“That These Dead Shall Not Have Died in Vain” – Purcellville’s Annual Memorial Day Service


Purcellville held its annual Memorial Day Service at 11:45 in the morning on Monday, May 29. The two-part service consisted of an invocation and some brief remarks at the Town Hall, followed by a wreath laying ceremony, artwork presentation, three-volley salute and flag-raising at the teardrop intersection in the center of town.

Final volley, followed by the playing of “Taps” courtesy of Band Director Rick Reaves.

Bagpipe player Jonathan Chambers played for the congregants as they walked towards the center of town.

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