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Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial

 
 
Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2012
1. Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial
Looking east
Inscription.

In honor of all the families
that gave their sons and
daughters to our country

POW-KIA
Let the world know that
we will not forget nor forget
until all our troops are
accounted for

In honor of all the men
and women who served
our country

[Honor Rolls follow]

World War I 1917-1918
Total Deaths U.S.A. 116,708
Scioto County 84 Veterans

World War II 1941-1946
Total Deaths U.S.A. 407,316
Scioto County Veterans 290

Korea 1950-1953
Total Deaths U.S.A. 54,246
Scioto County Veterans 68

Vietnam 1964-1973
Total Deaths U.S.A. 58,151
Scioto County Veterans 30

Desert Storm 1992 [sic 1991]
Total Deaths U.S.A. 380
Scioto County Veterans 2

Iraqi Freedom 2003-

 
Location. 38° 44.268′ N, 82° 59.757′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Ohio, in Scioto County. Marker is at the intersection of Chillicothe Street (U.S. 23) and 10th Street, on the left when traveling south on Chillicothe Street. Click for map. Memorial is in Tracy Park. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth OH 45662, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2012
2. Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial
of this marker. Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bigelow Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); All Saints' Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Crossing at Scioto County / The Underground Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eli Kinney House (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2012
3. Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial
Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2012
4. Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial
Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial Pavers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2012
5. Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial Pavers
Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2012
6. Scioto County KIA-MIA Memorial
Looking east
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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