Marjorie Kindell Watts

(Rockford, Illinois, USA)

In His Memory

He was a handsome little boy in 1926 at age of seven,
With his bib overalls and curly blond head of hair;
He wore knicker pants and more blond curls at age of eleven.
A uniformed Marine he was at twenty-two,
About as handsome as they come--this man with eyes of blue.
In his Platoon on Guadacanal there were seventy-five of them!
And on to other battles where they proved themselves as men.
He then became a husband and a father to our "Den",
At this time he was a farmer an

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