Burial of unaccompanied veteran held at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery

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Burial of unaccompanied veteran, George Washington Dorset (Source: CBS 4)

The city of Mission held a burial of an unaccompanied veteran on Friday.  

U.S. Navy SA George Washington Dorset was laid to rest at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery.

Washington Dorset has no known family, said a release.

Dorset served in the United States Navy from June 15, 1955 to Oct. 3, 1957. According to a release, he received a National Defense Medal. 

The cemetery is located at 2520 Inspiration Road, the ceremony took place at 10 a.m.

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