Honor Mission

Robert J. Barrett, Veteran

USN - Korea

Hamburg, New York - 21 Mar 2017

 



ABOUT THE MISSION:

We have been requested to stand in Honor of U.S. Navy Veteran Robert J. Barrett of Cassadaga, who passed away on March 15th. Mr. Barrett served from 1948-1952, including service as a Fireman Apprentice aboard the USS Valley Forge (CV-45) during the Korean War. The USS Valley Forge was the flagship of the U.S. 7th Fleet during the war, and received 8 Battle Stars for its Korean War Service. Mr. Barrett was Honorably Discharged on 18 February 1952. Among his many decorations and awards are: Combat Action Ribbon; Navy Unit Commendation Medal; Navy Occupation Medal (Korea), National Defense Service Medal; Korea Service Medal w/Multiple Stars; United Nations Korean Service Medal; Korea Presidential Unit Citation; Republic of Korea War Service Medal. As you will note in the obituary, Mr. Barrett was also very active in the American Legion, VFW, and AMVETS.

Obituary: http://www.kaczorfunerals.com/book-o...t/obituary.php

Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the US Naval & Korean War Service of Robert J. Barrett, and to support his loving and proud family.

Don Higgins
Senior Ride Captain
PGRNY Region-1
gladiator6988@hotmail.com


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 21 Mar 2017

Primary Staging Time: 08:00 A.M.
John J. Kaczor Funeral Home
5453 Southwestern Blvd.
Hamburg, New York - 14075
http://mapq.st/2mkIHOn
Ride Captain:
Bob Woodward
bobwood2294@gmail.com
Special Instructions:
Prayer Service at 8:45 AM.
Escort to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 4263 St. Francis Drive, Hamburg, NY.

Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM.
Escort to Lakeside Memorial Cemetery, 4973 Rogers Road, Hamburg, NY.

Interment with Full Military Honors.

Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag, or a US Navy flag. Dress for the weather, and ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached.

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