Waterford Korean War vet comes home

At long last, Waterford Korean War vet comes home

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Welcome home James L. Campbell

and

thank you for your service

to your country.

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 An honor guard of pallbearers from the Rhode Island Army National Guard carries the remains of U.S. Army Sgt. James Lawrence Campbell into Byles Memorial Home in New London on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Sgt. Campbell was born on Oct. 8, 1932, in New London, and was killed in action on Dec. 2, 1950, in North Korea. Campbell’s remains were among 208 boxes of remains returned to the U.S. by North Korea between 1990 and 1994 and recently identified using both circumstantial evidence and forensic identification tools, including DNA analysis, which matched both his sister and a brother. Burial with full military honors will be Friday morning at West Neck Cemetery in Waterford. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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Family of U.S. Army Sgt. James Lawrence Campbell watch as an honor guard of pallbearers from the Rhode Island Army National Guard carries Campbell’s remains into Byles Memorial Home in New London on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Sgt. Campbell was born on Oct. 8, 1932, in New London, and was killed in action on Dec. 2, 1950, in North Korea. Campbell’s remains were among 208 boxes of remains returned to the U.S. by North Korea between 1990 and 1994 and recently identified using both circumstantial evidence and forensic identification tools, including DNA analysis, which matched both his sister and brother. Burial with full military honors will be Friday morning at West Neck Cemetery in Waterford. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

http://www.theday.com/military/20160823/at-long-last-waterford-korean-war-vet-comes-home

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