Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Lt. Frank Luke, Jr.
1898 – 1918
[Front of Monument]:
Erects this monument as its tribute to his valor, extraordinary bravery and distinguished service in the World War and gratitude to all her sons who served.
Memorial committee appointed
Governor J. C. Phillips
Frank Luke, Sr.
Neri Osborn Jr.
J. M. Nixon
[Rear of Monument]:
Comrades of Frank Luke, Jr.,
Who Fought for God and Country
Aigner, Egnotz W. Allen, George F. Alexander, Maurice Amalong, Virgil A. Anton, Wallace Armstrong, Howard C. Arnold, Thomas Ashley, Roscoe Audis, William C. Baggiore, John D. Bacon, Thomas L. Baker, Oscar B. Balch, Dart H. Banta, Edgar W. Bates, Henry J. Berry, Henry H. Black, Dean Blower, Arthur N. Bloys, William O. Boyer, Louis S. Bowker, Charles H. Brooks, Charles M. Brooks, Thomas R. Brown, Robert N. Bryant, Harry Burruel, Ramon Burt, William R. Cabutto, Gaspare P. Cameron, George Campbell, Hugh Campbell, David
Hale, W.R. Halm, Arthur C. Hall, Eustace M. Hanger, Fred L. Hansen, Earl C. Harbach, Ellis J. Harding, Charles A. Hargis, Marion D. Harmon, Buy B. Harrington, Farmer Havin, Samuel C. Hawk, Frank Hayes, Jay B. Hazelson, Lewis B. Hazelwood, Guy Heckle, Frank C. Henderson, Claude Henderson, Oral T. Hendrickson, Charles C. Hendrix, James Herbert, Bertram D. Hibbard, William G. Higdon, Louis E. Higley, James S. Hilburn, Robert F. Hill, Lloyd C. Hinds, Dennis M. Holmburg, Carl E. Holt, Clarence E.G. Hood, Wm. David Houston, Henry C. Hogan, Harry B. Howard, L.H. Humphreys, Fred A. Hurst, Karl Igo, William Ivens, John W. Jacobsen, Theodore A. Jamison, Guy A. Jesperson, Elmer V. Johnson, C.L. Johnson, William L. Jones, Ritchie W. Jones, William W. Judd, Richard W. Judson, Ralph A. Junge, August A. Juan, Mathew B. Kahrmann, Reginald Kane, Benjamin H. Kellis, Burnice B. Kelly, John Kerby, Arthur Kern, William P. King, Howard S. King, J.C. King, Will King, William E. Kinsman, William A. Klausner, Edward Konda, Joseph A. Kotlar, Tony R. Kovich, Kris Knozvich, Fred Lang, Accua E. Lang, Charles J. Lanham, Robert V. Lee, Fred D. Lee Thomas Bowen Leonard, Jerome
Miller, John E. Milligan, Davis L. Moisa, Elexandro B. Molinero, Nute Moore, Mark A. Moore, Robert C. Morago, Ramon Morgan, Harry B. Morin, Fred E. Morris, Joseph S. Munn, Green D. Murphy, Charles H. Muse, Charles M. Naegle, William G. Naylor, Herbert Neilson, William F. Nicks, Samuel I., Jr. Nielson, Peter L. Nuanez, Frank B. Olmstead, Cortes R. Osborn, William L. Owens, Sidney Parker, Sam Parsons, William E. Patterson, Ducan J. Patterson, Frederick H. Peterson, James L. Peterson, Martin A. Perkins, Frank Pinyan, Dugald L.
Erected 1930 by The State of Arizona.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 33° 26.887′ N, 112° 5.776′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is on South 17th Avenue near West Adams Street, on the right when traveling south. Monument is located in front of the Arizona State Capitol building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenix AZ 85007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arizonas Liberty Bell Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Arizona's War Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); Eusebio Francisco Kino (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Navajo Code Talkers (about 400 feet away); Arizona's Pioneer Women (about 400 feet away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
Also see . . . The Arizona Balloon Buster. Winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor, America's second ranking ace in World War One, Frank Luke epitomized the reckless, undisciplined, loner image of a fighter pilot. He went after the toughest targets, heavily defended German observation balloons. (Submitted on February 17, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
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