Gavin A. McIver Square


The intersection of Blue Hill Avenue and River Street was designated a Hero Square for Gavin A. McIver.

Corporal Gavin McIver lived at 15 Ridge Road, Hyde Park.  He was born in Dorchester on September 8, 1883. and had resided in Hyde Park 15 years and was a carpenter.  He enlisted in 1912 n the former 5th Massachusetts Regiment and had been on duty on the Mexican border.  He was an expert marksman.   During World War I he was attached to Co. A, 101st Infantry-K, 26th Division.  He was killed on July 23, 1918.


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January 6, 2022

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