Battery C, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division Memorial
— 1950 • Korean War Memorial • 1953 —
This memorial testifies to future generations our everlasting appreciation for all Korean War Veterans. Some gave much, others gave all. Yours was a much appreciated gift we can only hope to express by honoring your sacrifice in this way.
Freedom Is Not Free
USA Korean War Casualties
Killed in Action 54,229
Missing in Action 8,142
The Forgotten War
Dedicated by the Shriver Family
to these Btry C 160 FA BN men,
mobilized at this site
Sept. 1, 1950
their comittment [sic] and courage
to preserve our freedom
Erected by the Town of Haskell and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean. A significant historical date for this entry is September 1, 1950.
Location. 35° 48.998′ N, 95° 40.486′ W. Marker is in Haskell Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Thunderbird Park, Haskell OK 74436, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Harpe's Council (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Haskell Casualties (approx. 1.4 miles away); War and Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Btry B 171st Field Artillery Bn / Btry C 160th Field Artillery Bn (approx. 1.4 miles away); Battery E and Battery C 160th Field Artillery (approx. 1.4 miles away); JB Bates, Sr. (approx. 1.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); Koweta Mission (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Haskell.
Also see . . .
1. History of the 45th Infantry Division. (Submitted on October 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Photo of Battery C, 160th Field Artillery (probably WWII, not Korean War). (Submitted on October 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.