This wonderful family continues to set such a fine example of the fruits of the Greatest Generation.
A personal note to Curtis Diles - They truly do not make them like you anymore, but people such as your children and grandchildren give us hope.
June 6, 2019
"Yesterday was a beautiful day to visit Dad’s grave and to honor and remember his service and the sacrifice of all who valiantly fought for our freedom.
"Thank you Serbian Chetniks and Serbian villagers from the bottom of our hearts. We are forever indebted to you."
Daughter of Staff Sgt. Curtis "Bud" Diles, Jr.
May 26, 2019
Gravesite of Staff Sgt. Curtis "Bud" Diles (U.S.A.F.) in Ohio.
Photo by Teresa Guidry, daughter of Staff Sgt. Diles, May 25, 2019
The following photograph of the inscription engraved on the back of the Staff Sgt. Diles gravesite in Ohio was taken in July of 2017 by his daughter Teresa Guidry. The inscription reads:
CURTIS DILES, Jr.
S. SGT US ARMY AIR FORCES
WORLD WAR II PURPLE HEART
JUL 15 1925 + SEP 10 2014
ONE OF THE FORGOTTEN 500
RESCUED BY SERBIAN CHETNIKS
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