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World War II Merchant Marine Seamen and Navy Armed Guard Memorial

In Peace And War

 
 
World War II Merchant Marine Seamen and Navy Armed Guard Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
1. World War II Merchant Marine Seamen and Navy Armed Guard Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the memory of
Merchant Marine Seamen
and
Navy Armed Guard
who gave their lives in
World War II
in the service of
their country

United States Merchant Marine
World War II Losses
Ships - 731
Merchant Seamen - 6700
Navy Armed Guard - 1810

Dedicated Nov. 11, 1998


 
Erected 1998 by S.S. Samuel Parker Chapter, American Merchant Marine and Navy Armed Guard Veterans.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries, and the US Navy Armed Guard series lists.
 
Location. 38° 30.017′ N, 90° 17.119′ W. Marker is near Lemay, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Memorial is at the intersection of Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive, on the right when traveling east on Flagstaff 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
Merchant Marine Emblem on Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
2. Merchant Marine Emblem on Memorial
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. Fallen Marines and FMF Corpsmen Hero Memorial (here, next to this marker); Navy Seabees (here, next to this marker); United States Marine Corps (a few steps from this marker); All Sea Service Women (a few steps from this marker); The Chosin Few (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Infantry Division - U.S. Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Sailors (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lemay.
 
Also see . . .
1. U.S. Merchant Marines in World War II. (Submitted on July 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. U.S. Navy Armed Guard and U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II - A Little Known Story. (Submitted on July 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. (Submitted on July 31, 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.
3. Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on October 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. 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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Aug. 14, 2022