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Navarino in Shawano County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sgt Avery Wilber Memorial Bridge

 
 
Sgt Avery Wilber Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 18, 2014
1. Sgt Avery Wilber Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.
The Highway 156 bridge spanning the
Shioc River in the Town of Navarino
in Shawano County has been designated
as a Memorial in honor and in recognition
of Sgt Avery Wilber a World War II POW and
survivor of the Arisan Maru Tragedy

Dedicated by authority of Wisconsin Statute 84.1023

 
Erected 2007.
 
Location. 44° 36.665′ N, 88° 29.652′ W. Marker is in Navarino, Wisconsin, in Shawano County. Marker is on State Highway 156 west of Pine Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the Navarino Town Hall, near the west bank of the Shioc River. Marker is at or near this postal address: W5041 State Highway 156, Bonduel WI 54107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Navarino Area Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Stagecoach Travel (approx. 9.8 miles away); Shawano (approx. 12.2 miles away); Shiocton Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 12.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Town of Navarino. Avery Wilber Memorial Bridge. The (Japanese) Arisan Maru took torpedoes causing it
Avery Wilber Marker and Navarino Area Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 18, 2014
2. Avery Wilber Marker and Navarino Area Veterans Memorial
to sink in the South China Sea. Seven (POWs) survived this tragedy, and Avery Wilber was one of those men. (Submitted on October 15, 2014.) 

2. Navarino bridge named for local veteran. The Shawano Leader. (Submitted on October 15, 2014.) 

3. Wisconsin Statute 84.1023. Avery Wilber Memorial Bridge. (Submitted on October 15, 2014.) 

4. Sgt Avery Edward Wilber. Find A Grave. (Submitted on October 15, 2014.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Avery Wilber Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 18, 2014
3. Avery Wilber Memorial Bridge
The marker is to the photographers right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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