Graves/Ceremonial Officer

The Graves/Ceremonial Officer assists the Veterans Services Officer (VSO) with duties as needed. In addition, this individual is responsible for caring for and providing upkeep for Veteran graves in the community. 

Specific duties include:

  • Placing American flags on the graves of Veterans who are buried in Wellesley cemeteries. 
  • Organizing, publicizing, and conducting annual ceremonies recognizing veterans in Wellesley, including dressing the graves in mid-May, on Memorial Day, on September 11, and on Veterans Day on November 11.

Additional responsibilities are determined by the VSO. Contact the WSVD office for more information.

Watch this video to learn more about the Town's annual ceremony honoring "Those Who Served."

Read the list of departed Wellesley Veterans from 2018 - 2019. 

Veterans Day Ceremony

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Dressing of the Graves volunteers

GS Troop with Veterans flags