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DAR Honors Victoria Dapson, County's Oldest WW II Vet - Brevard NC


November 19, 2018

Donna Bennett, DAR member, enjoys a moment with her friend, Veronica Dapson. (Courtesy photos)

Members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored Victoria Nehez-Shepard Dapson, the oldest living WW II veteran in Transylvania County, on Nov. 11.

DAR member Donna Bennett presented "The Story of Veronica Dapson, WW II WAC" to the audience at the WNC Military History Museum:

Dapson was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1919 and was the third oldest of 12 children - six boys and six girls. She was a tomboy growing up who liked to climb trees and run races with her brothers.

Dapson's parents were immigrants from Hungary. Her father w...

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