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Honor Mission

William E. Boyd
US Navy, WWII and Korean War Veteran

Schuylerville, New York - 27 Oct 2017


The family of William Ermal Boyd have invited the Patriot Guard Riders to participate in his military honors funeral services.

Born in Terre Haute, Indiana, Bill left college and enlisted in the United States Navy Pilot Training Program in 1943, at the age of 17. After WWII, he returned to college to earn his Bachelor of Science degree and began a teaching career. He was recalled in 1951 and served as an Air Defense Officer aboard a Navy destroyer off the coast of Korea. Bill attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander (O-4) and was Honorably discharged in 1954. He later settled in Greenwich, NY where he was very active and well-remembered in the local community.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for and render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of Mr. William Ermal Boyd, WWII "Greatest Generation" hero and Korean War Veteran.

Primary Staging Time: 2:00 P.M.

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York - 12871

Ride Captain:

"Big Dan" Nolin

Special Instructions:

Please stage quietly, and be aware of any services already in progress. Please do not gather at the Visitor Center.

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: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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HOTH Assistance Flyer Rev B

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