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Santa Maria Valley World War II Memorial

 
 
Santa Maria Valley World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 30, 2020
1. Santa Maria Valley World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
In honor of the World War II veterans from the Santa Maria Valley who gave their lives for the ideals of freedom

* We will never forget their sacrifice *

Louis Araujo · Charles Baird Jr. · Glen R. Baker · Ellery Bush · Leonard Calderon · Joseph Carlotti · Charles Carpenter · John H. Chapek · Robert E. Conser · Kenneth Cooper · Clarence Cooper · Nickolas Covell · Joseph De Coito · Bryant De Loach · William Dudy · George Elvidge · Augustin N. Escalante · Buford E. Foster · Warham H. Franklin · Fred M. Garton · Ernest F. Gorzell · Frank Golden · Felipe T. Guerrero · Dale Harris · Robert Ireland · William C. Jones · Isaac C. Kahn · William Kirkpatrick · Daniel Loga · Robert Longmire · Florentino J. Martinez · Vincent Martinez · Basil Martinez · John McGinley · Ray McGinley · David F. McGraw · Maurice Muxen · Robert W. Neatherlin · Carmen J. Nelson · Thomas Ontiveros · Jack Ontiveros · Christopher Palestino · Fortino E. Rivas · Donald E. Runnels · Dewitt Sanford · Harold Severson · John Donald Smith · Calvin Snow · Gene Sturgeon · Roy

Santa Maria Valley World War II Memorial - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 30, 2020
2. Santa Maria Valley World War II Memorial - wide view
The WW II memorial is the leftmost of the 3 visible here.
E. Tennison · Cecil A. Tognazzini · Stanley Weber · William C. Wallace · Harold Withrow · Mikoto Yoshihara

 
Erected 2004 by Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 34° 56.841′ N, 120° 26.037′ W. Marker is in Santa Maria, California, in Santa Barbara County. Memorial is on South McClelland Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 South McClelland Street, Santa Maria CA 93454, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The American Woman Veteran (here, next to this marker); Santa Maria Valley Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); John Edward Smith Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Santa Maria Valley Cold War Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Santa Maria Valley World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Santa Maria Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Santa Maria Valley War on Terrorism Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Maria.
 
More about this memorial. This is one of several war memorials located in Veterans Plaza.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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