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Bernard G. Hitro Jr.

 
 
Bernard G. Hitro Jr. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
1. Bernard G. Hitro Jr. Memorial
Inscription. Riverside High School Class of 1966. Riverside Park was a large part of his teenage years. Killed in action in Vietnam, January 10, 1969. Awarded the Silver Star and Bronze Star for gallantry in action. Bernie lost his life as a hero, defending the lives of those he considered friends.
 
Location. 42° 57.237′ N, 78° 54.388′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Tonawanda Street and Crowley Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Tonawanda Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of the Sons and Daughters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Erected by the Grateful People (approx. mile away); Park with a View (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hunting and Fishing off the Porch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Niagara River Corridor / Avian Walk (approx. half a mile away); "The Black Rock" (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. John's German Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jubilee Springs (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. The plaque is in Riverside Park affixed to an outstanding lighthouse style memorial
Billy Ehrmann Plaques image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
2. Billy Ehrmann Plaques
that was commissioned by former NFL player Joseph Ehrmann for his brother Billy Ehrmann who died of cancer.
 
Also see . . .  Riverside Park - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 25, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Towards Tonawanda Street & Crowley Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
3. Towards Tonawanda Street & Crowley Street
Towards the Niagara River image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
4. Towards the Niagara River
Lighthouse Style Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
5. Lighthouse Style Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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