WWll Veteran John W. Hayes to be transported to final resting place on Monday

WWll Veteran John W. Hayes to be transported to final resting place on Monday

ARMSTRONG COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - The remains of WWII veteran John W. Hayes will receive an escort to Memphis on Monday, June 17.

Hayes was killed on January 4, 1945 by a German tank in Belgium. He originally hailed from Estelline.

On Monday June 17th, around 5pm, our department and some of the fire crews will be escorting the remains of WWII veteran...

Posted by Armstrong County Sheriff's Office on Friday, June 14, 2019

The Armstrong County Sheriff’s Office and local fire crews will escort the veteran’s remains to Memphis to be buried on June 19.

The public is invited to pay their respects to the fallen veteran along US-287 through Claude. The escort will begin at Co. Road 1 near Washburn around 5:00 p.m.

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