Rhode Island & Eastern Massachusetts Monuments

RHODE ISLAND & EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER
OF THE U.S.NAVY ARMED GUARD VETERANS W W-II
CHAIRMAN: Gerry Greaves

This plaque placed at the Point Judith, RI, Coast Guard Station, in memory of the eleven Merchant Marine and one Armed Guard KIA when the S.S.Black Point was torpedoed just three miles off the coast of Rhode Island on May 5, 1945. The Black Point was the last Merchant ship sunk in the North Atlantic during WWII.


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This is a photo of the first phase of the Rhode Island & Eastern Massachusetts Chapter Monument site at the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery. Dedicated on April 15, 1992.


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Armed Guard Time Capsule

Second (2nd) Phase of the Monument Site



The Rhode Island & Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the US Navy Armed Guard Veterans Association buried this Time Capsule on the 50th anniversary of the ending of WW-II. It will be unearthed in the year 2045. The Rhode Island Historical Society will be responsible to deliver the contents to their rightful owners.


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Capsule Phase Completed



This photo shows the monument site after the Capsule was buried and the landscaping was completed.


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Third (3rd) phase of our monument site.



On June 6, 1994 our Chapter erected the third (3rd) phase of our monument site.


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Third Phase completion of Monument site



This photo is the First, Second and Third Phase of our Monument Site.


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Fourth and Final Phase of our monument site

Dedicated on April 15, 1997

The monument in the left of this photo completes the final phase of this monument site at the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery.


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The above site, with a walk added in the year 2000


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The above site, final dedication on Memorial Day in the year 2000


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Updated picture, April 2003


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Updated picture, April 2006


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Fourth and Final Phase of our monument site

Dedicated on April 15, 1997

Closeup of the walk added in the year 2000


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BOURNE NATIONAL CEMETERY

This monument site is located at the main entrance to the Bourne National Cemetery, in Bourne, Massachusetts. This monument was funded and erected by the New England Chapter of the WW-II U.S. Navy Armed Guard members.


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Many thanks to the WW-II U.S. Navy Armed Guard members for their support to make the Bourne National Cemetery memorial a reality and an everlasting tribute to all those who served. GOD BLESS AMERICA!


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I want to thank the members of our Chapter and all those who donated to these monument sites to make them become a reality.

These Monument sites are 'Dedicated to All Who Served' in the US Navy Armed Guard during WW-II and especially to those who made the supreme sacrifice to keep our country free.



God Bless America!



Thank You

Chairman: Gerry Greaves


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