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Posted on: November 3, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Veterans Internment and Unveiling Program

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Framingham Veteran Services will be conducting an internment and two unveiling ceremonies on 9 November 2016 at St Stephen's Cemetery, Fenwick St. Program starts at 10:00. As the Graves Registrations and Burial Officer for the Town of Framingham, the VSO will intern Seaman 1/c George Boulanger, a WWII veteran with 14 Campaign Stars on his Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal. George served aboard the USS Independence during the War. George is being buried next to his mother, his last request.

The federal headstones of two Framingham men, who were killed in action while serving during the Korean War, will also be unveiled. Cpls. Malen Barker and John McQuinn, both Framingham's sons were killed in the early fighting on the Korean peninsular. Their remains were latter repatriated the States but have never been marked with a federal headstone.

Please join us if you can. Be advised that St. Stephen's Cemetery is a rural cemetery and there are no facilities available.

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