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Near Lemay in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

4th Marine Division

W. W. II 1943 - 1945

— Uncommon Valor was a Common Virtue —

 
 
4th Marine Division Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
1. 4th Marine Division Monument
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the memory of
those who served with the
Fourth Marine Division

Roi-Namur Feb. 1, 1944
Siapan June 15, 1944
Tinian July 24, 1944
Iwo Jima Feb. 19, 1945

Dedicated Sept. 24, 2005


 
Erected 2005 by Gateway Chapter No. 29, Fourth Marine Division Association W. W. II.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 30.002′ N, 90° 17.126′ W. Marker is near Lemay, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Memorial is at the intersection of Graves Drive and Rostrum Drive, on the left when traveling south on Graves Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2900 Sheridan Road, Saint Louis MO 63125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II (a few steps from this marker); Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Sailors (a few steps from this marker); The Chosin Few (a
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few steps from this marker); United States Marine Corps (a few steps from this marker); Third Infantry Division - U.S. Army (a few steps from this marker); Navy Seabees (within shouting distance of this marker); Fallen Marines and FMF Corpsmen Hero Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); All Sea Service Women (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lemay.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Fighting Fourth of World War II. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Fourth Marine Division in World War II. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on October 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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