WWII vet Chester Wilson honored


Bruce Barricklow, right, stands with Chester Wilson next to the newly dedicated street sign to honor Wilson and his service during World War II. During his service, he was awarded two Purple Hearts. He has been a member of the American Legion Marion Post 179 since 1948. He has also spent countless summers maintaining Legion Field all for the love of his town and children. Chester Wilson, center, stands with his family next to the newly dedicated sign to him. Wilson is a Jefferson Township resident, decorated World War II vet, and longtime caretaker of Legion Field at Blanchester park.

Bruce Barricklow, right, stands with Chester Wilson next to the newly dedicated street sign to honor Wilson and his service during World War II. During his service, he was awarded two Purple Hearts. He has been a member of the American Legion Marion Post 179 since 1948. He has also spent countless summers maintaining Legion Field all for the love of his town and children. Chester Wilson, center, stands with his family next to the newly dedicated sign to him. Wilson is a Jefferson Township resident, decorated World War II vet, and longtime caretaker of Legion Field at Blanchester park.


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Chester Wilson, center, stands with his family next to the newly dedicated sign to him. Wilson is a Jefferson Township resident, decorated World War II vet, and longtime caretaker of Legion Field at Blanchester park.


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Bruce Barricklow, right, stands with Chester Wilson next to the newly dedicated street sign to honor Wilson and his service during World War II. During his service, he was awarded two Purple Hearts. He has been a member of the American Legion Marion Post 179 since 1948. He has also spent countless summers maintaining Legion Field all for the love of his town and children.

Chester Wilson, center, stands with his family next to the newly dedicated sign to him. Wilson is a Jefferson Township resident, decorated World War II vet, and longtime caretaker of Legion Field at Blanchester park.

Chester Wilson, center, stands with his family next to the newly dedicated sign to him. Wilson is a Jefferson Township resident, decorated World War II vet, and longtime caretaker of Legion Field at Blanchester park.

Bruce Barricklow, right, stands with Chester Wilson next to the newly dedicated street sign to honor Wilson and his service during World War II. During his service, he was awarded two Purple Hearts. He has been a member of the American Legion Marion Post 179 since 1948. He has also spent countless summers maintaining Legion Field all for the love of his town and children. Chester Wilson, center, stands with his family next to the newly dedicated sign to him. Wilson is a Jefferson Township resident, decorated World War II vet, and longtime caretaker of Legion Field at Blanchester park.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/11/web1_Chester-2.jpgBruce Barricklow, right, stands with Chester Wilson next to the newly dedicated street sign to honor Wilson and his service during World War II. During his service, he was awarded two Purple Hearts. He has been a member of the American Legion Marion Post 179 since 1948. He has also spent countless summers maintaining Legion Field all for the love of his town and children. Chester Wilson, center, stands with his family next to the newly dedicated sign to him. Wilson is a Jefferson Township resident, decorated World War II vet, and longtime caretaker of Legion Field at Blanchester park. Courtesy photos

Chester Wilson, center, stands with his family next to the newly dedicated sign to him. Wilson is a Jefferson Township resident, decorated World War II vet, and longtime caretaker of Legion Field at Blanchester park.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/11/web1_Chester.jpgChester Wilson, center, stands with his family next to the newly dedicated sign to him. Wilson is a Jefferson Township resident, decorated World War II vet, and longtime caretaker of Legion Field at Blanchester park. Courtesy photos