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Class of June 1943 Memorial

 
 
Class of June 1943 Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
1. Class of June 1943 Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Members of the Class of June 1943
Who lost their lives in World War II, Korea and Vietnam


John E. Abbott – Jan 5, 1945 – Luxembourg • Edward M. Almond – Mar 19, 1945 – Germany • Ernest S. Barker – Oct 29, 1942 – New York • Ben B. Barnes – Dec 5, 1944 – Germany • Richard E. Beck – May 5, 1944 – Romania • Richard N. Berry – Jun 19, 1944 – France • Tonnis Boukamp – Sep 29, 1944 – Germany • John M. Broderick – Jan 16, 1945 – Italy • James E. Browning – Dec 31, 1944 – Luxembourg • Edward B. Burdett – Nov 18, 1967 – Vietnam • William H. Burns – Feb 11, 1945 – China • Boyd B. Chambers – Jan 1, 1945 – Italy • Leo E. Conway – Dec 18, 1944 – Japan • William E. Cramsie – Apr 10, 1944 – France • Alan F. Crum – Nov 6, 1944 • England • Robert S. Culbertson – Mar 13, 1945 – Philippines • Louis A. Curcuru – Oct 29, 1942 – New York • Lawton Davis – Jan 16, 1945 – Belgium • Frank D. Derouin – Nov 13, 1944 – France • Argonne C. Dixon – Jul 16, 1944 – Italy • John W. Earhart – Jan 22, 1944 – Florida • Oliver R. English – Jul 23, 1944 – Georgia • William E. Evers
Class of June 1943 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
2. Class of June 1943 Memorial
– May 15, 1944 – England • Fearn Field – Mar 6, 1945 – Germany • Lawrence M. Fitzpatrick – Feb 16, 1945 – Germany • Robert C. Foisey – Sep 14, 1944 – Germany • James D. Fore – Dec 22, 1943 – Florida • Charles A. Gaignat – Jul 23, 1944 – France • Robert J. Gilles – Jan 8, 1945 – Belgium • William J. Greene – Aug 14, 1951 – Korea • Jack W. Hammel – Jul 25, 1945 – China • Burton C. Hanish – Feb 25, 1945 – Germany • Herbert P. Harper – Dec 10, 1944 – France • Martin L. Harter – Feb 19, 1945 – Germany • Paul A. Hederstrom – Jan 14, 1945 – Belgium • Benedict F. Hoffman – Apr 22, 1945 – Okinawa • John M. Hommel – Jul 18, 1944 – Germany • Robert E. Horn – Dec 4, 1942 – New York • Jarrett M. Huddleston – Jan 13, 1945 – Belgium • William P. Hunt – Jun 21, 1952 – Korea • Thomas L. Hutchings – Sep, 1944 – Germany • Harry J. Kenyon – Mar 24, 1945 – Germany • Thomas J. Laudani – Nov 6, 1944 – Holland • Laurence R. MacDonnell – Aug 9, 1944 – France • John P. Mattfeldt – Apr 25, 1945 – Czechoslovakia • Donald D. McClure – Jun 19, 1944 – France • Jack M. McGregor – Aug 2, 1944 – France • John R. McNiel
Class of June 1943 Memorial and Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
3. Class of June 1943 Memorial and Fountain
The crest of the Class of 1943 appears on the north side of the fountain.
– Jun 19, 1944 – France • Richard V. Miracle – Dec 25, 1944 – Germany • John W. Myrtetus – Jun 25, 1944 – France • John H. Nelson – Feb 15, 1951 – Korea • John H. Norton – Aug 13, 1945 – Okinawa • Robert E. Orr – Jul 3, 1943 – Arizona • Randell J. Purcell – Jan 4, 1945 – Belgium • James C. Reed – May 30, 1945 – Okinawa • Ralph J. Renzulli – Apr 5, 1945 – Germany • Coleman C. Richards – Apr 12, 1944 – England • Scott B. Ritchie – Jun 30, 1944 – England • Robert J. Rooney – Mar 21, 1945 – Belgium • J. Weller Smith – Jun 26, 1944 – Austria • David L. Smith – Nov 4, 1944 – Holland • Stanley M. Staszak – Apr 4, 1959 – Vietnam • Richard C. Stickney – Jan 3, 1945 – Japan • Firman E. Susank – May 26, 1944 – Corsica • Lawrence E. Swank – Aug 15, 1944 – France • John J. Swisshelm – Mar 25, 1945 – Japan • Francis V. Walker – Jun 9, 1944 – Germany • Edward M. Watkins – Apr 20, 1944 – N Africa • Lewis F. Webster- Jan 8, 1952 – Korea • William J. Whalen – Apr 20, 1944 – N Africa • Fred O. Wickham – Mar 30, 1944 – Bulgaria • Louis C. Wieser – Apr 21, 1945 – Germany • Richard F. Wilhelm – Jul 12, 1944
Class of June 1943 Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
4. Class of June 1943 Fountain
Presented to the
United States Military Academy
by the Class of June 1943
on the 30th anniversary
of their graduation
– France • Howard G. Yeilding – Feb 10, 1945 – Japan • Owens H. Yeuell – Jul 17, 1944 – France – Harold A. Young – Mar 9, 1943 – New York

 
Erected by USMA Class of June 1943.
 
Location. 41° 23.134′ N, 73° 57.79′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Mills Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located just south of Michie Stadium. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lusk Reservoir (within shouting distance of this marker); Southeast Asia Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Howze Field (about 400 feet away); Michie Stadium (about 500 feet away); USMA Crest (about 700 feet away); Fort Wyllys (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Meigs (approx. ¼ mile away); The Beverly Robinson House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
More about this marker. The crests of the US Military Academy and of the Class of 1943 appear at the center of the marker, along with the motto Duty, Honor, Country.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Memorial at the US Military Academy image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
5. Memorial at the US Military Academy
 
 
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