Mayo Peace Park
American Day, Grave Rededication's / Wreath Laying & Presentation’s.
Guest of Honour Lt Col Sean Cosden, U.S. Defence Attache in Ireland .
Saturday the 25thof May 2013.
U.S. soldiers Grave Rededication. New Military Headstone Erected.
Depart from Mayo Peace Park at 12noon.
12.45pm start of ceremony in Burriscarra, Cemetery.
Private Patrick J. Scahill,
Serial number 1945430
Co.B. 16th Infantry U.S. Army.
Killed in Action 18th of July 1918.
Buried in Burriscarra Cemetery, County Mayo
2.15pm in Mayo Abbey, Cemetery ,
Full New Grave and U.S. Military Headstone
Private Martin Davin,
Serial Number 397938.
17thAnti Aircraft Battery,
Died of Pneumonia, on active service, 5th of October 1918.
Buried in Mayo Abbey Cemetery. 16th June 1920.
3.45pm Mayo Peace Park.
American Legion Wreath Laying Ceremony .
Mayo Peace Park committee in association with the U.S Legion Veteran’s Post’s in Ireland and the University of New Hampshire Touring ensemble.
Korean Government & Presidential Presentation will be made Lt Col Sean Cosden and a Korean Veterans group from Germany.
To the family of Cpl Michael Gannon, 15th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, from Achill Island, who was killed in action in Korea, 13thof February 1951, buried in Bunnacurry, Achill. Certificate, Medals, Jacket & Tie Pin.
To Mrs Rita Brennan sister in law of Sgt Mark James Brennan, 78thAAA Battalion, from Kiltimagh,
Who died in a non-hostile air crash, whilst returning from R&R, to his unit at Suwon Air Base, Korea.
Certificate, Medals, Jacket & Tie Pin.
In respect of Private Thomas Carey, Supply Company, 115thField Artillery, from Bekan, Claremorris, to Mrs Bridie Hession -Culliney.
Signed by U.S. President Barrack Obama
Choir’s Performing on Saturday the 25th of May.
10.30am Cor Chairlinne.
11.30am Castlecomer Male Voice Choir
12 noon Oban Gaelic Choir
12.30pm Portadown Male Voice Choir
3.45pm University of New Hampshire Touring Ensemble.