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Watsonville in Santa Cruz County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Men Die O Liberty That Thou Endurs

Watsonville Union High School Veterans Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 8, 2013
1. World War I Memorial
Inscription.
World War I:
Men Die O Liberty That Thou Endurs
1918
Joseph Rebeiro Lester Rowe Reuben Silva William Sullivan

World War II:
Plaque 1:
May the memory of those alumni of
Watsonville
Union High School

Who gave their lives on the battlefield of World War II be enshrined in our hearts forever.
Plaque 2:
Peter Dugger William John Crosettil Hurbert Curtis Jackson Vernon Baker Charlie Ojeda Alfred Raymond Moore Clarence A. Ray Edward Darrell Pettus Lloyd Benson Carroll Sandholt Sam Wong William Joseph Bottero John Chester Conley George Dewey Kellog Jr. James Howland Hart Arthur James Earl Boyd Friis Carl Newton Riggs Troy Vernon DeMoss John Anthony Bobeda Henry Izumizak Julio Nevares Zepeda Dan Schiavon Espiridion Bernido Robert A. Knox Frank Joseph Jurach Ceciel O. Fry David Bernard McQuillen Leroy Wayne Gillman Albert Ernest Bode Jr. Stanley Secondo Harvey Larsen Serratine Corrales Eugene Edward McGarth Vernon Huntsman Jack Brink Richard Lewis Harris Paul D. Compton Ed Lettunich Vincent Peter Spikula Ernest Julius Novak Raymond Woodrow Davis Paul Horiuchi John William Crowe Jr. Mahlon Alden Marshall Victor L. Gosney Jack E. Kirby Robert Jay Wilson Desmond “Stony” Spooner William Richard Burns Joseph Cowels
World War II Memorial - Plaque 1 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 8, 2013
2. World War II Memorial - Plaque 1
Marsh Mark R. Graves Fredrick Theodore Flodberg Harry Madokoro Kenneth Lapham Richard Kirby Salvatore Campagna Delfoad Louis Hamrick William Earnest Kellogg William Michael Weeks Earl Leonard Velasco Leo Edward Joseph Hoffman Lester Cary Cloud Vernon Ervin Trevethan Joseph Hunter Heatwolfe Robert Warren Struve Joe Gillis James Wilson Rickel Jr.

Korea
Let our fellow students who fought so far away never be forgotten
George C. Ashton Richard A. Boyd Frank Gfroerer Paul Kane Ernest Mathews Daniel Murphy Karl Lewis Polifka Marvin Stevens Roy Taylor Ernest Bettencourt Harold Mignola
 
Erected 1918.
 
Location. 36° 54.803′ N, 121° 45.151′ W. Marker is in Watsonville, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker is on East Beach Street west of Lincoln Street, on the right. Click for map. The memorial is located at the Mello Center for the Performing Arts. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 East Beach Street, Watsonville CA 95076, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Judge Julius Lee House (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Gun Was Used (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Lettunich Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mansion House (approx. 0.3
World War II Memorial - Plaque 2 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 8, 2013
3. World War II Memorial - Plaque 2
miles away); A Year to Remember in Watsonville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Porter Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Strawberries are Sweeter (approx. 0.3 miles away); The City of Watsonville (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Watsonville.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 8, 2013
4. Korean War Memorial
Men Die O Liberty That Thou Endurs Monument image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 8, 2013
5. Men Die O Liberty That Thou Endurs Monument
Men Die O Liberty That Thou Endurs Monument image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 8, 2013
6. Men Die O Liberty That Thou Endurs Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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