Honor Mission

Harold Schwerdt

U.S. Army Air Corps - World War II

Multi-City, New York - 01-13&14-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in honor of Harold Schwerdt.  A member of the greatest generation who served as a gunner on a B-17 and was shot down over Cassel, Germany. He was a POW for 2 years at Stalag 17B and was liberated on 5/5/45 while on a 200 mile forced march. He attained the rank of T/Sgt. and was awarded the purple heart having lost a finger during his service. He was the oldest living POW in NY State.

 

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01-13-19

Staging Time: 12:40 p.m.

Coster-Heppner Funeral Home
32470 Main Rd.
Cutchogue , NY

Ride Captain:

Pete Jepson
doublejli@optonline.net
6319226330

Special Instructions:

Please bring your flags and stand for any time you are able for this hero of WW2. Due to temperatures we will stand inside to honor. Viewing is 1 to 4pm

Flags & Water:

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

STAGING #2 DETAILS:  01-14-19
Staging Time:  9:30 a.m.

Good Council RC Church
14300 Main Rd.
Mattituck , NY 11952

Ride Captain:

Pete Jepson
doublejli@optonline.net
631-922-6330

Special Instructions:

Please bring your flags to stand for a dignified transfer into the church. After the service and dignified transfer we will respond to Southold American Legion , 51655 Route 25 , Southold for the military honors ceremony. Private burial after the ceremony which we will not attend.

Flags & Water:

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

Submitted By: Pete Jepson
Position: Senior Ride Captain, R-9

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