09 Nov

Armistice Day November 11, at 11:00 AM

Armistice Day is commemorated to mark the signing of the Armistice between the allies of World War I & Germany, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at 11:00 o’clock in the morning, on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918, 100 years ago.

Harry Brooks was killed in action on Armistice Day, and is buried along the outside of the brick wall, up the hill across from the Cemetery Center.  His grave stone is marked with an American flag. Visit the Cemetery Center for more information.

William Harrison “Harry” Brooks

 

 

 

William Harrison “Harry” Brooks

1897-1918  WWI Veteran

Killed in action on Armistice Day

 

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