WREATH LAYING CEREMONY IN HONOR OF CPL JAMES B. GRESHAM HELD NOVEMBER 3, 2017

CPL JAMES B. GRESHAM, KNOWN AS “BETHEL” WAS THE FIRST AMERICAN KILLED IN WW I ON 3 NOVEMBER 1917.  HE WAS BURIED IN FRANCE AND REPATRIATED TO THE UNITED STATES FOLLOWING THE WAR FOR BURIAL IN HIS HOMETOWN OF EVANSVILLE, IN. THE WREATH LAYING CEREMONY WILL REPRESENT THE 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF […]