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Nov 24

Homage to our dead/Cérémonies aux Cimetières

As we do each we met to honor our departed comrades by laying a wreath on October 29, 2016 at the French War Veterans’ section of Flushing Cemetery and at Cypress Hills Cemetery where 24 French sailors who perished in the Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918 while they were on active duty on French Navy vessels.
Mr. Eric Bayer, Deputy Consul General of France and Mr. Terrance Holliday, former Commssioner of Veterans’ Affairs joined us. The Federation was represented by our President Alain Dupuis, Mme Françoise Cestac, Special Counsellor, Joseph Crouzilhat, 1st Vice President, Paul Garabedian, Secretary, Henri Dubarry, Treasurer, Pierre Martinez, Armand Innocenti, Michel Dumerchat Color Guard and 2nd Vice President Daniel Falgerho.
The American Society of Le Souvenir Français was represented by its President Mr. Jean Lachaud.

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Jean Lachaud, Terrance Holliday, Mme Françoise Cestac, Deputy Consul General Eric Bayer, Michel Dumerchat


photos: Daniel Falgerho