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Earlville in Delaware County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Francis J Pierce

Earlville, Iowa

 
 
Francis J Pierce Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, September 29, 2009
1. Francis J Pierce Marker
Closeup of the dedicated memorial bench.
Inscription.  
Medal of Honor
WWII Iwo Jima Campaign
15-16 March 1945

Pharmacist's Mate 1st Class
2d Battalion, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division
U.S. Navy

 
Erected 2007 by Carpenter-Diesch-White American Legion Post 436.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 8, 1945.
 
Location. 42° 28.815′ N, 91° 16.158′ W. Marker is in Earlville, Iowa, in Delaware County. Marker is on Park Street, 0.1 miles east of 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Earlville IA 52041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dyersville Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.1 miles away); New Vienna Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This memorial, consisting of a marble bench, an unlighted flagpole, and a large circular concrete pad is located in Conrad Park in Earlville, Iowa. There is parking within the park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Francis Junior Pierce. Congressional Medal of Honor Society website entry (Submitted on July 29, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Francis J. Pierce image. Click for full size.
via Congressional Medal of Honor Society, unknown
2. Francis J. Pierce
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2. 2nd Battalion 24th Marines. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on October 3, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Francis J Pierce Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, September 29, 2009
3. Francis J Pierce Marker
Complete photo of memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,615 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 3, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.   2. submitted on July 29, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on October 3, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 27, 2022