Oakdale in Allen Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
If you love... you will be loyal...no matter what the cost
1 Corinthians 13:7 (TLB)
The people of Oakdale, Louisiana dedicate this memorial in honor of our three young soldiers who gave their lives, in the Viet Nam War, for the love of their country.
Herbert (Terry) Cross
2nd Lt. U.S. Marines
Bryford G. Metoyer
2nd Lt. U.S. Army
Gary M. McCollough
Pvt. U.S. Army
We will always remember them
Location. 30° 48.944′ N, 92° 39.746′ W. Marker is in Oakdale, Louisiana, in Allen Parish. Marker is at the intersection of East 6th Avenue and 10th Street, in the median on East 6th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakdale LA 71463, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sgt. Leroy Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); SSG Timothy B. Cole, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Elizabeth (approx. 8.6 miles away); SSG Timothy Bruce Cole, Jr. - Bronze Star with Valor (approx. 9 miles away); Glenmora Cemetery (approx. 11.9 miles away); Oberlin: A Blending of Cultures (approx. 14.8 miles away).
Categories. • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2015. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 30 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on August 6, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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