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Richard Lanning
1st Flank Company
1st Regiment Norfolk Militia

Richard Lanning
Richard Lanning is second from the left. his son, Tom (uniform) on far left, grandkids across the front and wife, Noreen Lanning on right was our piper. The blue cards were made up for the after event, each telling briefly the story of each vet. These are now in the Old Forge Museum in Sparta.

The Lanning name has morphed many times over the years, with spelling varying from Lanon to Lanion-Lanyon-Laneine back to the 12th Century spelling of DeLinyeine.  Genealogists have identified the family as originating in Madron, Cornwall, England, dating back to the 12th Century.

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1st Flank Company
1st Regiment Norfolk Militia