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La Porte Viet Nam Memorial

 
 
La Porte Viet Nam Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
1. La Porte Viet Nam Memorial
Inscription.
(Panel 1)
Dedicated to Viet Nam Veterans

We gave our full measure of devotion

Veterans helping veterans

(Panel 2)
Together We Can

Viet Nam Veterans
Chapter Three
LaPorte Co. Indiana

"Honor to those who served and to their loved ones."

(Panel 3)
LaPorte Co. Men Killed in Vietnam

SSGT Donald J. Trampski † • SGT Donald E. Harper Jr • SP4 Robert J. Dorshak • SP4 Calvin H. Bigger • PFC Lawrence C. Free • SGT Robert E. Birkholtz • MAJ Daniel M. Martz Jr • MSGT Charles W. Lindwald † • SGT Francis W. Harter • PFC Michael E. Kelly • SP4 Lawrence E. Lundgren • PFC James Michalski • HM3 Donald R. McIntosh • SP4 Allan J. Moore • AMHI Henry H. Measley Jr • SGT Roger W. Pedue • CPL Johnny W. Thompson • PFC Earl C. Wilson • SP4 Philip P. Tomaszewski • PFC David R. Porter • SP5 Larry L. Weeden • SP4 Ronald G. Pahl • SP4 Jerry L. Peterson • PFC Kenneth L. Scott • SP5 Glenn A. Westphal • SGT Ralph E. Roach • LCPL Lawrence J. Putz Jr • PFC Gregory A. Tuholski • PFC John D. Retseck Jr • SP4 James M. Withee • CPL Edison A. Harkins III • 1LT Thomas R. Keppen • PFC Freddy Ray Gore • PFC Gary A. Clifford • PFC Daniel D. Bruce ★ • CPL Donnie Ray Harley • CPL Lynn Leroy Smith

★ Medal of Honor
† MIA

(Tablets
La Porte Viet Nam Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
2. La Porte Viet Nam Memorial
Panel 1
Below Panel 3)

Master Sergeant Charles Lindewald
Missing February 6, 1968     Returned April 29, 2005
Welcome Home     Vietnam Veterans Inc.

Missing in Action
Charles W. Lindewald Jr.   MSGT US Army
Donald J. Trampski     SSGT US Army
Remember Them Always

30 Years of Brotherhood
 
Location. 41° 37.136′ N, 86° 44.165′ W. Marker is in La Porte, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and Pine Lake Avenue (U.S. 35), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at the eastern end of Soldiers Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: La Porte IN 46350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Porte County Afghanistan–Iraq–Kuwait Memorial (here, next to this marker); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (here, next to this marker); La Porte Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); La Porte World War II Memorial (1991) (within shouting distance of this marker); La Porte World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Forest Planting
La Porte Viet Nam Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
3. La Porte Viet Nam Memorial
Panel 2
(within shouting distance of this marker); Indiana Territory Boundary Line (approx. Ό mile away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. Ό mile away). Click for a list of all markers in La Porte.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
La Porte Viet Nam Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
4. La Porte Viet Nam Memorial
Panel 3
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By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
5. La Porte Viet Nam Memorial
Tablet Below Panel 3
La Porte Viet Nam Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
6. La Porte Viet Nam Memorial
Tablets Below Panel 3
Memorials in Soldiers Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
7. Memorials in Soldiers Memorial Park
Soldiers Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
8. Soldiers Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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