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Near Collison in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Pilot Township (War) Memorial
 
Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker - Center Section Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
1. Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker - Center Section
 
Inscription. Left Wing:
We stand in deep appreciation for the Liberty we enjoy.

Center:
Pilot Township Memorial

Left Column:
Lloyd Hilleary Gene Kinney Robert Keal Elmer Grimes Lloyde Coake Carl Wise William Bussard Dale Strawser Francis E. Reynolds Dwain Henry Robert Davis Frank Hayn Hershell Abbott Charles Campbell Kenneth Miles Durward Wise John Camp *Homer Abbott Howard Bartlow Jay Kinney Carl E. Fisher Holly Ludwig Buford Acton Van Ludwig Gene Ludwig

Middle Column:
Harry Ashcraft Ernest Sage Howard Abbott Howard Helmick George Graham Carl Jarvis Edward McClure Pearl Barr Elvin Loschen Guy Bussard Hollis Abbott Harry King Russell Roberts Richard Ludwig Francis Marron Harrison Dearth Fred Allen Eugene Swisher Albert Welshire Boyd Henry Kenneth Reynolds Jay Vinson Arnold Reynolds Gary Ludwig William Henpycamp

Right Column:
Byron Wise Robert Fowler Earl Baker Glen Welshire Robert Acton Royce Swisher Wendell Wise Delmar Wise George Calvert Harlan Wise Louis Roberts *Gordon Cook William Fowler Francis Hathaway Emerson Hess Harry Cribbons John Davis Clyde Berlin *Paul Rodgers
 
Left Wing - Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
2. Left Wing - Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker
 
Orville Putman Roy Fleetwood Earl Wynn John Frerichs Jack Juvinall Raymond Buck Jesse Bussard

Right Wing:
You shall never be forgotten. We will remember.
 
Location. 40° 13.486′ N, 87° 47.919′ W. Marker is near Collison, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 750 E and County Route 2500N, on the right when traveling south on County Route 750 E. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Collison IL 61831, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Henning (Illinois) War Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); World War II War Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Forded Stony Creek (approx. 8.8 miles away); Everyday Heroes (approx. 9.2 miles away); The Original Milestone 121 (approx. 10.5 miles away); Pioneer Jet Avaitors of the Korean War (approx. 10.5 miles away); Soldiers of Vermilion County Illinois (approx. 10.8 miles away).
 
Right Wing - Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
3. Right Wing - Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker
 
 
Full View from Right - Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
4. Full View from Right - Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker
 
 
From Left - - Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
5. From Left - - Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker
 
 
Rear View - Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
6. Rear View - Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker
 
 
Benches at Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 15, 2009
7. Benches at Pilot Township (War) Memorial Marker
Plates on each bench is inscribed the same stating:: "In Loving Memory of Robert L. Acton"
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,219 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 17, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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