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Bouse in La Paz County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

George L. Wendt

Headquarters Company

 

— 526 Armored Infantry Battalion —

 
George L Wendt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 14, 2010
1. George L Wendt Marker
Inscription.  
United States Army
World War II
1924 – 2002


Whose dedication to the memory of his brothers in
arms, who fell in the Battle of the Ardennes, made this
historical park possible.

 
Erected 2003 by Lost Dutchman Chapter, Billy Holcomb Chapter, John P. Squibob Chapter of E Clampus Vitus and the Citizens of Bouse. (Marker Number 114.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Desert Training Center, and the E Clampus Vitus series lists.
 
Location. 33° 55.901′ N, 114° 0.299′ W. Marker is in Bouse, Arizona, in La Paz County. Marker is on Broadway Avenue (Arizona Route 72 at milepost 27) south of Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27750 South Highway 72, Bouse AZ 85325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Bouse (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Camp Bouse (here, next to this marker);
Monument Row, Bouse, Arizona image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 14, 2010
2. Monument Row, Bouse, Arizona
This marker is the 4th from the left.
748th Tank Battalion (a few steps from this marker); 736th Tank Battalion (M) SP (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Camp Bouse (a few steps from this marker); 739th Tank Battalion (SP) (ME) (a few steps from this marker); Monument Row (a few steps from this marker); 738th Medium Tank Battalion, Special (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bouse.
 
More about this marker. This marker honors the man whose drive and dedication to this project led to the placing of these commemorative plaques. The citizens of Bouse are very pleased to have a park commemorating and honoring the Veterans of WWII who trained in this area. Thanks to the Veterans of WWII whose gallant efforts restored freedom to Europe and kept America's freedom intact, demonstrating to the World once again that evil can be defeated.
SOURCE: Billy Holcomb Chapter 1069 35th Anniversary Plaque Book by Phillip Holdaway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,593 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on November 3, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Aug. 14, 2020