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Sgt. John T. Boxler

 
 
Sgt. John T. Boxler Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
1. Sgt. John T. Boxler Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Sgt. John T. Boxler
Automotive mechanic
U.S. Post Office
Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Served his country two tours of duty in Vietnam. Gave his life for the American way February 25, 1991 in Operation Desert Storm in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia while on active duty with the 14th Quartermaster Detachment, U.S. Army. May he rest in peace.
 
Erected by United States Post Office.
 
Location. 40° 19.563′ N, 78° 55.032′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Street and Locust Street, on the right when traveling north on Franklin Street. Click for map. Marker is at the post office entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Franklin Street, Johnstown PA 15901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnstown Veterans and War Memorial (about 300 feet away); The Grand Army of the Republic Hall (about 400 feet away); Joseph Johns (about 400 feet away); Central Park
Sgt. John T. Boxler Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
2. Sgt. John T. Boxler Marker
At top of steps, seen between US flags.
(about 400 feet away); St. John Cathedral (about 600 feet away); Tribune Building (about 600 feet away); 1936 Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, Vietnam
 
Post Office Building Cornerstone, c.1937 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
3. Post Office Building Cornerstone, c.1937
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,148 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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