Westville in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Westville War Memorials
W.W. II — Korea — Vietnam
Large Memorial Stone Marker
They died that we might live
Richard Dowiatt • Joseph Kotcher • Alex Mazeikas • Henry Kerkes • Mario Biava • Achille Delanois • Harold Delanois • Virgil DeVoss • Anthone Ark • Justin Attutis • Pete Laitis • Gerald Ingle • John Krainock • William Strainis • Jack Youhas • Victor Howard • Herbert Menestrina • John Revello • Anthony Ringus • Charles Shaffer • Norman McDaniel • Paul Morris • G. Williamson, Jr.
Smaller Memorial Stone Marker
1950 - - Korea - - 1954
Clyde E. Lamkins • John H. Parezo • Peter Vilutes, Jr.
1964 - - Vietnam - - 1975
Francis W. Deal, Jr. • Kenneth R. McAllister
Location. 40° 2.47′ N, 87° 38.307′ W. Marker is in Westville, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is on South State Street (Illinois Route 1), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at the Westville Railroad Depot Museum. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Proudly We Pay Tribute (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial To Westville Area Coal Miners (approx. 0.4 miles away); Potawatomi - A Trail of Death (approx. 3.8 miles away); Vermilion County War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Tilton Honor Roll (approx. 4.2 miles away); Servicemen From Tilton (approx. 4.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln in Tilton, Illinois (approx. 4.3 miles away); 73rd and 125th Illinois Volunteer Infantry (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westville.
More about this marker. The Warm Hearted Men at the Westville Railroad Museum "salvaged" these stones - - and gave them a Welcome Home at the Museum.
The care and skills of remodeling the Ol' "Westville Railroad Depot" into an excellent Railroad Museum are also being used in taking care of the War Memorials for all the Loved ones involved.
Categories. • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
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