Marking graves for Memorial Day (Monroe Twp., NJ) – Each year Gloucester County Freeholders, staff from the Gloucester County Office of Veterans Affairs, and volunteers mark the beginning of Memorial Day by placing a small US Flag at each gravesite at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
County Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 28 (Monroe Twp., NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders will hold the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28 at 1 p.m. at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Wreaths will be placed to honor fallen comrades during the hour-long ceremony that will conclude with a rifle salute and TAPS. After the program is over, families will be given a carnation to lie upon the graves of their loved one.
Two likenesses added to the Wall of Heroes in Justice Complex (Woodbury, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders added two the likenesses of two county residents to the Wall of Heroes at a ceremony last night. Additionally, a plaque was hung to represent 48 World War II residents who were killed or missing in action, but whose photographs could not be located.