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Wounded Combat Veterans Memorial

— Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all wars —

 
 
Wounded Combat Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, August 9, 2013
1. Wounded Combat Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all wars

My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime.

 
Erected by The Department of Delaware Military Order of the Purple Heart.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart series list.
 
Location. 39° 41.678′ N, 75° 33.049′ W. Marker is near New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Cherry Lane and New Castle Avenue (Delaware Route 9). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle DE 19720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delaware & New Jersey WWII Submariners Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Delaware Memorial Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Delaware - Desert Shield / Desert Storm Memorial (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Delaware River and Bay Authority Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware River and Bay Authority Veterans Dedication (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Collins Park Bombings (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Community of Dunleith (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
Wounded Combat Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, August 9, 2013
2. Wounded Combat Veterans Memorial Marker
Wounded Combat Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, August 9, 2013
3. Wounded Combat Veterans Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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