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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the OR0047 - Don & Debra - Brookings WAA's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 09:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), OR0047 - Don & Debra - Brookings WAA will be helping William James Ward Memorial Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.

Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you.

Thank you so much for supporting the OR0047 - Don & Debra - Brookings WAA and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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“The Maine Veterans Spotlight” will debut on News Radio 98-5 FM, AM 560 and online at www.wgan.com.

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In Memoriam
by Robert Arthun & Rebecca S Arthun for Lt. Col. Robert J. Delaney, Army, Lt. Coronel, Honored by William James Ward Memorial Cemetery

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In Memoriam
by Sidney Croft Masonic Lodge #206 for Robert Stanhurst, Honored by William James Ward Memorial Cemetery

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Location Information

ORWJWM - William James Ward Memorial Cemetery
1035 7th St
Brookings, OR 97415, United States
Click here for the William James Ward Memorial Cemetery Page

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December 14, 2024 at 09:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Donald Bemis, Debra Salzman

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at William James Ward Memorial Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.

  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Masks and social distancing required. 

  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Our Locations

ORWJWM - William James Ward Memorial Cemetery

Welcome to ORWJWM - William James Ward Memorial Cemetery and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony). Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or to volunteer to help or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers.