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Honor Mission

Denis Wakelam

USA - Vietnam Veteran

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Buffalo, New York - 08-04-18

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of the Vietnam War Service of Denis Wakelam, who passed away on 14 July 2018.

Mr. Wakelam served 3 years active duty in the US Army from 1968-1971, including 12 months in Vietnam. His MOS was 68D20-Aircraft Power Train Repairman and he was attached to the 507th Transportation Corps. Mr. Wakelam was Honorably Discharged on 23 June 1971 with the rank of Specialist-5 (E-5) and earned the following awards: Bronze Star; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Vietnam Campaign Medal.

Obituary: https://castigliafuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1542/Denis-Wakelam/obituary.html#tribute-start

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 08-04-18
Staging Time:
5:00 p.m.

Our Lady of Charity Parish
St. Ambrose Worship Site
65 Ridgewood Road
Buffalo, NY 14220
Map: http://mapq.st/2AxOrM8

Ride Captain:

Don Becker
dbecker97545@roadrunner.com

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Memorial Mass at 6:00 p.m., followed by Military Honors.
No Cemetery, no escort.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag and dress for the weather.
Please try to help Honor the US Army Vietnam War Service of Denis Wakelam and to support his loving family.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided, please bring your own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1
gladiator6988@hotmail.com

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