Veterans of Church Point are honoring local fallen heroes this Memorial Day with a display at the Church Point Depot.
A mock cemetery is on display commemorating 21 fallen soldiers from the Branch, Richard, and Church Point area. Of those 21, 14 are from World War II, 4 from the Korean War, and 3 from the Vietnam War. Five soldiers were prisoners of war with one soldier having died in the Bataan Death March.
Every hour on the hour, veterans do a salute-procession through the depot grounds to the music of “Taps”. The memorial is on display up until the end of Memorial Day from sunrise to dusk.
A special closing ceremony will occur at 6 P.M. Monday evening.
For more stories like this that matter to you, click here to download the News 10 app for free.
Watch live newscasts, get breaking news and sign up for push alerts – download now