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February 17, 2017

PFC Hugh Brannum US Marine Corps (Served 1944-1945)

by dianeshort2014

View the service history of actor:

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PFC Hugh Brannum

US Marine Corps

(Served 1944-1945)

View his Service Profile on TogetherWeServed.com at http://marines.togetherweserved.com/profile/175756

Short Bio: Best remembered as Mr Green Jeans on “Captain Kangaroo”, While in college at Redlands University, he became interested in jazz, and after graduation, played bass in various bands on the West Coast and occasionally at a local radio station. During World War II, he enlisted in the US Marine Corps, and joined a Marine band led by Bob Crosby, brother of famed singer Bing Crosby.

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