William S. Franck
US Marine Corps - Vietnam Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 01/12/2022
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested by the family of William "Scott" Franck to participate in his military honors funeral services. Scott, 74, of Hartford NY passed away on January 1st, 2022, at Albany Medical Center.
Born in Hartford Connecticut, Scott enlisted in the US Marine Corps at the age of 17. He served in Vietnam from 1965-1966 with the 2nd battalion, 1st Marines and was a member of the elusive Ghost Battalion CAP. He achieved the rank of Sergeant and was a guard at the United States Embassy in Bagdad, Iraq after Vietnam. His service in the USMC was his greatest honor. He was passionate about helping other veterans and was a member of VFW 6196 and CAP Veterans. He loved his country and was a true patriot.
Scott was recruited directly from Camp Lejeune by the Metropolitan Police Dept. in Washington D.C. where he served until being injured in the line of duty.
A portion of the above narrative is contained in Scott's obituary, available for viewing online by CLICKING HERE
|Primary Staging Date:||01/12/2022|
|Primary Staging Time:||11:30|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||Kilmer Funeral Home
Fort Edward, NY 12828
|Lead Ride Captain:||John Mercier|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
Updated 25 May 2021
|Special Information:||We will stage flag line for arrival of family and friends and then dignified transfer then escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for a 1:00 service.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||01/12/2022|
|Second Staging Time:||12:30|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||am|
|Second Location:||Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd.
Schuylerville, NY 12871
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||John Mercier|
|Second Stage - Special Information:||Interment with military honors scheduled for 1:00 pm. Please stage quietly and be aware of any ongoing services.|
|Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?||no|
|Submitted by:||Dan Nolin|