorganized.
  • The 17th Infantry Regiment was in the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War in Sykes' Division of the 5th Army Corps, the badge of which was a white cross patee, which is embodied in the coat of arms and shown on the blue field above and to the left of the stone wall.
    ....At Fredericksburg the 17th suffered heavy losses in the assault on the famous stone wall, "For one entire day, (December 14th) the men of the 17th lay flat on their faces eighty yards in front of the famous stone wall, behind which the enemy was posted in large numbers and any movement on their part was sure to draw the fire of rebel sharpshooters.
    .....The five-bastioned fort, shown on the blue shield above and to the right of the stone wall, was the badge of the 5th Army Corps in Cuba in 1898.
    ....The buffalo, shown on the blue shield bellow the stone wall represents the Regiments glorious history in the Korean war. The "Buffalo" nick name was adopted after one of the Regiments Commanding Officers in the Korean war, Col. William W. "Buffalo Bill" Quinn.
    ...The shield is blue, being the color representing the infantry.
    ....The Crest is a sea lion taken from the Spanish Arms of Manila for the fighting around that city in 1899.
    ...The two arrows represent the Indian campaigns in which the 17th Regiment participated. 
    PRINCESSBARBI  Barbara Ennis Connolly
    Dad/Ed Ennis 
    57th Bomb Wing Researcher, 321stBG Historian,   
  • Sumner and Wanda Hudson


    Genealogy for Wanda Lee Bollier Hudson;

    128. Wanda Lee BOLLIER was born on 29 Nov 1924 in , Hamilton County, Texas.
    Wanda Lee BOLLIER and Moss DEWITT were married on 4 Jul 1946 in , Hamilton County, Texas.
    Wanda Lee BOLLIER and Sumner HUDSON were married. Sumner HUDSON (son of (__________) HUDSON and (__________) (__________)) was born on 23 May 1922 in Clear Lake, Cerro County, Iowa.

    ************************************************************* 4th Generation
    35. John Henry BOLLIER Jr was born on 21 Aug 1891 in , Hamilton County, Texas.[NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: VOTE]  He died on 22 Nov 1972 in Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas.  He was buried in - Evergreen Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas.He had a Social Security Number of 467-16-6619.
    John Henry BOLLIER Jr and Allie Mae TUBBS were married on 30 Sep 1917 in Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas. Allie Mae TUBBS (daughter of Elbert Marion TUBBS and Josie Ann ENSLEY) was born on 10 Feb 1905 in Jonesboro, Coryell County, Texas.  She died on 9 May 1988 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.   She had a Social Security Number of 451-22-0009.   John Henry BOLLIER Jr and Allie Mae TUBBS had the following children:



    Wanda Lee BOLLIER.



    Johnny Clovis BOLLIER was born on 8 Feb 1927 in , Hamilton County, Texas. He died on 16 Mar 1927 in , Hamilton County, Texas.



    Doris Earlene BOLLIER.



    Henry Dwayne BOLLIER.



    Elbert Darrell BOLLIER.



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