Remains of four unclaimed veterans from the Lowcountry to be interred on Friday

Remains of four unclaimed veterans from the Lowcountry to be interred on Friday
Coroners for Beaufort and Dorchester counties will inter the remains of four unclaimed veterans on Friday at the Beaufort National Cemetery. (Source: Pexels/Generic Graphic)

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Coroners for Beaufort and Dorchester counties will inter the remains of four unclaimed veterans on Friday at the Beaufort National Cemetery.

Officials with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office said the public is invited to pay tribute to the lives of the four military veterans whose remains have gone unclaimed and who will be laid to rest with full military honors at noon on Nov. 20

“Two of the veterans are from Beaufort County, and two are from Dorchester County,” the sheriff’s office said.  

The memorial was arranged by Beaufort County Coroner Edward Allen and Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brouthers. 

Veterans, VFW members and American Legion members are invited to attend the tribute with their covers.

“If you plan on attending the memorial service, for your own safety and for the safety of others, please wear face coverings and observe social distancing recommendations per the Centers for Disease Control,” the sheriff’s office said.

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