The Bangor High School JROTC invites you to a Pearl Harbor Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on December 7, 2022, at 12 p.m. on the William C. Orr Kenduskeag Stream Bridge located in downtown Bangor. The ceremony will include a 21-gun salute and the Bangor High School Band.
According to the City of Bangor records, PFC Willard “Carleton” (as he was known to family) Orr was the only city resident who was killed during the December 7, 1941, attacks on Pearl Harbor. He was 21 years old. He is considered “Missing in Action” and is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Pearl Harbor Day, observed annually on December 7, commemorates the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Many American servicemen and women lost their lives or were injured on December 7, 1941.