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West Alton in St. Charles County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Armed Forces Memorial

 
 
Armed Forces Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
1. Armed Forces Memorial
Inscription.  
In memory of all the men and women
that served in the Armed Forces from
The City of West Alton MO.

KIA WW I Thaddeus Keene
KIA WW I Fred Mintert
KIA WW II Bernard Zimmerman
KIA Korea Joseph Crawford
KIA Vietnam Eugene Polling

[Reverse]
Earl Freese - 1922 - USN
Ted R Mitchell 1924 - 2001 - USN
Thomas B. Wunderlich - 1928 - 2015 - USA
Boby L. Springer - 1940 - USA
Roger H. Stutko - 1945 - USA
Glenn J. Grotegeers - 1949 - USMC

 
Erected by The City of West Alton.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 38° 52.097′ N, 90° 13.594′ W. Marker is in West Alton, Missouri, in St. Charles County. Memorial is at the intersection of State Highway 94 and St. Charles Street, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 94. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Alton MO 63386, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this
Armed Forces Memorial [Reverse] image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
2. Armed Forces Memorial [Reverse]
marker, measured as the crow flies. The Legend of the Piasa (approx. 2˝ miles away in Illinois); Ruins of First State Prison in Illinois (approx. 2.6 miles away in Illinois); Godfrey, Gilman & Co. Warehouse (approx. 2.6 miles away in Illinois); Setting the Stage for the Great Debate (approx. 2.6 miles away in Illinois); Miles Davis (approx. 2.6 miles away in Illinois); Discover History All Around Alton (approx. 2.7 miles away in Illinois); Lincoln-Douglas Debates! (approx. 2.7 miles away in Illinois); Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Alton (approx. 2.7 miles away in Illinois).
 
Armed Forces Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
3. Armed Forces Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Feb. 24, 2021