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Ridgefield Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 17, 2009
1. Ridgefield Veterans Memorial



Inscription. Center Panel:
Honor Roll
World War II and Korean War Action
“Into the Mosaic of Victory,
These Priceless Jewels Were Set”

In Supreme Sacrifice
World War II
Acocella, Charles Bell, William P. Birarelli, James J. Blume, Robert N. Cogswell, Charles G. Frulla, Armondo Hall, William H. Nelson, John E. Polverari, Geno J. Rose, Walter Schere, Meinhard H. Scott, Harold Ward, Thomas A. Vance, Lee P.

“I do not know the dignity of their birth,
But I do know the glory of their death”

Left Panel:
To Honor Those
Who Served,
Died and Are Missing
The Vietnam War
1961 – 1975

Right Panel:
Towne Peter C. Carnegie Thomas F. Keeler William H. Orrico John T.
 
Location. 41° 16.769′ N, 73° 29.881′ W. Marker is in Ridgefield, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles south of Governor Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in front of the Lounsbury House, the Ridgefield Community Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 316 Main Street, Ridgefield CT 06877, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Left panel image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 17, 2009
2. Left panel
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Confederate Bell (a few steps from this marker); The Lounsbury House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Original Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Society of Ridgefield (about 300 feet away); Bissell's – Destroyed by Two Conflagrations (about 300 feet away); The Village Center in the Early 1900s (about 500 feet away); More of the Great Fire (about 600 feet away); The Great Fire of 1895 (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ridgefield.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Right panel image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 17, 2009
3. Right panel
Ridgefield Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 17, 2009
4. Ridgefield Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,113 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 30, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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