Memorial Service Marks 65th Anniversary Of Korean War

The 65th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War was remembered at a ceremony at the Korean War Memorial Thursday. The names of the 38 Quincy residents who were killed during the war were read during the service. Keynote speaker was Song Jun Ohm (left), Consul General Republic of South Korea. Pausing at the memorial during the playing of "Taps" after placing a wreath at the memorial are Ambassador Ohm, Mayor Thomas Koch and state Rep. Tackey Chan. More coverage in the July 1st issue of The Quincy Sun. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

The 65th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War was remembered at a ceremony at the Korean War Memorial Thursday. The names of the 38 Quincy residents who were killed during the war were read during the service. Those names are engraved on the granite memorial located at the intersection of Hancock Street and Merrymount Parkway. Keynote speaker was Song Jun Ohm (left), Consul General Republic of South Korea. Pausing during the playing of “Taps” after placing a wreath at the memorial are Ambassador Ohm, Mayor Thomas Koch and state Rep. Tackey Chan. More coverage in the July 1st issue of The Quincy Sun. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

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