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Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Indiana

 
 
Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
1. Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Indiana Marker
Inscription. ( Front ) For the Veterans of Vietnam
For the M.I.A.s
For you fallen comrades
For those who came home

For your Heroic efforts abroad
For your Greater efforts at home

With belated acknowledgment
of your duties performed,
for God and Country;

We offer our heart-felt
gratitude in saying - -
at long last

Welcome Home

( Bronze Plaque )
This memorial is dedicated to the glory of Almighty God
in memory of men from Vigo County who gave their
lives in the Republic of South Vietnam who by their
unselfish Patriotism have advanced the American
ideals of Liberty and the Universal Brotherhood of man

1965 - Capt Eugene R. Fowler - Army
1965 - Sgt Paul L. Lemay - Army

1966 - PFC Herman R. Meneely - Army
1966 - SSGT Robert R. Myles - USAF
1966 - SSGT James W. Sims - Army

1967 - CWO Quentin R. Beecher - Army
1967 - CPL James E. Gish - Army
1967 - SGT Stephen P. Jones - Army
1967 - PFC Pearl W. Myers - USMC
1967 - PFC William H. Richardson, Jr. - Army

1968 - SGT Paul M. Ash - Army
1968 - SP4 Michael W. Chaney - Army
1968 - 1Lt John C. Dougherty - Army
1968 - SSGT Franklin M. Ellinger - USMC
1968 - SSGT James C. Haugh - Army
1968
Bronze - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
2. Bronze - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker
- PFC John E. Heyen - Army
1968 - PFC Jack J. Kupferer - Army
1968 - SP4 Karl W. Lawson - Army
1968 - SP4 Franklin A. Sappingfield - Army
1968 - SP4 Theodore A. Sweatt - Army

1969 - PFC Leonard C. Ivy, Jr. - Army
1969 - LCPL Leslie W. McKillop - USMC
1969 - 1LT Steven G. Schimmel - Army

1970 - CPL Larry J. McDowell - Army

1971 - LT Paul R. Foltz - Navy
1971 - CPL Mark J. Houston - Army

1972 - SSGT Donald F. Yeryar - Army

Plaque donated by VFW Post 972
Dedicated May 27, 1996
 
Location. 39° 27.937′ N, 87° 24.898′ W. Marker is in Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is on Ohio Street south of South 3rd Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. One way traffic and limited parking: use either business lots -or- Courthouse parking lot by going West on Cherry Street from 3rd Street - to the parking lot behind the Courthouse. Marker is on South/West side of Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 South 3rd Street, Terre Haute IN 47801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korean War Memorial - - Vigo County Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Recipient (within shouting distance of this
Left Panel - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
3. Left Panel - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker
marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom - War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Claude L. Herbert (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel Richard W. Thompson (about 300 feet away); Civil War Memorial - Vigo County (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Terre Haute.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Center Panel - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
4. Center Panel - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker
Ritht Panel - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
5. Ritht Panel - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker
Left Close View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
6. Left Close View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker
Close Right View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
7. Close Right View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker
Long Left View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
8. Long Left View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker
Center Long View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
9. Center Long View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker
Right Long View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
10. Right Long View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker
Courthouse parking lot can been seen behind the Memorial to the right in the photo.
Back View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
11. Back View - - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Marker
Water Fountain - - On Way from Courthouse Parking Lot.... image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
12. Water Fountain - - On Way from Courthouse Parking Lot....
There are many benches and some picnic tables, bring a lunch...
Vigo County Courthouse - - Marker on South/West Lawn... image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
13. Vigo County Courthouse - - Marker on South/West Lawn...
 
 
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