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The daily press. (White Plains, N.Y.) 1929-????, June 03, 1929, Image 9

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White Plains HonorsVeterans and Memory of SoldierDead n«iir P wm Phoin The army of the living spoke, in military language, to the army of the dead, on Dec ­ oration Day, when the guns of the firing squad of the Veterans of Foreign Wars blazed across the graves where men from the battlefields lie sleeping. The firing squad was under the command of Lieutenant Lloyd LeMan. 'O 'The Colors Enter the Gates < The Soldiers Pass By Particularly impressive in the Memorial Day parade was the moment when the color guard of the 102nd Medicnl Regiment bore their banners through the open gates of the cemetex^ and turned toward the graves where their former cqmrades in arms lie ■lefcpingj t .not of “ edic J U in the dress uniforms which addeT^TriJht a .pot or color tp the khaki column, which oaraded through White Plains' streets on Memorial Day. The young womanhood of White Plains, dressed in.smart khaki. » ___ the Memorial Day parade,.following in the footsteps of the sbldim who p __ _ —not mefely on Thursday but in years long since,,when tha grandfathers of ' Plain. ’ girl scouts shouldered their rifldnuuL_giarched away to protect tha 1* ‘ Col. Lucius A. Salisbury, Commandant oMihe^Tosind Medical Regiment, New York National Guard, was the out­ standing military figure at Thursday ’ s parade. He is here shown at the head of the military columns lie drew up to inspect the files as they passed by. Six American flags, their made more emphatic by a spring wind at the Memorial flags of the 102nd Regiment, Scouts of White Plains. i Memorial Day, beside th<wgrnvea ............................ y- ’’ s salute to A little handful of^Civil War veterans stood, t of those who had served with them in the days of ’ 61, and joined in the city s i the soldiers who have laid down their arms forever. In the'piclure, left to right, are Daniel W. Bogart, commander of Cromwell Post, G. A. R.; Michael Cooney, vice-com- ymander: Benjamin E. Duckett, Charles H. Kent, Willis Johnston and William Hopfen- sack. All live in White Plains but only the, first two veterans belong to the local post Massed Flags of the City ’ s Best | With banners flying and the bright sun glancing off the keen steel of bayonets, the 102nd Medical Regiment, New York National Guard, made an im ­ pressive showing in the Memorial Day parade. The Collecting Company Draws Up for Inspection Before the Parade The Girl Scouts March With Flying Banners

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