Union Congregational Church, East Braintree – Young Adult Choir, early 1940s

 union congrgational choir 1940s

I wonder if the stars on the banner hanging from the podium represent church members serving in the military. One of them is a lighter color, possibly indicating someone who has died in action.

The back of the photo had the following notations courtesy of my mom, Peg (Shepardson) Bence.

First Row – Left to Right
1. Barbara Borden – S
2. – S
3. Doris Davis – S
4. Janice Young – A
5. Jean Collier – A
6. Ruth Haines – SSecond Row – Left to Right
Director Alice Seamans
1. Ruth Bailey – A
2. Margaret Collier – A
3. Peggy Shepardson – AS
4. Laura Gifford – S
5. Clara Nott – S
6. Doris Stovald – SS
7. Beverly Simpson – S
8. Pauline Perrualt – A
9. Dolly Knug – S
Rev. Mr. Justice

Third Row – Left to Right
1. Shirley Marsh – S
2. Madelaine South – S
3. Gordon Cummings – B
4. Kenny Mc – B
5. John Arthur Simpson – B
6. Gordon Stovald – B
7. Warren Loud – BS
8. Ralph Pratt – B

Missing
Avia Ellstrom – A
Mr Alfred Blythe – BS
Myron Pratt – TS
Norman Allison – T
Bill Pratt – B (In the Navy)

Key
S – Soprano
SS – Soprano Soloist
A – Alto
AS – Alto Soloist
B – Bass
T – Tenor
BS – Bass Soloist
T – Tenor Soloist

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