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Seymour in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Seymour Veterans Monument

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 20, 2009
1. Seymour Veterans Monument
Inscription.
This Monument is Dedicated to
Vietnam and Korean Veterans
For Their Bravery
And Courage
In Fighting for Freedom

 
Location. 41° 23.529′ N, 73° 4.548′ W. Marker is in Seymour, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is on Derby Avenue near Broad Street (Connecticut Route 313), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located in Broad Street Park. Marker is in this post office area: Seymour CT 06483, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seymour (a few steps from this marker); The Falls (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seymour School Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seymour Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Seymour World War I – World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Seymour Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Seymour Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Seymour Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Seymour.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Seymour Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 20, 2009
2. Seymour Veterans Monument
Veteran's Names Inscribed in the Paving Stones:

U.S. Army Charles J. Kross III
Oct . 1, 1965 Aug. 28, 1985

U.S. Army Carl J. Miller Jr.
Feb. 17, 1916 Nov. 12, 1988 WW II

U.S. Air Force Albert Alan Wilhelmy
April 27, 1951 April 26, 1955 Korean War

U.S. Army Joseph David Francolini
K.I.A. Mar. 22, 1967 Vietnam

U.S. Army John Thomas DeBarber
K.I.A. Oct. 17, 1966 Vietnam

U.S. Air Force Samuel J. Wasko
Dec. 1, 1942 Jan. 30, 1946 Bronze Star WW II

U.S. Army James E. McGrath
Nov. 11, 1942 Oct. 2, 1945 WW II

U.S. Navy Peter M. Kross
June 13, 1966 Feb 28, 1970 Vietnam
 
 
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