This site is for all O'Neal/O'Neil surnamed participants or descendants of O'Neal/O'Neil's in World War II.
For the service they rendered to their country and country men and women and children, this site is dedicated.
Please submit your entries to O'Neall/O'Neil Genealogy and History
Submitted by Jill O'Neall Ching
Peggy O'Neall joins the WAVES on December 7, 1943 Newspaper article appeared in the Sacramento Bee
Peggy and Bill, in service to their country, WWII. Newspaper article appeared in Sacramento Bee on April 26, 1944
Letter to Editor, on June 12, 1994, Honolulu Advertiser.
Submitted by: Nancy Lohbrunner
My uncle, Wilbur O'NEIL, born 14 Aug 1915 in Hutchinson, Reno, KS, died 2 Feb 1985 in Hutchinson, Reno, KS.
Married 22 May 1953 Hutchinson, Reno, KS to Wilma Schultz. He was a
Sgt., served with Co F, 339th Inf. in Italy.
Was captured in Italy, May 12, 194? and was in a German prisoner of war camp, Stalag No. 1. (I am sorry to say that is all I know, maybe this will spur me on to find more details.)
His sister (my aunt) Nella O'NEIL born 18 May 1909 in Hutchinson, Reno, KS, died 25 Dec 1991 in Anaheim, Orange, CA, buried South NV Veterns Memorial Cemetery, Boulder, Clark, NV. Married 9 Aug 1959 Las Vegas, Clark, NV to Harry James Hamrick. Enlisted in the WAC, 28 Aug 1944, entered active service 4 Sep 1944, left USA 27 May 1945; arrived Scotland 3 Jun 1945, left Europe 29 May 1947, arrived USA 7 Jun 1947.
1301st ASU WAC DET, telephone operator (Germany). Decorations: Europena-African-Middle Eastern Medal; Army of Occupation Medal (Germany); Good Conduct Medal; and World War II Victory Medal. I have registered in the Womens Memorial in Arlington Natl Cem.