color bearer


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Synonyms for color bearer

the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle

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Soon after the attack started, the color bearer was killed and Henry took up the flag, with Wilson at his side.
Locke was appointed chairman of the Lancaster Veterans Memorial Committee and was both a member and historian of the American Legion Post 96, having marched as the color bearer in the Lancaster Memorial Day Parade annually for more than 60 years.
Chet was appointed Chairman of the Lancaster Veterans Memorial Committee and was both a member and historian of the American Legion Post 96, having proudly marched as the color bearer in the Lancaster Memorial Day Parade annually for more than 60 years.
seized the regimental colors after the color bearer was shot.
Veterans, auxiliaries, and their color bearers are requested to assemble in the school parking lot at 9:40 a.