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The Korean War Memorial

 
 
The Korean War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
1. The Korean War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Side A:
We were those whom
others did not want to be.
We went where others feared to go and did
what others feared to do.
June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953


Side B:
The United States Marines
Sgt Raul B. Babasa • Sgt Jesus R. Carrasco • Pfc Raymond C. Hubbard • Pfc William H. Jones • Col Peter D. Lambrecht • Pfc Alfonso E. Lopez • Sgt Johnson McAfee, Jr. • Sgt Norberto N. Mesa • Pfc Manuel H. Moreno • Pfc Pedro R. Moreno • Pfc Richard L. Nickles • Pfc Emilio A. Ramirez • Pfc Corbett B. Robertson • Cpl Alejandro E. Salinas • Pfc Malcolm J. Schaeffer • Pfc Gilman L. Shelton • Pfc Robert Solomon • Pfc Ronald D. Strommen • Pfc Antonio Y. Urbalejo • Cpl Gilberto U. Valdenegro Pfc Joe M. Valenzuela
United States
Air Force
Cpt Joseph M. Babasa, Jr. • Maj Lawrence W. Beal • Cpt Donald G. Bigham • A1C Ronald A. Ganoung • Cpt Robert J. Martin, Jr. • Ssgt Wade McCook • Ssgt Claude D. McFee, Jr. • 1Lt William T. Norris • Cpt Alexander B. Padilla
United States Navy
Hn Roger F. Braden • Sa James R. Hudgens • Rd2 Anthony C. Molina
United States Army
Pfc William D. Aviles • Pvt Richard C. Benitez • Pvt M. Alfredo Bracamonte • Cpl Thomas J. Brown • Pfc Ernest E. Burruel
The Korean War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
2. The Korean War Memorial Marker
• Sfc Carlos M. Cajero • Sgt Raul O. Camacho • Cpl James W. Carroll • Pfc Glenn E. Collins • Pfc Charlie L. Comolli • Pvt Pablo Delgado • Pfc Rudolfo V. Duarte • Pfc Glen N. Dupuy • 1Lt Richard O. Eiler • Msgt Bertram F. Emerson • Cpl Samuel R. Fowler • Pvt Vernon E. Fulkerson Pvt Eddie M. Garcia • Cpt William H. Gibbons • Cpl Raul R. Islas • 1Lt Robert T. Lindsey • Pfc Frank C. Mata • Cpt Albert K. Mathre • Pfc Joe G. Moreno • Pvt Preston Mullins, Jr. • Pvt Roberto V. Nogales, Jr. • Pvt Alberto Ochoa • Pfc Heradio “Eddie” Ochoa • Pfc Marcos M. Ochoa • Pvt Ernesto A. Olea • Pvt Juan P. Ortegas • Cpl Arthur C. Ramirez • Pfc John W. Rector • Pfc Clarence Remer • Pfc Edward W. Rhoads, Jr. • Pfc Frank Rico • Pfc Gregorio G. Sanchez • Pvt Gilbert D. Saxton • Pvt George P. Segura • Pfc Daniel T. Sifuntes • Sgt Edgar E. Smith • Cpl Edward H. Smith • Cpl Antonia M. Soto • 1Lt Gordon M. Strong • Cpl Roberto P. Teran • Pfc Gerald E. Throssell • Pfc William H. Walker • Pfc Frank M. Ward • Pfc Fred Williams
 
Erected 2000 by Rhoads Chapter Korean War Veterans Association.
 
Location. 32° 10.71′ N, 110° 55.889′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is on East Ajo Way near Forgeus Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map.
The Korean War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
3. The Korean War Memorial Marker
Marker is on the northeast corner. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2805 East Ajo Way, Tucson AZ 85713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. These Immortal Chaplains (a few steps from this marker); Tucsonans Killed in Action (within shouting distance of this marker); First Municipal Airport in the United States (approx. 2.3 miles away); Epes Randolph (approx. 2.6 miles away); Santa Cruz Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); El Conquistador Water Tower (approx. 3 miles away); El Parque de Orlando y Diego Mendoza (approx. 3.3 miles away); One Story from the Barrio Viejo (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tucson.
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
The Korean War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
4. The Korean War Memorial Marker
The Korean War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
5. The Korean War Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querιtaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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