Published in the March 11, 2018 edition

LYNNFIELD — The town will honor late U.S. Marine Corps First Lieutenant Allan H. Jordan on Patriots’ Day, Monday, April 16.

On April 6, 1968, Jordan was killed in action during the Vietnam War.

The American Legion Lynnfield Post 131 and the Lynnfield Department of Veterans’ Services will sponsor a dedication ceremony on April 16, at which time the town will unveil a Gold Star street sign and commemorative plaque. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. at Jordan Park, followed by lunch at the historic Meeting House in Lynnfield Center.

This event is open to the public. If residents have any questions, call Veterans’ Services Officer Bruce Siegel at 781-334-9440, or email him at