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Shippensburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Vietnam War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2016
1. Vietnam War Memorial Dedication
Inscription.  

These tablets are dedicated to and bear the names of the servicemen and women from Shippensburg and R.D.'s and nearby villages who served honorably in the American Armed Forces during the Vietnam War:
July 1, 1958 -- May 7, 1975.
This was a long war: history will judge its worthwhile outcome.

Died in Service
Earl A. Crouse • Kenneth L. Devor • Dana E. Diehl • Steven O. Dile • Raymond Ellis • Fred W. Hawley • Courtney P. Hollar, Jr. • Larry J. Kirby • Gary Lee Lininger • John E. Marpo • Ronald Eugene Newell • Edwin R. Nye • Jack G. Nye • James B. Petteys • Charles David Railing • James Burr Reddig • Fred B. Rosenberry • Melvin Daniel Rosenberry • Donald Leroy Thomas • Paul Alexander Tondee • Walter John Type III • Thomas A. Warren • Donald Galen Willis

[Honor Roll of Veterans - not transcribed]


 
Erected 1987.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam. A significant historical date for this entry is May 7, 1975.
 
Location. 40° 2.544′ N, 77° 32.172′ 
Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2016
2. Vietnam War Memorial
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W. Marker is in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and King Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling north on Veterans Memorial Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Entrance to Veterans Memorial Park, Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Shippensburg (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William C. Ashwell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Braddock Expedition (approx. 0.6 miles away); This Tablet Marks the Site of Fort Morris (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shippensburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 232 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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