Fred Hummer - Long Beach, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 33° 46.315 W 118° 11.016
11S E 390402 N 3737496
Quick Description: This memorial plaque is on the base of a reallllllly tall flagpole at E. 4th Street and Lime in Long Beach, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/27/2011 9:36:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMBJX6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 4

Long Description:
The plaque reads:

"DEDICATED ON ARMISTICE DAY 11/11/97 11:00 A.M.

COMPANY B
U.S. ARMY
INFANTRY

IN MEMORY OF
WORLD WAR I BUGLER 1ST CLASS
FRED HUMMER
BORN NOVEMBER 2, 1899 DIED MARCH 8, 1997
BROOKLYN, NY FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA

"LAST BUGLER OF THE GREAT WAR"
VERSE OF TAPS

DAY IS DONE GONE THE SUN
FROM THE HILLS FROM THE SEA
FROM THE SKY ALL IS WELL
SAFELY REST GOD IS NIGH

"MAY ALL HIS BUGLE CALLS BE HEARD IN HEAVEN"

The site of this memorial is also a roadside attraction because it once (and maybe still does) fly what has been called the World's Largest Flag"...see (visit link)
List if there are any visiting hours:
24/7


Entrance fees (if it applies): 0

Type of memorial: Plaque

Website pertaining to the memorial: Not listed

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Metro2 visited Fred Hummer  -  Long Beach, CA 5/24/2011 Metro2 visited it