Twin Cities Honor Fallen Hero on 76th Pearl Harbor Anniversary


Mary Alice Reporting:

(Wednesday, December 6th) Uhrichsville, Ohio – Twin City residents will pause for a moment of silence Thursday morning in honor of Pearl Harbor and the sinking of a Pennsylvania-class battleship.

The ceremony begins at 7:55am at the Uhrichsville Park for the James W. Haverfield Memorial Service.

Ensign Haverfield, a native of Uhrichsville, was aboard the U.S.S Arizona battleship when it was attacked during Pearl Harbor, which ultimately sank on December 7, 1941

After opening remarks, at 8:10am a moment of silence will be observed for Haverfield, the U.S.S Arizona, and the 1,102 sailors and Marines killed on the battleship.

At the ceremony, chimes will ring out 76 times in honor of the anniversary and remarks will be made by special guests Roger Bobby, John Davis, and R. David Smith.

A reception will following the commemoration at the Big Bend Golf Course.

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