Friday, April 28, 2017

South Boston's WWI Heroes 100th Anniversary Remembrance


Join the South Boston WWI Commemoration Committee, honored guests, speakers, WWI Gold Star family relatives and the general public to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice made by over 100 South Bostonians during the Great War (World War One). 

Saturday, April 29, 2017
10 am
Excel High School (formerly South Boston High School)
95 G Street

These men are memorialized by gold-toned portraits inside the high school, commissioned by Mayor James Michael Curley and the City of Boston. They were first dedicated in 1932 at South Boston High School (now named Excel High School), where they still exist today and can be viewed at the ceremony.

World War One re-enactors and a WWI tank will be on site from 10 a.m.-10:55 a.m. The formal program begins at 11:00 a.m. inside the Auditorium and will include music, speakers, and a Roll Call of the Fallen.

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