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Pittston in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

War Memorial

 
 
War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 25, 2020
1. War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the
memory of the
brave men and women
of
Greater Pittston
who fought so
courageously in all
our battles for freedom

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II.
 
Location. 41° 19.329′ N, 75° 47.367′ W. Marker is in Pittston, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Memorial is at the intersection of Broad Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Broad Street. Monument is adjacent to City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Broad Street, Pittston PA 18640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John the Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Workers in Greater Pittston's Garment Industry (about 500 feet away); Toni the Tomato Mule (about 500 feet away); Inspiration Mural (about 700 feet away); The Greater Pittston Coal Miner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christopher Columbus
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 25, 2020
2. War Memorial
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Jenkins' Fort (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Jenkins Fort (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Army 1st Lt. Jeffrey F. Deprimo. (Submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Army Spc. Dale J. Kridlo. (Submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 25, 2020
3. War Memorial
War Memorial - 1LT Jeffrey F Deprimo image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 25, 2020
4. War Memorial - 1LT Jeffrey F Deprimo
US Army
Born Dec 6, 1972
KIA in Afghanistan
May 20, 2008
War Memorial - Corporal Dale J Kridlo image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 25, 2020
5. War Memorial - Corporal Dale J Kridlo
US Army
Born Mar 27, 1977
KIA in Afghanistan
Nov 7, 2010
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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