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Fried Wreath Ceremony, April 26, 2014

100th Anniversary of Gretna hero's death observed with a wreath ceremony on April 26, 2014.

Gretna native, Louis Oscar Fried, was serving as an Ordinary Seaman in the United States Navy when he was killed during the occupation of Vera Cruz, Mexico, on April 22, 1914. The Gretna Historical Society and the City of Gretna placed a wreath on his tomb in the Hook and Ladder Cemetery, located at 10th and Newton Streets.