Civil War era to the present are included along with hometown, era, and branch of service such as Air
Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard, Navy, Reserves, WAC, etc.
Books are now available . All names currently on the Veteran’s Memorial in Forreston, and listed on this website are
To purchase a book, use the order form above or send $35 plus $5 shipping per book to:
American Legion Post 308
P.O. Box 314
Forreston, IL 61030
Or for more information please call Henry Huenefeld at 815-938-3243 or email email@example.com
Hometown Heroes Military Roll of Honor books are also available for $35 at the following locations:
Bertolet Memorial Library, 705 Main Street, Leaf River IL with hours of Mon. thru Thurs. 9 to 12 and
2 to 7, closed Fri., Sat. 8 to 12
Byron Museum of History, with hours of Tues. thru Fri. 10 to 5, Sat. 10 to 2
Forreston Dental, 208 N. Walnut, Forreston IL
Forreston State Bank, 202 Main Street, Forreston with lobby hours of Mon. thru Thurs. 9 to 3, and Friday 9
German American State Bank, 100 Church Street, German Valley with lobby hours of Mon. thru Thurs. 8:30 to
4, Friday 8:30 to 5, Sat. 8:30 to 12
Harvey's Barbershop, 10369 S. Rock City Rd., German Valley
Schryvers Gun Sales, Forreston
Short Cut Barbershop, 123 S. Wesley Ave., Mt. Morris.
The hardbound, 352 page coffee-table style
book is a project of American Legion Post 308 and includes name rosters from the following towns: Adeline, Baileyville, Brookville,
Florence, Forreston, German Valley, Haldane, Harper, and Leaf River. Includes over 1,500 names and over 850 photos. Civil
War era to present are included. Poignant letters and stories of those who served are memorialized in this book. Quantities
are limited to one printing.