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Navy Armed Guard and Merchant Marine Memorial

 
 
Defiance County Navy Armed Guarf and Merchant Marine Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, June 9, 2018
1. Defiance County Navy Armed Guarf and Merchant Marine Memorial
Inscription.  
A memorial to all who served in the Navy Armed Guard and Merchant Marine

Our losses
1810 lives from the Armed Guard
6839 lives from the Merchant Marine
731 ships sunk
1941 - 1945

Their motto
"We aim to deliver and we did."


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 17.216′ N, 84° 21.704′ W. Marker is in Defiance, Ohio, in Defiance County. Memorial is on Clinton Street (Ohio Route 18/424) just north of West 2nd Street (Ohio Route 18), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 221 Clinton St, Defiance OH 43512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Defiance County War Memorial Flame (a few steps from this marker); Defiance County War Savings Quota (a few steps from this marker); Defiance County Veterans Memorial
Defiance County Navy Armed Guarf and Merchant Marine Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, June 9, 2018
2. Defiance County Navy Armed Guarf and Merchant Marine Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); Courthouse Clocktower Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); VFW Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 1913 Flood (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
 
Defiance County Navy Armed Guarf and Merchant Marine Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, January 20, 2021
3. Defiance County Navy Armed Guarf and Merchant Marine Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2021, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2021, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022