Paul Gil Sr., 97, WWII Veteran, Austin, TX, 27 FEB 2010

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    Short Notice Confirmed Mission:

    The family of Mr. Paul Gil Sr. has requested the participation of the PGR in his funeral and interment services. Mr. Gil is a US Army WWII veteran, having served in Africa under General Patton. He passed away this past Tuesday.

    Date/Time: Saturday, 27 February 2010. Service scheduled for 10:00 am

    Location: Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 1206 East Ninth Street, Austin, Texas 78702. We will stage at the church. Burial to follow at Assumption Cemetery, 3650 South IH35, Austin, TX 78704.

    Directions: The church is located immediately west of the Texas State Cemetery in Austin. From IH35, take the exit for 11th street and travel east 3 blocks to Lydia Street. Turn right (south), go one block, the church is on the left between 10th & 9th Streets. Map link:

    0845 – 0915 hrs staging (8:45 – 9:15 am)
    0915 hrs briefing
    0920 hrs flag line in place.

    Wx: Partly cloudy, low 40 deg, high 61 deg F. Please bring your own drinking water.

    Notes: Arrive fueled, fed, and hydrated. At the conclusion of the service we will join the procession to Assumption Cemetery in south Austin, approximately 3.5 miles, for the burial service.

    Ride Captain: Chuck Murphy, 512-417-2744,

    Flag Wrangler: TBD

    Our world is rapidly losing those from the greatest generation who stood in the void when freedom was threatened as never before. You are invited to stand tall and silent in gratitude for Mr. Gil's service to that cause.


    Lyn and I will be there to honor this WWII veteran from the greatest generation.


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