Fallen Soldier Honored Decades Later at Special Manchester Ceremony

A Marine killed in action decades ago was honored in Manchester on Wednesday…

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Leo Henkenius of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was killed during fierce fighting at the Chosen Reservoir in Korea in 1950. His remains were never recovered. His nephew, Neil Henkenius of Manchester, became involved in honoring his uncle’s memory several years ago.

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The Marine Honor Guard presented Neil with his Uncle Leo’s service flag during a special ceremony at the American Legion Hall in Manchester Wednesday afternoon. Neil says the gesture meant a lot to him.

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