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New London in Merrimack County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

New London War Memorial

 
 
New London NH War memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, June 21, 2017
1. New London NH War memorial Marker
WWII marker inscription There are 4 rows of names inscribed, 5 with stars, indicating death while serving.
Inscription. In grateful appreciation, the town of New London in full recognition of the supreme sacrifice* of a few and the arduous efforts of many, hereby acknowledge with deep humility and thanksgiving the participation of the community's men and women during World War II.

(4 rows of names with 5 starred, indicating they died in service)

(side 2)
To all who served and performed their obligations and tasks with honor and distinction, some beyond the "Call of Duty." All will not be forgotten and we pledge our everlasting gratitude and offer a most humble prayer of Thanksgiving.

Korean Conflict
June 25, 1950 to Jan 31, 1955
(4 rows of names)

Vietnam Conflict
Dec 22, 1961 to May 7, 1975
(4 rows of names)

Lebanon
Aug 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984
(5 names)

Grenada
Oct 23, 1983 to Nov 21 1983
(6 names)

Panama Invasion
Dec 20 1989 to Jan 30 1990
(6 names)

Persian Gulf War
Aug 2, 1990
(7 names)
 
Location. 43° 24.768′ N, 71° 58.847′ W. Marker is in New London, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New Hampshire Route 114) and Seamans
New London NH War memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, June 21, 2017
2. New London NH War memorial Marker
Other war memorial inscriptions.
Road, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the rear of the town police station. Marker is in this post office area: New London NH 03257, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named New London War Memorial (here, next to this marker); John Sargent Pillsbury (approx. 6.9 miles away); Center Meeting House, Newbury NH (approx. 6.9 miles away); Newbury NH Veteran's Memorial (approx. 7 miles away); This Mill Stone (approx. 13.6 miles away).
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2017, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2017, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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