Photo by Warrant Officer Ubon Mendie, New York Guard.
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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Army.mil -- Tue, 29 Jul 2014
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