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

War Memorial

 
 
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 7, 2020
1. War Memorial
Inscription.  

In grateful tribute to
the men and women
of Brookside who
served and gave their
lives in the service of
God and Country in
all of our conflicts.

In memory of
Raymond Parker • Oscar Shaffer
James Delaney • Elwood Renshaw
[All died during World War II]


 
Erected 1960 by Women's Auxiliary Unit No 837.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 41° 15.598′ N, 75° 51.42′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Memorial is at the intersection of Washington Street and Oakley Lane/Brookside Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkes Barre PA 18705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rev. Joseph Murgas (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Permanent Settlement in the Wyoming Valley (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away);
War Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 7, 2020
2. War Memorial Honored Dead
Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rev. Jacob Johnson, A.M. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Connecticut Settlement (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 7, 2020
3. War Memorial
Cross Valley Expressway (PA 309) in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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