Suburban woman’s post of Navy vet looking for shipmates goes viral

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CRYSTAL LAWNS, Ill.  — A south suburban woman posted a photo of a World War II veteran looking for shipmates on Facebook and the response has been tremendous.
Cheryl Johnson Brown‎, who, according to Facebook, is from Crystal Lawns, posted a photo of Raymond Devere Johnson on the Facebook page of the U.S. Navy a few days ago.

The caption read:

Raymond Devere Johnson was a Signal Man on LST 218 in World War ll and he was wondering if any of his Shipmates are still around!! Please Share with Everyone so he could have a reunion!

So far, it has been shared close to 900,000 times.


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