Pfc. William Caddy Remembered At Memorial Service

Sherri Holleran (left), niece of Pfc. William R. Caddy, and Dan Dewey, chief of staff, William R. Caddy Detachment #124 Marine Corps League, pause after placing a memorial wreath at the Caddy Memorial Park on Quincy Shore Drive at a ceremony Sunday afternoon. Caddy, who grew up in Quincy, was killed on Iwo Jima on March 3, 1945. He was presented the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions against Japanese forces. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

Sherri Holleran (left), niece of Pfc. William R. Caddy, and Dan Dewey, chief of staff, William R. Caddy Detachment #124 Marine Corps League, pause after placing a memorial wreath at the Caddy Memorial Park on Quincy Shore Drive at a ceremony April 6. Caddy, who grew up in Quincy, was killed on Iwo Jima on March 3, 1945. He was presented the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions against Japanese forces. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

Rev. John Swanson (at podium), pastor of Union Congregational Church, offers a closing prayer at Sunday's William R. Caddy Memorial Service. At left is Marc Connolly, commandant of the Caddy Detachment, Marine Corps League, located in North Quincy. Among the groups participating at the ceremony were (from left) color guards from the Quincy Police Department, Leatherneck Honors Society and Massachusetts State Police. More coverage in the April 10th issue of The Quincy Sun. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

Rev. John Swanson (at microphone), pastor of Union Congregational Church, offers a closing prayer at Sunday’s William R. Caddy Memorial Service. At left is Marc Connolly, commandant of the Caddy Detachment, Marine Corps League, located in North Quincy. Among the groups participating at the ceremony were (from left) color guards from the Quincy Police Department, Leatherneck Honors Society and Massachusetts State Police. More coverage in the April 10th issue of The Quincy Sun. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

 

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