Hingham Memorial Day Ceremony – May 27th 2024

May 15, 2024 By The Town of Hingham

The Town of Hingham Department of Veterans’ Services and the Hingham Veterans’ Council are proud to announce that the Annual Memorial Day Observance will be held Monday, May 27th, 2024.

The Hingham Town Moderator, Michael Puzo, will begin the ceremony promptly at 11:00 a.m. at Hingham Town Hall.

All Veterans [and their families], the Hingham High School Band, Chorale Singers, and all senior citizens will be provided priority seating. Honor/Color Guards will be posted within the Veterans Monument. The general public is invited, however seating is limited, so you are asked to bring their own chairs.

The Public Affairs Office at Hanscom Air Force Base has been asked to provide one of their Officers’ to act as our Principal Speaker for this year’s observance.

After the official remarks, the Town Clerk will read the names of those Hingham Veterans who have passed since Memorial Day last year. A wreath will be placed in honor of all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, as the Rifle Squad Fires-the-Volley, and the Bugler sounds TAPS.

At the conclusion of the ceremony, ALL Veterans and their families are invited for a buffet-style luncheon at the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall (#358 Main Street), served by Hart Catering of Rockland, MA.

All students’ and other participants will be treated to ice cream on the lawn provided by the Veterans Council, and donated by the Beal Family of Hingham.

***In the event of inclement weather, the entire ceremony will be conducted in the Sanborn Auditorium, Hingham Town Hall ***

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