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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Walnut Ridge in Lawrence County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)

In Memory of the Young Men who made the Supreme Sacrifice

Killed while training to serve their country


— Army Air Force Basic Flying School, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas —

In Memory Of The Young Men Who Made The Supreme Sacifice Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, %/26/21
1. In Memory Of The Young Men Who Made The Supreme Sacifice Marker
2nd LT John W Gillette III 11-15-42 • CPL Donald H Bucklin 11-15-42 • Cadet Charles E Thiede, 12-1-42 • 2ND LT Harry B House, 1-4-43 • 2nd LT Frank W Roberts, 1-29-43 • 2nd LT Arthur Krasne, 1-29-43 • Cadet, William M Cosine Jr., 2-6-43 • Cadet, John L Malm, 2-6-43 • 2ND LT Thomas E Munger, 2-15-43 • Cadet William T Hartman, 2-15-43 • Cadet Robert S Haws, 3-16-43 • 2ND LT Seymour E Auburn, 5-29-43 • Cadet Charles F Conn Jr. 5-29-43 • Cadet Walter J Tomaszewski, 7-23-43 • Cadet Arthur H Stein, 7-23-43 • Cadet Dean Preston 8-4-43 • 2ND Lt Leon G Spitzer, 8-4-43 • Cadet Alfred M Tua, 8-4-43 • 2ND Lt George F Woessner 8-27-43 • Cadet Louis R Vassallo, 8-27-43 • Cadet Robert E Fitzgerald, 9-23-43 • Cadet Emmanuele W Angello, 9-23-43 • Cadet Henry J Lavan 9-23-43 • 2ND Lt. Roy D Hammond, 9-29-43 • Cadet William J Canovan, 9-28-43 • 1st Lt. Francis D Stegna, 9-28-43 • 2nd Lt. Frank J Sramek • Cadet Charles M Moravick, 12-17-43 • Cadet Daniel Melie, 12-24-43 • 2nd Lt. H. E. Bodel, 2-5-44 • Cadet Galen K Saul, 2-5-44 • Cadet Rolland E Schonck 2-20-44 • Cadet John R Andrews • 2nd Lt.
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Charles Irbeneck Jr. 4-17-44 • Cadet Eugene C Lenz, 4-17-44 • 2nd Lt. James Henry Jr. 4-22-44 • PVT Cleve C Balkcum, 4-22-44 • Cadet Donald M Ryan, 5-20-44 • 2nd Lt. Lawrence L Helton, 6-1-44 • 2nd Lt. Barto B Hay Jr. 6-1-44
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II.
Location. 36° 7.622′ N, 90° 55.638′ W. Marker is in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, in Lawrence County. Memorial is on North Beacon Road, 0.1 miles north of North Sky Watch, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 N Beacon Rd, Walnut Ridge AR 72476, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Honor Robert P Bush (here, next to this marker); T/SGT Cucial Julian Roberts (here, next to this marker); Duty Called…They Answered (here, next to this marker); In Honor Of Carter and Della Holm Family (here, next to this marker); Debra Jane "Debbie" Johnson (here, next to this marker); Company A, 2nd Battalion Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Honored to serve their Country (a few steps from this marker); Clark Family Served Their Country (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Ridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 14 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 10, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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Aug. 18, 2022