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Inglewood, California (CA)

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Melvin W. More by Diane Rebard Watson

Melvin W. More by Diane Rebard Watson

Class of 1950

Mel was a member of the class ol l949. He was the Capt. of the baseball team and winning guard of the Sentinel champion basketball team. He served as Boy's League President. After completion of two years at El Camino College he was drafted to serve in the Korean War. Quickly promoted to Sergeant he was deployed to Japan where he volunteered to go to Korea. As leader of a Mortar Platoon he faced combat north of the 38th parallel. During particularly heavy fighting,outnumbered and subjected to a fanatical smashing assault, Sgt More rallied his men and led an assault to retake the ridge, Though painfully wounded Sgt. More moved from bunker to bunker, well in advance of his comrades, inflicting heavy casualties on the enemy troops inside with accurately thrown grenades. Flying shrapnel from an exploding enemy round ended his courageous mission. Sgt. More was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross posthumously.

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Inglewood High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Sentinels lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

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