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109th Field Artillery Battalion

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2017
1. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial
Inscription.

Dedicated to the men killed
at Coshocton, Ohio
Sept. 11, 1950

[Honored Dead]
Carl W. Armbruster • Leonard Balonis • John L. Barna
Eugene Carr • John W. Cox • William R. Disbrow
William J. Dougherty • William C. Edwards • Hugh L. Fargus
Joseph E. Fletcher • Edward W. Gallagher • Harold Handlos
Clyde P. Harding • Martin Hornlein • Ronald J. Jackson
Lester J. Kuehn • Wallace R. Ludwig • Larry L. Luzenski
Frank C. Martinez • James F. McGinley • Charles Norton
Bernard S. Okrasinski • Thomas M. Ostraszewski
Raymond Pudlowski • Richard A. Royer • William E. Sobers
Arthur J. Thomas • William F. Tierney • Thomas W. Wallace
William M. Wellington • Gilbert B. Wharton
Edmound F. Zabiciki • Donald C. Zieker


 
Location. 41° 15.054′ N, 75° 52.796′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on River Street north of Union Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Luzerne County Courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North River Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Ellen Webster Palmer
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2017
2. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Honored Dead
(here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Wilkes-Barre (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Wyoming Division Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Center of Law, Politics and Power (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Ellen Webster Palmer (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  109th FA Bn Train Disaster Remembered. Pictures, history and remembrance of the wreck. Click on the "Train Disaster" link in the left-hand drop-down menu. (Submitted on November 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2017
3. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial
109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2017
4. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial
Luzerne County Courthouse in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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