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Dover in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II Memorial

 
 
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, November 23, 2011
1. World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.  1941 - 1945
Dedicated to the enduring memory of those of this community who gave their lives in World War II that we might achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.

In Memoriam
W. Kirk Baynard, Ralph H. Bennett, E. Clayton Boggs, Alice L. Brittingham, George H. Bullock, Robert J. Burger, Edward S. Collins, John N. Compton, Jr., Julian A. Courtney, Oscar B. Dean, Louis A. Drexler, Jr., William C. Fox, Melvin A. Geiger, Thomas M. Gooden, III, William D. Hamilton, John A. Harter, Granville B. Hoey, John S. Hurley, William J. Hutson, Walter F. Johnson, Charles W. Jones, Burton N. Jost, Charles L. Maloney, Roland J. Marvel, H. Earl Massey, William J. McLoughry, Joseph F. Meyers, Carroll F. Norris, Jr., William E. Paskinns, Ralph O. Patterson, William E. Pennewill, Edward Pikus, Richard E. Prendergast, Edward W. Ruyter, Samuel Scott, Jr., William Scott, Nicholas L. Semans, Warren H. SHeppard, Elmer T. Short, Harry W. Spence, James I. Taylor, Gilbert B. Willis, Richard Wilcutts, Josiah O. Wolcott, Jr.
 
Erected 1949 by Dover Post, Delaware Veterans

World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, November 23, 2011
2. World War II Memorial
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of World War II.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1941.
 
Location. 39° 9.51′ N, 75° 31.467′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of S. State Street and Kings Highway SW on S. State Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, Inc. (here, next to this marker); Wesley United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crawford Carroll, the Man… (about 300 feet away); …and His Accomplishments (about 300 feet away); The Capitol Theater (about 400 feet away); Constitution Park (about 500 feet away); Bishop Richard Allen (about 500 feet away); Did you know... (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, November 23, 2011
3. World War II Memorial
Located on right. On the left is the Pearl Harbor Survivors Memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2011, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 828 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2011, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022