Kenmore in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Kenmore-Tonawanda Honors the Memory
honors the memory of those who gave
their lives in World War II
Kenmore and the Town of Tonawanda
who served and who gave their lives
with a hope that others would be free
The memory of what they did
will remain with us forever
Korean War Dead
Vietnam War Dead
Still Missing in Vietnam
"Poor is the nation that has no heroes.
Shameful is the nation that has them and forgets."
Desert Storm 1991
Erected 1947 by Kenmore-Tonawanda Committee for Boys and Girls in Service, Inc.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II.
Location. 42° 57.802′ N, 78° 52.191′ W. Marker is in Kenmore, New York, in Erie County. Memorial is at the intersection of Delaware Avenue (New York State Route 384) and Delaware Road, on the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2919 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo NY 14217, 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. Kenmore - Tonawanda Municipal Building (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Those Who Gave Their Lives (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Land Since 1816 (approx. one mile away); Sheridan Drive (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Sample Shop (approx. 1.6 miles away); President McKinley (approx. 1.7 miles away); St. John's German Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Flint Hill Encampment (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenmore.
More about this marker. The plaque on the south side listing Korean dead, Vietnam dead and still missing in Vietnam has a 1985 dedication date.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 264 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 28, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.