Beverly Crusaders

Other Names:St. Mary's Crusaders; feeder unit to Beverly Cardinals

Beverly, MA United States

Inactive Junior

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The Saint Mary‘s Crusaders, formed in 1954, was a junior marching and maneuvering corps based in Beverly, Massachusetts. They acted as the feeder corps to Saint Mary’s Cardinals.

The Crusaders was sponsored by St. Mary’s Parish and the Holy Name Society, and competed in the Archdiocese of Boston circuit.

The corps’ colors were fuschia, white and black.

Awards included the American Legion Straight Marching state title 1957, and several local CYO titles.

[Encyclopedia of Drum and Bugle Corps, 1966]

Members (8)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Doyle, Chuck Drum Line/Horn Line/Drum Major 1974 to 1980
Hollis, Mary Drumline/ ColorGuard 1978
Hollis-Gerrish, Mary Color Guard 1979 to 1981
Melanson, Bill Drum Line 1975 to 1977
Mulligan, Jack Horn (Baritone) 1953 to 1955
Ranahan, Maryann Horn 1978
Spanks, Carol Horn (Saprano) 1974 to 1977
Ward, Mike Baritone 1959 to 1961
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