of i a a for May,
ing his commander's life and receiving in
return a serious abdomen wound. As
tough and unsentimental as a warrior
can be. General Ike was not ashamed of
the tears which filled his eyes as he carried Edwards to the rear.
Brother Edwards won the Order of the
Purple Heart for his willingness to give
his life to save that of his superior, and
after a lengthy period of convalescence
in an Australian hospital, is now back
in the front lines at the side of General
Dan Edwards probably never figured
on being a war hero. Of a serious and
leaned to the law as a profession. At
somewhat reserved nature, he a always
Duke he followed his brother Charles,
now an army captain, into A and
won membership in and Phi Beta
Kappa. After a three-year stint at Harvard Law School he returned to his
native city of Durham, Carolina
(home of University), to a out
his shingle. A second lieutenant in the
National Guard, he left his lucrative law
practice for military service in the summer of 1940, won promotions to lieutenant and captain, and was named aide to
General Eichelberger before Ike left for
his present Pacific post.
Pilot of the "Stinky"
(Continued from page 333)
"Stinky" was called to aid in the search
for a downed fortress near Greenland,
and while there Brother Wood was associated with Col. Bernt Balchen, noted
explorer who directed Admiral Byrd on
his expedition to the South Pole.
In 1935 he was one of four Georgia
Boy Scouts sent by Rotary Intemational
on a good will tour of England. During
his recent stay in that country he was
entertained by several families with
whom he visited on the first trip.
While at Mercer University Brother
Wood was a member of and
scholastic fraternities, and graduated
A Real Phi Delt Family
A RECENT COMMUNICATION from Mrs. Elizabeth M. Coles, 29 South St., Montgomery, Ala., asks that SCROLL and Palladium be sent to her son, LIEUT.
WILLIAM CRUSE COLES, JR., Emory '36, who is with a Surgical Hospital Unit in
Australia. That is only die beginning of a remarkable Phi Delt story among the
men of this family, however, and, with a feeling of great pride, we believe, Mrs.
Coles continues to tell the rest of it.
Her husband, and Lieut. Cole's father, WILLIAM C. COLES, Auburn '02, entered the Chapter Grand in May, 1936. His brother, THOMAS LEE COLES, Alabama '04, a colonel with two years' overseas service in World War I, died in
August, 1923. Another brother, WALTER PERCY COLES, Alabama 10, a lieutenant
in World War I, is living in San Francisco.
And three of Mrs. Cole's brothers, all of them now in the Chapter Grand, are
Phis: WILLIAM MOSELY, Alabama '93; Louis M. MOSELY, Alabama '96; and
A. JACKSON MOSELY, Auburn '01.
The list is completed with her nephew, WILLIAM Louis MOSELY, Alabama '25,
who is now living in Union Springs, Ala. Truly a family rich in the heritage of