AUBURN – Capt. Frank W. Hulett Post 1603, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., announces its Memorial Day weekend schedule and is inviting anyone who wants to devote their time to join with the members.

At 7 a.m. Saturday, May 29, members will leave the post home at 588 Minot Ave. to place American flags on veterans’ graves at the Penley, Wagg, Union, McKenney, Libby, Plummer, Fitz, Pine Stump, Mountain View and Merrow cemeteries.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 29 and 30, members will offer the Buddy Poppies at the Auburn Wal-Mart.

On Monday, May 31, Memorial Day, a flag will be raised at sunrise at the Mount Auburn Cemetery on a plot know as the Burnside Post 47, GAR, transferred to the Mount Auburn Veterans Association on Feb. 27, 1936, by the Sons of the GAR.

Honorably discharged veterans of any war, whose home was in Androscoggin County and whose estate is not able to purchase a lot, may be buried there.

Membership in the association includes members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.

At noon Monday, members will participate in the annual Memorial Day services at Gracelawn Memorial Park.

Additional information may be obtained from Donald W. Linscott Jr. at 782-6873.


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