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Dickson City in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

War Memorial

 
 
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2018
1. War Memorial
Inscription.

In grateful tribute
to the men and women
of this community who
served.

☆☆☆
In honor of those who
made the supreme sacrifice
☆☆☆

1917 World War I 1918
Zigmund Cheresko • John Mierzjewski • Charles Opanovitz
Walter Welenc • Thomas Bray

1941 World War II 1945
Edward Adranowitz • Edward Anuszewski • Joseph Bachurek • Stanley Bielinski
Lawrence Borgia • Edward Brewinski • Anthony Burke • Edmund Daszkiewicz
George Dougherty • Joseph Drapala • Frank Fallat • Edward Gajzik
Chester Goralski • Paul Guzenski • Melvin Ham • John Hodanich
Abel Howarth • Theodore Janicki • Walter Kania • Caesar Katchkoski
Francis Killian • Raymond Kishell • Walter Kowalski • Charles Kuchinski
Jerome Kuchinski • Joseph Lechowski • Stanley Lewanoski • Edward Lloyd
Henry Lukasik • Joseph Maciejewski • Arthur Mackiewicz • Bernard McGinley
Peter Matan • Chester Mortko • Edward C. O'Hara • Sidney Orloski
Edward Ostrowski • Anthony Pabis • Roman Paczkowski • George Pilewski
Paul Pinianski • Adam Radzicki • Clement Romanczyk • Theodore Saja
Steven Shayka • Anthony Shunicki • Joseph Strasewicz • Joseph Szczepanski
Joseph Taylor • Frank Tokos • Walter Trotz • Howard Vile
Leonard Wallington

War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2018
2. War Memorial
• Bartholomew Wanagaitis • Anthony Warzecha • Michael Wesko
Adam Wisniewski • Steven Wojciechowski • Stanley Wroblewski
Anthony Yablonski • Emerik Zenty

1950 Korean War 1953
William Buraczewski • Joseph Miezejewski • Joseph Pope • Leonard Selenski

1961 Viet Nam War 1973
Bernard F. Lukasik • Joseph L. Lukasik • John E. Tarantowicz


 
Erected 1985 by American Legion Post 665, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 11, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5937.
 
Location. 41° 27.573′ N, 75° 37.462′ W. Marker is in Dickson City, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Boulevard Avenue and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Boulevard Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 817 Boulevard Avenue, Scranton PA 18519, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial Honor Roll (approx. 0.7 miles away); World Wars Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Our Lady of Victory Shrine (approx. ¾ mile away); Blessed Sacrament Parish (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named War Memorial
War Memorial - Sgt Benjamin H. Crippen image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2018
3. War Memorial - Sgt Benjamin H. Crippen
Color Sergeant, 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry
Killed in action at Gettysburg PA, July 1, 1863
(approx. one mile away); Throop (approx. one mile away); Anthracite Mine Disaster (approx. one mile away); Captain Johnston Blakely (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Monument of Sergeant Ben Crippen. (Submitted on January 1, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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