Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


May 31, 1917:

The Memorial day observance in Wrangell yesterday

far surpassed that of any previous year. The parade preceding the service at the Rink in the afternoon was a most creditable one. The parade was formed in the following order: Six junior scouts acting as guards. Redmen in full regalia. Red Cross in formation in the

shape of a cross. School

children. Reserve of Home Guard. The parade formed in front of the Redmen’s hall and marched to the dock where the school children strewed flowers on the water in honor of the sailors dead, after which taps were sounded. The procession...

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