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Men of Gustine War Memorial

Sacrificed their lives serving Our County

 
 
Men of Gustine War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 26, 2013
1. Men of Gustine War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
They gave up their Tomorrows so we could have our Todays

Pvt. Manuel M. Lopes, Army, 1895 - 1920, WWI – Europe, American Legion Post 240 – Named in his honor S.F.C. Frank A. Salsa, Jr., Navy, 1918 – 1944, K.I.A. – Anzio Beach, Italy Sgt. Floyd L. Jones, Jr., Army Air, 1921 – 1943, M.I.A. – WWII, Burma Hump C/M Charles Lee Ross, Navy, 1916 – 1944, K.I.A. – WWII, Philippine Sea W/O Edwin E. Steinberg, Marines, 1912 – 1945, K.I.A. – WWII, Iwo Jima, Pacific Pvt. Joe Coelho, Army, 1927 – 1951, K.I.A.- Korea Pfc. Larry P. Lussier, Army, 1945 – 1965, K.I.A. – Vietnam Cpl. Joseph G. Rose, Army, 1917 - 1943, K.I.A – WWII, Attu, Aleutian Islands, V.F.W. Post 7635 – Named in his honor Lt. Milton Cunha, Marines 1919 – 1943, K.I.A. – WWII, Bouganville (sic), Pacific Forrest Stamper, Aviation Cadet, Died in Training – WWII, 1944 Sgt. Elmer G. Tosta, Army, 1922 – 1945, K.I.A. – WWII, Pacific Area Cpl. James I. House, Marines, 1922 – 1945, K.I.A. – WWII, Iwo Jima, Pacfic Pvt. Joe L. Freitas, Army, 1929 – 1951, K.I.A. – Korea, Heartbreak Ridge Pfc. David Lee Martin, Army, 1947 – 1967, K.I.A. – Vietnam, Binh Dinh

You will never be forgotten

Monument
Men of Gustine War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 26, 2013
2. Men of Gustine War Memorial Marker
to these Brave Men donated by Wilber & Irene (Rose) Comes

 
Erected by Wilber & Irene (Rose) Comes.
 
Location. 37° 15.418′ N, 121° 0.113′ W. Marker is in Gustine, California, in Merced County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and 6th Street, on the right when traveling west on 3rd Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 651 3rd Avenue, Gustine CA 95322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Enterprise School (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gustine Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founding Day April 28, 1888 (approx. 4.2 miles away); Orestimba (approx. 6.4 miles away); West of This Point is the California Aqueduct (approx. 6.4 miles away); Hills Ferry (approx. 6.6 miles away); United States Submariners Memorial (approx. 10.7 miles away); San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gustine.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in Henry Miller Park.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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