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War Memorial Park

Marietta, PA

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 7, 2019
1. War Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated in Honor of those from the Marietta area who served God and Country during World War II and in loving memory of these twelve men who made the ultimate sacrifice.

May we, whose Destiny it is to live on, dedicate our lives to the preservation of that which they won for us:
Freedom - - in the community,
in the Nation, and throughout the world.

1946 Rededicated 2006
Sons of the American Legion
Squadron 466

This memorial was made possible through gifts of time, materials and funds generously donated by members of the Legion and the Marietta community.

[Names listed to the left of the center plaques:]
John L.
Buchanan
1924 - 1945

William M.
Fuhrman, Jr.
1922 - 1943

Ralph
Gohn, Jr.
1915 - 1944

Russel
McKain
1912 - 1944

[Names listed to the right of the center plaques:]
George W.
Childs
1919 - 1944

Walter C.
Grubb
1922
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Sylvester
Herschelroth
1923 - 1944

William A.
Mayer
1924 - 1945

Grant B.
Snyder
1924 - 1944

Daniel E.
Zink
1917 - 1944

 
Erected 2006 by Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 466.
 
Location. 40° 3.584′ N, 76° 32.85′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Memorial is at the intersection of East Walnut Street and North Pine Street, on the right when traveling west on East Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 North Pine Street, Marietta PA 17547, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Women in Marietta (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marietta (approx. 0.3 miles away); Those Who Served From Marietta in World War II (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Buried Story (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.7 miles away); Skip Hoist/Oil Shed (approx. 0.7 miles away); Donegal Place (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stone Base of the Chimney (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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