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1941 - Three days after Pearl Harbor attack, 165th and 185th Infantry Regiments assigned to Saugus; Edison power substation guarded 24/7 [timeline]
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Local faith leaders will preside over the burial of 1,460 indigent/unclaimed dead in a single mass grave at the Los Angeles County Crematory and Cemetery in Boyle Heights on Wednesday, December 4.

Members of the public welcome.

The LA County Board of Supervisors conducts an annual non-denominational, interfaith burial ceremony. The ceremony is organized by the LA County Office of Decedent Affairs and includes prayers, song and rituals from the Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and Native American traditions.

The ceremony includes the Lord’s Prayer in various languages. English, Spanish, Tagalog, Portuguese-Kaddish and a multiple of religions will be represented.

This year’s public event will honor 1,460 individuals who passed away in 2016. A few days prior to the ceremony, ashes will be placed in a single mass grave with a marker indicating the year of cremation — this year it will read 2016.

There is a three-year gap between year of death and burial to allow time for family members and loved ones to claim cremains.

LA County has been conducting burials of the unclaimed dead since 1896.

The Crematory and Cemetery is located at 3301 E. 1st St. in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles 90063 (corner of 1st and Lorena, adjacent to Evergreen Cemetery).

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