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Barnesville in Belmont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Barnesville War Memorial

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By William Fischer, Jr., December 24, 2009
1. Barnesville War Memorial
Lest We Forget Those Who
Gave Their All For Our Country

Our Honored W.W. I K.I.A.
Wm. S. Bowen • Mansel E. Kaiser • George R. Higgins

Our Honored W.W. II K.I.A.
Edmund Bradfield • Wayne A. Thomas
Wm. O. Cordner • Lewis Wade
Paul Orwig • Clare Burbacher
Wm. G. Burcher • George Hilles
H. R. Collins • Kenneth Yannacci
Paul Hunkler • Roy E. Mann
John W. Heaney • Harold Burkhart
Charles Marmie • Donald Skinner
Eugene Morton • Ray Nichols
Charles McBride • Harold McGregor
Kenneth Wise • George Morris
Paul E. Pakari • Robert Hardwick
Wm. Wharton • Donald McCleary
Robert Hoops • Victor Carpenter
Wm. A. Burcher • Robert Cunard
Paul Poulton • Clarence Rogers
James Curtis Murphy • John Morgan

Our Honored Korean K.I.A.
Devaun Thornberry • George Betts • Edmund Castello

Our Honored Vietnam K.I.A.
William R. Young, Jr. • Donald G. Wehr

Our Honored M.I.A.'s
Charles L. Adkins, Vietnam • Quinlan R. Orell, Vietnam

Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Heroes
Barnesville War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 24, 2009
2. Barnesville War Memorial
At center background.
MilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
Location. 39° 59.262′ N, 81° 10.504′ W. Marker is in Barnesville, Ohio, in Belmont County. Memorial is at the intersection of Arch Street and Main Street (Ohio Route 147), on the right when traveling north on Arch Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barnesville OH 43713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. September 11, 2001 (here, next to this marker); The Village Bell (a few steps from this marker); Barnesville Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); B&O Railroad Tunnel (within shouting distance of this marker); VFW Post 2792 Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roby Cigar Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Watt Car and Wheel Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); Governor Wilson Shannon 1802-1877 / Barnesville’s Shannon Family (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnesville.
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E. Pakari

US Army Air Corps Corporal Paul Eugene Pakari served honorably as a C-47 radio operator in the China-Burma-India theater. On November 2, 1943, the C-47 he was flying in disappeared over Northeast India, and for sixty years no sign of the aircraft was found. Then, on November 11, 2003, Clayton Kuhles, of Prescott, Arizona, located this aircraft's crash site and soon after that reported its location to the Defense Department. To date, the Defense Department's Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, tasked with recovering the remains of our war dead, has not been to the crash site.
    — Submitted August 11, 2010, by Gary Zaetz of Cary, North Carolina.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,296 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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