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Rutherford Vietnam & Korea Memorial

 
 
Rutherford Vietnam & Korea Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
1. Rutherford Vietnam & Korea Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
We built this monument for the men of Rutherford so their sacrifice shall never be forgotten and that their unconquerable spirit shall never die . . . . Now, let us push forward and build the kind of America in which they would have liked to live.

*   Vietnam   *
Robert Carovillano • David Shields • Robert J. Kein • Malcolm F. Tassey • Lanny W. Phipps • Christopher Winters • Wayne H. Russell • John N. Reilly

* Korea *
Leo A. Biross • Westervelt Stagg, Jr.

Rededicated Memorial Day   1986

 
Erected 1986.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 40° 49.532′ N, 74° 6.52′ W. Marker is in Rutherford, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Memorial is at the intersection of Park Avenue and Highland Cross, on the right when traveling north on Park Avenue. Marker is located at the southwest corner of Lincoln Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rutherford NJ 07070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker);
Second Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
2. Second Marker
This marker, located at the foot of the monument, lists Rutherford organizations who contributed to this monument.
U.S.S. Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); John Rutherfurd (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford Veterans of War (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); United Spanish War Veterans (about 400 feet away); Rutherford World War I Monument (about 500 feet away); The Passaic River (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rutherford.
 
Rutherford Vietnam & Korea Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
3. Rutherford Vietnam & Korea Memorial
Left Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
4. Left Side of Memorial
The left side of the marker contains the inscription "Korea."
Right Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2012
5. Right Side of Memorial
The right side of the marker contains the inscription "Vietnam."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 511 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 7, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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