The South Santa Clara Valley Memorial District
Gilroy Veterans Memorial Hall
74 W 6th Street #A

Gilroy, CA 95020


Christine West, Executive Director

T: 408.842.3838


Stories of Service

A special thank you to the students in Darren Yafai's World History classes at Gilroy High School and Christopher High School for the production of these videos.


(click names to see video)

Amelio "Mel" Albert

Herbert Anderson

Alfred Angelino

David Barton

Bud Burchell

Don Clawson

Dale Connell

Una Dia

Al Gagliardi

Pete Garcia

Earl Greenhalgh

Neal Haggerty

Bill Hart

Joe Kline

Robert Kraus

Masaru Kunimura

Raymond Millyad

Carlos Ogden

George Parrish

Julio Perales

Lee Roy Pipkin

Lawson Sakai

Rudy Sermeno

Alfred Settrini

Otmar Silberstein

Ted Simonson

Ben Smith

Burton Spivack

Jack Sturla

Don Thome

Toshiko Ueki

Akiji Yoshimura

Carl Zank

Fredrick A. Ziemann

The 5 Branches of Service Mural at the Gilroy Veterans Hall was created by Tim Acker as his Eagle Scout Project for Troop 730 in 2011. He spent nearly 700 hours researching, planning and painting this mural under the supervision of muralist Randy Vogel.

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