The PGR has again been invited to participate in the Bataan Death March Day of Remembrance Ceremony to be held at the Brooke County Library, in Wellsburg, WV.

This ceremony will honor the fallen, and the survivors form this historic event. Survivors, descendants, and dignitaries will be on hand to speak, and also many youth military organizations. A memorial wreath will be placed in the Ohio River to honor the fallen heroes. Exhibits throughout the day will include a full bivouac set up, as well as artifacts from this time period. There will also be an introduction to the new wing added to the museum.

Primary Staging Time: 9:00 A.M.

Chambers and James Funeral Home
1030 Main Street
Wellsburg, West Virginia – 26071

Ride Captain:

Ron Jones
304 559 – 4574 (please leave a message)

Special Instructions:

Ride briefing: 9:15 am, then move across the street to the library to form our flag line

We will form a flag line for the presentation of colors by the Tri-State Marine Corps League, and for the following ceremonies, including of a memorial wreath placed in the Ohio River by the Young Marines of Washington. This will include escorting the veteran/survivors in a “Memorial Walk” back to the Elk’s Lodge for inside ceremonies and a luncheon for the survivors, and families. Further details will be given at the ride briefing.

Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Delores Minear
Position: State HOTH Coordinator