Bruce W. Barraclough, Sr. Married Helen Parker, which was a very patriotic coincidence because Helen was Born on the 4th of July…we had 2 kids, (Son) Bruce W. Barraclough, Jr. & a (Daughter) Heather Ann Barraclough, Heather in turn gave Bruce & Helen a (Granddaughter) Sarina Mae Barraclough.
Bruce worked and semi-retired from the Fraunce’s Tavern Restaurant & Museum , a place where General George Washington bid farewell to his officers at the end of the revolutionary war.
Bruce W. Barraclough, Sr. , Retired, Staff Sergeant, from the New York State Army National Guard. After 22 years of Honorable Service, with the 1/101 Cavalry, 42nd Infantry Division, A,B & C Troop Mortars & 53rd Troop Command as a Instructor in the 11 C MOS.
After retirement SSG. Barraclough dedicated himself to helping other veterans, assisting them in obtaining awards & decorations they have not yet received and are entitled to. SSG. Barraclough has already helped over thousands of veterans get their truly earned honors.
Bruce and his wife Helen became Ambassador’s for the U.S. Army Freedom Teem Salute Program ordering and seeing that all veterans received a Freedom Teem Salute Packet.
SSG. Barraclough has spent much of his time assisting the Wounded Warrior Project as a Volunteer.
SSG. Barraclough was made a Honorary Member of the Marine Corps League, Detachment 246, Staten Island, New York.
SSG. Barraclough started the Honor A Veterans Grave Project, placing Grave Flags at the resting places of our veterans throughout Staten Island Cemeteries with the assistance of The Mayors’ Office and the New York Guards 88th Brigade, 51st Regiment.
SSG. Barraclough & he brother Everett Barraclough started & continues to send Care Packages overseas to K-9 Handlers and their four legged hero’s.