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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Korean War

1950 ~ 1953

 
 
Korean War Monument (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
1. Korean War Monument (Front)
Inscription.
Front
Our Nation Honors People
Who Answered the Call
To Defend a Country
They Never Knew
And People
They Never Met

'Remember Forever" (In Hanguk - yeong-wonhi gieog hari)

Reverse
United Nations
Dead Wounded Missing
40,670 104,280 4,116

Republic of Korea
Dead Wounded Missing
137,899 45,742 24,495


USA
Dead Wounded Missing
36,490 92,124 3,737

Alabama
Total Record Count of U.S. Military
Fatal Casualties of the Korean
War for Alabama is 700
The Source of the Data: Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS)

Combat Units
Australia Belgium Canada France Philippines Colombia
Ethiopia Greece Luxembourg Netherlands New Zealand
South Africa Thailand Turkey
Medical Support
Denmark India Italy Israel(1) Norway Sweden
Other Support
Cuba El Salvador Japan Spain(2) Taiwan

Donated by Hea Bok Chang
on 5th May 2015
Hea Bok Chang Family
Scholarship Foundation
established by Mr. Hea Bok Chang

Recipients
Korean War Monument (Reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
2. Korean War Monument (Reverse)

Surviving Grandchildren of Korean War Veterans
Surviving Children of Police Officers and
Firefighters Killed in the Line of Duty
Orphanage Children
Special Thanks to the USA for Helping Korea Gain
Independence from Japan

 
Erected 2016 by Hea Bok Chang Family Scholarship Foundation.
 
Location. 32° 22.538′ N, 86° 18.543′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of South Court Street and Church Street, in the median on South Court Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 South Court Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montgomery County World War II Monument (here, next to this marker); The Frank M. Johnson, Jr. Federal Building and US Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Ladies Memorial Association (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil Rights Freedom Riders (about 400 feet away); Lomax House, 1848 (about 500 feet away); Montgomery County Korean War Veterans (about 500 feet
Korean War Marker (Federal Courthouse in background) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
3. Korean War Marker (Federal Courthouse in background)
away); Telegram Which Began War Between The States / Winter Building (about 600 feet away); Dr. J. Marion Sims (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Also see . . .  Alabamians who died in the Korean War. (Submitted on May 28, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
Korean War Marker in front of Montgomery County WWII Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
4. Korean War Marker in front of Montgomery County WWII Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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