“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Chester in Randolph County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

War Memorial

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By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
1. War Memorial

Dedicated to the memory of
Those who died in military
Service to our station, and in
Honor of all who served in
The Armed Forces of the
United States of America.

Those honored here "gave the
Last full measure of devotion"

Let us not forget....
Freedom is not free!

Civil War

Gabriel Jones • J R Strother Jones • Samuel F. Jones

World War I

George Cheslick • Alva Courier • Ruben T. Cressey • William Diefenbach • Arnold Henderson

World War II

Harry Allison • Jack Atchison • Eugene W. Been • William Beisner • Fred Borgard • John Born • Byron Boyington • Harrell D. Brandon • George Choate • Gordon Louis Cohen • Kenneth Demick • Clyde I. Eggemeyer • Robert Finley • William Gerberding • Leslie Hoppel • Harold Hornbostel • James Howie • Gerald Johnson • Albert E. Kirk • C. Alfred Koehler • Walter Koopman • Alvin Kueker • Sylvester Lorenz • Maurice Lynch • Eddie Mabuce • Harry McGuire • Berton Phegley • Gilbert Prosek • Wilbur E. Rader • Ted Rutherford • Leonard Siemers • George R. Taylor
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
2. War Memorial
Marker is located at Gazebo Park.
• Albert Williams • Roger Williamson • George Wittenbrink • Jerome Wolshock • Jesse C. Yankey


Kenneth Bodeker • George Holloman • Forrest B. Nance • Delmar L. Petrowske • Harry Gene McDonough


Frederick Allmeyer • James Cowell • Kenneth Frazer • Gary Koch • Michael McAdoo • Charles Rader • Philip Summers • Bruce Welge

Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 37° 54.73′ N, 89° 49.416′ W. Marker is in Chester, Illinois, in Randolph County. Memorial is at the intersection of State Street (Illinois Route 150) and Opdyke Street (Illinois Route 3), on the left when traveling south on State Street. Memorial is located at Gazebo Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 State St, Chester IL 62233, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wimpy (a few steps from this marker); Bluto (approx. 0.2 miles away); King Blozo (approx. Ό mile away); Elias Kent Kane (approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor Shadrach Bond (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cole Oyl (approx. 0.4 miles away); Four Nephews (approx. 0.4 miles away); Weistar House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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