WILMINGTON, MA — Wilmington’s Department of Veterans’ Services recently held a ceremony unveiling a new monument to honor of PFC Antonio T. J. Gagnon, a lifelong resident of Wilmington. Mr. Gagnon was killed in action on July 16, 1950 in Korea while serving in the United States Army. The monument is located at Silver Lake and Main Street, near the Lake Street home Mr. Gagnon grew up in.
Wilmington Community Television recorded the 30-minute ceremony, which can be seen below. The ceremony featured speeches from Veterans Director Lou Cimaglia, Town Manager Jeff Hull, Selectmen Chair Kevin Caira, State Senator Bruce Tarr, and David Robertson, on behalf of State Rep. Ken Gordon and the late State Rep. Jim Miceli.
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