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Corporal Francis V. Todarello

 
 
Corporal Francis V. Todarello Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 16, 2017
1. Corporal Francis V. Todarello Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the men and women
of Oakdale who served their nation
in war and peace

and
in living memory of

Corporal Francis V. Todarello
United States Army
1947-1968

Corporal Todarello, an Oakdale resident,
served with great distinction
and valor while assigned to Company A,
1st Battalion, 52nd Infantry, Americal Division.
On June 6, 1968, he died of wounds
received in combat against enemy forces
in the Republic of Vietnam.

Libertas inaestimabile res est.


 
Erected 1998 by Kiwanis Club of Sayville.
 
Location. 40° 44.556′ N, 73° 7.91′ W. Marker is in Oakdale, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Oakdale-Bohemia Road, on the left when traveling east on Montauk Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakdale NY 11769, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Locust Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Neighbor Across the Way (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Country Home (approx. 1.7 miles away);
Corporal Francis V. Todarello Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 16, 2017
2. Corporal Francis V. Todarello Marker - Wide View
Great River Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sayville War Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Carriage Shed (approx. 3.3 miles away); American Farm Windmill (approx. 3.3 miles away); Percy Williams Cottage (1901) (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted to a low rock, in front of the Oakdale Station.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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