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Bristow in Creek County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

1st Lt Robert F. Trigalet, USMC

 
 
1st Lt Robert F. Trigalet, USMC Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
1. 1st Lt Robert F. Trigalet, USMC Memorial
Inscription.  

This 75mm Howitzer is a memorial to
1st Lt. Robert F. Trigalet, U.S.M.C.
The first Marine from Bristow who gave
his life for God and Country in the
Vietnam Conflict. (Died May 2, 1969)

 
Erected by VFW Wake Island Memorial Post 3656.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Heroes. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 2.
 
Location. 35° 49.745′ N, 96° 24.352′ W. Marker is in Bristow, Oklahoma, in Creek County. Memorial is on the grounds of VFW Wake Island Memorial Post 3656, off Veterans Memorial Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bristow OK 74010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. VFW Post 3656 Charter (here, next to this marker); Ex-Prisoners of War and Those Missing In Action (here, next to this marker); United States Navy Memorial (here, next to this marker); USS Gunboat Charleston (PG 51) (here, next to this marker); VFW Post 3656 War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); AMM1 Clifford Murl Satterfield, US Navy
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(a few steps from this marker); Cpl Peter W. Klingensmith (within shouting distance of this marker); SFC Donald J. Hurt, US Army (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristow.
 
Also see . . .  Robert F. Trigalet. (Submitted on April 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
1st Lt Robert F. Trigalet, USMC Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
2. 1st Lt Robert F. Trigalet, USMC Memorial
1st Lt Robert F. Trigalet, USMC Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
3. 1st Lt Robert F. Trigalet, USMC Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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