Altamont in Effingham County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
All Gave Some - Some Gave All
—Honor The Past • Protect The Future —
We honor and pray for eternal rest.
To Those Who Are Missing In Action --
We express remembrance and hope.
To Those Who Were Wounded In Action -
We honor you.
To Those Who Were Prisoners of War --
We rejoice in your freedom.
To Those Who Returned Home --
We dedicate our eternal gratitude.
[Killed in Action]
Robert E. Oldenburg · Cecil H. Dammerman · Hugo Voelker · Michael E. Vogel · Walter Schwerdtfeger · Paul L. Fischer · Forrest Morr · Ronald W. Ireland · John N. Scholes · Paul D. Polk · Charles J. Davis · George H. Rhodes · Eugene F. Goeckner · Donald C. Sproat · Edgar W. Suckow · William W. Julius · Gene Sine · Chester Jones · Lewis A. Rader · William L. McConkey · Bruce A. Williams · Herman M. Gieseking · Owen E. Cox · William G. Tappendorf · Keith W. Tipsword · Rudolph C. Siebert · Reuben B. Wade · Granville H. Walling
[Missing In Action]
Glenn Loar · Hiram O. Ernest
Taps • Old Glory
On fame's eternal camping ground
their silent tents are spread,
and glory guards with solemn round
the bivouac of the dead.
Location. 39° 4.188′ N, 88° 44.919′ Click for map. Memorial is in Union Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Altamont IL 62411, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Charles M. Wright House (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Elmo Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away).
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
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