Copperton in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Honoring with Glory
The men and women of Bingham district who after God, placed their country above all and served victoriously in the Armed Forces of the United States of America in World War II. North face:
In memory of our comrades who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II
Navy 1944, North Pacific Waters
Rodney Charles Davidson
Navy 1943, South Pacific Waters
Marine 1945, Okinawa Island
Army 1945, Philippine Islands
Joe William Evans
Marine 1942, Midway Island
Army 1943, New Guinea Island
Marine 1944, Murray, Utah
Air Force 1943, Italy
Navy 1944, Roosevelt, Utah
Seabee 1945, Iwo Jima Island
Air Force 1944, Truck Island
Jay D. Smith
Marine 1944, Philippine Waters
Army 1944, Philippine Waters
Army 1944, Germany On the west face is a list of all Bingham District citizens who served during World War II. See picture #3 below. East face, top plaque:
This is to certify that Citizens of Bingham Canyon, Utah by helping make possible the erection of a permanent shrine on the submerged hull of the U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor, has honored the 1,102 naval heroes of 7 December 1941 who lie entombed there, that we the living may glorify the sacrifice of those who died for the peace and security of mankind. Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz U.S. Navy
Pacific War Memorial System East face, bottom plaque:
Somewhere in the Pacific where the days are long, Somewhere in Europe where the war was strong, Lie the bodies of 328,000 American Soldiers, Sailors and Marines. This plaque was placed in honor of the ones who fought and fell for their flag and country in World War II by the people of Bingham District, July 4, 1946.
Erected 1946 by Victory Flag Society of Bingham Canyon, Utah.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1811.
Location. 40° 33.774′ N, 112° 5.894′ W. Marker is in Copperton, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is on Hillcrest Street, on the left when traveling east. It is on the south side of Copperton Community Park just west of the tennis courts. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Jordan UT 84095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Copperton Community Methodist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bingham City Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); The Town of Bingham Canyon (approx. 3.2 miles away); Stamp Mill Foundation (approx. 3.2 miles away); Bingham Canyon (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Herriman (approx. 4˝ miles away); Pioneer Rock Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Thomas Butterfield (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copperton.
More about this marker. There is a list of all who served during World War II and were from the District on one large plaque and another (thankfully) shorter list of those who gave their life in the war.
There is an additional Historical Marker on the east face of the monument acknowledging the contribution of Bingham Canyon citizens toward the establishment of the Battleship Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,815 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on August 26, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. 5. submitted on June 28, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.