First Reunion of the American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor at the Hotel Bradford in Boston, Massachusetts
In the charter of American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor the purpose of the organization is given:
"To establish and maintain a place for holding meetings and perform and encourage fraternal, athletic and historical activities; to hold, own and/or control real estate and or personal property acquired by gift or purchase or otherwise whenever possible, to foster patriotism and civic loyalty and to perpetuate and strengthen friendship, to care for the widows and orphans of our deceased or unfortunate comrades, to assist and make lighter the circumstances of our comrades who have been injured or handicapped as a result of service in World War II, and its primary purposes are social and fraternal in nature, but this purpose shall not include the right to apply for a license to sell alcoholic beverages."
The charter war signed and witnessed in Massachusetts on March 21st, 1946.
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