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Family and friends remember Monroe County Marine killed in Afghanistan

21-year-old Lance Corporal Franklyn Watson, from Vonore, was killed in action in Afghanistan.

Posted: 6:14 PM Sep 25, 2011
Reporter: Kate Burgess

VONORE, Tenn. (WVLT)--A local Marine from Vonore is dead, killed in action in Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Franklyn "Frankie" Watson was with the 1/6 Alpha Company 2nd Marine Division sweeping for IED's when his unit was attacked. Watson was 21 years old.

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