Ceremony in Honor of 2nd Lt. Robert E. Thorpe
Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery
Memorial Day 2013

Naval Health Clinic N.E. members conducted the "Old Glory" ceremony at the R.I. Veterans Cemetery on Memorial Day 2013.

This was 69 years to the day that 2LT Thorpe was murdered after being shot down May 27, 1944.

His remains are still missing.

The flag was presented to his brother, Gill Thorpe.

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Old Glory Ceremony

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