Added by: Len Ware
“Auddie Byrl Ware was born in the Macey Community near Monette, Arkansas. His parents were Henry Roscoe Ware, Sr. and Ollie Viola Pearson Ware.
His siblings were:
Maudie Myrl Ware (his twin) ~ Alvin Davis
George Gordon Ware ~ Ruth Brown
Henry Roscoe Ware, Jr. ~ Mary Magdeline Caery
Leighton Ferrell Ware ~ Roberta Puckett
Frankie Alice Ware ~ Charles McDole
He was known to family as “Boll” and his twin sister, Myrl, was known as “Moll”. When they were just learning to talk, bollweevils ruined much of the cotton surrounding Macy and Monette. The twins heard a lot of talk about this and started calling each other “Bollweevil” and “Mollweevil”.
He married Pauline Marie Perry on February 3, 1944 at the Craighead County Courthouse in Lake City, Arkansas.
They have two children:
Gayla Sue Ware ~ Daniel Lee Gilvin
Auddie Len Ware ~ Deborah Taylor
They have two grandsons:
Daniel Lee Gilvin, II (deceased June 11, 2009)
Christopher Ryan Ware
They also have two great-grandsons, Noah Lee Gilvin and Evan Ryan Ware.
During WWII he was enlisted at Camp Robinson in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 19, 1942. He served in the 2nd Division of Company E, 38th Infantry Regiment and earned the rank of Corporal. In 1945 on January 4, he was wounded in Belgium.
Medals he received include: 2 Purple Hearts, The Bronze Star, 2 Bronze Battle Stars, The European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, The Combat Infantryman Badge, The Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Ribbon and the American Theater Ribbon.
He received an Honorable Discharge on February 21, 1946.
As a result of his combat wounds, he was awarded disability compensation.
He was a member of the Herman Davis American Legion at Manila, Arkansas and also a member of the Manila Masonic Lodge.
Visit the following link to learn more about the Ware family: http://warefamily-arkansas.blogspot.com/”
Len Ware Record added: Jun 02, 2009