The 63d Infantry Division Memorial Plaque
at Riverside National Cemetary, CA
The 63rd Infantry Division Association, USAR authorized and dedicated a bronze plaque at the Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California. The plaque was dedicated on Armed Forces Day, 19 May 2001. In attendance at the dedication were representatives of the WWII 63rd Infantry Division Association, members of the 63rd Infantry Division Association, USAR and local civic leaders. The plaque, pictured below, was dedicated in the honor of those soldiers who served in the World War II division, in the Reserve Division and its sucessor units.
Colonel McCleery introduces the special guests.
Major General Josten presents brief history of the 63rd Infantry Division.
63rd Infantry Division veterans at dedication L-R: Pfc W.S. Crosser, Hq 863rd FA Bn; Pfc R. C. Drew, E Company 253rd Infantry Regiment and T/5 R. R. Kretschmer, C Company 263rd Combat
SGM Howard Eighmy (63rd Inf Div Assn, USAR President), Maj Gen Jerry J. Josten (dedication speaker) and 63rd Infantry Divsion veterans.
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