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Guadalupe in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Vietnam War Memorial

August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975

 
 
Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 29, 2020
1. Vietnam War Memorial
Inscription.  
Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Dedicated to the American people in memory, the spirit of the Vietnam veteran.

Dedicated by friends

SSgt James C Dorsi
1/18th Armored Cav A Troop 64/70

Sgt Herbert M Hart
389th Combat Engineers 66/68

Sgt James T Maloney
1/7th Cav A Company 66/68

Sp/4 Raymond Rudd
1/18th Armored Cav A Troop 65/70

(Additional plaque)
In honor of our three young Servicemen buried in the Guadalupe Cemetery

Pfc Arturo Carrasco
Company A 1st Battalion
(Mechanized) 16th Infantry 1st Infantry Division
August 4, 1946 - June 9, 1969

Spec. 4 Phillip Hernandez
Company C 4th Battalion
198th Infantry Division
January 9, 1948 - May 14, 1969

Pfc Michael Pagaling
Co B 5 Mar 1 Mar Div.
July 21, 1949 - January 2, 1969

Killed in action
Vietnam

 
Erected 2002.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location.

Vietnam War Memorial - additional plaque (on north side of monument) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 29, 2020
2. Vietnam War Memorial - additional plaque (on north side of monument)
34° 58.205′ N, 120° 34.387′ W. Marker is in Guadalupe, California, in Santa Barbara County. Memorial is on Guadalupe Street (State Highway 1) south of Ninth Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guadalupe CA 93434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Far Western Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Rancho Nipomo (approx. 7.1 miles away); Site of the Pacific Coast Railway Depot (approx. 7.4 miles away); Veterans' Memorial Cultural Center and Park (approx. 7.6 miles away); IOOF Temple (approx. 7.8 miles away); Santa Maria's Oldest Building (approx. 7.8 miles away); Historical Site of the First Masonic Temple in the County of Santa Barbara (approx. 7.9 miles away); In Memory of William Alvin Newton (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
Vietnam War Memorial - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 29, 2020
3. Vietnam War Memorial - wide view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
 
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Mar. 7, 2021