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Crook, LaVan E.

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Pvt. LaVan E. Crook, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Crook, graduated from Chattanooga High School; husband of the former Loreen McManus. Entered Army in 1943, trained in Camp Fannin, Texas, Ft. Ord, Cal.; went overseas in April, 1944; served in Australia, New Caledonia, New Guinea and Bougainville, where he was wounded in action. Awarded Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic Pacific Ribbon with one Battle Star.