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Forest City in Meeker County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Forest City War Memorial

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
1. Forest City War Memorial
(center panel)
Inscription.  
In Grateful Memory of
Those Who Served in
World War II

•
1st Lt. Donald I. Booth
Born Dec. 8, 1921
Died June 5, 1944
•
P.F.C. Robert Caswell
Born Mar. 13, 1925
Died July 23, 1944
•
S/Sgt. Edward O. Johnson
Born Nov. 29, 1924
Died Feb. 8, 1945
•
P.F.C. Clarence P. Kuechle
Born Apr. 5, 1919
Died Jan. 21, 1945
——

Vietnam
P.F.C. Joseph Schoolmeester
Born Sept. 15, 1948
Died Apr. 11, 1971
——
Korea
Stanley Risner
Born Nov. 9, 1922
Died Oct. 5, 1951

Clifford E. Anderson • Myrtle E. Anderson (ANC) • Dale E. Annis • Harold R. Annis • Robert W. Annis • Elmer D. Annis • Luverne K. Annis • Mrs. Luverne K. Annis (WAVE) • Edward J. Baden • Martin Bensfeld • Gilbert Bensfeld • Vergil Berg • Stanley Boline • F. Rudolf Boline • J. Ambrose Brown • Mark J. Caswell • Raymond C. Caswell • Lucille Coyle (ANC) • Orvil J. Euerle • John Flynn • James Flynn • Lawrence J. Gilman
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By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
2. Forest City War Memorial
(left panels)
• Frank P. Grossinger • Catherine Hallberg • James J. Hannon • John J. Harbinson • Elmer Hartwick • Vernon Holtz • Howard H. Holtz • Vernon W. Holtz • Loren F. Holtz • Frank H. Horwath • Laurence Horwath • W. L. Howley (CHAP.) • Marvin L. Inselman • Kenneth J. Inselman • Vernon F. Johnson • Donald Wm. Johnson • Lyle W. Johnson • Vendell L. Johnson • Donald C. Johnson • Roy Johnson • Gerald Kielty • John A. Kling

Lee Valiant • Bob Watkins • Winston Kling • James Harbinson • Milton Shoutz • Lloyd Shoutz • Wayne Shoutz • Wes Blomker • Clif Blomker • Joe Johnson • Max Wakefield • James Hoyer • Roy Marquardt • Daynor Dollerschell • Howard Johnson • Dick Warren • Hugh Wagner • Randy Onell • Ron Becker • Doug Becker

Vendell Kling • Ray L. Kortz • Herman E. Kortz • Julius Marquardt • Mark J. McCarthy • Lloyd A. McGuire • Walter Murray • Michael Wm. Murray • Wm. A. Olson • Rueben F. Onell • Boynton Peters • Archie R. Peters • Lenard Peter • Raymond R. Rick • Lewis L. Rick • Erwin L. Rick • Harry H. Risner • Robert F. Risner • Lee Risner • Stanley Risner • Archie L. Robertson • Richard Rohrbeck • Earl H. Rohrbeck • Dudley F. Rohrbeck • Harold Wm. Rosenow • Earl L. Ross • John J. Schagel • Frank Schagel • Michael
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By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
3. Forest City War Memorial
(right panels)
J. Schagel • Leander Schoolmeesters • Arnold A. Schultz • Bernard J. Shaw • Eugene J. Shaw • Wm. E. Steinberg • Howard L. Turck • Willis A. Wakefield • Gerald L. Wakefield • Theodore Wilson • Laurence E. Wimmer • Forest C. Wolf • Lelan Wm. Wolf • Leslie P. Worden • Lloyd Q. Rick • Carleton Gilman

Stephen Peters • Ron Valiant • Gary Valiant • Dale Jensen • Tom Wilson • Ken Wilson • John Dollerschell • Larry Moyer • Jerry Harbinson • Joe Harbinson • Bud Harbinson • Larry Horwath • Gary Horwath • Ronald Schilling • Wesley Schilling • Les Young • Don Young • Dick Fisher • David Risner • Vernon Mundt
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 45° 12.14′ N, 94° 27.97′ W. Marker is in Forest City, Minnesota, in Meeker County. Memorial is at the intersection of State Highway 24 at milepost 6 and County Highway 2, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 24. Memorial is in Forest City War Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Litchfield MN 55355, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Forest City Stockade (approx. half a mile away); G.A.R. Hall (approx. 5.9 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic Hall / Litchfield's Historic Downtown
Forest City War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
4. Forest City War Memorial
(approx. 5.9 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 7 miles away); Legion Memorial Park (approx. 7.3 miles away); Kingston Veterans Memorial (approx. 7½ miles away); Veterans Park (approx. 8.1 miles away); Eden Valley Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Forest City War Memorial.
abbreviations used on the memorial:
(ANC) Army Nurse Corps
(CHAP.) Chaplain
(WAVE) Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service
 
Additional keywords. Forest City Veterans Memorial
 
Forest City War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
5. Forest City War Memorial
War Memorial Park
Forest City War Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
6. Forest City War Memorial Park
Nearby Shaw Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
7. Nearby Shaw Memorial Park
Forest City Park
Meeker County
Shaw Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 6, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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