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Bristol Korean War Monument

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
1. Bristol Korean War Monument
Inscription.
Korean War
1950 – 1953
Served With Honor

to those who died
Honor And Eternal Rest

to those still missing
Remembrance And Hope

to those who returned
Gratitude And Peace

[ plaque at the base ]
James E. Baehr George L. Barnett, Jr. Louis M. Caputo John Z. Carros Cristy A. Chekas John E. Collette Harold Couch Donald P. Dumond Wyman Goodenough Raymond E. Lemaire Frederick W. Lockshire Joseph W. Lysaght John A. Norris Robert J. Roberge David N. White
 
Erected 1995 by Korean Veterans Memorial Committee.
 
Location. 41° 40.147′ N, 72° 55.89′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Memorial Boulevard 0.2 miles east of East Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in Memorial Boulevard Park. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol CT 06010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bristol Vietnam Conflict Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Memorial Boulevard (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Park
Plaque at the Base of the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
2. Plaque at the Base of the Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bristol Revolutionary War Plaque (within shouting distance of this marker); Bristol Persian Gulf War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Bristol World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 1985 Bicentennial Time Capsule (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hiker (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Bristol.
 
More about this marker. Korean War Monument - Dedicated on May 29, 1995 by Korean Veterans Memorial Committee in memory of those who fought and lost their lives while serving during the Korean War. Of the 16 servicemen listed on the monument, six of the 16 servicemen died in Korea. John Norris died from wounds received in action. Louis Caputo, David White, and John Carros were killed in action. Joseph Lysaght died in a barracks fire in Korea and George Barnett Jr. died in a POW Camp. The other nine : James Baehr, Cristy Chekas, John Colette, Harold Couch, Donald Dumond, Wyman Goodenough, Raymond Lemaire, Frederick Lockshire died in airplane crashes, auto accidents, and disease - none
Bristol Korean War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
3. Bristol Korean War Monument
of them in Korea during the actual fighting with the North Koreans and Chinese, Robert Roberge died from a grenade explosion during a training exercise at Fort Dix, NJ. - John (Jack) Denehy, Memorial Military Museum Inc.
 
Also see . . .  Bristol Dedicates Monument To Korean War Dead. May 30, 1995 article by John Springer, Staff Writer for the Hartford Courant . (Submitted on September 2, 2010.) 
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
Bristol Korean War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 7, 2010
4. Bristol Korean War Monument
 
 
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