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VFW Post 1896 Proctor Hopson Post

VFW Post 1896 Proctor Hopson Postzoom
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John Proctor and Arthur Hopson were members of the 369th Infantry of the National Guard, known informally as the Harlem Hellfighters. They were the first in the unit from Queens, N.Y., to die in WWI. In their memory, the local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter is named the Procter-Hopson Post 1896.

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