2022 Memorial Day Information
Cemetery Flags and Medallions
Post 101 with the help of the Boy and Girl Scouts of Somers, will be placing new american flags on identified veterans graves in Somers cemeteries on Thursday May 26th in preparation for Memorial Day.
Flags on Main
Also, in the days leading up to Memorial Day Post 101 will be placing american flags on utility poles, the first 90 will be in honor of Post 101's 90th anniversary of 1932.
Memorial Day Ceremonies:
Post 101 is planning on conducting ceremonies at all seven war memorials on Memorial Day May 30th, 2022. The main centerpiece ceremony will be our Post Everlasting Ceremony being held in Center Cemetery, 81 Battle Street, Somers, CT. This is a nonsectarian, formal, and solemn ceremony where we transfer our fallen comrades from Post 101 to the Post Everlasting. This ceremony is performed by members of Post 101 as a way of paying tribute and saying farewell to members of the post who have passed away and includes prayer, honors rendered by a Legion firing party (three volley salute), formal transfer of records, and taps. . There also will be Memorial Day ceremonies performed at each of the town’s seven Memorials (three cemeteries and four separate war memorials.
Memorial Day 2021 Post Everlasting Selected Photos
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