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AURELIA SHARPSHOOTER - The Aurelia Sentinel of April 9, 1942 reported that Wayne Bruce, son of Mr. & Mrs. Chas Bruce of Aurelia, had earned the rating of Sharpshooter on the rifle range.  He was stationed at the Marine Training Base at San Diego, CA.  This proof of his marksmanship entitled him to a pay increase of $3.00 per month.

 Source: Cherokee County Historical Society Newsletter, Vol 15, Num 3, Mar 1980, Sec VII, Pg 7

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