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Captain Wayne H. Traywick


Captain Wayne H. Traywick

Captain Wayne H. Traywick, 96, died Friday, March 28, 2008, at Cedar Mountain House.

He was born in Union County, N.C. on March 29, 1911 to the late Luther and Dora Haigler Traywick. A son Colin Haigler Traywick and a sister Chloe Walkup preceded him in death.

Captain Traywick was a marine from 1930-1957, serving in Haiti, and participating in the organization of the Haitian Gendarme, leaving Haiti in 1934 with the last marine. He served in defense of the international settlement in Shanghai, China during the Sino-Japanese incident 1936-1937, in Guadalcanal 1942-1943 during World War II and...

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