Honor Mission
Edward J. Wiese, Jr.
US Army, WWII Veteran
Multi-City  - 06/14/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of the life and service of Edward J. Wiese, Jr. of Bowmansville, NY, who passed away on 24 December 2020.

Mr. Wiese served 2 years on active duty in the U.S. Army Infantry from 1944-1946, with a MOS of 345-Truck Driver Light. He served 18 months in the European Theater of Operations with the 94th Infantry Division and participated in the Central Europe and Rhineland Campaigns. Mr. Wiese was honorably discharged on 26 July 1946 with the rank of Private, and he earned the following awards: Army Combat Infantryman Badge, Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/2 Bronze Campaign Stars, Army of Occupation Medal, and WW-II Victory Medal.

Obituary: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/bowmansville-ny/edward-wiese-jr-9965316
Primary Staging Date: 06/14/2021
Primary Staging Time: 8:45
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Town of Pembroke Highway Department/Town Office Complex
1145 Main Street
(Corner Route 5 & Route 77)
Corfu, NY 14036
Lead Ride Captain: Terry Garigen
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 25 May 2021
  • While in any outdoor setting, fully vaccinated PGR members will no longer be required to wear masks but are asked to act responsibly and respect your fellow members decision on this issue. For the protection of others, non-vaccinated members are asked to please wear a mask.
  • For the immediate future, all PGR members will continue to wear masks and social distance while indoors during a mission.
  • Masks will be worn at any other location where organizers, requestors or the Lead Ride Captain has determined that this be done.
  • 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 respect the LRC’s decision on these matters.
  • Here is the link for the Current NYS rules: Current NYS Guidelines
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Current Guidelines
Special Information: The PGR will provide a flag line for the arrival of the family and the funeral director.
KSU at 9:40 to proceed to the WNY National Cemetery, 1254 Indian Falls Rd, Corfu, NY 14036 for a 10:00 AM Interment with Military Honors.
(Map to Cemetery: https://goo.gl/maps/G54CxTgU2gcf9mCg6)
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or U.S. Army flag, and dress for the weather.
Thank you for taking the time to honor the WW-II service of Edward J. Wiese, Jr., and to support his loving and proud family.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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