Wessington Springs in Jerauld County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Wessington Springs, South Dakota Veterans Memorial
(Main Memorial) This memorial is dedicated to those men and women who served our country in times of war and peace and especially to those who gave their lives in that service.
In Commemoration of the Patriotism of our Comrades
Willman - Fee Post No. 14 Wessington Springs South Dakota
Dedicated May 30, 1935
This Memorial Dedicated to:
LT Thomas R. Russell
LT John M. Walker
LT Robgert P. Lynn
Sgt Lester M. Hatfield
Sgt Raymond F. Pischke
Sgt Victor D. Mette
Sgt Nino S. Litrio
Sgt Mike J. Ventura
PFC Victor F. Brotherton
On Aug 26, 1943 these med died at the practice bombing range in Logan Township during a routine training flight.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 44° 4.717′ N, 98° 34.185′ W. Marker is in Wessington Springs, South Dakota, in Jerauld County. Memorial is at the intersection of Burrett St SE and Wallace Ave Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wessington Springs SD 57382, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jerauld County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratton Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carnegie Library (about 700 feet away); Wessington Springs' First Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Municipal Field House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neutral Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Noble's Trail Campsite (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wessington Springs Trivia (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wessington Springs.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.