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Shillington Veterans of War Memorial

 
 
Shillington Veterans of War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2020
1. Shillington Veterans of War Memorial
Inscription.  
With thanks to God we remember all of the men and women of Shillington who served in our country's Armed Forces to preserve America's freedom

They have passed on the torch of freedom so we may carry it forth. They have earned our respect and we are obligated to uphold their ideals.

World War I
Harry Moore • Charles Reber

World War II
Walter J. Ackerman • Robert S. Fidler • Gerald D. Graeff • Adam P. Hafer, Jr. • George R. Hiller • Carl L. Hoffman • William H. Kiplin • James F. Miller • Kermit W. Nye • Walter H. Reed • Raymond A. Ringler • David N. Sassaman • William C. Seltzer • Jack M. Thompson • Harry J. Umbenhauer • Arlo V. Werley • Elmer P. Zerbe

Korean War

Vietnam War

Persian Gulf Conflict

Enduring Freedom

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 18.206′ N, 75° 58.048′ W. Marker is in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Memorial is
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at the intersection of Philadelphia Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 724) and East Lancaster Avenue (Business U.S. 222), on the left when traveling east on Philadelphia Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Philadelphia Ave, Reading PA 19607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Updike (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Mifflin (approx. half a mile away); Shillington (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mohnton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cyrus D. Hornberger (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cedar Top Honor Roll (approx. 1½ miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shillington.
 
Shillington Veterans of War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2020
2. Shillington Veterans of War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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