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Post 210  Mount Vernon, South Dakota

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ABOUT THIS POST

CHARTER DATE: March 30, 1920

POST NAMESAKE: Mckinley Pound and Dale Uhre

FIRST COMMANDER: 1920 William Sibley; 1945 William D. Anderson

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1930
The post was inactive in 1933. Full story »
1940
In Memory of U.S. Navy MM 2-C Dale Virgil Uhre Mount Vernon, South Dakota Sanborn County July 6, 1918 – June 30, 1943 Missing in Action off Randova Island aboard the USS McCawley Dale Virgil Uhre was born on July 6, 1918, in Letcher, South Dakota. He was born to his mother and father, Anna and Albert Uhre; he had two brothers, Owen B. and Marvin Uhre. He was baptized and confirmed by Reverend Otis.. Full story »
The Pound-Uhre Post received its charter March 30, 1945. The former McKinley Pound Post 210 was organized and chartered in 1920, and became inactive in 1933, to be reorganized in 1945 as Pound-Uhre Post. The post was named in honor of McKinley Pound, World War I, and Dale Uhre, World War II. McKinley Pound was born October 30 1896, and enlisted in the US Army March 7, 1917. He became a private first class in the 10th Field Artillery. He was killed in action in the Meuse-Argonne offensive on October 25, 1918. Dale Uhre was born July 6, 1918, and.. Full story »
2010
The American Legion was organized as the McKinley Pound Post 210 in 1920 with William Sibley as commander. The group disbanded in 1933 and some of its members joined the group in Mitchell. In 1945, it was re-organized with William D. Anderson as commander. It was re-named the Pound-Uhre Post. McKinley Pound was the only Mount Vernon soldier killed in the first world war, and Dale Uhre was the first Mount Vernon service member to loose his life in the second world war. He died July 1, 1944. His memorial is at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro.. Full story »
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