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Taunton Korean War Memorial

 
 
Taunton Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 27, 2022
1. Taunton Korean War Memorial
Inscription.  
Korean Veterans War Memorial
Medal of Honor
H.C. Richard David DeWert
Killed in Action 5 April ‘51
In 1985 the above insert was taken
from the hill where DeWert was
killed in Mapyeong, Korea

SFC Laurent R. Blain USA · Cpl Anthony Braga USA · Lieut. Richard Conlon USN · S-1 Paul D. Cunningham USN · Capt. William J. Denning USAF · Cpl. Eugene L. Deragon USAF · HC Richard E. De Wert USN · PFC Wilfred J. Goulet USA · M/Sgt William G. Howard Jr. USA · Sgt Roderick H. Lafrance USMC · Cpl Francis P. Lepage USA · + Cpl Norman R. Levesque USA · Pvt John F. Lynch USA · Cpl Frederick A. Manship USA · En3 Thomas A. McKenna USCG · Cpl Howard L. Murray USA · Pvt Edward M. Oldfield USA · SFC Norman P. Patenaude USA · Pvt Richard G. Relva USA · BM3 Alfred S. Silvia USN · + Pvt Joseph R. Travers USA · PFC Eliot R. Westcoat USA
+ Missing in Action     Dedicated 25 June 1988
Brave Men and worthy patriots, dear to God and famous to all ages
Duty, honor, country. Well done. Be thou at peace.
Taunton remembers those who served and those who
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Erected 1988.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 41° 54.146′ N, 71° 5.654′ W. Marker is in Taunton, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Memorial is at the intersection of Court Street and Taunton Green, on the left when traveling east on Court Street. Located in front of Bristol County Superior Court. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taunton MA 02780, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bristol County Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Bristol County Peace Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Shays’ Rebellion Defeat (within shouting distance of this marker); Taunton Spanish-American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Walter T. Soper Memorial Fountain (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Taunton 350th Anniversary (about 300 feet away); Taunton Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 300 feet away); VFW Post 611 World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taunton.
 
Taunton Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 27, 2022
2. Taunton Korean War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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