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Kentucky National Guard Memorial

Honoring Their Sacrifice

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Memorial Day Observance May 29, 2:00 p.m.

Four names have been added to the Memorial

Those fallen added since last year  are: Corporal Thomas Higdon, Breckinridge County, 7 April 1917 ;
Private First Class Joseph Raoul Losson, Nelson County  18 April 1917; Private Edward F Orr, Pendleton County, 1 June 1917; and Major Mortimer Murray Benton, Fayette County, 16 August 1943. This brings the total names on the Memorial to 255 men and women who have fallen in the line of duty since 1912.
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Since 1912 thousands of men and women have served in the Kentucky National Guard.

Hundreds of them have perished -- some on foreign battlefields, some on missions here in Kentucky to save fellow
citizens from danger and disaster and some perished training to accomplish their missions.

They each took a sacred vow to protect us from enemies foreign and domestic.

Now it’s your turn. Step forward and help us remember and honor their sacrifices.

Kentucky National Guard Memorial Fund Inc

The Kentucky National Guard Memorial Fund, Inc., is a recognized 501(c)(3). EIN 26-3705273

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