Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Waterbury in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

POW / MIA Soldiers from Waterbury

 
 
Main Stone of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 2, 2009
1. Main Stone of Memorial
Inscription. (Center):
In memory of the
POW / MIA
Soldiers from Waterbury
who bravely served our nation
in all conflicts.
You Are Not Forgotten!

(Left):
Sgt. Victor J. Choinere U.S. Army
DoB Nov. 1931 – Date MIA Nov. 1950
Cpl. Dennis Rush U.S. Army
DoB Feb. 1930 – Date MIA Nov. 1950
Cpl. Donald L. Humiston U.S. Army
DoB May 1929 – Date MIA July 1952
And all prisoners of war and missing in action
Korean War 1950 – 1953
First Lieutenant U.S.A.F.
Gerard P. Cyr
Born in Waterbury, CT
Aug. 1927 – Mar 12, 1952
Missing In Action Korea

(Right):
The Freedom Tree
With the vision of universal freedom for all mankind
this tree is dedicated to Capt. Ronald Maverick
and all prisoners of war and missing in action 1974
Master Sergeant U.S.A.F. Andre R. Guillet
Born in Waterbury, CT
Dec 17, 1943 – May 18, 1966
Missing In Action S.E. Asia

 
Erected by Waterbury Veterans Memorial Committee.
 
Location. 41° 33.399′ N, 73° 2.533′ W. Marker is in Waterbury, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from West
Left Side Stone image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick
2. Left Side Stone
Main Street near Leavenworth Street. Click for map. Located near the center of the Waterbury Green. Marker is in this post office area: Waterbury CT 06702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waterbury Veteranís Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); UNICO National (about 300 feet away); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (about 300 feet away); Waterbury Soldiers' Monument (about 400 feet away); St. James Church (about 400 feet away); Enoch Hibbard House (about 500 feet away); John Prince Elton (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waterbury.
 
Additional keywords. Veterans
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
Right Side Stone image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick
3. Right Side Stone
Position of Main, Center Stone image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 2, 2009
4. Position of Main, Center Stone
Waterbury MIA Markers image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 2, 2009
5. Waterbury MIA Markers
Left - The Freedom Tree Marker
Right - Waterbury Korean War MIA Marker
Center - POW / MIA Soldiers from Waterbury Marker
The Freedom Tree and Vietnam MIA Stone image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick
6. The Freedom Tree and Vietnam MIA Stone
Waterbury Korean War MIA Stone image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick
7. Waterbury Korean War MIA Stone
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,480 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement