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Hugh K. 'Jack' Walters, decorated veteran of World War II

Hugh K. 'Jack' Walters, decorated veteran of World War II

Hugh K. "Jack" Walters, a World War II infantryman who fought with Gen. George S. Patton Jr.'s 3rd Army and was wounded during the Battle of Metz in France, died Sunday of complications from dementia at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson.

He was 92.

The son of George Frederick Walters, a mechanic, and Margaret Kennedy Walters, a homemaker, Hugh Kennedy Walters was born in Baltimore and raised on West 27th Street in Remington.

Mr. Walters was attending Polytechnic Institute when he was drafted into the Army in 1943. After completing basic training at Camp Beauregard and Camp Claiborne, both in Louisiana, he underwent further training at Camp Howze in...

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