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Oakville in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Oakville World War II Memorial

 
 
Oakville World War II Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 11, 2009
1. Oakville World War II Memorial
Inscription.
Large Plaque:
Dedicated to the honor
and sacrifice of our men
and women who served our
country in World War II
Honor Roll
(646 names are listed. 23 with stars who did not return.)
Erected to record their names
by the citizens of Oakville
Small Plaque:
Killed in Action
1950 Korea 1955
McDonald, Roderick
Montagna, Alfred
1964 Vietnam 1973
Carney, James Jr.
Ferry, Ray L.
Garceau, Thomas L.
Rolfs, Gerhard
Smith, Clinton A,
Vaughn, Raymond W. Jr.

 
Location. 41° 35.346′ N, 73° 5.261′ W. Marker is in Oakville, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is on Main Street (Connecticut Route 73) 0.1 miles north of Hillside Avenue, on the right. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakville CT 06779, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes (approx. 1.5 miles away); Rev'd John Trumbull (approx. 1.5 miles away); Michael Dayton (approx. 1.5 miles away); Soldiers of 1776 Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away);
Oakville World War II Memorial Large Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 11, 2009
2. Oakville World War II Memorial Large Plaque
Waterbury Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Navy Cross (approx. 1.9 miles away); Waterville Veterans (approx. 1.9 miles away); Watertown (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Oakville World War II Memorial Small Plaque: Korea and Vietnam Wars Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 11, 2009
3. Oakville World War II Memorial Small Plaque: Korea and Vietnam Wars
Anti-Tank Gun Near the Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 11, 2009
4. Anti-Tank Gun Near the Memorial
Oakville World War II Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 11, 2009
5. Oakville World War II Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,280 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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