Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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Honored Military Alumni

Alan David Griffith
Alan David Griffith Class of 1963
Navy, 3 Years
Enlisted: 1967 Discharged: 1970
Alden Ames Baker
Alden Ames Baker Class of 1936
Coast Guard, 4 Years
Mr. Baker graduated from Bourne High School and worked on the Cape Cod Canal until the start of World War II. He married his sweetheart and enlisted in the United States Coast Guard. His eighty-three-foot cutter was sent to Omaha Beach and was responsible for the highest number of rescues during the D-Day invasion.
Alfred B. MacNally Jr.
Alfred B. MacNally Jr. Class of 1948
Navy, 5 Years
Alfred B. MacNally Jr., U.S. Navy
Allen Morris Reynolds
Allen Morris Reynolds Class of 1967
Air Force, 3 Years
Allen Morris Reynolds, 66, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 25, 2015. Allen graduated from Bourne High School in 1967 and went on to graduate from the Culinary Institute of America. He then became a sergeant in the Air Force, served in the Vietnam War and was awarded multiple medals. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to the Wounded Veteran Retreat Program and sent to PO Box 619, Parkton, NC 28371.
Anthony (Tony) L. DeCicco
Anthony (Tony) L. DeCicco Class of 1984
Navy, 14 Years
Tony was a Merchant Marine and he traveled the world for 14 years on LNG tankers to Borneo, Indonesia, Japan and the Gulf of Mexico.
Anthony R. Cardoza
Anthony R. Cardoza Class of 1948
Army, 4 Years
U.S. Army Paratrooper, 82nd Airborne Korean Conflict
Arnold Franics Swift
Arnold Franics Swift Class of 1907
Army, 1 Years
Army Veteran of WW I. Enlisted February 25, 1918, Discharged December 14, 1918
Arthur M. Chandler
Arthur M. Chandler Class of 1948
Army, 4 Years
Arthur was a graduate of Bourne High School class of 1948. After high school he served during the Korean War in the U.S. Army.
Bernard Downing
Bernard Downing Class of 1946
Army, 4 Years
He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of the American Legion Post 188 in Sandwich.
Bill Williams
Bill Williams Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Bradford Sidney Raleigh
Bradford Sidney Raleigh Class of 1947
Army, 4 Years
Bradford graduated from Bourne High School in 1947 and joined the U.S. Army. He served duty in Europe and Korea.
Bruce Anthony Delsie
Bruce Anthony Delsie Class of 1956
Navy, 4 Years
U.S. Dept. of Veteran's Affairs Death File Bruce Anthony Delsie Born June 14, 1938 in New Bedford, MA Died March 28, 1999 Branch of Service: U.S. Navy Enlisted: November 13, 1956 Released: September 16, 1960
Charles Christopulos
Charles Christopulos Class of 1934
Army, 4 Years
Charles served with the Army in World War II and was stationed in India.
Charles L. Aylmer
Charles L. Aylmer Class of 1940
Navy, 4 Years
Charles was a Navy veteran of World War II serving aboard the submarine USS Cavalla (SS-244) when it sank the Japanese aircraft carrier Shokaku on June 19, 1944 during the battle of the Philippine Sea. He was a member of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of WWII, and the Aptucxet Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5988 in Bourne.
Charles Thomas Fuller
Charles Thomas Fuller Class of 1940
Air Force, 3 Years
He was a WWII veteran having served in the US Army Air Corps as an Airplane Mechanic in New Guinea and later served stateside as a member of the US Air Force
Charles W. 'Smokey' Stover
Charles W. 'Smokey' Stover Class of 1955
Air Force, 4 Years
After high school in 1955, Charles W. 'Smokey' Stover served four years in the Air Force, after which he graduated from the University of Texas. He settled in Texas, where he developed a successful investment and cattle business.
Chris Byron
Chris Byron Class of 1946
Army, 4 Years
Chris served in the Army from 1948 to 1952. As a lieutenant with the 70th Tank Battalion in Korea, Byron lost an eye. He was wounded four times during his service. He won the Silver and Bronze stars for gallantry in action, the Purple Heart with two oak leaf clusters, the Korean Service Medal and the Republic of Korea Presidential Citation.
Clayson "Buddy" Paul Tucy
Clayson "Buddy" Paul Tucy Class of 1940
Air Force, 3 Years
Clayson "Buddy" Paul Tucy was a native of Bourne, MA and graduated from Bourne High School, served three years in the Air Force and attended Union university at Jackson, TN. Since returning to Bourne from his Air Force tour, Mr. Tucy was self employed as a general contractor and cranberry grower.
Cliff William Perry
Cliff William Perry Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Cliff graduated from Bourne High School in 1968, and attended Wentworth Institute for a short time before enlisting in the Marines. Cliff served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, was a decorated combat veteran, and recipient of the Navy Commendation Medal (V).
Dorothy Newlin (Jackson) Bilodeau
Dorothy Newlin (Jackson) Bilodeau Class of 1944
Army, 3 Years
?Dorothy entered the Army Nursing Cadet Corps upon graduation from the Newton-Wellesley Nursing School in 1948, where she received the Mary M. Riddle Scholar Award, and her name appears on the Women’s War Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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