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Antioch in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

City of Antioch War Dog Memorial

 
 
City of Antioch War Dog Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 31, 2016
1. City of Antioch War Dog Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
You protected us on the field of battle. You watched over our eternal rest. You will not be forgotten. We are forever grateful.
Dedicated in memory of Specialist 4th Class George D. (Doug) Deitrick and his scout dog, Egor (75IM), 1st Infantry Division, 41st Infantry Platoon Scout Dog, killed in action on June 23, 1969, Binh Duong, S. Vietnam.

 
Erected by War Dog Memorial Committee.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsWar, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 38° 1.103′ N, 121° 49.184′ W. Marker is in Antioch, California, in Contra Costa County. Memorial is on L Street near West 2nd Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 L Street, Antioch CA 94509, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cannery Lady (approx. 0.2 miles away); F & AM - Antioch-Brentwood Lodge #175 Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The McCoy Cook House (approx.
City of Antioch War Dog Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 31, 2016
2. City of Antioch War Dog Memorial Marker
0.4 miles away); Antioch High School Cupola (approx. 0.4 miles away); Birthplace of Antioch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Riverview Union High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Woman's Club of Antioch (approx. 0.4 miles away); July 4, Anno Domini, 1951 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antioch.
 
More about this memorial. This memorial is located beneath the flagpole at the entrance to the Antioch Marina parking lot.
 
Also see . . .  United States War Dogs Association. Honoring our nation's war dogs and their handlers past, present and future. (Submitted on April 4, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
City of Antioch War Dog Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 31, 2016
3. City of Antioch War Dog Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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