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New Fairfield Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 24, 2009
1. New Fairfield Veterans Memorial
[ Front plaque ]
Inscription.
They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn them.

French & Indian War
Samuel Fairchild Militia K.I.A. Aug. 4, 1759
Burmell Barnum Militia K.I.A. Aug. 4, 1761

Civil War
Frederick C. Barnum Cpl. U.S. Army K.I.A. June 22, 1863
Augustus E. Bronson U.S. Army K.I.A. June 1, 1864
Edward Griffin Pvt. U.S. Army K.I.A. July 5, 1863
William B. Leach U.S. Army K.I.A. June 19, 1864
Henry H. Hyatt U.S. Army K.I.A. June 22, 1864
Homer B. Barnum Pvt. U.S. Army K.I.A. July 12, 1864
Edward B. Couch Pvt. U.S. Army K.I.A. Oct. 9, 1864
William H. Lessey U.S. Army Died a P.O.W. Oct. 19, 1864
Edgar A. Eastwood Pvt. U.S. Army Died a P.O.W. Nov. 7, 1864

World War I
George A. Fairchild P.F.C. U.S. Army K.I.A. April 20, 1918

World War II
Joseph W. Schimanskey P.F.C. U.S.M.C. K.I.A. March 13, 1944
Frank W. O’Hearn P.F.C. U.S.M.C. K.I.A. June 1944
Kenneth D. Wood Lt. U.S. Army Air Force K.I.A. Jan. 23, 1945

Korea
Richard Q. Braman P.F.C. U.S.M.C. K.I.A. Sept. 22, 1950
Ralph A. Britton Cpl. U.S.M.C. K.I.A. Oct. 7, 1952

Vietnam
Edward J. Monahan, Jr. L/Cpl. U.S.M.C. K.I.A. Aug. 24, 1965
Michael J. Fratto L/Cpl. U.S.M.C. K.I.A. May 2, 1969
John C. Reitwiesner Sgt. U.S. Army K.I.A. Jan 21, 1970
We leave
New Fairfield Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 24, 2009
2. New Fairfield Veterans Memorial
To those who fought
and served to
preserve our
freedom, this plaque
is dedicated to your
brave and
courageous acts.
your names to speak from this stone to remind us of your supreme sacrifice
 
Location. 41° 28.018′ N, 73° 29.24′ W. Marker is in New Fairfield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Connecticut Route 37 0.1 miles north of Brush Hill Road (Route 39), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Fairfield CT 06812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Fairfield (within shouting distance of this marker); New Fairfield Fire Department Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); David Wooster Monument (approx. 4.8 miles away); Black Soldiers Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Monument to Soldiers in Unknown Graves (approx. 4.8 miles away); Brookfield Veterans Monument (approx. 5.1 miles away); Wooster Square (approx. 5.1 miles away); Danbury Disasters (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Fairfield.
 
Additional keywords. Veterans
 
Categories. War, French and IndianWar, KoreanWar, US CivilWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
New Fairfield Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 24, 2009
3. New Fairfield Veterans Memorial
 
 
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