Thursday, October 22, 2015

Mayor Burchett to dedicate bridge to fallen Korean War veteran on Tuesday

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett will formally dedicate the Connor Road bridge over Bullrun Creek in memory of Corporal Lawrence E. Lett, Navy Cross and Silver Star recipient, 1st Marine Division, US Marine Corps.

The event will take place Oct. 27 at 10:30 a.m.

Cpl Lett was killed in action while serving in Korea on Oct. 27, 1952.

More information about Cpl Lett can be found HERE, and information about his Navy Cross and Silver Star citations can be found HERE

The bridge is located just north of E. Brushy Valley Drive. The program will be held in the parking lot of Sunny View Baptist Church.

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