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Powers, John Richard

Powers, John Richard

USMC - Marine Corps

1/12/1944 - 2/1/1946


Fastrill, TX

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Fastrill, TX



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Lufkin, TX

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Mabel Marie Nivens

Served on Guam and Iwo Jima. He saw the flag raising and received a Purple Heart for combat wounds on Iwo Jima.

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