Harry Matthew Grave, Veteran
USA – WWII
Ballwin, Missouri – 11-25-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Ladies and gentlemen of the Patriot Guard Riders, we have been invited to honor a United States Army World War II Veteran and member of the Greatest Generation. The family of Harry Matthew Grave has requested the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line of honor and respect for their Hero. It will be our honor to do so. Hero Grave proudly served in the United States Army from March 1944 – August 1945. He earned the rank of PFC and served with the 345th Infantry Regiment in the Rhineland Germany Theatre. Veteran Grave was awarded the European African Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon, One Bronze Service Star and the Combat Infantry Badge. Mr. Grave, a grateful nation thanks you and is indebted to you for your Honorable Service. Your sacrifices have granted us the freedoms we continue to enjoy to this very day.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-25-20
Staging Time: 11:45 am
Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory
14960 Manchester Rd. Between Clarkson Rd. & MO Hwy 141
Ballwin, Missouri 63011
Tim ‘Twidget’ Grantz
****THIS IS AN ESCORT ONLY****WE WILL MEET IN THE EAST PARKING LOT OF SCHRADER FUNERAL HOME – WE HAVE BEEN ASKED TO NOT ENTER THE FUNERAL HOME UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY.
11:45AM Stage / Ride Meeting
12:00PM Family Arrives
12:15PM Honor Eecort to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
1:00PM Committal service with full military honors
Flags: Mike ‘Moose’ Hanewinkel
Forecast: Mostly cloudy skies temperatures in the mid-60s with 60% chance of rain .Hydrate before, during and after the mission. Note: Masks are required at the funeral home and at JBNC. We will practice social distancing. Cages are always welcome!
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Tim Grantz
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
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