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Chase County All Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Chase County All Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
"And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the Protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor"
--The Declaration of Independence

The Chase County All Veterans Memorial is dedicated to honoring all Chase Countians who have served in the armed forces of the United States of America.

Please spend quiet moments in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for their country and to honor all veterans.

Chase Countians Killed in Action
They gave all their tomorrows so that we may enjoy all our todays in freedom

Civil War 1861-1865
Fred Frey Robert B Harris George M L Leonard
Silas D Prather James I Remy

Philippines War 1899-1913
Eli Goodreau

World War I 1917-1918
Arthur R Adams Howard Bailey Russel Blackburn Frank D Coate
Walter L Crouch Arthur Edwards Bernard V Giffin Roy A Giffin
Leonard C Goad Russell C Hepler Clarence L Meyer Claude W Newlee
Cecil R Parks Milton R Payne Marion M Sidener James E Taylor
Howard B Wood

World War II 1941-1945
F Richard Bell Voctor Brecht David Brock Curg K Cress
Hubert R Denny Merlin A Eason Merle G Fear
Chase County All Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Chase County All Veterans Memorial
Robert J Fillmore
William E Foxworthy Edward A Gardner Jr David A Goodell Ernest James Jr
Melvin E Lind Cecil Meierhoff
Ronald Patterson John B Starkey
Ivan V Strange Albert L Swift
Woodrow Waddell Charles W White
Stephen A Wood

Vietnam War 1965-1973
Wesley M Sidener


The greatest honor given any American citizen is the privilege of serving the cause of freedom

The Chase County All Veterans Memorial
is dedicated to honoring all Chase Countians who have served in the armed forces of the United States of America. Their names, first name first, middle initial or name, and surname, are listed alphabetically on the wall in the period they served in either the military, naval, or merchant marines.

Facing the wall and reading from left to right, trace the military history of the United States and recognize the Chase Countians who served their country. The earliest veterans fought in the War of 1812. Space has been left for the names of Chase Countians who serve in the future. Those who died in sevice are annotated with a star (★). Those killed in action (KIA) are listed on the Cenotaph under the American Flag.

Please spend quiet moments in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for their country and to honor all veterans.

 
Location.
Chase County All Veterans Memorial KIA Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
3. Chase County All Veterans Memorial KIA Honor Roll
38° 22.161′ N, 96° 31.989′ W. Marker is in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, in Chase County. Click for map. The memorial is in Swope Park, east of Walnut Street (Kansas 177), and north of the park's baseball complex. Marker is in this post office area: Cottonwood Falls KS 66845, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chase County War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); A Landmark of Distinction (approx. half a mile away); Oldest Operating Courthouse in Kansas (approx. half a mile away); Connecting the Chase County Community (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cottonwood River Dam (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cottonwood River Bridges at Cottonwood Falls (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chase County and the City of Cottonwood Falls (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bates Grove and the Area Adjacent to the Cottonwood River Dam (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cottonwood Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Chase County, Kansas. (Submitted on August 7, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, World IWar, World II
 
Chase County All Veterans Memorial KIA Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
4. Chase County All Veterans Memorial KIA Honor Roll
Chase County All Veterans Memorial KIA Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
5. Chase County All Veterans Memorial KIA Honor Roll
Chase County All Vets Memorial Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
6. Chase County All Vets Memorial Wall of Honor
Chase County All Veterans Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
7. Chase County All Veterans Memorial Dedication
Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
8. Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll
Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
9. Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll
Civil War Veterans
Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
10. Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll
Civil War Veterans
Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
11. Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll
Civil War Veterans
Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
12. Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll
Civil War Veterans
Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
13. Chase County All Veterans Memorial Honor Roll
Civil War Veterans
Chase County All Veterans Memorial Tank image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
14. Chase County All Veterans Memorial Tank
Chase County All Veterans Memorial Helo image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
15. Chase County All Veterans Memorial Helo
Swope Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
16. Swope Park
 
 
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