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Lynn D. "Buck" Compton

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April 23, 2012 "I was working as a legal stenographer with the LA District Attorneys office during the Shirhan Shirhan trial. Mr Compton was a well respected DA. I did not know about his service in WWII until recently. I would have liked to hear of his experiences. My father fought in the Battle of the Bulge and also received a Purple Heart. God bless the Compton family. Your father was a great man." - Rebecca Negrete Saenz (Wilmington, CA)
April 14, 2012 "We were honored to have had the opportunity to visit with Buck on several occasions. We thank him for his service to our great nation and for fighting to preserve the freedom our forefathers created for us. He lead a remarkable life and raised two wonderful daughters. Buck was a blessing and inspiration to all.
He will be greatly missed." - Sue and Paul Poletti (Woodside, CA)
March 24, 2012 "As a neighbor and friend and veteran I was blessed and honored to know Buck. In talking to him about his experiences during the D-Day Normandy invasion I learned of his bravery during the battle at Brecourt Manor. A few years later my wife and I visited the Normandy region and found the Manor where he fought. I will never forget the impression it left on me. God bless you dear Buck. Your life has been an inpiration to so many.We will miss you." - Knud Elmer (Burlington, WA)
March 21, 2012 "We have enjoyed knowing Buck as a fellow church-goer and feel sharing a pew with Buck and his family & friends was a blessing for us. Best wishes to the family in your time of loss. BJ & Frank"
March 20, 2012 "I did not have the honor of meeting Mr. Compton; I only knew of him from Band of Brothers. He must have been a captivating and wonderful man throughout his whole life.

Thank you, Mr. Compton, for your bravery and dedication to your country, family, and friends.

My condolences to the Compton family." - Jessie Bryson (Burlington, WA)
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BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Lynn D. "Buck" Compton, a veteran whose World War II exploits were depicted in the HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers," has...
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