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Leesport in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brave Men

Devotion • Valor • Sacrifice

 
 
Brave Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2020
1. Brave Men Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated in grateful memory to the heroes of
Ontelaunee Township
who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the defense
of our country in World Wars I and II
1917 - 1918
Charles C. Rissmiller

1941 - 1945
Calvin E. Althouse • Clarence E. Hartz • Howard A. Kunkleman • George W. Longlow • Eugene W. Rothenberger

Joe. W. Gruber • Ralph F. Reed • Elmer W. Shade • Warren P. Spayd • Ellis C. Yoder
 
Erected by Washington Camp No. 165, P.O.S. of A.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 26.749′ N, 75° 58.074′ W. Marker is in Leesport, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Wall Street and Water Street on West Wall Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 W Wall St, Leesport PA 19533, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. POW ★ MIA (here, next to this marker); Veterans of World War II (here, next to this marker); a different marker also
Brave Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2020
2. Brave Men Marker
named Veterans of World War II (here, next to this marker); Leesport Lock House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dauberville Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Living with the River (approx. 3.6 miles away); Damming the River (approx. 3.7 miles away); Reclaiming the River (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesport.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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