Approximately 130 people attended the Veterans Day WWI Centennial Commemoration and Dedication on a cold Sunday morning on November 11, 2018.
At 11:00am, the time the Armistice went into effect 100 years ago, Norma Eckard, president of Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range began the program.
The final program and script is available here for display or download: 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony Program and Transcript (Updated Dec. 10, 2018).
Thank you for those who attended and the marvelous supporters and donors!
The Roll Calls
The Roll Calls were assembled using the names of veterans who have been honored with a donation. Roll Calls will continue during future ceremonies. Following the completion of the calling of those veterans who have been honored, the remaining veterans will be called.
- Check the top right side of the website for the total number of veterans honored to date (401 of 724 as of today). Those who have been honored may be seen on the Brunswick County WWI Veteran: Donors page.
- The entire list of WWI Brunswick County veterans known to date is located on the WWI Brunswick County Veteran List.
If a ★ appears beside the name, a donation has been received in their honor.
- To donate in honor of a veteran, read How to Honor a Brunswick County WWI Veteran.
- As a reminder, here are the 153 names that were called during the April 6, 2018, Commemoration Roll Call
Recording courtesy of Tom Luken.
Firing of Cannon Thor
Photos courtesy of Jane Schepker, Christine Urick, and Phyllis Wilson. Thank you!