2011-11-10 / From Days Gone By


Lewis Largent Sr. Lewis Largent Sr. This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Clair Largent, shows family members who served in the U.S. military. Lewis Sr. (deceased), 162nd Co., Transportation Corps, U.S. Army, 1918-1919; Lewis Jr., squad leader, 1st Heavy Machine Gun Platoon, Action; Battle of the Bulge, U.S. Army, 1943-45; Clair, crew chief P-51 Mustangs, 55th Fighter Squadron, U.S. Army Air Corps., 1945- 1946; Harold, radar systems specialist, 3903rd Radar Bomb Scoring Squadron, U.S. Air Force, 1950-1953; Kenneth (deceased), C-124 engine specialist, MATS (Military Air Transport Sys), U.S. Air Force, 1953-1957, AF Reserve 1957-1961; Bryan, (Clair’s son), chief inspector, conventional and nuclear munitions, 42 Bomb Wing, U.S. Air Force; retired 22 years, active and reserve career, 1982-2004. Note: Two brothers of Lewis Largent Sr., Harry and William, served in WWI. No information but names are embossed on WWI bronze placard on Fulton County Courthouse.

Lewis Largent Jr. Lewis Largent Jr.

Clair Largent Clair Largent

Harold Largent Harold Largent

Kenneth Largent Kenneth Largent

Bryan Largent (Clair’s son) Bryan Largent (Clair’s son)

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