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Near Bradley in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Camp Roberts Veterans Memorial

 
 
Camp Roberts Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
1. Camp Roberts Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription. In memory of those enlisted men who received their basic training at the Infantry Replacement Training Centre, Camp Roberts, California as members of “B” and “C” Companies of the 80th Infantry Training Battalion from August 30 to November 27, 1943, and who went on to fight in the Battle of the Bulge and other historic engagements during World War II as combat infantrymen of the 11th Armored Division of General Patton’s Third United States Army.
 
Erected 1998.
 
Location. 35° 47.716′ N, 120° 45.02′ W. Marker is near Bradley, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on New Mexico Avenue west of Arizona Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bradley CA 93426, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. De Anza Trek Reinactment (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Misión San Antonio de Padua (approx. 2.5 miles away); Original Site Of San Miguel School (approx. 4.2 miles away); Elkhorn Saloon (approx. 4.3 miles away); Lt. Col. John C. Fremont (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mission Cemetery
Camp Roberts Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
2. Camp Roberts Veterans Memorial Marker
The marker is mounted on the rock base to the left if the steps to the Camp Roberts Historical Museum.
(approx. 4.6 miles away); Mission Fields (approx. 4.6 miles away); Cross of El Camino Real (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bradley.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Camp Roberts Historical Museum on the grounds of Camp Roberts.
 
Also see . . .  History of Camp Roberts - Camp Roberts Historical Museum. Camp Roberts officially began its mission as one of the world’s largest training sites in March 1941. It featured the world’s largest parade field (the length of 14 football fields) and hosted an Infantry Replacement Training Center and a Field Artillery Replacement Training Center. 436,000 troops passed through an intensive 17-week training cycle. (Submitted on April 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 255 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. 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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