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Clovis Veterans Memorial

On Behalf of a Grateful Nation

 
 
Clovis Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lester J Letson, December 3, 2004
1. Clovis Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
A memorial to the men and women of the United States
armed forces who have given their lives in service
to their Country and the Clovis Community.

Dedicated November 11, 2003

Clovis Memorial District
Tom Wright, Chairman • Joan Lassley, Vice Chairman • Susan Franzich, Director • Russ Greathouse, Director • Gordon Pickett, Director • Dennis Byrns, Director • Judy Hille, District Manager

Thomas King, Sculpture

 
Erected 2003 by Clovis Memorial District.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 36° 49.461′ N, 119° 41.941′ W. Marker is in Clovis, California, in Fresno County. Memorial is on Hughes Avenue, 0.1 miles north of 5th Street. Monument is located just to the left of the entrance to the Clovis Memorial District Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 495 Hughes Avenue, Clovis CA 93612, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as
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the crow flies. Tarpey Depot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); September 11th California Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Korea "The Forgotten War" (approx. 5 miles away); French Merci Train Boxcar (approx. 5 miles away); French Merci Train Boxcar Cover (approx. 5 miles away); Fort Washington (approx. 5.4 miles away); Christmas Tree Lane (approx. 6.1 miles away); Frank Chance Field 1935-1941 (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clovis.
 
Regarding Clovis Veterans Memorial. Members of each military branch pause to remember the sacrifice of their fallen compatriot represented by a helmet on a rifle.
 
Also see . . .  Clovis Veterans Memorial District. (Submitted on September 17, 2011, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California.)
 
Clovis Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mandy Kirby, January 4, 2019
2. Clovis Veterans Memorial
Clovis Veterans Memorial Marker and bronze soldiers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lester J Letson, December 3, 2004
3. Clovis Veterans Memorial Marker and bronze soldiers
Marker sits in front of the rifle and helmet. Members of the different branches of the Armed Forces sculpted in bronze stand, honoring the fallen compatriot.
Clovis Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mandy Kirby, January 4, 2019
4. Clovis Veterans Memorial
Clovis Veterans Memorial bronze soldiers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lester J Letson
5. Clovis Veterans Memorial bronze soldiers
A Servicewoman grasps the arm of a barefoot Sailor while a poncho wearing, Vietnam-era soldier looks on.
Clovis Veterans Memorial - World War I Bugler image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lester J Letson, December 3, 2004
6. Clovis Veterans Memorial - World War I Bugler
A World War I-era Bugler plays taps for his fallen compatriot.
Soldier kneeling before the rifle, boots and helmet memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lester J Letson, December 3, 2004
7. Soldier kneeling before the rifle, boots and helmet memorial
Representing the fallen from all wars and representing the members of the Clovis Community that gave their all for their country.
Clovis Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mandy Kirby, January 4, 2019
8. Clovis Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2011, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 1,567 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 17, 2011, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California.   2. submitted on January 4, 2019, by Mandy Kirby of Clovis, California.   3. submitted on September 17, 2011, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California.   4. submitted on January 4, 2019, by Mandy Kirby of Clovis, California.   5, 6, 7. submitted on September 17, 2011, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California.   8. submitted on January 4, 2019, by Mandy Kirby of Clovis, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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