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WWII Veterans Reunion


The 34th annual reunion of the WWII crew of the USS WHITEHURST DE-634 was held the last weekend of June 27-29, 2013 in Knoxville, TN

USS Whitehurst WWII veterans attending the 2013 Reunion.
Back row l to r: Gordon Leslie, Carl Dunlap
Front row l to r: Roy Dean, Lewis Cowden, James Lawrence


     Front, floor: The Blond girl is Roy Dean's Great Granddaughter, I am not sure of the other girl. 
     Seated row, from left to right:  Roy Deans daughter, Roy Dean, Jean Taylor, Lew  Cowden,
     Jim Lawrence and wife Rosalie.  
    Standing: Ruth Graham's friend Bob, Ruth Graham, Ruth's Granddaughter, Gordon Leslie's
    daughter  Pat, Gordon Leslie, Carl Dunlap and daughter,  wife Irma, their youngest daughter
    and her husband  behind her. 
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The reunion was wonderful as usual.  A great time was had by all.  We have already planned next year's  reunion for the  last full weekend of June 2014, here in Knoxville, TN. The decision was made to discontinue the the fund raising auctions.
JAMES LAWRENCE 120 Ryan Dr., Goose Creek, SC

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