Dick Jarvis

 
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Dick Jarvis

Korea - Army

story

After being drafted in 1950, Dick Jarvis was sent to Japan to operated a forklift on the docks of Yokohama, moving equipment destined for Korea. During his time in Japan, Dick learned to operate every vehicle the Army had, and became close friends with a number of Japanese families. After the war, Dick returned to the Pacific Northwest and started a forklift company that is run by his son to this day.