Elizabethtown in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This tablet is erected in memory of two citizens of Elizabethtown who were posthumously awarded our nations highest military award, the Congressional Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry & intrepidity in action at the risk of their lives above & beyond the call of duty.
Second Lieutenant Robert Dale Reem
U.S.M.C., Co. H., 3rd. Bn. 1st Marine Div. (Reinforced)
Vicinity Chinhung-Ni, Korea
6 Nov 1950
★ ★ ★
Sergeant William D. Port
U.S.A., Co. C. 5th. Bn., 1st Air Cav. Div.—Que Son Alley,
Heip Duc Province, Republic of Vietnam
12 January 1968
★ ★ ★
Erected 1974 by Fred Barley Post 5667, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Elizabethtown, PA.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 40° 9.027′ N, 76° 36.042′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 East Washington Street, Elizabethtown PA 17022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elizabeth Area Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Shoe Industry in Elizabethtown (approx. ¼ mile away); Changes in Elizabethtown (approx. ¼ mile away); Industry in Elizabethtown (approx. ¼ mile away); Millstone Plaza History (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barnabas and Elizabeth Hughes (approx. 0.3 miles away); Design of Elizabethtown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grist Mill Process (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethtown.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.