Veterans Honored

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HONOR ROLL: The honor roll, containing the names of the men and women of Port Royal Borough who served their country, was unveiled and dedicated Sunday afternoon, November 14, 1943 at 2:30 o'clock. It was located next to the Lutheran Parsonage on Market Street.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 4/18/19 - Image Year: 1945

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Port Royal has a tradition of honoring with pride veterans who have served in the military services.

During World War II there was an Honor Roll in the center of the town that displayed the names of towns people actively serving in one of the branches of the military during the War. (See photo)

Each year the Old and New Church Hill Cemetery Associations place small United States Flags on the graves of all veterans buried in either of the cemeteries.

The Juniata County Fair has a special program each year honoring Veterans.

In 2019, banners were attached to light poles honoring some who served. (See photo)

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 4/18/19 - Image Year: 2019
BANNERS: James McMullen salutes a veteran banner after attaching it to a utility pole along Market Street in Port Royal Wednesday morning (17 Apr 2019). The veteran banners were placed on 19 poles in Port Royal from the intersection of state Route 75 and state Route 333 to the river bridge. A different name and photograph of a veteran printed on both sides of the banner. (Photo from the Lewistown Sentinel)

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