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The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 23, 2011
1. The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana Marker
Inscription. Erected by The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana in memory of those members who gave their lives in service of their country, the United States of America, during the wars.

Army Cpl. George Petrovich killed in action at Gettysburg, Penn. July 2, 1863
Army Pvt. Dimitry Vidocovich killed in action at Le Croix, France. July 26, 1918
Army Cpl. Vincent Jurisich died in France July 12, 1944 from wounds received in Normandy Invasion
Air Force Lt. Matthew Barbier B24 pilot killed on fifth mission over Stuttgart, Germany. July 21, 1944
Army Pvt. Slvko Milicic killed in action in France. Nov. 24, 1944
Army Pvt. First Class Nick Lozich died in Netherlands, March 29, 1945 from wounds received in battle.
Marine Cpl. Joseph G. Serovich killed in action at Da Nang, Vietnam. Jan. 17, 1966
A grateful membership remembers those who sacrificed their lives to preserve freedom for others. This memorial is a testament to their courage and devotion
Slava Junacima Domovinskog Rata
Dedicated May 23, 1999
 
Erected 1993 by The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana.
 
Location. 29° 58.975′ N, 90° 5.266′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker
The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 23, 2011
2. The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana Marker
can be reached from Esplanade Avenue. Click for map. This marker is located inside St. Louis Cemetery No. 3. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3421 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans LA 70119, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of All American Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Pitot House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Beauregard Equestrian Statue (about 800 feet away); Metairie And Gentilly Ridges (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allard Plantation (approx. mile away); The Old Portage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Duelling Grounds (approx. half a mile away); Beatles Only Concert Performance in Louisiana (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 570 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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