Erie in Neosho County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Lieutenant Leland R. Richey, U.S.N.R.
In Memory Of
Over Wonsan Harbor, Korea,
May 6, 1953
[Naval Aviator Badge
and Masonic Symbol]
Erected by Erie High School Class of 1940.
Location. 37° 33.976′ N, 95° 14.887′ W. Marker is in Erie, Kansas, in Neosho County. Marker is on West 3rd Street near Webster Street, in the median. Click for map. Memorial is near the entrance to the former Erie High School (closed 2010). Marker is in this post office area: Erie KS 66733, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Legion Post 102 Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Osage Nation (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mission Neosho (approx. 2.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Osage Catholic Mission (approx. 5.9 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 12.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Erie.
Also see . . .
1. Lt. Leland Richey, Missing in Action. (Submitted on August 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Lt. Leland Richey at Find A Grave. (Submitted on August 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Education • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.