Elkhart in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In honor of those of Elkhart community who gave much in winning the World War and in memory of those who gave their all, this memorial is dedicated.
Dedicated to those of the Elkhart community who served in World War II on this 50th anniversary - 1995
Dedicated to those of the Elkhart community who served in the Korean War on this 50th anniversary - 2000
Dedicated to those of the Elkhart Community who served in the Vietnam War on this 50th Anniversary - 2011
(left side of base:)
Joseph Emmett Fitzgerald Roy E. Rogers John H. Laffey
Capt. William R. Holcomb Mabel Brest, R.C. Nurse Capt. Joseph T. Woodward Felicite Oglesby, A.F.F.W. Lieut. Eugene Robert Van Meter
Akridge, Joseph R. Anderson, James Anderson, Lewis Batterton, James M. Book, Gerald Brennan, Bernard B. Brest, Gilmore Brizendine, David L. Broehl, Lewis C. Burge, Wylie Byerly, Oliver Byerly, Samuel Clark, Frank Dain, Clarence Davis, Earl
Veterans Memorial Park
Elkhart Post #616
Auxiliary & Sons of American Legion
World War I Centennial Memorial
This designation is conferred by the United States World War One Centennial Commission and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library.
This park is dedicated to all veterans of the Armed Forces in gratitude for their sacrifice by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Elkhart
April 4, 1989
(right side of base:)
Greer, Archie D. Grissom, Milvin Gupton, Thomas Hickey, Emmett W. Hughes, Ralph Hunter, Roy Johnson, William A. Kavanaugh, William Keays, John C. Keican, Paul Kennedy, Robert C. King, Jasper Knox, Earl Laffey, James J. Laffey, Thomas L. Lanterman, Howard S. Lanterman, Ritchie O. Lee, Thomas Merritt, Charles B. Merritt, Frank Murphy, Bryan Oglesby, Ernest M. Parson, John R. Randal, James H.
Williard "Spud" Payne
PFC US Marine Corps
KIA Korea 10-7-1952
Roy E. Rogers
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 40° 1.231′ N, 89° 28.976′ W. Marker is in Elkhart, Illinois, in Logan County. Memorial is on Governor Oglesby Street east of Latham Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 Governor Oglesby St, Elkhart IL 62634, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln With John Dean Gillett (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Heritage Corner (about 300 feet away); Lincoln-Latham-Douglas at the Kentucky House (about 300 feet away); Route 66 in Elkhart (about 300 feet away); 1917 Krupp K-14 Light Artillery Cannon (about 500 feet away); Elkhart Public Library (about 500 feet away); Elkhart, Illinois (approx. half a mile away); Elkhart Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkhart.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.