“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Donaldsonville in Ascension Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

War Veterans Memorial

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1. War Veterans Memorial
Panel 1
This monument dedicated in memory of all veterans who served the United States Armed Forces in defense of freedom and peace, having fought bravely against tremendous odds on land, sea and air, were no less honorable, valiant and victorious men and women, killed-in-battle, wounded-in-action, missing-in-action, or were held as prisoners-of-war.
Dedicated May 20, 1990
Donaldsonville, Louisiana

Panel 2
The listing of names herein represent those Donaldsonville and area veterans who according to official casualty lists of the Department of Defense, lost their lives in combat zones or as a result or aftermath of an initial injury occuring in a combat zone while serving in that zone as determined by the Congress of the United States. Also included are those missing in action.

Spanish-American War
Joseph Numa Augustin, Jr. · William Caufield

World War I
1917 - 1918
Bennett J. Babin · Gordon R. Gisclard · Lorenzo Hamilton · Henry D. Jones · Anthony Labello · John F. Martine · Frank Montalbano · Elysee J. Robert · George Rodelliat · Isaac
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2. War Veterans Memorial (panel 1)
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Panel 3
World War II
1941 - 1945
William F. Bridewell · Bonnie J. Cedotal · Joseph Cedotal · James A. Crawford · Lawless G. Falcon · Joseph L. Frey · Howard J. Guidry · George P. Haynes · P. A. Hernandez · Ulysses J. Hidalgo · Andre J. Landry · Isaac Landry · Claude P. Leblanc · Samuel A. Leblanc, Jr. · George Millet, Jr. · Milford J. Morales · Deena Motton · Walter S. Ricardo, Jr. · Ezekiel Robinson · Oldin R. Sanchez · Roy F. Sentilles · Joseph L. Smith · Sherel J. Talbot · Herbert Thomas · Adrian D. Williams · Macellan Williams · John Winfrey · Euclid J. Roger, Jr. · Delmayne E. Veron

Panel 4
Korean War
1950 - 1953
Reginald L. Leblanc · Reginald A. Riley · Leon S. Jones

Vietnam War
1965 - 1973
Edmund Furman · Victor Johnson, Jr. · Eddie L. Landry · Charles A. McKinney · Armond J. Stein

Erected 1990 by VFW Post 3766 & American Legion Post 98.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
Location. 30° 6.258′ N, 90° 59.367′ W. Marker is in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Memorial is on Railroad Avenue north of Opelousas Street,
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3. War Veterans Memorial (panel 2)
on the left when traveling north. Located in the Louisiana Square Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Donaldsonville LA 70346, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louisiana Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis T. Nicholls (within shouting distance of this marker); Donaldsonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles "Chalou" Trepagnier Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crescent Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory Of (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bicentennial Jazz Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Donaldsonville (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Donaldsonville.
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4. War Veterans Memorial (panel 3)
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5. War Veterans Memorial (panel 4)
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6. War Veterans Memorial
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2016. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 15, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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