Jack M. Greene
USA – WWII
Hermann, Missouri – 07-03-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The family of U.S. Army veteran Jack M. Greene, has respectfully requested the Patriot Guard escort their loved one to his final resting place. Mr. Greene served in the Army from 7/6/43 til 12/31/45. Mr. Green was assigned to the 11th Armored Division, a part of the Army battalion 492 Armored Field Artillery, company B, where he served as Forward Observer. His division was called into action as part of the Battle of the Bulge. Later, they guarded the Altaussee Salt Mines in Austria which were filled with art treasures of Vienna which had been stolen by Hitler. The 11th Armored Division also participated in the liberation of Mauthausen Concentration Camp. Mr. Greene earned and was awarded, three Bronze Stars, the American Theater Victory Medal, the European African Middle East Theater Ribbon, One Overseas Bar and The U.S. Army Good Conduct Medal.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-03-20
Staging Time: 10:30 a.m.
Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home
1221 Washington St.
Hermann, Missouri 65041
Bob “GrampyBob” Griffith, PGR4559 @ Yahoo.com
Stage at the Funeral Home to await the arrival of the family and friends. We will then escort Mr. Greene and his family and friends to Loutre Island Cemetery, approximately 8 miles to Cass Rd., which is gravel for about 2 miles.
Please remember that the guidelines of the funeral directors and cemeteries must be followed by our PGR. Social distancing (6 ft), no handshakes, and masks are all viable options still encouraged at this time. Any member who does not feel comfortable attending missions at this point is totally understandable.
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: Bob Griffith
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
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