Marcus Hook in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial
To Those Of The First Ward
who served their country to preserve
the four essential human freedoms
1941 World War II 1945
Armed Forces [and] Merchant Marine
[Honor Roll of Names]
1950 Korean Conflict 1953
[Honor Roll of Names]
In Memory Of
Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
Barrington, Oliver, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Belfer, Harry, SS Atlantic Sun
Goulden, Bernard, SS Daniel Huger
Handy, Bradford, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Johonnett, Fred, SS Patrick J. Hurley
Johnson, James, U.S. Army
Mori, Cesare, MS Sunoil
Olsen, Emil, SS Pan Mass.
Raoul, James, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Reed, Howard, SS J.N. Pew
Rohmer, George, MS Lake Oswego
Suchon, George, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Stone, Roy, MS Sunoil
Susanen, Charles, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Wood, Francis, SS Atlantic Sun
Dedicated May 30, 1962
Erected 1962 by First Ward Citizens.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Korean • War, World II.
Location. 39° 48.851′ N, 75° 24.776′ W. Marker is in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Memorial is at the intersection of Market Street and 3rd Street, in the median on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marcus Hook PA 19061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Gillis Troost (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seamen's Hotel (about 600 feet away); The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial (about 700 feet away); Korean War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Vietnam War Memorial (about 800 feet away); The Traveling Vietnam Veteran's Memorial (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eastern Oysters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marcus Hook.
Also see . . . SS Joseph M. Cudahy. Five local men were killed when this ship was torpedoed. Nearly all local losses were aboard tankers; Marcus Hook is a noted oil depot. (Submitted on February 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 607 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on February 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.