Lansing State Journal (Lansing, Michigan) Fri, Aug 5, 1921

CARSON City, Aug. 5 - A very impressive ceremony was the military funeral which was  held in Carson City, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, over the body of Douglas K. McCloskey, who lost his life in France, Aug 1, 1918, and for whom Douglas K. McCloskey post of the American Legion here was named.

American Legion men from neighboring towns with the local post attended in large numbers, there being 75 ex-service men in uniform. The Maple Rapids band donated their services, and at 2 o'clock the soldier boys formed in line at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. C.P. McCloskey, parents of the deceased soldier, and led by the band marched to the Methodist church, where funeral services were held, followed by a caisson bearing the body. Relatives and a host of friends followed the body in the line of march.

The services at the church were also in charge of the ex-service men, and Rev. C. S. Burchfield officiated.

After the church services the band and soldiers, in cars provided for them, led the procession to the Spencer cemetery, north of Carson City, where burial was to take place. The American Legion had charge of the burial service, also. The firing squad, and at last the sounding of "taps," brought to a close all the honors that could be given to one who made the supreme sacrifice for his country's cause.

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