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Honor Mission

Edwin G. Boismenu, Veteran
USA - WWII
West Seneca, New York - 28 Nov 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

We have been requested to stand in Honor of another WWII Hero. Edwin G. Boismenu of West Seneca passed away on November 25th at the age of 98. Mr. Boismenu served in the US Army Coast Artillery Corps for 4-1/2 years from 1941-1945, including over 3 years in the European and Mediterranean Theaters of Operation. He was attached to the 893rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AW) Battalion, with an MOS of 050-General Carpenter. He was involved in the following Campaigns: Algeria-French Morocco; Rhineland; Rome-Arno; Sicily; and Southern France. Mr. Boismenu was Honorably Discharged on 17 September 1945 with the rank of PFC, and earned the following awards: Army Good Conduct Medal; American Defense Service Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/5 Campaign Stars; WWII Victory Medal.
Obituary: http://lakesidefuneralhome.com/tribu...#content-start


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 28 Nov 2017
Primary Staging Time: 3:00 P.M.

Lakeside (Curtin) Memorial Funeral Home
1340 Union Road
West Seneca, New York - 14224
http://mapq.st/2jyYaan


Ride Captain:

Terry Garigen
terrgari@hotmail.com


Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Calling Hours from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M.
Mission ends at completion of Calling Hours.
(Memorial Service and Interment will be on Thursday in Ogdensburg, NY.)
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and bring a beverage for hydration.
This is a very short notice Mission, but please participate for whatever time you're able to Honor the exemplary WWII Service of Mr. Boismenu and to support his proud and loving family.


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
gladiator6988@hotmail.com

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