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Colonial Heights War Memorial

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 7, 2012
1. Colonial Heights War Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated in
memory of the
men of Colonial
Heights who
gave their lives
in the service
of their country
World War II
1941 ··· 1945

Sponsored by
Colonial Heights Post No. 284
The American Legion

Percy M. Adkins
Lewis F. Ayscue
Oscar L. Bell
W. Leslie Blankenship
Robert G. Charles
Thomas P. Crumpler
J. William Dance, Jr.
Stanley S. Dimirack
Preston H. Goulder
John A. Mann
Herbert B. Nunnally
Carlton B. Rowland
John B. Trench
Benjamin Leroy Powell

1950 · Korea · 1953
Robert H. Wood
Herbert G. Wyatt

1964 · Vietnam · 1975
Merrill Barnes
Thomas L. O’Steen, Jr.
Robert A. McGill

V.F.W. 2239

 
Erected 1950 by Citizens of Colonial Heights.
 
Location. 37° 14.592′ N, 77° 24.536′ W. Marker is in Colonial Heights, Virginia. Marker is on Boulevard (U.S. 1) north of Lafayette Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonial Heights VA 23834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lafayette At Petersburg (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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By Bernard Fisher, July 7, 2012
2. Center Panel
Lee's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Violet Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee at Violet Bank (approx. ¼ mile away); Magnolia Acuminata (approx. ¼ mile away); Pocahontas (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pocahontas Island (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle at the Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Colonial Heights.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 7, 2012
3. Left Panel
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By Bernard Fisher, July 7, 2012
4. Right Panel
Colonial Heights War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 7, 2012
5. Colonial Heights War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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