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Polish Legion of American Veterans Memorial

 
 
Polish Legion of American Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 2, 2022
1. Polish Legion of American Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
As a living monument
to all veterans who served
and made the supreme sacrifice
for our country in the time of need.

Dedicated by the
Polish Legion of American Veterans
Lt. Col. Matt Urban Post # 164
Warren, Ohio
Organized on Jan. 11, 1963


First Elected Officers
Commander - Ted Kowalczyk Sr. • Vice Commander - Victor Beben Binben • Jr. Vice Commander - Walter Shinosky • Finance Secretary - Wm J. Leon Sr. • Treasurer - John Kowalczyk Sr. • Sargent-At-Arms - Wm Kowalczyk • Adjutant - Stanley Polanski

Directors
Joseph Szepietowski • Henry Grabowski • Thomas Lachowski • Raymond Marchek

Principals
Joe F Kowalczyk, Sr. • Donald R. Ford Sr.

Krakusy Post 87 Youngstown, Ohio

Lt. Col. Matt Urban
"Most Decorated Combat Soldier
in American History"


US Decorations
(Individual)

Silver Star (1 OLC)
Bronze Star (2 OLC)
With "V” Device
Purple Heart (6 OLC)

Us Decorations
Presten Al Unit Citation
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Service Medals
American Campaign Medal
European African Middle
Eastern Campaign Medal
Wa Silver And 1 Bronze
Service Star,
World War II Victory Medal
1 Award Of BSM Authorized
Based Upon Award Of CIB

Badges
Combat Infantryman Badge

Foreign Decorations
(Individual)

Croix De Guerre With Shines

Foreign Decorations
(Unit)

Croix De Guerre (France)
Fourragere (Belgium)

Civilian Award
The New York State Conspicous
Cross W/4 Silver 1 Gold
Clusters

35-Year Wait For Medal Of Honor
29 Medals Awarded For Bravery
20 Months In Front Line Action
7 Times Wounded In Action
6 Major Battle Campaigns
5 Major Countries
Algeria • Tunisia • Sicily • France • Belgium
 
Erected by Polish Legion of American Veterans Lt. Col. Matt Urban Post # 164.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMilitary. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the Military Order of the Purple Heart series lists.
 
Location. 41° 14.191′ N, 80° 49.217′ W. Marker is in Warren
Polish Legion of American Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 2, 2022
2. Polish Legion of American Veterans Memorial
, Ohio, in Trumbull County. Memorial is on Mahoning Avenue Northwest, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 143 Mahoning Ave NW, Warren OH 44481, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Copperweld Steel Company World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War II Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Women Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Commemorative Ingot (a few steps from this marker); POW-MIA (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Commemorative Ingot (a few steps from this marker); Old Erie Lodge No. 3 Free and Accepted Masons (within shouting distance of this marker); American Legion World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warren.
 
Polish Legion of American Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 2, 2022
3. Polish Legion of American Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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