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Download full resolution image Members of the New York Guard’s 88th Brigade Honor Guard present the colors during hte opening of the memorial ceremony

NY Guard Remembers Comrade lost on RMS Titanic

MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY, Greenburgh -- Members of the New York Guard’s 88th Brigade Honor Guard present the colors during the opening of the memorial ceremony here April 14 for a former Soldier lost a century ago aboard the RMS Titanic.
The memorial commemorated the service of a New York Guard member who perished while serving in his postal duties on the doomed ship 100 years ago.
The troops joined two descendents and a postal service representative with local officials to remember the tragedy of the Titanic and the devotion of duty of New York Guard Pvt. William Logan Gwinn.

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