Annual ceremony honors Peruvian hero on the anniversary of his death

Saturday, October 8, 2016

On Friday, October 7, 2016, members of the Peruvian Consulate, The City of Lake Forest Park, the Peruvian Navy, the US Navy, and the public gathered at Animal Acres Park in Lake Forest Park to honor the memory of Peruvian Admiral Miguel Grau Seminario.

Pictured are USN Lt Cdr. Robert Birchenough, Peruvian Cmdr. Mauri, USN Rear Admiral Gary Mayes, Peruvian Consul Miguel Velasquez Garcia, USN Captain Bill Bulis.

Lake Forest Park Mayor Jeff Johnson presented a Bouquet from the City of Lake Forest Park with the aid of a Consulate member.

Admiral Grau was a Peruvian naval commander who died in combat defending Peru against invading aggressors at the Battle of Angamos on the 8th of October 1879, and is remembered on this day each year with a public holiday in Peru.

Admiral's bust decorated with wreaths and bouquets.


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