Sat, Feb 27|
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Operation Restore Hope
Our project will have an emphasis in which we will help clean up the area where veterans from the Civil War, Spanish American War, World War 1 and 2, Korea and Vietnam are buried.
Time & Location
Feb 27, 2021, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1715 W Greenleaf Blvd, Compton, CA 90220
About the event
February 27th 2021
08:30 Prep Crew 10:00 Project Kick Off Woodlawn Memorial Park 1715 West Greenleaf Blvd, Compton, CA 90220 📸 Platoon Member HeavyGunz @ the 🇺🇸🪦🇲🇽 of Private Jose L. Castillo 5 Infantry 71st Infantry Division Killed in Action April 3rd, 1945, Western Germany 🆚 6th S.S. Division 💥 ➕ And also the 🪦resting 🙏 place of Pvt. J.L. Castillo’s Father, Guadalupe Castillo who lived to be 💯 years old & was buried on top of this soldier's grave, 23 years after losing his son. 📷 of 📖 History of 71st Division (WWII) 📸 of 📚 List of Killed in Action 📷 of 📖 Summary of actions associated with battles fought on the day of and before infantryman Jose L. Castillo lost his life for this 🇺🇸 country during World War II. Our Support Project Will Be Working with @onesectionatatime & @walkerfamilyeventsfoundation + @themissioncontinues & @vfwandvfwaux4thdistrict @vfwhq
Our Day’s Work Will Include 1. Painting the outside wall along Central Blvd & Entrance Sign 2. Landscape work with lawnmowers and weed whackers to cut and trim different parts of the park. 3. Re-placing Veteran headstones into their correct plot positions. 4. Clean up and prepare veterans cannon monument, veteran section flag poles along with other areas of the park.