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Belmar in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Korean - Vietnam - Persian Gulf Monument

 
 
Korean • Vietnam • Persian Gulf War Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
1. Korean • Vietnam • Persian Gulf War Monument
This monument is constructed of a black stone that is probably more suited for a tombstone. Unfortunately, this material might not stand the test of time as well as other monuments carved by sculptors in decades past.
Inscription.  
When our Nation called,
They served...
In bitter cold, in sweltering heat,
In burning desert sands.

Dedicated on November 11th, 2001 by
The grateful citizens of Belmar
In honor of our Veterans.

Korea • Vietnam • Persian Gulf
Killed in action
Carl Foster
1947 - 1967

 
Erected 2001 by Grateful Citizens of Belmar.
 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 40° 10.618′ N, 74° 1.608′ W. Marker is in Belmar, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and 13th Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Marker is in the Southeast corner of Three Acre Park in front of the Belmar Municipal Building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belmar NJ 07719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Monument (a few steps from this marker); Breslin War Memorial
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Spirit of the American Doughboy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Malta Shipwreck (approx. ¾ mile away); Shark River Salt Works (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bradley Beach World War I Monument (approx. 1.9 miles away); Marconi American Wireless Company Tower (approx. 2 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belmar.
 
View of Marker from Main Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
2. View of Marker from Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,231 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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