Hugh "Buddy" Connor (1925-1944)
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Lancaster's young Buddy Connor fell to sniper fire during World War II on the Isle of Saipan in the Pacific theater on July 26, 1944. In 1948, his body was among the 3,200 war dead brought home on the U.S. Army transport Walter H. Schwenk. Before final burial in Eastwood Cemetery, his body was put in the town hall to lie in state, the only Lancaster citizen to have been so honored.
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Published in: Images of America, Lancaster revisited / Heather Maurer Lennon. Charleston, SC ; Chicago IL ; Portsmouth NH ; San Francisco CA. : Arcadia Publishing, 2005
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- Hugh "Buddy" Connor (1925-1944). 1942-1944. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/02871g310. (Accessed December 14, 2018.)
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