Hoeven presents medals to late veteran’s family
The family of a World War II veteran who passed away in 2008 received the medals he had earned in a brief ceremony Monday in Jamestown.
Philip Dewald had received his honorable discharge papers from the U.S. Army in 1945, but his family — wife Bertha and sons Darrel and David — never saw any of the medals he earned during his three years, four months and 21 days of service.
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