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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in Saint Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War II Merchant Marine Seamen and Navy Armed Guard Memorial

In Peace And War

 
 
World War II Merchant Marine Seamen and Navy Armed Guard Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
1. World War II Merchant Marine Seamen and Navy Armed Guard Memorial
Inscription.

Dedicated to the memory of
Merchant Marine Seamen
and
Navy Armed Guard
who gave their lives in
World War II
in the service of
their country

United States Merchant Marine
World War II Losses
Ships - 731
Merchant Seamen - 6700
Navy Armed Guard - 1810

Dedicated Nov. 11, 1998


 
Erected 1998 by S.S. Samuel Parker Chapter, American Merchant Marine and Navy Armed Guard Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the US Navy Armed Guard marker series.
 
Location. 38° 30.017′ N, 90° 17.119′ W. Marker is in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Missouri, in Saint Louis County. Marker is at the intersection of Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive, on the right when traveling east on Flagstaff Drive. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2900 Sheridan Road, Saint Louis MO 63125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fallen Marines and FMF Corpsmen Hero Memorial (here, next to this marker); Navy Seabees (here, next to this marker); United States Marine Corps (a few steps from this marker); All Sea Service Women
Merchant Marine Emblem on Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
2. Merchant Marine Emblem on Memorial
(a few steps from this marker); The Chosin Few (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Infantry Division - U.S. Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Sailors (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. U.S. Merchant Marines in World War II. (Submitted on July 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. U.S. Navy Armed Guard and U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II - A Little Known Story. (Submitted on July 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. (Submitted on July 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on July 31, 2016.
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