From the Revolutionary War to present day, veterans are honored at Mount Hope Cemetery. We have hundreds of veterans, resting in peace, at Mount Hope Cemetery, those who served in all the conflicts from the Revolutionary War to the present day. Some lost their lives in combat but most were lucky enough to come home and live out their lives in our community.
Two of the lucky ones who returned after serving in World War l were awarded the nations second highest award for valor, “The Distinguished Service Medal”, Walter F. Lyons and George Rapport. Others won significant awards for bravery and service in various wars and conflicts throughout the world.
In 2006 the Veterans’ Services of North Attleborough conducted a program of identifying and marking the graves of all veterans in our cemetery. You will notice a small decal placed in the lower corner of each grave marker, “Veteran”.
An eye catching veterans memorial in our cemetery is the bas-relief World War l Doughboy beautifully cut into a sizable granite stone at the grave of Carl Carlson, shown below.