Annie, I found these two articles on Lester B. which indicate that he was born in Norfolk, Va and that he was a Junior and both his parents from Norfolk predeceased the engagement announcement in late 1942,
Date: Friday, December 25, 1942 Paper: Richmond Times Dispatch (Richmond, VA)Page: 18
CLARK-HARGRAVE Lynchburgh- Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cuthbert Clark of Lynchburgh announces the engagement of her daughter Margaret Anita to Corporal Lester B. Hargrave Jr., United States Army, Camp Gruber Okla. son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hargrave of Norfolk. No date has been set for the wedding. The bride-elect is a granddaughter of Frank A. Lovelock, for nearly 50 years one of the editors on the staff of the Lynchburg News. She is a graduate of the Woman's College of Furman University and Corporal Hargrave was educated at the University of Maryland. Date: Sunday, December 19, 1948 Paper: Richmond Times Dispatch (Richmond, VA)Page: 25 HARGRAVE IS NAMED BUILDING INSPECTOR Lynchburg December 18 appointment of Lester B. Hargrave as Lynchburg's Building Inspector has been announced by Public Works Director James D. Wright. Hargrave, native of Norfolk served four years in the Army during W.W.IIand has been acting building inspector since early this year, succeeding James B. Ford who resigned to enter the construction business.