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Soldiers Bodies Returned

 

December 15, 2022



Herald of Dec. 18, 1947

The bodies of Pfc. John F. Keating, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frances Keating and Pfc. Jack Herron, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Herron, all of Roaring Spring, were returned home last week. The two young men both entered the service on December 14, 1942 and were sent to New Cumberland and Camp McCoy, Wis. together. They arrived in France on the same day and served in the same company. Telegrams arrived at their homes simultaneously, telling both had died July 12, 1944. A joint burial service was planned for Saturday at Alto Rest Cemetery.

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