Local WWII Vet Remembered

Good to Know:

  • Ed was a paratrooper in WWII.
  • He was there for Iwo Jima, just behind the front lines.
  • Friends say he was dedicated to restoring old guns and vehicles from the era for the musuem to keep histroy alive for generations to come.

COLLEGE STATION - A memorial service was held this weekend for a local WW-II Veteran.

Ed Eyre was at Iwo Jima just behind the front lines, and we featured him in our Voices of Veterans series.

He passed away last week.

The service was held at the Museum of the American GI, where Eyre was an active volunteer.

Friends say that he worked there passionately right up to the end, restoring old cannons and vehicles.

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