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Olyphant in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

War Memorial

 
 
War Memorial World Wars Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2020
1. War Memorial World Wars Marker
Inscription.  

In honored memory of the men
and women of Olyphant who
made the supreme sacrifice

World War I, ending Nov. 11, 1918
Raymond Henry • Joseph Kucko • Louis Parylla
Joseph Houston • John Hare • Jos. Wharton
George Carp • Carl Van-Sickle • Harry Sergey
James Jayne • Michael Adzema • John Tomaskevitch
William Patten • Martin C. Loftus

World War II, ending Sept. 2, 1945
Ignatious Glovach • James D. Ferrante • Joseph Fedorchak
Stephen Kisacky • Joseph Paulishak • Frank Tomcho
Joseph A. Liparula • Walter Elnitsky • Joseph Owens
Thomas Coulthard • Andrew Vnencak • George Semko
Walter Dombrowiecki • Walter W. O'Malley • Edward T. Salomon
Arnette Wetherill • Stephen Sofranko • John Babicz
Vladimir Russin • Joseph J. Kulwanoski • Joseph C. Kranick
John J. Jenkins • Richard L. Jenkins • Michael Hefferon
Leo Craig • Joseph Morell • Kenwood Shearer
Joseph A. Reich • James B. Hammond • John Dudrich
William P. Rogan • Stanley F. Kondrat • Renzo Succo
John Dolinsky • Herman Sislo • Gerald Kiballa
William Dixon • Nicholas

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Vasilenko • Michael R. DeMatteo
Walter J. Chmiel • Albert Vnencak • William Vesko
Felix Zywicki • John Skiscim • Edward Stepkovitch
Peter Klapatch • Joseph Kondrat • William Torhan
Edwin Yablonowski • Charles R. Agentovich • Alexander Ponzelli
Joseph L. Misiura • Charles McLernan

Korean Conflict
June 27, 1950 - Jan. 31, 1955

Eugene T. Brophy • John Burke Christy
Michael Krutty • Edward J. Onze

We beseech Thee to care for all those
who have closed their eyes and in Thy
mercy to enable them to open them on
the full glory and warmth of Thee.

Vietnam Conflict
Aug 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975

Ambrose J. Cerene

Give oh Lord our God
Thy great reward to our
beloved dead that in union
with Thee they may look
down upon a world
in love and peace.


 
Erected by Raymond Henry American Legion Post No. 327.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 41° 28.22′ N, 75° 36.279′ W. Marker is in Olyphant, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Memorial is at the intersection of Willow Avenue and Short Street, on the left when traveling north on Willow
War Memorial Korean Conflict Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2020
2. War Memorial Korean Conflict Marker
Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 Willow Avenue, Olyphant PA 18447, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nestor Chylak (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Loretto Perfectus Walsh (within shouting distance of this marker); Olyphant Coal Miners Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); SS. Cyril & Methodius Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (about 500 feet away); John J. Morelli (about 700 feet away); Olyphant Junior High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain Johnston Blakely (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olyphant.
 
War Memorial Vietnam Conflict Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2020
3. War Memorial Vietnam Conflict Marker
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2020
4. War Memorial
Olyphant War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Schaffer, July 18, 2020
5. Olyphant War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on September 11, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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