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Clovis Veterans Memorial

On Behalf of a Grateful Nation

 
 
Clovis Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, December 3, 2004
1. Clovis Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.
A memorial to the men and women of the United States
armed forces who have given their lives in service
to their Country and the Clovis Community.

Dedicated November 11, 2003

Clovis Memorial District
Tom Wright, Chairman Joan Lassley, Vice Chairman Susan Franzich, Director Russ Greathouse, Director Gordon Pickett, Director Dennis Byrns, Director Judy Hille, District Manager

Thomas King, Sculpture

 
Erected 2003 by Clovis Memorial District.
 
Location. 36° 49.461′ N, 119° 41.941′ W. Marker is in Clovis, California, in Fresno County. Marker is on Hughes Avenue 0.1 miles north of 5th Street. Click for map. Monument is located just to the left of the entrance to the Clovis Memorial District Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 495 Hughes Avenue, Clovis CA 93612, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tarpey Depot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); September 11th California Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Fort Washington (approx. 5.4 miles away); Frank Chance Field 1935-1941
Clovis Veterans Memorial Marker and bronze soldiers image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, December 3, 2004
2. Clovis Veterans Memorial Marker and bronze soldiers
Marker sits in front of the rifle and helmet. Bronze members of different branches of the Armed Forces stand honoring the fallen compatriot.
(approx. 6.9 miles away); Fresno Assembly Center (approx. 7 miles away); Fresno Traction Company (approx. 7.1 miles away); George M. Bowman (approx. 7.7 miles away); Site of Church-Sperry Mill and Mill Ditch (approx. 7.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clovis.
 
Regarding Clovis Veterans Memorial. Members of each military branch pause to remember the sacrifice of their fallen compatriot represented by a helmet on a rifle.
 
Also see . . .  Clovis Veterans Memorial District. (Submitted on September 17, 2011, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California.)
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Clovis Veterans Memorial bronze soldiers close up image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson
3. Clovis Veterans Memorial bronze soldiers close up
A Servicewoman grasps the arm of a barefoot Sailor while a pancho wearing Vietnam era soldier looks on.
Clovis Veterans Memorial - World War I Buglar image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, December 3, 2004
4. Clovis Veterans Memorial - World War I Buglar
A World War One Buglar in Bronze plays taps for his fallen compatriot.
Soldier kneeling before the rifle, boots and helmet memorial image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, December 3, 2004
5. Soldier kneeling before the rifle, boots and helmet memorial
Representing the fallen from all wars, and representing the members of the Clovis Community that gave their all for their country.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 1,045 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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