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Honor Mission
Bertha Craig Harrison Dupre, Veteran
USA, WAC – WWII, Korea
Rockwell, North Carolina – 03-22-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Patriots, we have received a request for the Patriot Guard Riders presence from Powles Funeral Home for Bertha Craig Harrison Dupre (97) who has no family. Mrs. Dupree served in the only All-black Woman’s Army Corps, 6888th CPD Battalion stationed in Europe during World War II from 1943 to 1945 earning the rank of Master Sergeant. She also joined the WAC reserves and in 1950 at the start of the Korean War was called back to service and spent a year at Fort Belvoir, Virginia ordering food for the troops. The following Medals & awards were earned by Mrs. Dupre: Eastern Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal & World War II Victory Medal and more. On this day we the patriot guard will be her family.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-22-19
Staging Time: 09:15 AM

Powles Staton Funeral Home
913 W. Main Street
Rockwell, North Carolina
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Ride Captain:

Cw”Snapshot”Smith
704-690-3119
cws68@yahoo.com

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 9:30 am
KSU: 10:20 am
“”Please note”” Reason for early stage due to the amount of vehicles for escort to be lined up.
After briefing we shall prepare to escort Mrs. Dupre to Salisbury National Cemetery approx. 12 miles for a 11:00 am service where she will be laid to rest with military honors.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: cw smith
Position: North Carolina Ride Captain

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March 22
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Bertha Craig Harrison Dupre Comment

  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of MSG Bertha Craig Harrison Dupre, Rest in Peace, Hero.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

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