Ogle County News

Remembrance wreath placed on ‘Cross of the Unknown’

The GFWC Illinois Polo Women’s Club crafted and placed a remembrance wreath on the “Cross of the Unknown” at Fairmont Cemetery in Polo on Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. Women’s Club members, as well as Patrick Fegan Post No. 83 American Legion members, were present.

American Legion Post No. 83 Commander Marddi Rahn gave a statement explaining that 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. She gave a brief history of the tomb and read a befitting prayer honoring our lost servicemen and women whose remains have not returned home.