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Kern County Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Kern County Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 26, 2009
1. Kern County Vietnam War Memorial
Inscription.
To The More Than 14,000
Men and Women
From Kern County
Who Served In Vietnam…
And To Those Who Gave
The Ultimate Sacrifice…
You Are Not Forgotten

Wind Beneath My Wings

1963
Clayton A. Fannin
1965
Larry S. Pierce ∙ Harry E. Thomas M.I.A. ∙ Edward Jourjon-Roche ∙ Paul E. Rytter
1966
Ernesto Dominguez ∙ Larry J. Cox ∙ Lantham O. Broyles ∙ Michael T. Faust ∙ Billy G. Fry ∙ Ronald J. Kinkeade ∙ Ralph L. Keeler ∙ Danny J. McGriff ∙ Chester L. O’Brien Jr. ∙ Donald E. Gore ∙ Bennie F. Parker ∙ Bobby R. Holley ∙ John W. Perich ∙ Clyde M. Ridgway ∙ Dennis P. Wright ∙ Tommy Jones ∙ James B. Mills (M.I.A.)
1967
Roger E. Dalrymple ∙ Alvin R. Bozarth ∙ Donald V. Lawson Jr. ∙ Ronny L. Palmer ∙ Robert J. Calvillo ∙ Thomas P. Brady ∙ Ronald B. Mos ∙ Phillip G. Cantrell ∙ Baldomero A. Nadal ∙ Myron D. Lucas ∙ Albert Graham Jr. ∙ Jerry W. Manning ∙ Jim E. Moshier (M.I.A.) ∙ Luther T. Stowe ∙ Delbert C. Totty ∙ Larry J. Martin ∙ Roger C. Mitchell
Kern County Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 26, 2009
2. Kern County Vietnam War Memorial
∙ Ronald D. Reyes ∙ Steven D. Chambers ∙ James E. Brown ∙ Brent A. Holte ∙ Daniel Tramell ∙ Eric M. Dewey ∙ Thomas Soliz
1968
Timothy J. Rizzardini ∙ Richard L. Hatch ∙ Robert B. Ray ∙ George M. Wisham Jr. ∙ William T. Anderson Jr. ∙ Richard L. Vines ∙ Robert G. Washburn ∙ Charles C. Crow ∙ William R. Youngblood ∙ Terry D. Pitts ∙ Gilbert L. Mitchell (M.I.A.) ∙ Winford R. Crabb ∙ Ralph E. Foulks Jr. (K.I.A.) ∙ James B. Howard ∙ Ferdinand O. Barger Jr. ∙ Donald L. Perry ∙ Henry F. Asuncion ∙ Richard A. Gonzalez ∙ Randolph R. Jones ∙ Donald W. Morris ∙ Gerald G. McGinley ∙ Ernest F. Davidove ∙ Larrie J. Gotcher ∙ Gerald L. Johnson ∙ Larry R. Johnson ∙ Terrece E. Edgar ∙ William E. Stone ∙ Manuel Casares ∙ Robert W. Benson ∙ Henry C. Knight ∙ Romero M. Mora ∙ Joe A. Miranda ∙ Patrick O. Ford ∙ Frank A. Oster ∙ Dennis E. Dyer ∙ Gene K. Ross ∙ Alan R. Duke ∙ Lonnie J. Gay
1969
Francisco Villanueva Jr. ∙ Paul Wilson ∙ Leonard L. Alvarado ∙ Michael W. North ∙ Clement Valencia Jr. ∙ Ronald R. Beaman ∙ Christopher C. Webster
Rear View of the Kern County Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 26, 2009
3. Rear View of the Kern County Vietnam War Memorial
∙ Robert L. Aday ∙ Kenneth P. Johnson ∙ Stephen L. Ragsdale ∙ John H. Gordon ∙ Miquel Heredia ∙ Robert A. Banks ∙ Amado Valencia ∙ John S. Pinney ∙ Joey L. Boles ∙ Larry W. Smith ∙ Louis Rodriguez ∙ Calvin G. Hunt ∙ John R. Taylor ∙ Jerry Gore
1970
Leroy E. Halbert Jr. ∙ Jonny J. Gallardo ∙ John H. Pohlman ∙ Raymond H. Apellido ∙ Ramon A. Hernandez ∙ Arnold G. Garza ∙ Jimmy Carrillo ∙ Jimmy C. Montana ∙ Douglas E. Hobbs ∙ Larry W. Rasey ∙ Frank M. Baca ∙ Steven R. Sandlin ∙ Atilano U. Tovar ∙ Jesse G. Juarez ∙ Gary L. Giles ∙ Robert P. Cote ∙ Jonny F. Roach ∙ Donald B. Smith ∙ John A. Marr
1971
Dennis R. Watterson ∙ Carl Nacca Jr. ∙ John W. McLemore Jr. ∙ Stephen Chavira (M.I.A.) ∙ Mickey E. Eveland ∙ Kenneth H. Jones ∙ Edward J. Lopez ∙ Jose A. Sanchez ∙ Noel B. Witmer ∙ Alan S. Goff
1972
Oscar Herrgesell
[Engraved on Opposite Side of Monument:]
Mark Corrie Frazwe 1966 ∙ George Woodall 1966 ∙ Walter Blalock 1967 ∙ Melvin Conner Jr. 1969 ∙ Raymond W. Wilson 1966 ∙ John T. Baker 1969 ∙ Caspar M. Walsh III 1966 ∙
Names Engraved on Rear Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 26, 2009
4. Names Engraved on Rear Side of Monument
Ramiro M. Mora 1968
 
Location. 35° 22.384′ N, 119° 1.111′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of Truxtun Avenue and Chester Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Truxtun Avenue. Click for map. Marker and monument are located in front of the Kern County Superior Court Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1401 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Thomas Baker (within shouting distance of this marker); Bakersfield Californian (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alphonse Weill Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arlington House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Livermore and Chester Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Weill's Department Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brock's Department Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bank of Bakersfield (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bakersfield.
 
Also see . . .  Kern County Vietnam KIA Memoria. (Submitted on January 12, 2011, by George Cavaness of Bakersfield, California.)
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Wind Beneath My Wings image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 26, 2009
5. Wind Beneath My Wings
Kern County Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 26, 2009
6. Kern County Vietnam War Memorial
 
 
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