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44743Remembrance Day

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  • huddleston.r@comcast.net
    Nov 12, 2007
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      In Canada November 11 is also known as �Remembrance Day.�

      So, in remembrance,

      Captain and brevet Major John Scott, Company H, Twenty-fifth Illinois Veteran Volunteers, 1861-1865, lieutenant, Fourth United States Infantry, 1866-1886, born February 13, 1868, Braes, Dumfrieshire, Scotland, died St. Elizabeth�s Hospital, District of Columbia, November 10, 1886; to his grandson, and my father, Tech 4 John Scott, 165th General Hospital, Oxfordshire, England, 1944-1945, born June 20, 1912, Kansas City Missouri, died Veteran�s Center, Reno, Nevada, July 15, 1964; to my great uncle, Colonel John Scott, Infantry, U.S.A., born Fort Bridger, Wyoming Territory, died Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., December 14, 1939; and to my uncle, Lieutenant junior grade John James Green, U.S.N., born January 16, 1919, missing and presumed dead in the sinking of the U.S.S. Rowan (DD-405), 11 September 1943.

      The muffled drum�s sad roll has beat
      The soldier�s last tattoo;
      No more on life�s parade shall meet
      The brave and daring few.
      On Fame�s eternal camping-ground
      Their silent tents are spread,
      And Glory guards with solemn round
      The bivouac of the dead.



      --
      Take care,

      Bob

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