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Westville in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Westville War Memorials

W.W. II — Korea — Vietnam

 
 
World War I I  - -  War  Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
1. World War I I - - War Memorial
Inscription.

Large Memorial Stone Marker

For God And Country
1941 1945

They died that we might live

Richard Dowiatt Joseph Kotcher Alex Mazeikas Henry Kerkes Mario Biava Achille Delanois Harold Delanois Virgil DeVoss Anthone Ark Justin Attutis Pete Laitis Gerald Ingle John Krainock William Strainis Jack Youhas Victor Howard Herbert Menestrina John Revello Anthony Ringus Charles Shaffer Norman McDaniel Paul Morris G. Williamson, Jr.

Smaller Memorial Stone Marker
Not To Be Forgotten

1950 - - Korea - - 1954
Clyde E. Lamkins John H. Parezo Peter Vilutes, Jr.

1964 - - Vietnam - - 1975
Francis W. Deal, Jr. Kenneth R. McAllister

 
Location. 40° 2.47′ N, 87° 38.307′ W. Marker is in Westville, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is on South State Street (Illinois Route 1), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the Westville Railroad Depot Museum. Parking around back. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 South State Street, Westville IL 61883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Korean and Vietnam - - War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
2. Korean and Vietnam - - War Memorial
. Proudly We Pay Tribute (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial To Westville Area Coal Miners (approx. 0.4 miles away); Potawatomi - A Trail of Death (approx. 3.8 miles away); Vermilion County War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Tilton Honor Roll (approx. 4.2 miles away); Servicemen From Tilton (approx. 4.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln in Tilton, Illinois (approx. 4.3 miles away); 73rd and 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Westville.
 
More about this marker. The Warm Hearted Men at the Westville Railroad Museum "salvaged" these stones - - and gave them a Welcome Home at the Museum.

The care and skills of remodeling the Ol' "Westville Railroad Depot" into an excellent Railroad Museum are also being used in taking care of the War Memorials for all the Loved ones involved.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Westville Railroad Museum Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
3. Westville Railroad Museum
Westville War Memorials - Railroad Depot Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
4. Westville War Memorials - Railroad Depot
Warm Stove and a Warm Heart at The Railroad Museum Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
5. Warm Stove and a Warm Heart at The Railroad Museum
Station Master Desk Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
6. Station Master Desk
Outer Office of Station Master Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
7. Outer Office of Station Master
"Tigger"  Greeting  All  to The Museum Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
8. "Tigger" Greeting All to The Museum
Freight  Room - - Many Items Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
9. Freight Room - - Many Items
Station  Master's  Stove Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
10. Station Master's Stove
 
 
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