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Bardstown in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Vietnam 1969 Memorial

 
 
Vietnam 1969 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, June 2, 2014
1. Vietnam 1969 Memorial
Inscription.  
In Memory

Dedicated to These Men who Gave their Lives in Vietnam 1969 for the Preservation of Freedom.

SSG. Harold M. Brown • 1SG. Luther M. Chappel • SP4. David B. Collins • SP4. Joseph R. McIlvoy • SSG. James T. Moore • SGT. Ronald E. Simpson • SP4. Jim A. Wray

Erected on 30 May 1970 by fellow members of Charlie BTRY., 2/BTN., 138th ARTY., KY. Army National Guard
 
Erected 1970 by C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Artillery, Kentucky Army National Guard.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 37° 48.546′ N, 85° 28.002′ W. Marker is in Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Memorial is on U.S. 31E/150, on the left when traveling north. Memorial is in front of the Eastern wall of the Welcome Center inside the traffic circle in the town center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bardstown KY 40004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nelson County World War I, World War II, Korean War, & Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); County Named, 1784

Vietnam 1969 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, June 2, 2014
2. Vietnam 1969 Memorial
Closeup view of the bronze plaque
(a few steps from this marker); McLean House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bardstown (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederates Here (within shouting distance of this marker); John Fitch Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Harrison-Smith House (within shouting distance of this marker); Benedict Joseph Flaget (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
 
War Memorials in the Courthouse Square image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, June 2, 2014
3. War Memorials in the Courthouse Square
Both memorials are shown as they stand side by side
War Memorials in the Courthouse Square image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, June 2, 2014
4. War Memorials in the Courthouse Square
Both memorials are shown from a different angle
Welcome Center on the Town Square image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, June 2, 2014
5. Welcome Center on the Town Square
This view shows the memorial in front of the Welcome Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2014, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 12, 2014, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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