Michael D. Groves
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.
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