Friday, November 7, 2008

Veterans Day: World War I Era

This is Sgt. Loy T. Chander. Mr. Chandler was born on October 19, 1898.

During World War I he served as a guard for German prisoners close to the front line.

Following the war Mr. Chandler worked with Southern Railway for 42 years.

Mr. Chandler passed away on February 3, 1994.

He was a founding member for First Baptist Church, Lithia Springs.

You can find out more about the founding of the church in the articles found here.

If you would like to see more posts regarding the veterans at FBCLS follow the link
here for a complete listing.

Mr. Chandler's image is the earliest veteran image currently maintained by the FBCLS Historical Committee.