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Hagerstown American Legion post's Last Man's Club holds dinner meeting

October 12, 2008

The Last Man's Club of World War II - Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, held its 55th dinner meeting at the Legion home on Northern Avenue in Hagerstown on Sept. 27.

This club was formed by WW II veterans in January 1954. The purpose of establishing the club was "continuing to the death the fellowship developed during time of war."

The handwritten membership roster hangs in Post 42's hallway, alphabetically listing the 264 members of the club when it was chartered. Gold stars mark the names of deceased members.

Prior to the dinner, a candle was lit in memory of the deceased members and a candle was lit to honor the men and women serving in the military.

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The date of Saturday, Sept. 26, has been reserved for next year's meeting.

Any member of the club who has changed their address or phone number should contact Larry Martin at 301 733-4972 or Page Gearhart at 301 223-2317.

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