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Near Prairie du Rocher in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish War Memorial

 
 
Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish War Memoriai Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, 2019
1. Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish War Memoriai Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of those members of our Lady Of Good Counsel Parish who gave their lives that we might worship in freedom
Peter Eich Feb. 6, 1892 - Oct.9,1918 France
Cletus Walster Apr. 29,1909 - July 9, 1943 N. Africa
Waldo Oelzen June 9 1918 - Mar.9, 1944 Italy
Henry Schmitz May 10, 1925 - Sept. 13, 1944 France
William Thien Oct. 11, 1926 - Oct. 23, 1952
May we never forget them

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 38° 9.141′ N, 90° 7.98′ W. Marker is near Prairie du Rocher, Illinois, in Monroe County. Memorial is on Washington Street just from 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2038 Washington Street, Prairie du Rocher IL 62277, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kidd, Illinois (approx. 3.3 miles away); Historic Conservation at Foglepole (approx. 3.3 miles away); In Memory of Robert Kidd
Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish Building image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, February 10, 2020
2. Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish Building
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(approx. 4.1 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Illinois (approx. 4.7 miles away); Welcome to Fort de Chartres State Historic Site (approx. 4.7 miles away); Fort de Chartres In The Illinois Country (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fort de Chartres (approx. 4.8 miles away); Ste. Anne's Church (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prairie du Rocher.
 
More about this memorial. Our Lady Of Good Counsel Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 10, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill.   2. submitted on February 10, 2020, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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Apr. 18, 2021