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By Jacque Ritchie
TALON 

WWII VET APPROACHES 100

Gene Hamilton

 

November 10, 2017

Gene Hamilton still plays the organ at the Methodist Church in Aztec and plans to play on his 100th birthday

Meet Gene Hamilton. Born in 1918 in Illinois, Hamilton moved to Aztec in 1941. Previous to coming here, he served in World War II as a Navy Medical Corpsman First Class, attached to an amphibious unit in the South Pacific theater. “I was in the Navy about four years and spent most of my time in...



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