Invitation to the Dedication of the WWI Monument on Veterans Day 2018

Please join us

in Commemorating the Centennial of the end of WW I
with the dedication of the

Brunswick County World War I Monument

at 11:00 am on Sunday
Veterans Day, November 11, 2018
at the site of the

National WWI Centennial Memorial:
1918 Fort Caswell Rifle Range

in Caswell Beach, NC.

The program will be available soon and will include these special presentations:

  • Roll Call of the 23 Brunswick County men who sacrificed their lives during World War I.
  • The firing of Southport Historical Society’s cannon “Thor.”
  • Roll Call of 150 Brunswick County WWI veterans, a continuation of the list of 724 that began at the April 6, 2018 recitation commemorating the start of the war.

Special Guests will include descendants of Pvt Harvey T. Chadwick, one of the men from Brunswick County who made the ultimate sacrifice during WWI while breaking the famous Hindenburg Line on September 29, 1918.

Priceless heirlooms from the Chadwick family will be available for viewing, including the American flag that draped his coffin when his remains were returned in December 1921, and the Certificate of Appreciation for his sacrifice.

If you are a descendant of a Brunswick County WWI veteran and would like to be recognized or share WWI photographs or artifacts, please contact Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range.

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