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Veterans Memorial

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Gary Beikirch Veterans' Memorial

The Gary Beikirch Veterans' Memorial is located on the southeast wall of Town Hall.  The Veterans' Memorial is truly a living memorial and pays homage to both those who fought and died in conflict and those who returned home to live a full life.  There are currently over 5,000 names inscribed on the wall.  Each Memorial Day, a new group of veterans are honored and have their names engraved on the memorial.

Applications:

Anyone may apply for inclusion on the Memorial. The criteria is as follows: 

  • The individual must have served during a period of designated war or conflict
  • The individual must have lived in the Town of Greece at least one year.
  • Individuals must obtain an application and return the application to the Greece Town Hall with a copy of the Honorable Discharge papers and/or Form DD214.
  • The deadline for having a name placed on the wall for 2014 has now passed. If you would like to submit an application for the 2015 presentation, you may submit that at anytime before October 2014.
  • Applications can be obtained by clicking here, visiting Greece Town Hall,  or can be received by mail upon request.
  • Instructions for completing the application can be found by clicking HERE.

Display Veteran on Wall:

To see a specific name displayed on the wall, click here.

Memorial Day Parade:

To find out about the memorial day parade and how to participate, click here.

Additional Links:
American Legion
VFW
Standard Form DD214
Greece Post 468
Honor Flight Rochester