Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial
241 servicemen killed in the
Beirut, Lebanon terrorist bombing
to the Philadelphia Marine casualties of
the Beirut Peace Keeping Mission
Cpl. Moses Arnold, Jr. • Sgt. John J. Bonk, Jr. • Cpl. Thomas A. Hairston • Sgt. Gilbert Hanton • Cpl. John F. Muffler • Sgt. Rafael Pomales-Torres • PFC. Rui Manual A. Relvas • Cpl. Louis J. Rotondo •
Sgt. Allen D. Wesley
If you forget my death,
then I died in vain.
October 20, 1985
Erected 1985 by the families of Philadelphia Marine casualties of the Beirut Peace Keeping Mission.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 39° 56.694′ N, 75° 8.56′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Memorial is in the Veterans Memorial Park, about 100 feet WSW of the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Dock Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerThe Philadelphia Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Commodore John Barry (1745 - 1803) (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); “A Man Full of Trouble” Tavern (about 600 feet away); Cruiser Olympia - Submarine Becuna (about 600 feet away); The Liberation of Jane Johnson (about 800 feet away); Fraunces Tavern (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Additional keywords. Veterans Memorial
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,464 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.