In Memory Of 1ST SGT. ELLIS CUNNINGHAM USMC, I (RET) 1944 ~ 1970 World War II, Iwo Jima Survivor, Wounded in action Korea, 1950, Received The Purple Heart, October 1950, Action in Vietnam, 1967-1968, Tet Offensive 1968, six good conduct awards, and several other awards, Charter member of the Montfort Point Marine Association and Chapter 10, Past Commandant of the Marine Corps League, Volunteer at Ralph H. Johnson V. A. Medical Center for 16 years in Charleston, South Carolina. Also, received the Hardcore Warrior Award in 2007. Precious Memories, Loving Wife Lucille P. Cunningham and The Young and Poaches Families

Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Nov. 11, 2012