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World War II Memorial

 
 
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
1. World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
A tribute to the men and women of Old Orchard Beach who served God and Country in World War II and in honored memory of those who gave their lives.
Gideon Abbott • Vincent Calvi
Jeffrey DeGrace • Henry Durant
Richard Freeland • Holroyd Hirst
Howard Hopkins • Ronald McKee
Stanley Murphy • Peter Navisky
Armand Paradis • Gordon Sugden
Roger Verville

May 30, 1954

 
Erected 1954 by Citizens of Old Orchard Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 43° 30.911′ N, 70° 22.638′ W. Marker is in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, in York County. Memorial is in Memorial Park, near 1st and Staples Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Orchard Beach ME 04064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Father Bob" (here, next to this marker); Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Orchard World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); "Runway to Glory"
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(within shouting distance of this marker); "Spirit of St. Louis" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Josephine Goss Home / Harmon Museum / Maison Josephine Goss / Musée Harmon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Staples Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salvation Army Camp Meeting Grounds (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Orchard Beach.
 
World War II Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
2. World War II Memorial Honored Dead
World War II Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
3. World War II Memorial Honored Dead
World War II Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
4. World War II Memorial Honored Dead
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
5. World War II Memorial
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
6. World War II Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 655 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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