Historical Cemeteries Renovation Program's "Operation Overload" is Saturday, January 13, 10 a.m. at Oaklawn Memorial Cemetery
Historical Cemeteries Renovation Program's "Operation Overload" Locating & Cleaning Veterans' sites is Saturday, January 13, 10 a.m. at Oaklawn Memorial Cemetery, 1800 Holt Road, Mobile.
The event is "a full scale assault on the Oaklawn Memorial Cemetery, initiated by the 92nd Infantry Division Buffalo Soldiers Assn.. WWII AL Chapter - President Eddie Irby, Jr." The plan is to locate, clean and maintain veterans' grave site. Overload will and place small American flags by each Soldier, Sailor, Marine, Coast Guardsman, Airman and Merchant Marine buried there since 1946. Present count is 212.
To help in the efforts to clean up the cemetery or to adopt a veteran's grave site to maintain it, all the time, contact Eddie Irby, Jr. at 251-591-3057 or leave a message on group's webpage.