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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 38 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 38

(By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson,

and Delegates Perdue and Stephens)



Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 50-152-33.24 in Wayne County, the "Bob W. Bellomy Memorial Bridge."

Whereas, Bob W. Bellomy was a member of Patton's 3rd Army, 8th Infantry Division in France, 1944; and
Whereas, Bob W. Bellomy's patrol came under fire from Nazi German soldiers in the battle commonly called "The Battle of the Bulge"; and
Whereas, Bob W. Bellomy was wounded in combat; and
Whereas, Bob W. Bellomy was taken captive as a prisoner of war until April 1945; and
Whereas , It is fitting that this be named for Bob W. Bellomy to honor his life and his faithful and courageous service to his country; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways to name bridge number 50-152-33.24 in Wayne County, the "Bob W. Bellomy Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the "Bob W. Bellomy Memorial Bridge, Recipient of the Purple Heart and a Prisoner of War, Died August 4, 2008; and be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a certified copy of this resolution to the family of Bob W. Bellomy and the Secretary of the Department of Transportation.
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