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A unknown Civil Air Patrol couple WWII. We assume they are a Husband and Wife, and probably are,

 

 

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Eric Queen

Eugene and Martha Gerkins. Gerkins was wounded on Sept. 15, 1943 in Italy while serving in the 1st Ranger Bn. under Lt. Col. Darby. 

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18 minutes ago, Eric Queen said:

Eugene and Martha Gerkins. Gerkins was wounded on Sept. 15, 1943 in Italy while serving in the 1st Ranger Bn. under Lt. Col. Darby. 

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Patches posted this pic in #83, but good you ID’d him, and added the detail of his being wounded.

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1st Sergeant Victor E. Morman, wife Lucille, some time in 1944, Morman was 1st Sergeant of Headquarters Battery, 914th Field Artillery Battalion, 89th Infantry Division, of note is the wearing of the garrison Belt by him at this late date, no doubt to give a more stylish appearance.

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An Italian War Bride.

 

Lara, and her new husband George Bagley, Bagley, and African American from Shelton, Connecticut., served for 22 years, retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer 2, one of those long serving NCOs who got promoted to Warrant.

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3 hours ago, patches said:

An Italian War Bride.

 

Lara, and her new husband George Bagley, Bagley, and African American from Shelton, Connecticut., served for 22 years, retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer 2, one of those long serving NCOs who got promoted to Warrant.

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On study, Bagley is wearing the North African Theater patch, later retitled Mediterranean Theater.

 

 

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I was trying to find a wedding photo of early 70s-early 80s Pittsburgh Steeler Great Franco Harris' parents, but no dice, he, Franco, is the son of a African American GI, Cad Harris, and an Italian War Bride, Gina Parenti, though Franco was born years after the war, at Fort Dix New Jersey in March 1950, his Father evidently reenlisted a few times, no idea if he went for the 20-30 year hitch.

 

 

Franco Harris of course, Rookie of the Year 1972.

 

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Thought I'd add a WWII wedding photo of my Aunt and Uncle, Alfred and Shandra Silva.  Photo taken in the Fort Pierce area where my Uncle was stationed, serving in the Coast Guard.  He spent his wartime service at Fort Pierce, posted to Mounted Beach Patrol.

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