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Laclede in Linn County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War II Memorial

1941 - 1945

 

—Navy - Army —

 
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
1. World War II Memorial
Inscription.

They Gave Their Lives in the
Cause of All Freedoms

George M. Gooch
April 23, 1919
Elc. M 3/C, U.S.S. Oklahoma
Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941

Harold Lloyd Head
October 10, 1921
S. 2/C, U.S.S. Oklahoma
Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941

Eugene C. Gooch
July 15, 1913
P.F.C. 47th Regt. 9th Inf. Div.
St. Lo, France
July 25, 1944

Marlin Smith
September 10, 1918
P.F.C. Trp. "C", 7th Cav. Div.
Leyte, Phillippines [sic]
November 1, 1944

Gay Mitchell, Jr.
July 23, 1920
T/3, 3rd. Recon. 3rd Armd. Div.
Stolberg, Germany
November 20, 1944

Robert S. Taylor
January 31, 1920
W.T. 2/C, U.S.S. Caffin Young
At Sea Near Okinawa
July 31, 1945

 
Erected 1951 by Army Mothers Post 15, Parents and Friends.
 
Location. 39° 47.018′ N, 93° 10.476′ W. Marker is in Laclede, Missouri, in Linn County. Marker is at the intersection of Grove Street (Missouri Route 5) and Cole Street, on the right when traveling north on Grove Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laclede MO 64651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
World War II Memorial Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
2. World War II Memorial Sponsors
At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Phil Kearny Post No. 19 G.A.R. Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Laclede (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Laclede (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Laclede (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Laclede (approx. 0.4 miles away); General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Joseph Pershing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Locust Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Laclede.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
3. World War II Memorial
Laclede Cemetery in background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 242 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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