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Kingman in Mohave County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)

Kingman Veteran's Memorial

Kingman Veteran's Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
1. Kingman Veteran's Memorial Marker
In eternal memory of all
Veterans of Kingman
Past, Present and Future

May your deeds and service never be forgotten
or taken for granted.
With the sincerest of appreciation to the following,
who made this memorial a reality:
Dean W. Reiter Det. 887, Marine Corps League
Rotary Clubs of Kingman
Desert Construction
K&L DC Concrete
Zorn Masonry
True Value Hardware
Arizona State Prison – Kingman
Hoffman Pumping
Dedicated this 11th Day of November 2006 by
His Honor Les Byram, Mayor

1950 - Korea - 1953
In memory of all those who answered the call
to arms and made the ultimate sacrifice and
to preserve the memory of:

36,516 Killed in Action, 7,245 Prisoners of War
1,789,000 Served in the Korean Theater

Our nation honors her sons and daughters
who answered the call to defend a country
they never knew and a people they never met.

PFC John P. Morris, U.S. Army, Mojave County, Az.
Killed in Action on 14 February 1951.

[Dedicated by:] The Korean War Veterans Association of Mojave County, Arizona.

1959 - Vietnam - 1975
There are 58,267 names listed on The Wall
There are three sets of
Kingman Veteran's Memorial - Korea Photo, Click for full size
By Rick Shelby, circa 2012
2. Kingman Veteran's Memorial - Korea
fathers and sons on The Wall
39,996 on The Wall are just 22 or younger
8,283 were just 19 years old
33,103 were 18 years old
12 soldiers on The Wall were 17 years old
5 soldiers on The Wall were 16 years old
One soldier was 15 years old
997 soldiers were killed on their first day in Vietnam
1,448 soldiers were killed on their last scheduled day in Vietnam
8 women are on The Wall nursing the wounded

[Dedicated by:] Vietnam Veterans of America, Mojave County, Arizona Chapter 975

Not Forgotten
Major John Oliver Arnn Captain Derrill Lee Burnside
Kingman, Arizona
Erected 2006.
Location. 35° 11.397′ N, 114° 3.607′ W. Marker is in Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker can be reached from Andy Devine Road (Business Interstate 40) near Grandview Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located in Locomotive Park south of West Beale Street (State Hwy 95). Marker is in this post office area: Kingman AZ 86401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wagon Route (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Edward Fitzgerald Beale
Kingman Veteran's Memorial - Vietnam Photo, Click for full size
By Rick Shelby, 2012
3. Kingman Veteran's Memorial - Vietnam
(within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Metcalfe Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Fe Locomotive No. 3759 (about 600 feet away); Desert Power & Water Co. (about 600 feet away); Hotel Brunswick (approx. 0.4 miles away); A.T. & T. Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kingman.
Also see . . .  Kingman Veterans Memorial. This Park is to honor Veterans and families of Veterans; those that have served, those that will serve and those that have paid the ultimate price for our Freedom. (Submitted on April 18, 2012, by Rick Shelby of Kingman, Arizona.) 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
Kingman Veteran's Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2010
4. Kingman Veteran's Memorial Marker
Kingman Veteran's Memorial View from the West Photo, Click for full size
By Rick Shelby, circa April 2012
5. Kingman Veteran's Memorial View from the West
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,305 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   2, 3. submitted on , by Rick Shelby of Kingman, Arizona.   4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   5. submitted on , by Rick Shelby of Kingman, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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