Cain Flagpole (Lawrence, MA)

cainThe Cain flagpole is named in honor of Frank Cain, a combat medic for the US Army’s 1st Cavalry Division during World War II. He was awarded the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart and assisted in liberating many POWs held by the Japanese at Bataan in the Philippines. The flagpole, at the intersection of East Haverhill and Prospect Streets, was originally dedicated in 1987, but removed in 1992. It was later rededicated Veterans Day 2010. Mr. Cain was active in the DAV.

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  1. […] to World War II servicemen: Bolis Brothers Paul Bongiorno Lionel B. Bourassa Lucien Bourgoin Frank A. Cain Andrew Callahan Campagnone Brothers Albert J. Carter, Jr. Jeremiah W. Cronin Demonaco Brothers […]

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