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

U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II

 
 
U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
1. U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II Monument
Inscription.

This monument is dedicated to the
52 United States Submarines
lost during World War II and
their crewmen and officers
who perished in that war.

Erected in 2003 by the
surviving members of the
Ill-Mo Rebel Squadron,
a chapter of the
United States Submarine Veterans
of World War II


 
Erected 2003 by Illinois-Missouri Rebel Squadron, United States Submarine Veterans of World War II.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location. 38° 30.003′ N, 90° 17.119′ W. Marker is in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is at the intersection of Rostrum Drive and Graves Drive, on the left when traveling north on Rostrum Drive. Touch 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. The Chosin Few (here, next to this marker); 4th Marine Division (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 4th Marine Division (a few steps from this marker); United States Marine Corps
Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive
(a few steps from this marker); Navy Seabees (a few steps from this marker); Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Sailors (a few steps from this marker); World War II Merchant Marine Seamen and Navy Armed Guard Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fallen Marines and FMF Corpsmen Hero Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. United States Submarine Veterans. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Final Patrols of the 52 Lost Submarines. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. United States Submarine Losses World War II. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on October 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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