Waukegan in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Cpl. Richard E. Bush Memorial
Born December 23, 1923
United States Marine Corps
1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 6th Marine Division
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 16, 1945.
Location. 42° 21.561′ N, 87° 50.145′ W. Marker is in Waukegan, Illinois, in Lake County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Washington Street and South West Street. Located in the Veterans Memorial Plaza in Washington Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waukegan IL 60085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orion Perseus Howe (a few steps from this marker); Waukegan Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Waukegan Doughboy StatueWaukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Ray Bradbury Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ray Bradbury Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company (approx. 1.3 miles away); Joseph T. Bowen Country Club (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waukegan.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Palatine, Illinois. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 9, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Palatine, Illinois. 2. submitted on April 11, 2018, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.