John, have you by chance ever seen this in your travels around the Savannah area? I found this in some of the stuff John had in his Korea scrapbook.Here it is, yellowed and tattered:
John Feazell, who was principal at all three of Pine Grove Elementary, Hahira Middle School, and Lowndes High School when I was there (I sometimes thought he was protectively following me around), had a scrapbook of pictures and other material from his service in Korea as a Sergeant in the Army. He had showed me this item some years ago. It’s a propaganda flyer, one of many dropped by the North Koreans on Allied troops.
A FATHER’S MEMORIAL TO SON KILLED IN KOREA
A Savannnah, Ga., father has ordered this big boulder-type memorial to his 19-year-old son who was killed in action in the fighting in Korea. It will be placed on the edge of the highway between Blomingdale and Pooler, Ga., U.S.A. THE POLITICIANS ELECTED IN 1952 ARE JUST AS READY TO SEE YOU KILLED AS THOSE ELECTED IN 1948. THIS WAR IS SENSELESS! GET TOGETHER TO STOP IT!
OK, it should be possible to find a large block of stone like that. The game’s afoot, as Sherlock Holmes would say!
Here is what his name pulls up: U.S. Military Fatal Casualties of the Korean War for
Name Service Rank /
Home of Record:
HORNING JAMES WARING
MARINE CORPS PFC 19311018 SAVANNAH CHATHAM 19501202 Y
So he did exist…
Yep, and there’s more about him. Stay tuned for the next exciting episodes in our detective story.