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New Athens in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Honor

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, April 10, 2021
1. Honor Marker
Inscription.  (obelisk)
Erected by the citizens of New Athens as loving tribute to its loyal sons, who answered the call for their country defense on land and on sea during
The Mexican War 1846—1848
The Civil War 1861—1865
The Spanish War 1898
and World War 1917—1919

Heroes Dead of the World War
Albert Krupp • Arthur Deichmann • Peter Russ • William Vielweber
World War I
Thomas Abbott • Frank Heinecke

(tablet)
Our fallen Heroes of World War II & Korea
Wilfred Hacker 10/1/1942 • Glifford Franke 2/22/1944 • Edward Marsh • 9/16/1944 • Lyee Thomson 3/2/1945 • Harlan Bogner 4/26/1945 • Maurice Weidemann 12/10 1950 • Francis Gausepohi 12/15/1943 • Harvey Hesse 4/22/1944 • Eugene Derrickson 1/27/1945 • Orville Hoffman 3/26/1945 • Milton Hill 5/1/1945 • Vernon Petri 9/9/1951 • Clement Mueth 2/3/1944 • Herbert Dinges 9/15/1944 • Lewis Hesse 2/22/1945 • Ronald Blair 4/10/1945 • Robert Grohmann 9/17/1951
 
Erected by Citizens of New Athens.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean

Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, April 10, 2021
2. Honor Marker
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War, Mexican-AmericanWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 38° 19.55′ N, 89° 52.565′ W. Marker is in New Athens, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Johnson Street and Chester Street, on the right when traveling east on North Johnson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Athens IL 62264, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mississippi Bubble (approx. 5.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); Winstanley Settlement (approx. 8.1 miles away); In Memory of All American Veterans (approx. 8.3 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 8½ miles away); Dedicated to Coal Miners of Southern Illinois (approx. 8.8 miles away); Marissa Academy (approx. 8.9 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, April 10, 2021
3. Honor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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