Wednesday, December 29, 2010

John Irwin: Newly Acquired Photos

John Irwin was from Long Island, New York. He was on a business trip in Atlanta when he perished in the Winecoff Hotel fire. Irwin was only twenty-three years old but was a decorated World War II combat veteran and the father of a three month old baby girl. That daughter, now living in Florida, has joined with winecoff.org to share photos of her dad.

Click to see John Irwin as a child, in the South Pacific where he served in a photography unit and on the home front.

John Irwin is remembered for his service to others.

Click here to read a letter from his daughter and here for his Winecoff Fire Remembrance Page entry.

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