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Citywide Memorial Day Service starts at 11 a.m. today

Original post made on May 26, 2008

With this morning's special Memorial Day service at Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery commemorating prisoners of war who died in captivity and soldiers still missing in action (MIA), who better to lead the ceremony this year than Bill Lowe, an Army corporal serving in the Philippines in 1941 who spent the next four years as a POW (prisoner of war) in Japanese prison camps.

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on May 26, 2008 at 3:24 pm

Thanks, guys!

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on May 26, 2008 at 5:19 pm

Thank you. Your contribution will not be forgotten.