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Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial

 
 
Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
1. Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated November 11, 2006 to the men and women of Franklin County Ohio that served our country bravely and honorably so our freedoms endure.

The sacrifices of few ensured the freedom of many. A grateful community remembers those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during times of war and peace, whose courage and personal sacrifices defended and preserved our freedom.

Medal of Honor Recipients for Franklin County
Civil War
David Cockley Army
Oliver Colwell Army
Harry Davis Army
George Green Army
Joseph Gregg Army
Smith Larimer Army
William Longshore Army
David Orbansky Army
Wager Swayne Army
John Wilson Army

Indian Campaign
John Carr Army
John Green Army
Isaiah Mays Army
Daniel Miller Army
Edward Sharpless Army

Haitian Campaign
Edward Ostermann Marine Corps

World War I
Edward Rickenbacker Army Air Corps

World War II
Lewis Hall Army
Herbert
Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial Sacrifices Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
2. Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial Sacrifices Marker
Thomas Marine Corps Reserve

Korean War
Ronald Rosser Army

Vietnam War
Brian Thacker Army
David Winder Army
 
Erected 2006 by Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 39° 58.957′ N, 82° 50.964′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from East Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is located in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, opposite Mount Carmel East Medical Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5600 East Broad Street, Columbus OH 43213, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Port Columbus Airport Terminal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Norton Field (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Underground Railroad (approx. 2.3 miles away); Columbus Depot
Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
3. Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial
(approx. 2.5 miles away); John Clark House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Log House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gahanna Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away).
 
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Medal of Honor Recipients for Franklin County image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
4. Medal of Honor Recipients for Franklin County
Medal of Honor Recipients for Franklin County image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
5. Medal of Honor Recipients for Franklin County
Medal of Honor Recipients for Franklin County image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
6. Medal of Honor Recipients for Franklin County
All Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
7. All Veterans Memorial Marker
World War I Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
8. World War I Veterans Memorial Marker
World War II Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
9. World War II Veterans Memorial Marker
Korean War Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
10. Korean War Veterans Memorial Marker
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
11. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker
Persian Gulf War Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
12. Persian Gulf War Veterans Memorial Marker
Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
13. Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans Memorial Marker
Fallen Comrade Final Tribute Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
14. Fallen Comrade Final Tribute Memorial
Veterans Memorial Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
15. Veterans Memorial Panel
Space is available for more tribute blocks on the memorial.
Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2008
16. Forest Lawn Veterans Memorial Bell
A Franklin County Medal of Honor Recipient image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 19, 2009
17. A Franklin County Medal of Honor Recipient
Headstone of William Longshore of the 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Pvt. Longshore is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Ft. Scott, Ks. He was awarded the Medal of Honor during the Siege of Vicksburg as part of the "forlorn hope" - a party of 150 volunteers who were to bridge a dry moat and to place ladders to scale the walls of the breastworks.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,926 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   17. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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