Coast Guard, British Royal Navy, Canadian Navy, honor fallen sailors of World War II

Cmdr. Ian Atkins, assistant British forces naval attache, salutes the wreath placed in honor of fallen British sailors in the Buxton graveyard on Hatteras Island, N.C. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer David Weydert OCRACOKE, N.C. — Representatives from the Coast Guard, the British Royal Navy, and the Canadian Navy came together Thursday and Friday to honor the...

Video – Coast Guard Honors fallen WWII British and Canadian sailors on Ocracoke Island, N.C.

OCRACOKE, N.C. – Coast Guard Sector North Carolina, the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, and the Friends of the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum conducted the annual British Cemetery Memorial Services in Buxton Thursday and in Ocracoke Friday. The graveside ceremonies included a 21-gun salute to commemorate the loss of British and Canadian sailors from the H.M.S. Bedfordshire and the British...