Lafore Lock Pilgrimage

There will be a pilgrimage to the tomb of Farley "Lafore" Lock on the anniversary of his death, Oct. 18, 1918, in France in WW 1. He is the namesake of VFW 755 and he belonged to the 130 Infantry unit which is still active today. A Springfield native who was wounded in the battle of second Somme Offensive in France and died the following day. He was cited for bravery in action. Join us for a brief remembrance. Parking at the memorials and we plan to walk about 2 blocks to his marker.
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