The First to Fall

Posted on December 5, 2017 in Stories

The First to Fall

Seventy-five years ago, Ensign William L. Halloran was the first Knight of Columbus killed in World War II

by J.C. Sullivan

“The telegram arrived at 2:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 12, 1941 by a Western Union kid in an olive drab uniform riding a bike in the dark.” recalled Lawrence (“Larry”) Halloran Jr. 92.

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