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Weirton in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Fire Department World War II Memorial

 
 
Fire Department World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
1. Fire Department World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
In memory of
Joseph Robinson
who made the Supreme Sacrifice
and
the following members of the
Weirton Heights Volunteer Fire Dept.
who served their country in World War II

Ray Poland • John Ritchie • Obie Phebus • Robert De Felice • Austin Leach • Anthony Surrel • John Orvosh • Fred Irons • Lester Poland • John Harcharic • William Johnson • William Domolewicz • Jack Poland • James Banketas
 
Erected by Weirton Heights Volunteer Fire Department.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 40° 23.39′ N, 80° 35.635′ W. Marker is in Weirton, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Memorial is on Military Drive 0.1 miles south of Marshaling Yard Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Weirton WV 26062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William "Bill" Courtney (1950 - 2010) (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Army Experimental Tank
Fire Department World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
2. Fire Department World War II Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); USS Frank E. Evans DD-754 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hancock County / Brooke County (approx. 0.6 miles away); James J. Andrews (approx. 0.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The People's Bank (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weirton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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