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Hazleton in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial

 
 
443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2018
1. 443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial Bench
Inscription.  

World War II
1942 - 1945

9 Campaigns • 3 Invasions
1942 — 1945

North Africa
Sicily • Italy
France • Germany
Austria

Korean War
1950 - 1953

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European Beech tree planted
1998 in honor of 443 AAA Bn
by George and Maryann Ator


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 57.581′ N, 75° 58.537′ W. Marker is in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Memorial is on Diamond Avenue west of Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Memorial Park, Hazleton PA 18201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War Memorial (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial
443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial Tree Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2018
2. 443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial Tree Dedication
(within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Columbus (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Joseph's Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hazleton.
 
Also see . . .
1. 443rd Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion (SP) History. (Submitted on June 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 36th Infantry Division: The "Texas" Division. (Submitted on June 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial Bench and Beech Tree image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2018
3. 443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial Bench and Beech Tree
Daniel Matthews, Battery C, 443rd AAA Battalion image. Click for full size.
By Richard Matthews, June 23, 2020
4. Daniel Matthews, Battery C, 443rd AAA Battalion
Daniel Matthews Honorable Discharge image. Click for full size.
By Richard Matthews, circa June 1, 2020
5. Daniel Matthews Honorable Discharge
“This is to certify that Daniel Matthews ... Technician 4th Grade Battery C 443rd Anti Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion Army of the United States is hereby Honorably Discharge from the military service of the United States of America. This certificate is awarded as a testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service to this country. ... Battles and Campaigns: Northern France Rhineland Ardennes. Decorations and Citations: Good Conduct Medal, European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, World War II Victory Medal ... Lapel Button Issued ...” Click on image to zoom in.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 127 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on June 23, 2020, by Richard Matthews of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on June 20, 2020, by Richard Matthews of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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