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Lake Charles in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Thomas J. Ryan

 
 
Thomas J. Ryan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
1. Thomas J. Ryan Marker
Inscription.  
Ensign - U.S. Navy - U.S.S. Salem
Medal of Honor
Issued
15-March-1924

 
Erected 1998.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitary. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 15, 1924.
 
Location. 30° 14.032′ N, 93° 13.313′ W. Marker is in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in Calcasieu Parish. Memorial can be reached from North Lakeshore Drive near Pryce Street, on the right when traveling south. Located at the Louisiana Medal of Honor fountain in the Lake Charles Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake Charles LA 70601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theodore S. Wilkinson Jr. (here, next to this marker); Albert Weisbogel (here, next to this marker); Adolphus W. Greely (here, next to this marker); John Osborne (here, next to this marker); Martin Freeman (here, next to this marker); Charles W. Anderson
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(here, next to this marker); Hampton M. Roach (here, next to this marker); Steven L. Bennet (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Charles.
 
Also see . . .  Ens. Ryan Citation Page. (Submitted on March 28, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
Thomas J. Ryan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
2. Thomas J. Ryan Marker
Medal Of Honor Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
3. Medal Of Honor Plaque
Louisiana Recipients Congressional Medal of Honor
MoH Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
4. MoH Plaque
In honor of all recipients Congressional Medal of Honor- Highest U.S.Military decoration awarded. Established Dec. 21, 1861 - Congressional Bill approved by President Lincoln. Over Thirty Four Hundred recipients/1998
Medal Of Honor Fountain image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
5. Medal Of Honor Fountain
Thomas J. Ryan Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe
6. Thomas J. Ryan Grave Marker
He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Section 34, Site 80-A1
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 28, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.   6. submitted on April 12, 2020, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.

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