A Soldier and his Mother

Annabelle Evans Pinkerton and her son William Douglass Pinkerton, Jr.


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Photograph of the Week

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Harold Lavern Welke

Harold was the eldest son of Germans from Russia immigrant parents, Ferdinand Welke and Mary Magdalena Dargatz. He was born 5 July 1926 in Portland Oregon. In this photograph, Harold looks to be about eighteen or nineteen years old, which would date the picture to around 1945.

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Three Kingsport Men

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Three Kingsport Men

2 March 1946

Three Kingsport men, including in a list of nine East Tennesseans, recently received honorable discharges at the Camp Chaffee Personnel center, Camp Chaffee, Ark.

Kingsport men were: Pvt. James M. Collins, 80 Dale Street; Sgt. George E. Cloud, Route 6: T/3 Robert W. Hagie, 137 Warpath Drive.

Other East Tennesseans were: T/4 Charles E. Hale, Route 4, Johnson City; M/Sgt. Charles F. Weaver, 1503 E. Uriaka Street, Johnson City: Pfc. Roby B. Lowe, 108 E. Main Street, Johnson City; Sgt. Wade H. Carter, Route 4, Jonesboro; T/5 Cecil V. Kilby, 510 W. Main Street, Johnson City.

 

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J.R. Lowe