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War Memorial

 
 
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
1. War Memorial
Inscription.  

Dedicated by
Post No. 524 American Legion
Forest City, Pa.
in memory of their
comrades of Forest City
and vicinity who offered
their lives in defense
of humanity in the
World War 1914 - 1918
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Those who made the supreme sacrifice
Forest City

Pvt. William Burns • 1st Lt. Reese Davis
Corp. Joseph Dearie • Pvt. John Gardella
Pvt. Tony Gellett • Sgt. Stanley Horosko
Pvt. Raymond Murray • Pvt. Leo McCabe
Sgt. George Payne • Pvt. John Rudatis
Corp. Charles Skubic • Pvt. Martin Skubic
2nd Lt. John Strach

Vandling
Corp. James P. McAndrew • Corp. Robert E. Nelson
Pvt. Jack Bayliff

Elkdale
M.M.2C. William D. Jones • Pvt. Robert P. Owens
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[World War II] Roll of Honor
Sgt. Thomas Bucknavage • Sgt. Peter Gursky
Sgt. George Motsko • S/Sgt. Vincent Stancavage
Cpl. Anthony Pristavec • Cpl. John W. Riley
Pvt. Edward Bokal • T/Sgt. Ludwig J. Verboys
Pvt. Frank

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Lutkiewicz • Pvt. Anthony Chesnick
Cadet Thomas Berish • Pvt. John Rozina
Pvt. Joseph Yerib, Jr. • T/5G. Joseph J. Skrocki
Sgt. John Monahan • F.O. Edmund J. Bovitt
Pvt. Fred Finc • Cpl. Chester S. Dombroski
Cpl. Stanley Czerpauska • Pvt. Jerry Machek
Sgt. Albert Gliha • T/4G. Bernard N. Hydock
Seaman Victor Planinsek • PFC. Adolph Korsak
S/Sgt. Charles Gliha • PFC. John G. Zukosky
PFC. Edward Golecki • PFC. Frank Zedar
Pvt. Cyril P. Kelleher • Sgt. Leonard F. Peterlin
T/Sgt. John Timko • S/Sgt. Thomas G. Payne
PFC. Frank Moser • S/1st.Cl. William A. Ross
PFC. Robert N. Davis • Sgt. Thomas L. Patsey
S/Sgt. Stanley L. Chudzinski • Lt. Norman Lamoreaux
PFC. Earle D. Arthur • C.P.O. Charles B. Sutton
Sgt. Chester Platkowski • Lt. Michael Kowalsky
T/Sgt. Elmer Tusko • PFC. Robert Mills
Pvt. Peter J. Kutch • Sgt. Henry Zigon
T/5G. William B. Saladyda • Cpl. Edward V. Kudgus
Pvt. Joseph Stankus • Cpl. Joseph Kaszorek
S/1st.Cl. Joseph A. Tomaszewski

Presented to
the Gold Star Mothers of Forest City
and its Greater Area
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Korean War 1950-1953
Pvt. Joseph Gerchman • Sgt. Leonard Charles Hull
Cpl. Louis T. Volk

Vietnam War 1959-1975
Sgt. Lawrence A. Berneski • PFC. Francis J.

War Memorial Honored Dead WWI image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
2. War Memorial Honored Dead WWI
Connor
PFC. Roland Dennis Dumond • Lt. James Alfred Gaiser
SFC. Robert S. Geer • Sp4. Michael A. Pfeufer
PFC. Rodney Ransom • Sgt. James E. Silfee
Cpl. Clarence J. Tiffany • Sp4. Brian D. Upright

That from these honored dead
we take increased devotion...
Abraham Lincoln


 
Erected by Charles & Martin Skubic American Legion Post 524.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series list.
 
Location. 41° 38.83′ N, 75° 28.018′ W. Marker is in Forest City, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County. Memorial is on Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 171/247) north of Maxey Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 331 Main Street, Forest City PA 18421, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Miners Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel (approx. Ό mile away); Forest City (approx. 1.1 miles away); Township Pioneers and Founders and Ministers of the Clinton Baptist Church
War Memorial Honored Dead WWII image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
3. War Memorial Honored Dead WWII
(approx. 3½ miles away); Monkey Run Park (approx. 3.6 miles away); Stillwater Lake (approx. 3.7 miles away); Simpson, Lackawanna County, Pa. (approx. 3.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest City.
 
War Memorial Honored Dead Korea-Vietnam image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
4. War Memorial Honored Dead Korea-Vietnam
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
5. War Memorial
War Memorial Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
6. War Memorial Doughboy Statue
War Memorial Doughboy Statue Mark image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
7. War Memorial Doughboy Statue Mark
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 682 times since then and 250 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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