For the last two years I have picked a soldier at random to take care of at the cemetery in town. Yesterday, after the birth of my son, I visited with Arley J. Perry. I cleared his grave and gave a solemn salute. Last year I had no desire to find out anyt specifics about the soldier, this year was different. Through the wonders of google, I found out that Mr. Perry was killed when the transport ship he was on, the HMS Rohna, was attacked and sunk. Arley J. Perry was 19 years old.
Although 69 years late,