Byram Veterans Memorial Day Parade Draws a Crowd

The Byram Veterans memorial day parade. Credit: Kailee Donnelly

The Byram Veterans memorial day parade. Credit: Kailee Donnelly

The Byram Veterans Association annual Memorial Day parade took place on Sunday. It was a small and lovely parade that brought Greenwich residents out on the beautiful spring day.

Kim Hall sing the national anthem. credit: Kailee Donnelly

Kim Hall sing the national anthem. credit: Kailee Donnelly

The parade stopped at Byram Schubert library, where they raised the flag, had speeches and Kim Hall sang the national anthem.

The raising of the flag at Byram Schubert Library. credit: Kailee Donnelly

The raising of the flag at Byram Schubert Library. credit: Kailee Donnelly

“I ask you when you thank those veterans, remember all those other veterans who have given the ultimate sacrifice. Especially those whose names we won’t know and won’t remember,” Mike Bocchino said in his speech truly addressing the essence of Memorial Day.

The veterans gathered around in front of the Byram veterans building to start the parade. credit: Kailee Donnelly

The veterans gathered outside the Byram Veterans Hall before the start of the parade. Credit: Kailee Donnelly

First Selectman Peter Tesei along with his wife Jill and two children James and Caroline, marched in the parade. credit: Kailee Donnelly

First Selectman Peter Tesei along with his wife Jill and two children James and Caroline, marched in the parade. credit: Kailee Donnelly

there was a nice crowd standing around to watch the speeches. credit Kailee Donnelly

There was a nice crowd standing around to watch the speeches. Credit Kailee Donnelly

many people went to byram Schubert library to watch the parade. credit Kailee Donnelly

Many people watched the parade from the Byram Schubert Library. Credit Kailee Donnelly

many residence of the area made up the parade. credit: Kailee Donnelly

Residents lined up along the parade route in Byram. Credit: Kailee Donnelly

Make sure to take time when ever you can to thank and support our veterans.


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  • Gina

    Great Article about our Local Parades honoring our Veterans.!!!! Good Job Greenwich Free Press!!!!!!!!!!!1

    • greenwichfreepress

      Thanks, Gina. Kailee did a great job covering Byram’s Memorial Day parade. GHS interns are fantastic!

  • Suz

    Great coverage on the Byram Veteran Momorial Day Parade, and pictures too! It was perfect! Good job Greenwich Free Press!!

  • Judy G

    Loved all the photos from this parade and over events this weekend! Thanks!