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    2008-07-02 Worcester Fire Alarm Francis J. Flynn Jr Retired

    Francis J. Flynn, Jr., 88, formerly of Country Club Boulevard, died Wednesday, July 2, 2008, in the Odd Fellows Home.

    His wife of 50 years, Mary (Noonan) Flynn, died in 2000. He leaves two daughters, Karen M. Larson and her fianc

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    Cpl. Francis J Flynn

    Cpl. Flynn served in the United States Army during WWII. He was a member of the 30th Infantry Division and participated in their heroic defense of Mortain, France in Aug. 1944. This was during the Normandy Campaign and halted a major German counteroffensive. He was awarded the Bronze Star, Silver Star, a Combat Infantrymen's Badge, and the Presidential Unit Citation. He later received the Purple Heart after being wounded by a mortar round in Aachen, Germany in Oct. 1944. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
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