Memorial service to be held for World War II vets

Memorial service to be held for World War II vets

EXETER - The U.S. Submarine Veterans Inc. Rhode Island Base will hold a memorial service to remember the 3,632 men who are known to have been lost while in service in the U.S. Submarine Force during World War II aboard the 52 submarines lost. The service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m. Twenty-one Rhode Islanders where lost on those boats.

The service also pays honor to all Rhode Island submarine veterans who served during WWII. Services are open to the public and any and all family and friends of fallen shipmates are invited to attend.

For more information, email Charlie Mueller at cmueller51@verizion.net or call 401-377-9089.