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Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
1. Vietnam War Memorial
Inscription.  
This memorial is dedicated to those who served their country in the Vietnam War. Below are the names of those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice.

1961 - 1975

Sgt. Shepherd, Harry J., Jr., USMC, 1946-1966, I
Pfc. Hayes, Joseph F., USMC, 1948-1967 II
Pfc. Inferrera, Louis J., USMC, 1949-1967 II
Cpl. Frambes, John M., Army, 1947-1967 II
M. Sgt. Gaburo, George W., Army, 1936-1967, III
L/Cpl. Jenkins, Lance N., USMC, 1949-1967, III
1st Lt. Asselta, Charles C., Army, 1947-1968, IV
L/Cpl. Mount, John E., USMC, 1949-1968, II
Cpl. Moorer, Bobby, Army, 1941-1968
L/Cpl. Davis, Richard W., USMC, 1949-1969, V
Sgt. Kalivas, John A., Army, 1948-1969, VI
Pfc. Viehmann, George J. Jr., Army, 1947-1969, VII
Pfc. Green, Leo F. Jr., Army, 1949-1969, VII
Cwo Danna, Joseph J. Jr., Army, 1941-1970, VIII

May the names inscribed on this memorial remind us that it is with their sacrifice that we enjoy our freedom today.

Beneath this plaque is the ammo box containing the names of the fourteen men from Vineland
Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
2. Vietnam War Memorial
who gave their lives during the Vietnam War. The names were scribed from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. and hand carried 150 miles to Vineland, N.J. May 9, 1988. The trek took five days the first ever in the State of New Jersey in which veterans scribed the names from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and walked back to any city in N.J. from the Vietnam War.

The veterans that carried the ammo box were:
Curt Veach - USMC, Al Granato Sr. - US Army
Ron Garrison - USCG, Ed Gomez - USMC
Adrian Wecker - US Army

 
Erected 1988.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 39° 29.607′ N, 75° 1.401′ W. Marker is in Vineland, New Jersey, in Cumberland County. Memorial is at the intersection of Cambridge Street and North 6th Street, in the median on Cambridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vineland NJ 08360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corp. Daniel B. Rhubart (a few steps from this marker); Vineland's Own (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Circle Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Priv. J. Alfred Ackley, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Corp. Jack F. Gaskill (a few steps from this marker); Sgt. Dominick Pilla
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(a few steps from this marker); Priv. Aldo Bruge (within shouting distance of this marker); Seaman, Perre Galkin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vineland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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