Traver’s Return

published 15 September 2016

George Harry Traver, a twenty-five-year-old Marine, lost his life in the battle of Tarawa on 20 November, 1943.

Nearly 73 years later, on 28 August 2016, his remains were returned to his hometown of Chatham, New York.

These photos were taken at the graveside service for PFC Traver in Chatham Rural Cemetery.