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Hannibal in Marion County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

War Memorial

 
 
War Memorial Dedication Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
1. War Memorial Dedication Markers
Inscription.  

In honor and in memory of
the Citizens of Marion County
who served in
World War I and World War II
★ ★ ★
Erected in 1962
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In honor and memory of
Marion County Veterans

Korean War
June 25, 1950-Jan. 31, 1955

Viet Nam War
Dec. 22, 1961-May 7, 1975

[Honor Roll of WWI and WWII Veterans]
[names not transcribed]


 
Erected 1962 by Service Mothers of World War II; American Legion Posts 55, 155, and 174; VFW Post 2446, City of Hannibal, Marion County, and State of Missouri.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 42.527′ N, 91° 21.556′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Memorial is on 5th Street north of Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
World War I Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
2. World War I Honor Roll of Veterans
Memorial is on the west side of Central Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hannibal MO 63401, 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 (here, next to this marker); Site of First School House in Hannibal (a few steps from this marker); Fifth Street Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); William Henry Hatch (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named William Henry Hatch (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Horr House (about 600 feet away); Standard Printing Company Building (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
 
World War I Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
3. World War I Honor Roll of Veterans
World War II Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
4. World War II Honor Roll of Veterans
World War II Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
5. World War II Honor Roll of Veterans
World War II Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
6. World War II Honor Roll of Veterans
World War II Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
7. World War II Honor Roll of Veterans
World War II Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
8. World War II Honor Roll of Veterans
World War II Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
9. World War II Honor Roll of Veterans
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
10. War Memorial
Honor Rolls on all sides of the memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on September 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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