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Elyria in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Elyria War Memorial

 
 
Elyria War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 9, 2019
1. Elyria War Memorial
Inscription.  
You've never lived 'til you've almost died… for those who fought for it, life has a flavor the protected will never know."
Scribed on a c-ration container by a soldier during the Vietnam War

Elyria Veterans' Memorial
A tribute to the Sons and Daughters of Elyria who have unselfishly given of themselves in the nation's service so that we may remaine free.
From the Greatful People of Elyria, Ohio

War of Independence/Liberty
1775-1783
250,000 served
25,324 deaths
6,188 wounded

War of 1812/God
1812-1815
286,730 served
2,260 deaths
4,505 wounded

Indian Wars/Service
1812-1898
106,000 served
6,125 deaths
2,456 wounded

Mexican American War/Allegiance
1846-1848
78,718 served
13,283 deaths
4,152 wounded

Civil War/Sacrifice
1861-1865
3,713,363 served
498,332 deaths
382,881 wounded

Spanish American War/Duty
1898-1902
306,760 served
2,446 deaths
1,662 wounded

World
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War I/Courage

1917-1918
4,734,991 served
116,516 deaths
204,002 wounded

World War II/Patriotism
1941-1945
16,112,566 served
405,399 deaths
671,846 wounded

Korean War/Valor
1950-1953
5,720,000 served
36,576 deaths
103,284 wounded

Vietnam War/Honor
1964-1975
6,200,00 served
58,209 deaths
153,303 wounded

Persian Gulf War/Freedom

War on Terrorism/Country

Truth/Dedication/Integrity/Brotherhood
 
Erected 2006 by Elyria Council of Veterans and the City of Elyria.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 41° 22.032′ N, 82° 6.442′ W. Marker is in Elyria, Ohio, in Lorain County. Memorial is at the intersection of Broad Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling east on Broad Street. Located in Ely Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elyria OH 44035, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. About The Ely Square Bicentennial Fountain (a few steps from this marker); In Memoriam (a few steps from this marker); Soldier’s Monument
Elyria War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 1, 2022
2. Elyria War Memorial
(a few steps from this marker); United Spanish War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine (within shouting distance of this marker); Elyria Vietnam Conflict Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Elyria Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Becker-Haynes Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elyria.
 
Elyria War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 1, 2019
3. Elyria War Memorial
Elyria War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 1, 2019
4. Elyria War Memorial
Elyria War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 1, 2019
5. Elyria War Memorial
Elyria War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 1, 2019
6. Elyria War Memorial
Elyria War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 1, 2022
7. Elyria War Memorial
Home Front Moms, Chapter 60 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 1, 2019
8. Home Front Moms, Chapter 60
Standing behind our Armed Forces and Veterans
Yesterday—Today—Tomorrow
Home Front Moms
Chartered—July 10, 2010
Dedicated—November 11, 2012
For all the mother's who have gone before us and
will follow us tomorrow
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2019, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on January 22, 2023, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. Photos:   1. submitted on July 9, 2019, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   2. submitted on January 22, 2023, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 9, 2019, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   7. submitted on January 22, 2023, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   8. submitted on July 9, 2019, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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