Fort Belknap Indian Community in Phillips County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
Fort Belknap Roll of Honor
This Community Dedicates This Memorial
1941 - 1945
"This prayer we make in penitence that all who pass by here may sense the costliness of human strife , the value of a soldier's life. -- Reverend E.R. Cameron
Theodore DeCelles Charles DeCelles Mathew DeCelles August DeCelles, Jr. Benjamin R. Kirkaldie Frank B. Kirkaldie Gerald O'Bryan Mavin O'Bryan James E. O'Bryan Hamilton Longknife ★ Joseph Longknife Paul Plumage, Jr. Joseph Blackbird George Speakthunder Calvin Rigby George Bigby George Blackbird, Jr. Michael Campbell Thomas Campbell Thomas Campbell Ruby Campbell William Burtch Christian Windchiff Curtis Snell William Snell Jack Young Henry First Raised, Jr. ★ Bryan First Raised Fred DeLormf Michael Cochran Henry Cochran John Fitzsimmons Paul Fitzsimmons Edgar Pipe James Earthboy John Adams 2 James Adams William B. Adams Martin Johnson Aaron Perry Edgar Johnson John Minugh Benjamin R. Stevens William Parnell ★
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 48° 28.903′ N, 108° 45.453′ W. Marker is in Fort Belknap Indian Community, Montana, in Phillips County. Memorial is on Main Street South near Assiniboine Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harlem MT 59526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Belknap Reservation (within shouting distance of this marker); The Vision Quest (within shouting distance of this marker); Airmen Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Fort Belknap rest area, just off U.S. Highway 2 behind the casino.
1. Corporal Charles Ball & Private Joe Longknife
Thank you for acknowledgement of these two brave warriors. The two markers at the Fort Belknap Veterans Park are those of my Great-Uncle Charles Ball and Joseph Longknife. Neither returned from Bataan, Luzon, Philippines. CPL Ball is currently listed as MIA during the surrender and fall of Bataan. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross posthumously. Private Longknife, who survived the Bataan Death March, was among the U.S. serviceman killed when the Japanese Hellship
— Submitted April 21, 2022, by George Ball of Harlem, Montana.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 24, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.