Memorials to honor World War II veterans in Landrum

Published 8:00 pm Thursday, January 10, 2013

Landrum World War II veterans will be honored Sunday, Jan. 13 at an event sponsored by the Landrum Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4873.

The group will gather at Landrum’s Memorial Gazebo in Brookwood Park at 1 p.m. At that time VFW members will unveil two new memorials in recognition of POW/MIA and infantry soldiers.

About 40 local supporters and eight World War II veterans are expected to attend. The event will be followed by a luncheon at The Smokehouse Grille on South Howard Avenue at 2 p.m.

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– article submitted by Charles Moore