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Donaldsonville in Ascension Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

War Veterans Memorial

 
 
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1. War Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
Panel 1
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
Donaldsonville, Louisiana

Panel 2
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.

Spanish-American War
1898
Joseph Numa Augustin, Jr. William Caufield

World War I
1917 - 1918
Bennett J. Babin Gordon R. Gisclard Lorenzo Hamilton Henry D. Jones Anthony Labello John F. Martine Frank Montalbano Elysee J. Robert George Rodelliat Isaac Smith

Panel 3
World War II
1941 - 1945
William F. Bridewell Bonnie J. Cedotal Joseph Cedotal James A. Crawford Lawless G. Falcon Joseph L. Frey
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2. War Veterans Memorial (panel 1)
Howard J. Guidry George P. Haynes P. A. Hernandez Ulysses J. Hidalgo Andre J. Landry Isaac Landry Claude P. Leblanc Samuel A. Leblanc, Jr. George Millet, Jr. Milford J. Morales Deena Motton Walter S. Ricardo, Jr. Ezekiel Robinson Oldin R. Sanchez Roy F. Sentilles Joseph L. Smith Sherel J. Talbot Herbert Thomas Adrian D. Williams Macellan Williams John Winfrey Euclid J. Roger, Jr. Delmayne E. Veron

Panel 4
Korean War
1950 - 1953
Reginald L. Leblanc Reginald A. Riley Leon S. Jones

Vietnam War
1965 - 1973
Edmund Furman Victor Johnson, Jr. Eddie L. Landry Charles A. McKinney Armond J. Stein

 
Erected 1990 by VFW Post 3766 & American Legion Post 98.
 
Location. 30° 6.258′ N, 90° 59.367′ W. Marker is in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Marker is on Railroad Avenue north of Opelousas Street, on the left when traveling north. 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
War Veterans Memorial (panel 2) image. Click for full size.
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3. War Veterans Memorial (panel 2)
of this marker); Bicentennial Jazz Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Donaldsonville (approx. mile away); Walter Lemann, Sr. Pumping Station (approx. 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, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
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4. War Veterans Memorial (panel 3)
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5. War Veterans Memorial (panel 4)
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6. War Veterans Memorial
 
 
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