John Kinsley, R.I.P. – London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 8

Today we conclude the 2006 memories of John Kinsley’s boyhood in London during World War II. Kinsley, who died a week ago, told them to the United Methodist Men at the First United Methodist Church of Crystal Lake. Down London … Continue reading

John Kinsley, R.I.P. – London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 7

John Kinsley died last week. In 2006, he wrote this for publication on McHenry County Blog.  We re-run it in his memory. = = = = = Today we continue the London wartime memories of Crystal Laker John Kinsley. He … Continue reading

John Kinsley, R.I.P. – London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 6

What follows is a repeat of what was published in the early days of McHenry County Blog.  It is the memoir of John Kinsley, who passed away last week. = = = = = The First United Methodist Church’s Methodist … Continue reading

John Kinsley, R.I.P. – London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 5

This is a continuation of what Johb Kinsley, who passed away last week, wrote of his early life in Great Britain. = = = = = We continue sharing the memories of Crystal Laker John Kinsley about his growing up … Continue reading

John Kinsley, R.I.P. – London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 4

Last week John Kinsley passed away.  We share his 2006 memories of this life below. = = = = = Today is the fourth installment of what Crystal Lake resident John Kinsley remembers from growing up in London during World … Continue reading

In Honor of John Kinsley, R.I.P. – London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 3

John Kinsley passed away last week. McHenry County Blog republishes these 2006 memories he shared. = = = = = Crystal Lake’s John Kinsley shared his memories of growing in London during World War II with the Methodist Men of … Continue reading

In Honor of John Kinsley, R.I.P. – London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 2

John Kinsley passed away this week. McHenry County Blog shares 2006 his memories with a new audience. = = = = = Crystal Lake resident John Kinsley, born in London in 1928, shared his memories of World War II with … Continue reading

In Honor of John Kinsley, R.I.P. – London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 1

Crystal Lake’s John Kinsley has passed away. In the coming days, McHenry County Blog will republish his memoirs. = = = = = Saturday morning in 2006 a well-attended breakfast of the United Methodist Men heard Crystal Lake resident John … Continue reading

Biography of Cal Skinner, Sr. – Part 3 – First House, Elected President of the Easton, Maryland, Town Council Copy

Previous parts of this biography can be found below on McHenry County Blog. I am running them again because my father would have been 100 on June 8th, if he hadn’t been a smoker. (His mother lived to be 96.) … Continue reading

Daughter Remembers a World War II Veteran Winham E. “Pete” Yeager

Pharmacists Mate Sully Sullivan of Wonder Lake shared the Pacific Campaign photos his doctor took during World War II. Below this weekend’s comment from a daughter of another Pharmacist’s Mate, Kim Yeager Cutcliffe, I shall publish them again. My father Winham … Continue reading

London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 8

Today we conclude the memories of John Kinsley’s boyhood in London during World War II. He told them to the United Methodist Men at the First United Methodist Church of Crystal Lake. Down London Memory Lane with John Kinsley In … Continue reading

London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 7

Today we continue the London wartime memories of Crystal Laker John Kinsley. He spoke at the First United Methodist Church to the Methodist Men’s breakfast the first Saturday of October. Down London Memory Lane with John Kinsley The American Air … Continue reading

London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 6

The First United Methodist Church’s Methodist Men were treated to the memories of John Kinsley, who lived in London during World War II. Down London Memory Lane with John Kinsley During the Blitz my two brothers and I slept under … Continue reading

London Boyhood Memories of World War II from a Crystal Lake Resident – 5

We continue sharing the memories of Crystal Laker John Kinsley about his growing up in London during World War II. He was ten when the war started and sixteen when it ended. Kingsley spoke to the Methodist Men at last … Continue reading