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Ripon World War II Memorial

 
 
Ripon World War II Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
1. Ripon World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In Honor of
Ripon High School Students
KIA World War II
Radomir Kilak • Henry Bouma • Raymond Clifton • Lyman Fulton • Billy Haller • Jack Harp • John Kamps • Paul Madsen • Oscar Poelstra • Carl Peterson • Viggo Peterson • John Smit • John Van Andel • Harmon Tornga
In Memory of all
World War II Veterans
Ched K. Kolak
Donor
Betty Saletta
Sculptor

 
Erected by Ched K. Kolak and Betty Saletta.
 
Location. 37° 44.323′ N, 121° 7.588′ W. Marker is in Ripon, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Locust Avenue and West First Street. Click for map. Marker and Sculpture are located at Veterans Park, across from the Veterans Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Ripon CA 95366, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Hope – 1846 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Paper Boy (approx. 9.8 miles away); The McHenry Mansion (approx. 9.8 miles away); Modesto War Memorial (approx. 9.8 miles away); Modesto – Stanislaus County Seat
Ripon World War II Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
2. Ripon World War II Memorial
(approx. 9.8 miles away); The Guns Are Silent (approx. 9.8 miles away); a different marker also named Modesto War Memorial (approx. 9.8 miles away); Lathrop (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The Ripon Veterans Wall is located near the sculpture. On the wall are mounted names of Ripon residents that have served in the Armed Forces showing their branch of military and years of service. The Ripon Veterans Museum is also located at this site.
 
Also see . . .  Modesto Bee Sept. 8, 2007, by Inga Miller. “Ripon’s Veterans Will Have a Museum All Their Own” (Submitted on June 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Ripon World War II Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
3. Ripon World War II Memorial
The Ribon Veterans Wall is seen in the Background
Front of the Sculpture Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
4. Front of the Sculpture
Soldier is Facing West
Ripon World War II Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
5. Ripon World War II Memorial
Sailor is Facing North
Ripon World War II Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
6. Ripon World War II Memorial
Soldier is Facing South
The Ripon Veterans Museum Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
7. The Ripon Veterans Museum
Ripon World War II Memorial is Seen in Front
Ribon Veterans Wall Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
8. Ribon Veterans Wall
Blue Star Marker can be seen in foreground
Ripon Veterans Wall Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
9. Ripon Veterans Wall
Blue Star Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
10. Blue Star Plaque
Sponsored by
Ripon Garden Club, Inc.
Tribute to the Armed Forces
those whe have served
and will serve.
City of Ripon Veterans Park Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
11. City of Ripon Veterans Park
Ripon Veterans Wall Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
12. Ripon Veterans Wall
The Veteran Plaques are on the reverse side of this wall.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,526 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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