WWII Veteran, Purple Hear Recipient Speaks at Cornelius Veterans Day Ceremony

Several hundred people attended the Veterans Day ceremony at the Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza yesterday. The guest speaker, Harold Lee Frank, was a World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient. Frank was held captive for 10 months in Germany. The National Anthem was performed by members of the Hough High Concert Choir, the invocation was given by Rev. Ellison Bowman, pastor of Torrence Chapel AME Zion Church. To this day, he continues to wear the bullet which wounded him on a necklace around his neck.

Author: Mike Jackson