Wessington Springs in Jerauld County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Wessington Springs, South Dakota Veterans Memorial
(Main Memorial) This memorial is dedicated to those men and women who served our country in times of war and peace and especially to those who gave their lives in that service.
In Commemoration of the Patriotism of our Comrades
Willman - Fee Post No. 14 Wessington Springs South Dakota
Dedicated May 30, 1935
This Memorial Dedicated to:
LT Thomas R. Russell
LT John M. Walker
LT Robgert P. Lynn
Sgt Lester M. Hatfield
Sgt Raymond F. Pischke
Sgt Victor D. Mette
Sgt Nino S. Litrio
Sgt Mike J. Ventura
PFC Victor F. Brotherton
On Aug 26, 1943 these med died at the practice bombing range in Logan Township during a routine training flight.
Location. 44° 4.717′ N, 98° 34.185′ W. Marker is in Wessington Springs, South Dakota, in Jerauld County. Marker is at the intersection of Burrett St SE and Wallace Ave S on Burrett St SE. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wessington Springs SD 57382, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stratton Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rube Goldberg Ski Lift Gadget Wessington Springs Roadside Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert S. Vessey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shakespeare Garden/Ann Hathaway Cottage (approx. half a mile away); The Shakespeare Garden (approx. half a mile away).
Categories. • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.