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Palm Desert in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Palm Desert Historical Society Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Palm Desert Historical Society Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 29, 2013
1. Palm Desert Historical Society Vietnam War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In Memoriam
In Deep Appreciation of
These Courageous Young Americans
From the Coachella Valley
Who Have Made the Supreme Sacrifice.
Killed In Action
Vietnam


P.F.C. Dennis Read — Army
Spl./4th Class, Edwarxd Angiano Escobar — Army
Cpl. Renaldo Olegania Fernandez — Marines
Cpl. Eddie Austin — Marines
P.F.C. Otto Paul Meyer III — Army
Sgt. Gerald Baylis — Army
Sgt. Carl Roy Smead — Army
P.F.C. Terry Allen — Army
Pvt. Michael S. Grannon — Marines
Cpl. Adan S. Najar — Marines
P.F.C. Walt "Butch" Peters — Army
L.Cpl. Gary Saxton — Marines
S. Sgt. Cornealus Pumphrey, Jr. — Army
Spl./4TH Class, Leveret Prosky — Army

 
Location. 33° 43.172′ N, 116° 23.615′ W. Marker is in Palm Desert, California, in Riverside County. Marker is on El Paseo, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 72861 El Paseo, Palm Desert CA 92260, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eisenhower Walk of Honor (approx. 3.2 miles away); Dwight David Eisenhower
Palm Desert Historical Society Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 29, 2013
2. Palm Desert Historical Society Vietnam War Memorial Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); Eisenhower Mountain (approx. 3.2 miles away); Indian Wells (approx. 3.2 miles away); Jimmy Swaggart's "Date" (approx. 9.4 miles away); 1909 Indio Schoolhouse (was approx. 9.8 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Smiley Place (approx. 9.8 miles away); History of Electricity in the Coachella Valley (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Palm Desert Historical Society Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 29, 2013
3. Palm Desert Historical Society Vietnam War Memorial Marker
Palm Desert Historical Society image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 29, 2013
4. Palm Desert Historical Society
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 26, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 26, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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