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Gloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony scheduled for September 21

(West Deptford, NJ) – TheGloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony will be held on Saturday,Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. at the auditorium at RiverWinds in West Deptford. 

The ceremony was originallyplanned for Sept. 14 but is being rescheduled due to the internment of HaroldCostill, who was killed in action onboard the USS West Virginia during theattack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.  Costill will be interred withfull military honors. 

This year over 70 veteranswill be honored at the Gloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony. Through this rescheduling there will be no conflict for those who wish toattend the funeral of U.S. Navy Fireman 3rdClass Harold K. Costill and those who wish to attend the medal ceremony thathonors the county's veterans.

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