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Honor Mission

James A. Tagliaferro, Veteran
Buffalo, New York - 30 Sep 2017


We have been requested to stand in Honor of the WWII Service of James A. Tagliaferro, who passed away on February 2nd. Mr. Tagliaferro's son has been building a Family Crypt at the Cemetery, and has requested the PGR to assist with his father's interment. Mr. Tagliaferro served in the U.S. Army Field Artillery from 1940-1945. His MOS was 244-Tractor Operator, and he served for 2 years, 9 months with Battery C, 106th Field Artillery Battalion in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, including the Mandated Islands Campaign and Bismarck Archipelago Campaign. Achieving the rank of Technician 5th Grade. T/5 Tagliaferro was Honorably Discharged for Disability on 15 March 1945 at the 1234th Convalescent Hospital, Camp Upton, NY. For his Service to our Nation, Mr. Tagliaferro earned: Army Good Conduct Medal; American Defense Service Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/2 Campaign Stars; WWII Victory Medal. The family is also pursuing a Purple Heart Medal.

Primary Staging Time: 10:00 A.M.

Mt. Calvary Cemetery
800 Pine Ridge Heritage Blvd.
Buffalo, New York - 14225

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Graveside Service at 11:00 A.M. with Military Honors.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or U.S. Army flag and dress for the weather.
Please do what you're able to help support this short Mission in Honor of the WWII Service of James Tagliaferro.

Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1

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HOTH Assistance Flyer Rev B

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