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Honoring our veterans…

on Memorial Day weekend continues with Marine Cpl Larry Luster. He was killed in Vietnam in July 1969.

Marine Cpl Larry Luster was killed in Vietnam


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Photos of the Vietnam War courtesy of Bill Presley


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Handsome, even if in a hot sweaty steaming jungle.


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Harold Hovater pays tribute to his friend Ray Ashnault. I love that poem.


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The photo of Harold was an attempt to document the scars on his head from wounds received while serving in Vietnam; that injury was the impetus for one of his two Purple Hearts.

Harold Hovater, Vicky Laster Hovater, and some of Harold's awards


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In photo: weapons, gravemarker photo of Dennis Lavern English, and cemetery where Ray Ashnault is buried Saint Gertrude’s Roman Catholic Church located in Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey.


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Howard Brown Handley Remembrances page 2


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Howard Brown Handley Remembrances

Howard Brown Handley Remembrances, page 1


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Howard Brown Handley KIA in Republic of Vietnam: South Vietnam


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Robert Henry King in the Class of 1962 SHS

Page 21 of the Class of 1962 in the Sheffield High School yearbook Demitasse