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Forest City in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
1. War Memorial
Inscription.

Dedicated by
Post No. 524 American Legion
Forest City, Pa.
in memory of their
comrades of Forest City
and vicinity who offered
their lives in defense
of humanity in the
World War 1914 - 1918
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Those who made the supreme sacrifice
Forest City

Pvt. William Burns 1st Lt. Reese Davis
Corp. Joseph Dearie Pvt. John Gardella
Pvt. Tony Gellett Sgt. Stanley Horosko
Pvt. Raymond Murray Pvt. Leo McCabe
Sgt. George Payne Pvt. John Rudatis
Corp. Charles Skubic Pvt. Martin Skubic
2nd Lt. John Strach

Vandling
Corp. James P. McAndrew Corp. Robert E. Nelson
Pvt. Jack Bayliff

Elkdale
M.M.2C. William D. Jones Pvt. Robert P. Owens
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[World War II] Roll of Honor
Sgt. Thomas Bucknavage Sgt. Peter Gursky
Sgt. George Motsko S/Sgt. Vincent Stancavage
Cpl. Anthony Pristavec Cpl. John W. Riley
Pvt. Edward Bokal T/Sgt. Ludwig J. Verboys
Pvt. Frank Lutkiewicz Pvt. Anthony Chesnick
Cadet Thomas Berish Pvt. John Rozina
Pvt. Joseph Yerib, Jr. T/5G. Joseph J. Skrocki
Sgt. John Monahan F.O. Edmund J. Bovitt
Pvt. Fred

War Memorial Honored Dead WWI image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
2. War Memorial Honored Dead WWI
Finc Cpl. Chester S. Dombroski
Cpl. Stanley Czerpauska Pvt. Jerry Machek
Sgt. Albert Gliha T/4G. Bernard N. Hydock
Seaman Victor Planinsek PFC. Adolph Korsak
S/Sgt. Charles Gliha PFC. John G. Zukosky
PFC. Edward Golecki PFC. Frank Zedar
Pvt. Cyril P. Kelleher Sgt. Leonard F. Peterlin
T/Sgt. John Timko S/Sgt. Thomas G. Payne
PFC. Frank Moser S/1st.Cl. William A. Ross
PFC. Robert N. Davis Sgt. Thomas L. Patsey
S/Sgt. Stanley L. Chudzinski Lt. Norman Lamoreaux
PFC. Earle D. Arthur C.P.O. Charles B. Sutton
Sgt. Chester Platkowski Lt. Michael Kowalsky
T/Sgt. Elmer Tusko PFC. Robert Mills
Pvt. Peter J. Kutch Sgt. Henry Zigon
T/5G. William B. Saladyda Cpl. Edward V. Kudgus
Pvt. Joseph Stankus Cpl. Joseph Kaszorek
S/1st.Cl. Joseph A. Tomaszewski

Presented to
the Gold Star Mothers of Forest City
and its Greater Area
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Korean War 1950-1953
Pvt. Joseph Gerchman Sgt. Leonard Charles Hull
Cpl. Louis T. Volk

Vietnam War 1959-1975
Sgt. Lawrence A. Berneski PFC. Francis J. Connor
PFC. Roland Dennis Dumond Lt. James Alfred Gaiser
SFC. Robert S. Geer Sp4. Michael A. Pfeufer
PFC. Rodney Ransom Sgt. James E. Silfee
Cpl. Clarence J. Tiffany

War Memorial Honored Dead WWII image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
3. War Memorial Honored Dead WWII
Sp4. Brian D. Upright

That from these honored dead
we take increased devotion...
Abraham Lincoln


 
Erected by Charles & Martin Skubic American Legion Post 524.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 41° 38.83′ N, 75° 28.018′ W. Marker is in Forest City, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County. Marker is on Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 171/247) north of Maxey Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 331 Main Street, Forest City PA 18421, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Miners Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel (approx. mile away); Monkey Run Park (approx. 3.6 miles away); Simpson, Lackawanna County, Pa. (approx. 3.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fell Township War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Carbondale (approx. 5 miles away); Gravity Railroad (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest City.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
War Memorial Honored Dead Korea-Vietnam image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
4. War Memorial Honored Dead Korea-Vietnam
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
5. War Memorial
War Memorial Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
6. War Memorial Doughboy Statue
War Memorial Doughboy Statue Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2017
7. War Memorial Doughboy Statue Mark
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 147 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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