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Michael D. Groves
Captain, United States Army
 
 


 
 

 

A member of the Third Infantry ("The Old Guard"), he was assigned to command the Army Honor Guards at the White House, the Capitol and at Arlington National Cemetery during the ceremonies surrounding the funeral of President John F. Kennedy in late November 1963, and the Caisson Detachment during the funeral itself.

He died on December 3, 1963 at home while dining with his family, at the age of 27.


GROVES, MICHAEL D
CAPT HQ 1ST BG 3RD INF THE OLD GUARD FT MYER ARL VA USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/19/1936
DATE OF DEATH: 12/03/1963
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 897-LH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 


 



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