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Busti in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

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Busti War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
1. Busti War Memorial
Panel facing the intersection.
Inscription.  "All gave some, some gave all" Dedicated to all who bravely served with honor and distinction in war and peace. ★ Killed in action ★ World War I; Herman Kent, Herman Faulkner. World War II; Kermit Miller, Harold Lind, Harry l. Seekins, Boon Takagi, Cyrus M. Greiner, Gilbert Yasher II, Howard A. Wheeler, Ronald H. Ramsey. Korea; William H. Lawson, Jules T. Bouckhuyt. Vietnam; John F. Barry, Thomas J. Swanson, Merle F. Butler II, Randall J. Gustafson. Desert Storm, Thomas G. Stone. Operation Iraqi Freedom; J.C. Matteson, Charles Steven Cooper Jr. Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan; Lance Corporal Aaron M. Swanson

[left panel] Task Force 2~2 Scouts. Duty first. DOC SSGT Tyler D. Prewitt, K.I.A. Muqdadiyah, Iraq. CSM Steven W. Faulkenburg. LT Edward D. Iwan. CPT Sean P. Sims. SSGT James C. Matteson. In memory of J.C. Matteson and the brave ramrods of Army 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, who were killed in action, Battle of Fallujah, Iraq, November 2004. Scouts Out. St. Peter and the first sergeant were standing in the pearly gates of heaven directing all the good people to their left, saying, "This
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
2. Busti War Memorial
Panel facing Forest Avenue.
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way please, this way," when the first sergeant stepped forward directing the scout to the right, saying, "You've paid your price in hell son, scouts first, scouts first."
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, 2nd IraqWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II.
 
Location. 42° 2.293′ N, 79° 16.99′ W. Marker is in Busti, New York, in Chautauqua County. Memorial is at the intersection of Busti-Stillwater Road and Forest Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Busti-Stillwater Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baker Street Airfield (approx. 3.3 miles away); Samuel A. Carlson (approx. 4.2 miles away); James Prendergast (approx. 4.2 miles away); Indian Camp (approx. 4.3 miles away); WWI Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); West Third Street Bridge (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Car Barns (approx. 4.3 miles away); American Aristotype Company (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Busti War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
3. Busti War Memorial
This panel, facing Busti-Stillwater Road, is The Cavalrymen's Poem, also entitled "Fiddlers' Green", published in the US Army's Cavalry Journal in 1923. (per Wikipedia)
Busti War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
4. Busti War Memorial
Busti War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2021
5. Busti War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 7, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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