POMPTON LAKES, N.J. (AP) — The unclaimed cremated
remains of 12 veterans from New Jersey will be buried with military honors on
The group Mission of Honor collected the remains after failing to find their
One of the vets served in the Mexican Border War near the start of the 20th
Century. Most of the others served during the world wars.
The Record newspaper reports the volunteer group has reunited 170 remains
with next of kin since it started in 2009. It has buried 79 veterans.
Following a service at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Pompton Lakes,
the remains will be taken to Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans
Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown for a committal service.