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Sgt William D Murray
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1922
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 2007
Washington, USA

US Marine Corps
World War II

Son: Nick Murray


CHEHALIS, Wash. -- In a cold, clinical room at the Lewis County Coroner's Office, the cremated remains of eight U.S. veterans have sat unclaimed for years.

Friday, Sept 23 2011, four years after his death, Sgt. William Murray was reunited with his son, Nick. Jack Lakely presented him with a handsome, handmade urn embossed with the Marine Corps logo.

Jack Lakely, a decorated Navy man had taken possession of his father's remains, as well as those of seven other forgotten veterans. (names below)

☆♥SGT William Murray, U.S. Marines
(10/27/1922 07/04/2007)
☆♥SGT Alvin A Blomstrom, U.S. Army
(02/06/1919 03/16/2005)
☆♥CPL Donna J. Little, U.S. Army
(05/10/1936 - 12/18/2004)
☆♥PO3 Michael P. Sand, U.S. Navy
(06/15/1953 02/01/2003)
☆♥SN Clayton D. Smith, U.S. Navy
(09/19/1945 01/08/2000)
☆♥PFC Luther J. Turner, U.S. Army
(02/04/1936 01/03/2008)
☆♥CPL Richard K. Wantland, U.S. Army
(09/02/1931 04/29/2011)
☆♥PFC Allen C. Wright, U.S. Army
(05/11/1943 - 03/02/2003)
Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery
Dorchester County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section F; Row 46; Site 38
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Sep 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77108197
Sgt William D Murray
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- Jim and Family
 Added: Apr. 30, 2016
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- Darlene Brindley
 Added: Nov. 17, 2015

- Mary Lou McCormick
 Added: Jan. 24, 2015
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