Tag Archives: Edgar Leroy McKinley

Family Stories: Dear Uncle Leroy

Family Stories… Dear Uncle Leroy Dear Uncle Leroy: On this Memorial Day (May 27, 2018) I’m writing to “Thank You” for your service during WWII, where at the young age of 19, you gave your life for this great country … Continue reading

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2017 – A to Z… B: Conversations with Mama… The Best of!

2017 – A to Z… B: Conversations with Mama… The Best of! I married and moved away from home when I was 19, so I didn’t grow up stopping by Mama’s for afternoon chats. Living almost a thousand miles from … Continue reading

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Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Western Union; March 2, 1945

Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: Western Union; March 2, 1945 The “Trunk in the Hall” held the letters and papers my grandparents saved – and they saved everything from cancelled checks, postcards telling of the next … Continue reading

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Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: V-Mail Letter; Feb. 19, 1945

Letters & Papers from the Trunk in the Hall: V-Mail Letter;  Feb. 19, 1945 V-Mail To: Pfc. Edgar L. McKinley Co. B., 2nd Inf. APO 5 C/0 PM New York, N.Y. V-Mail From: Mr. & Mrs. Edgar T. McKinley Greensboro, … Continue reading

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