Members of Woolwich/Harrison Township VFW 10886 held their first Annual Veterans Day Service at the Veterans, Police, Fire and EMS Memorial located at the entrance to Lake Park Cemetery in Swedesboro. The honored guests were Gene Costill and Matthew Johnson. Costill is the brother of Fireman 3rd Class Harold Kendall “Bud” Costill, 18, a battleship USS West Virginia sailor killed in the Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941. Johnson is the Eagle Scout who designed and oversaw the construction for the Veteran’s Police, Fire and EMS memorial.
— photos by Brett H. Boone Sr.