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San Benito County Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
San Benito County Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 25, 2018
1. San Benito County Vietnam War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
S Sgt. Robert W. Oates
August 10, 1966
Sp. 4 David Vasquez
March 22, 1967
Sp. 4 Lawrence R. Dodd
May 26, 1967
P.F.C. Gabriel Betancourt
September 19, 1967
P.F.C. Albert Gonzalez
July 23, 1968
P.F.C. Arcadio Torres
August 22, 1968
Sgt. Raymond F. Eade
March 24, 1969
S Sgt. Joel J. Joseph
April 19, 1970
Sp. 4 Nickalas P Gurnias
August 13, 1970

Korean War
Pvt. Martin Yparraguirre
October 27, 1951

So young, so brave,
with certain patriotism,
And uncertain resolve,
they served!


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 36° 50.976′ N, 121° 24.116′ W. Marker is in Hollister, California, in San Benito County. Memorial is at the intersection of San Benito Street and 7th Street, on the left when traveling south on San Benito Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 649 San Benito Street, Hollister CA 95023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker);
San Benito County Vietnam War Memorial Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 25, 2018
2. San Benito County Vietnam War Memorial Marker - Wide View
The memorial is in the shade of the large tree on the right, on the grounds of the Veterans Memorial Building.
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William Clyde "Wino Willie" Forkner, Jr. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hollister Train Service (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of San Justo Ranch Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Cottage Corners (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of the Tres Pinos Hotel (approx. 6 miles away); 19th Hole Rendevous (approx. 6.2 miles away); Vineyard School (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollister.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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