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Post 110  Wessington, South Dakota

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CHARTER DATE: December 17, 1919

POST NAMESAKE: Watson-Krauter Post 110

NOTABLE MEMBERS: Don Clarke, Department Commander 1974-5, Past National Committeeman Russel Testerman, Department Commander 1987-8 Read more »

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1940
In Memory of Army S/Sgt. Clifford E. Krauter Wessington, South Dakota Beadle County March 7, 1918 -- June 24, 1944 Killed In Action at Maffin, New Guinea Clifford Krauter was born on March 7, 1918, to Elmer and Hazel Krauter at Wessington, South Dakota, where he was subsequently raised and educated. Clifford entered the Army on July 7, 1941, at the age of 23. Because of a hunting accident in his youth, Clifford could have.. Full story »
2010
Watson-Krauter Post 110 of Wessington, South Dakota December 17, 1919 about 75 veterans of World War One met and organized the John G Watson Post 110 of the American Legion. The Post was named for a local lad that lost his life by drowning. He was working on the dock at a harbor in France when he fell in the water and the tide pulled him under and his companions couldn’t save him. The dues were $2.00 a year and in 1920 the membership was 65. In 1932—there were 8 members –and for the depression years 1933—38 there were no.. Full story »
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