Donaldsonville in Ascension Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
War Veterans Memorial
This monument dedicated in memory of all veterans who served the United States Armed Forces in defense of freedom and peace, having fought bravely against tremendous odds on land, sea and air, were no less honorable, valiant and victorious men and women, killed-in-battle, wounded-in-action, missing-in-action, or were held as prisoners-of-war.
Dedicated May 20, 1990
The listing of names herein represent those Donaldsonville and area veterans who according to official casualty lists of the Department of Defense, lost their lives in combat zones or as a result or aftermath of an initial injury occuring in a combat zone while serving in that zone as determined by the Congress of the United States. Also included are those missing in action.
World War I
1917 - 1918
World War II
1941 - 1945
1950 - 1953
1965 - 1973
Erected 1990 by VFW Post 3766 & American Legion Post 98.
Location. 30° 6.258′ N, 90° 59.367′ W. Marker is in Donaldsonville Click for map. Located in the Louisiana Square Park. Marker is in this post office area: Donaldsonville LA 70346, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis T. Nicholls (within shouting distance of this marker); Donaldsonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial Jazz Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Donaldsonville (approx. ¼ mile away); Walter Lemann, Sr. Pumping Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Butler UDC Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Butler African American Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ascension Catholic Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Donaldsonville.
Categories. • War, Korean • War, Spanish-American • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II •
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