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Sheenjack - Posted - 05/30/2022:  09:33:07

Remembering the fallen of all wars especially John Albert Harley, our cousin.  Killed in action Guadalcanal, body not recovered.

STUD - Posted - 05/30/2022:  09:46:40

I hit the like button on your thread... ;0)

BanjoLink - Posted - 05/30/2022:  11:42:55

Thanks Sheenjack. The loss of loved ones and friends in war has affected us all. We should take this day, especially, to remember those that did not return!

mike gregory - Posted - 05/30/2022:  11:47:12

Mary lives on the main drag in her small town.

We got to see the parade from her front porch.

A solemn day, but a decent little parade.

Followed by a 21 gun salute and TAPS


TonyS - Posted - 05/30/2022:  17:59:08

*Hand salute* from us at NY
American Legion!

rinemb - Posted - 05/31/2022:  06:58:20

My dad missed Guadalcanal, due to his young age. But he took a belly full (literally) while a Marine (joined at age 17) serving on a battleship, from the Philippines to Okinawa. The war ended while he was still rehab'ing in a Hawaii hospital. Mom said he went into a bit of depression when they would not let him activate in the Korean Conflict.

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