Armistice Day Centennial Event

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

San Antonio National Cemetery
517 Paseo Hondo
San Antonio  Texas

You are cordially invited to attend an Official SA 300 Event:

The 100th anniversary honoring World War I veterans and Private David B. Barkley (Cantu) (March 9, 1899-Nov. 9, 1918), first Hispanic to receive the Medal of Honor in the U.S. Army. November 9th is the 100th Anniversary of the day Private Barkley gave his life for his country. He was honored as a hero and laid in state at the Alamo, and is buried at San Antonio National Cemetery.

  • November 9, 2018, 10 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • San Antonio National Cemetery, 517 Paseo Hondo, San Antonio, TX 78202
  • Free and open to the public (Seating is limited)
  • Wreath Laying Ceremony by students of David Barkley-Ruiz Elementary School
  • Address by General Alfred Valenzuela (USA Ret), a World War I Centennial Commemoration National Committee member
  • Unveiling of a World War I U.S. Stamp and more

Sponsored by:

Texas World War I Centennial Commemoration

San Antonio Tricentennial Commission

Office of Military & Veterans Affairs, City of San Antonio

Granadaros y Damas de Galvez, San Antonio Chapter

Alamo Couriers Chapter, 

Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Daughters of the American Revolution

Samuel May Williams Squadron

Texas Navy Association

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