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Danville in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Vermilion County Korean and Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Korean - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vermilion County, Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
1. Korean - Vietnam War Memorial - - Vermilion County, Illinois Marker
Inscription.

Back of Stone Bench - At Entrance

Dedicated to those who served, and to the principles upon which this great country was founded. This memorial stands in humble gratitude.

Left Section

Korea 1950 - 1953

Heroes of the Forgotten War

* Missing In Action

1 - Danville • 2 - East Lynn • 3 - Georgetown • 4 - Hoopeston • 5 - Indianaola • 6 - Muncie • 7 - Rankin • 8 - Rossville • 9 - Sidell • 10 - Tilton • 11 - Westville

Korea - - Left Panel of Names

9 - PFC Robert E. Adcox • 1 - PFC Arthur Bishop • 4 - CPT Louis W. Bratton • 3 - PFC Larry R. Cimino • 1 - CPT Harold E. Copsy • 8 - SGT James Cornell * • 1 - SGT Floyd Deck * • 1 - CPL Paul E. Duez • 1 - PVT John R. Gibson • 1 - PVT Gerald W. Goodner • 6 - PVT Edward Gossar * • 8 - PFC John F. Govier

Korea - Middle Panel of Names

1 - SFC William W. Hamilton • 1 - PFC Raymond E. Haun • 2 - PFC Allen Hayes • 1 - SFC Bernard Hewitt • 5 - PFC Charles High • 4 - CPL William Hopkins * • 4 - CPL Francis Hurst * • 11 - 1LT Clyde E. Lamkins • 8 - 1LT Wilbur E. Lewis * • 1 - 1LT Orville J. Lipscombe • 1 - SGT Clarence F. Maiden • 1 - SGT Raymond E. Mason

Korea - Right Panel of Names

4 - CPT Clarence
Back of Dedication Stone Bench at Memorial Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
2. Back of Dedication Stone Bench at Memorial Entrance
B. Odle• 1 - 1LT Harold Osborne • 10 - CPL John H. Parezo • 1 - SGT Jack K. Pate * • 1 - PVT Harold M. Saylor • 1 - PVT James E. Shaw • 10 - PVT Edward L. Swearinger • 7 - PFC Ralph Tull • 11 - PFC Peter Vilutes, Jr. • 4 - SFC Earl V. Wise * • 1 - PFC Robert L. Wurtsbaugh • 3 - CPL Elmer G. Sperry

Right Section
Vietnam 1964 - 1975

Unsung Heroes, Not by Choice

1 - Alvin • 2 - Danville • 3 - Fairmont • 4 - Georgetown • 5 - Hoopeston • 6 - Potomac • 7 - Sidell • 8 - Westville

Vietnam - Left Panel of Names

2 – LTJG Thomas E. Brown • 1 - SP4 Jerry M. Chunges • 2 - PFC John W. Davis • 8 - BM3 Francis W. Deal, Jr. • 2 - LCPL Perry Dicken, Jr. • 2 - LCPL Robert K. Enderby • 2 - CPL Daniel F. Farrell • 2 - PFC John A. Goldsberry

Vietnam - Middle Panel of Names

2 - CPL William E. Gooden • 2 - SGT Michael L. Hutson • 2 - HM3 Walter P. Jackson • 4 - CPL Earl D. Jenkins • 6 - LCPL David L. Judy • 5 - PFC Joseph A. Kelnhofer • 2 - SP4 Harry S. Mason, Jr. • 2 - PFC Kenneth R. McAllister • 2 – SP5 Ronald T. Hoffman

Vietnam - Right Panel of Names

2 - SGT Ferenc J. Ramm • 2 - SP4 Cecil J. Render • 2 - SGT Robert C. Sherman • 2 - SSGT Robert D. Shipman • 4 - SP4 Kenneth M. Walls • 2 - 1LT Michael J. Welch
Korean Section of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
3. Korean Section of Memorial
• 3 - PFC Larry E. Whitington • 7 - WO Mark D. Young
 
Location. 40° 7.968′ N, 87° 37.712′ W. Marker is in Danville, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is on North Hazel Street south of East Williams Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville IL 61832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Two Trees Reach for Heaven (a few steps from this marker); Workers Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Major Kenneth D. Bailey (about 500 feet away); Women's War Memorial (approx. Ό mile away); American Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lindley Sign Post Forest (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Temple / Danville USA (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Categories. Heroes
 
Korean Memorial - Top Panel image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
4. Korean Memorial - Top Panel
Korean Memorial - - Left Panel of Names image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
5. Korean Memorial - - Left Panel of Names
Korean Memorial - - Middle Panel of Names image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
6. Korean Memorial - - Middle Panel of Names
Korean Memorial - - Right Panel of Names image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
7. Korean Memorial - - Right Panel of Names
Vietnam Section of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
8. Vietnam Section of Memorial
Vietnam Memorial - - Top Panel image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
9. Vietnam Memorial - - Top Panel
Vietnam Memorial - - Left Panel of Names image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
10. Vietnam Memorial - - Left Panel of Names
Vietnam Memorial - - Middle Panel of Names image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
11. Vietnam Memorial - - Middle Panel of Names
Vietnam Memorial - - Right Panel of Names image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
12. Vietnam Memorial - - Right Panel of Names
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,595 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on August 26, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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