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Friday, November 17, 2023

Eleven World War II veterans were honored during the City of Myrtle Beach’s World War II Memorial Dedication.  The World War II veterans in attendance represented all branches of the military during the time period of WWII, and ranged from 95 to 102 years old.  Alfred Smith, Alan Green, Matthew Zawtocki, Robert Varner, John Walker, Edson Meyers, Robert “Bob” Hirsch, Dick Richards, Robert Jones, Edward “Ted” Ackley and Raffaelle “Ralph” Vernacchio were seated in the front row.  Former Myrtle Beach Mayor Bob Hirsch was the ceremony’s featured speaker.  The occasion was truly special, with a crowd of 500 people in attendance.

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