The Daily News story stated that Al’s surgeon said he was in a reconditioning program designed
to strengthen wounded soldiers before returning to duty. Al was in the thick of fighting most of the time, was wounded numerous times, and earned numerous medals.
Al, his wife and daughter later moved to Ohio. He worked as baker in Cincinnati. He died July 6, 1971. He is buried in South Park Cemetery in Greensburg. His Government Marker reads: Alfons J. Felis, Indiana, T Sgt Btry B, 721 FA BN, World War II, SS BSM PH showing that he earned Purple Heart, Silver Stars and Bronze Stars. Mike Porter put it on “Find a Grave.”
Thanks Charlie Ketchum and Norbert Meyer. A little about Norbert Meyer next week.