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Times Union "Mother of Slain War Hero Gets U. S. Award"
"Hero's Medals Awarded –  Parents and other relatives of Marine Lt. John F. McGrath, Troy, gathered yesterday as the dead hero's decorations were presented by Marine Corps representatives. Here, left to right are Staff Sgt. Glenn F. Sanborn, Edward McGrath, brother of the lieutenant; Mrs. Thomas Law and Mrs. John Cox, sisters: Edward McGrath, father, Major Thomas E. Dutton, in charge of Albany Marine recruiting, and T/Sgt [sic GySgt] Lego Gustafson. Seated front is Mrs. Edward McGrath, mother of Lt. McGrath. She received his Distinguished Flying Cross with Gold Star, and an Air Medal with five Gold Stars." Read article Mother of Slain War Hero Gets U. S. Award
Credit: Times Union staff photo by Burns Date: January 17, 1950

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