A Soldier's Story: Private First Class James Harvey Booth

An Airman's Story: Private John Edgar "Jack" Krey

Private John Edgar "Jack" Krey was born on March 10, 1926, in Farmington, Illinois.

He enlisted in the US Air Force on March 10, 1944.

After he served during World War II, Private John Krey worked for Hiram Walker & Sons Distillery until his retirement in 1981.

Private John E. Krey was an active member of the American Legion and was a member of the Moose Lodge.

Private Jack Krey died on October 12, 1996, and rests in the Oakridge cemetery.


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