US Army


Honor Mission

Michael E. Milligan

US Army

Multi-City, NY - 10/17/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

Patriot Guard Riders has been requested to participate in honoring the life and service of Michael E. Milligan of Hamburg, NY who passed away on 10 October 2022.

Mr. Milligan served our nation for 2 years on active duty in the US Army Corps of Engineers from 1968-1970, with an Army MOS of 52B20-Power Plant Operations Mechanic. He had 18 months of foreign service in Germany, assigned to the 1st Maintenance Battalion, 3rd Support Brigade, Seventh Army Support Command, US Army Europe. Mr. Milligan was honorably discharged from active duty on 8 May 1970 with the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4), and he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Cold War Service Medal, and Army Rifle Sharpshooter Badge.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

10/17/2022 at 08:00am

Staging Location:

Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home
4199 Lake Shore Road
(Corner of Rt. 5 & Camp Road)
Hamburg, NY 14075
Click here for map

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

George Brown - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.

Special Information:

PGR will provide a respectful flag line for the arrival of the family.  The prayer service is scheduled for 9:00 AM.  Following the dignified transfer, PGR will provide an escort to St. John Paul II Catholic Parish, 2052 Lakeview Rd, Lake View, NY 14085 for the 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial.  Click here for map to church  Following the dignified transfer, PGR will escort to St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, 2133 Shadagee Road, Eden, NY 14057 for interment with Military Honors.  Click here for map to cemetery

Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.
Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the US Army service of Michael E. Milligan, and to support his loving family.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1

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BM 10/12; MER


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