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Throop in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

War Memorial

Sacrifice

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
1. War Memorial
Inscription.

In grateful tribute to
the men and women
of this community who
served in World Wars

That They Shall Not Have Died In Vain

World War One
Herbert Clark • Joseph M. Chorba • John A. Gombar
Peter Telesha • Michael T. Gombar • George Phillips
Wilbur Gill • Clemence Karchaskus

World War Two
Peter Badyrka • William A. Fitzgerald • Matthew S. Gosko
John S. Hrysko • Edward J. Karolewicz • Edward Karpovich
Stephen J. Kobar • Paul G. Kochis • John J. Konopka
John A. Kromko • John G. Kromko • Frank J. Krupski
Wallace Kudalsky • Donald A. Novak • George F. Ollendike Jr.
Joseph A. Pasko • Chester W. Peko • Willard Peters
Frank Pogorelski • Richard H. Pollard • Frank A. Puhalla
David W. Reha • Chester Romanowsky • Joseph P. Semonick
Whitman Sheerer • William Shumski • Emil A. Solensky
Edward T. Solomon • Joseph F. Sproha • Joseph V. Stefanik
George T. Talyain • Charles Taraskiewicz • Charles Washkuch
Robert H. Williams • Richard Wojdakowski • Joseph E. Zilla • Albert Freeman

Korean War
Frank A. Yablonsky

Vietnam
Edward J. Kaminski • Nicholas F. Barone
John E. Tarantowicz Jr. • Kenneth C. Hess


 
Erected by Throop Lions Club and Civic Committees
War Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
2. War Memorial Honored Dead
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Location. 41° 26.76′ N, 75° 37.228′ W. Marker is in Throop, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Sanderson Street and Charles Street, on the left when traveling west on Sanderson Street. Touch for map. Monument is on the Throop Borough Hall grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 436 Sanderson Street, Scranton PA 18512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Throop (here, next to this marker); Anthracite Mine Disaster (here, next to this marker); Blessed Sacrament Parish (approx. half a mile away); World Wars Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Our Lady of Victory Shrine (approx. half a mile away); War Memorial Honor Roll (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Reinterred Remains from St. John's Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Throop.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
3. War Memorial
War Memorial Soldier Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
4. War Memorial Soldier Bust
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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