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"Hope to See You Soon"

A Collection of
West Virginia
War Letters

Kenneth Monroe Barker

Family members still remember and honor those they lost in wartime. This note was attached to a floral arrangement left at the West Virginia Veterans Memorial in tribute to Kenneth Monroe Barker, killed in Vietnam, from his aunt.

Dear Kenny these are for you. I love and miss you everyday of my life. You said God was in Vietnam same as here We will meet again this I am sure of Killed March 24th 1968 Sgt. Kenneth Monroe Barker
We all love love you and what you and all your fellow buddy's.
You Leon and Eddie went at the same time.
Father Keith Monroe Barker father
You were 19 years old when you have your life God Bless you and God Bless America.
Love Aunt Betty

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