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Gravesite Dedication for World War II MIA Saturday

Torpedoman Third Class Glendon LaMar Scott lost with the crew of USS Grayling

 

September 20, 2017

COURTESY/Mike Scott

Damon and Glendon LaMar Scott, Navy service members and brothers pose for a picture, the last picture the family has of Glendon.

GREYBULL - Glendon LaMar Scott followed in the footsteps of his brothers and joined the U.S. Navy, volunteering for submarine duty during World War II. He was a member of the USS Grayling that was officially reported Sept. 30, 1943, as "lost with all hands." A dedication of a grave in Scott's honor and memory will be in Greybull this Saturday.

According to the family history, Scott was born March 27, 1923, in Kane, the son of Herschel and Maye Scott. He joined brothers Damon and Joe and sister Barbara. LaMar was born into a family of bird hunters, a sport they all enjoyed. After school in L...



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