Marcus Hook in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial
To Those Of The First Ward
who served their country to preserve
the four essential human freedoms
1941 World War II 1945
Armed Forces [and] Merchant Marine
[Honor Roll of Names]
1950 Korean Conflict 1953
[Honor Roll of Names]
In Memory Of
Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
Barrington, Oliver, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Belfer, Harry, SS Atlantic Sun
Goulden, Bernard, SS Daniel Huger
Handy, Bradford, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Johonnett, Fred, SS Patrick J. Hurley
Johnson, James, U.S. Army
Mori, Cesare, MS Sunoil
Olsen, Emil, SS Pan Mass.
Raoul, James, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Reed, Howard, SS J.N. Pew
Rohmer, George, MS Lake Oswego
Suchon, George, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Stone, Roy, MS Sunoil
Susanen, Charles, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Wood, Francis, SS Atlantic Sun
Dedicated May 30, 1962
Erected 1962 by First Ward Citizens.
Location. 39° 48.851′ N, 75° 24.776′ W. Marker is in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and 3rd Street, in the median on Market Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marcus Hook PA 19061, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Mary Gillis Troost (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); James B. ‘Mickey’ Vernon (approx. ¼ mile away); Marcus Hook World War II Veterans (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marcus Hook World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marcus Hook (approx. half a mile away); American Viscose Co. (approx. half a mile away); The Factory and the Village (approx. half a mile away); Lower Chichester Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marcus Hook.
Also see . . . SS Joseph M. Cudahy. Five local men were killed when this ship was torpedoed. Nearly all local losses were aboard tankers; Marcus Hook is a noted oil depot. (Submitted on February 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, World II •
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