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Dougherty Lawrence Edward, SN: 109 99 52
Dept: USMC, Rank: MGySgt, Pay Grade: E9, Birth Place: Utica, N.Y.
From: Supreme Command Officer
To: Master Gunnery Sergeant Lawrence Edward Dougherty Sr.
Subject: Permanent Change of Duty Station
For meritorious conduct above and beyond the call of duty, you have been promoted to the rank of "Senior Master Gunnery Sergeant" in the services of the Most High on this day of Feb. 8, 2013. Departure time will be at 10 a.m. with honors at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. All necessary gear will be waiting for your arrival to begin your Honorable Commission in the most pristine deployment of your career. You will be missed deeply by the ranks of your former platoon as listed:
Barracks Chief: (Wife of 60 years) Etta Bernice Dougherty.
Recruits: (Sons) Lawrence Edward Dougherty Jr., William Ray Dougherty, Robert John Dougherty, Douglas Eugene Dougherty.
Reserves: (Grand and Great Children) Seven and Six respectively.
Intelligence Consultant: (Brother) Fredrick Eugene Dougherty of California.
This is the Highest Honor bestowed to a United States Marine.
His Orders Carried out: by Johnson Funeral Home, Jacksonville.