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Thornton in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
1. Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.

In honor and memory of all
men and women who served
in the Armed Forces of the
United States of America.

This memorial is not to honor war,
but to show the price of peace lest
future generations forget the
sacrifice made to maintain our freedom.

[Honor Roll of Area Veterans]
Killed in Action

Frederick B. Alden USN Kenneth L. Ingebretson USA Richard Riebe USN Lee Faber USN Jack Brood USA Duane (Bud) Foell USN Ozzie Simmons USA

Missing in Action
George Timm USA

Nurse
Iona M. Ytzen Floy USN


 
Location. 42° 56.659′ N, 93° 22.809′ W. Marker is in Thornton, Iowa, in Cerro Gordo County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route S25 and Larch Street, on the left when traveling north on County Route S25. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thornton IA 50479, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.2 miles away); Clear Lake in the Civil War (approx. 13.2 miles away); a different marker also
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
2. Veterans Memorial
named Clear Lake in the Civil War (approx. 13.2 miles away); Iowa and the Battle of Pleasant Hill (approx. 13.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 13.2 miles away); Buddy Holly Ritchie Valens J. P. Richardson (approx. 13.5 miles away); Surf Ballroom (approx. 13.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
3. Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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