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109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
1. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Marker
Inscription.

(front)

This battery of
four three inch guns
is placed here
in loving memory of the
thirty-three men of the
109th Field Artillery BN,
mustered into federal service
5 September 1950,
killed in the wreck
of their troop train on
11 September 1950, at
Coshocton, Ohio

"Greater love hath no
man than this, that a
man lay down his
life for his friends"
John 15:3

(back)

Capt. Arthur J. Thomas
Warrant Officers
William M. Wellington James F. Mc Ginley
Sergeants
Lester J. Kuehn Bernard S. Okrasinski
Gilbert B. Wharton William C. Edwards
John W. Cox
Corporals
Carl W. Armbruster Thomas M. Ostraszewski
Joseph E. Fletcher Larry L. Luzinski
John L. Barna
Privates 1st Class
Leonard Balonis Edward W. Gallagher
Harold Handlos Clyde P. Harding
Edmund F. Zabicki Donald C. Zieker
Ronald J. Jackson Martin Hornlein
Raymond Pudlowski
Privates
William F. Tierney Richard A. Royer
William F. Sobers Thomas W. Wallace
William J. Dougherty Hugh L. Fargus
Frank C. Martinez Charles Norton
Wallace R. Ludwig Eugene Carr
William
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
2. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Marker (back)
R. Disbrow

 
Erected by Comrades and Friends of the 109th Field Artillery.
 
Location. 41° 15.231′ N, 75° 53.41′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and 2nd Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Market Street. Touch for map. Memorial stands on the Kingston Armory grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 280 Market Street, Kingston PA 18704, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilkes-Barre (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Formal Promenade Across the River (approx. mile away); What on Earth is a Levee? (approx. mile away); Trailing Along (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Trailing Along (approx. mile away); Bridging Two Cities (approx. mile away); a different marker also named What on Earth is a Levee? (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  109th FA Bn Train Disaster Remembered. Pictures, history and remembrance of the wreck. Click on the "Train Disaster"
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
3. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial
link in the left-hand drop-down menu. (Submitted on May 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. DisastersMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Korean
 
109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
4. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun
3 Inch Field Gun Model 1902 No. 107
109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
5. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun
3 Inch Field Gun Model 1902 No. 80
109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
6. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail
3 Inch Field Gun Model 1902 No. 80 Gun Carriage Plate
109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
7. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail
3 Inch Field Gun Model 1902 No. 107 Gun Carriage Plate
109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
8. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail
3 Inch Field Gun Model 1902 No. 122 Gun Carriage Plate
109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
9. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail
3 Inch Field Gun Model 1902 No. 495 Gun Carriage Plate
109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
10. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail
3 Inch Field Gun Model 1904 Gun Tube Mark on Model 1902 No. 107 Carriage
109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
11. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail
3 Inch Field Gun Model 1902 Gun Tube Mark on Model 1902 No. 122 Carriage
109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
12. 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Gun Detail
3 Inch Field Gun Model 1905 Gun Tube Mark on Model 1902 No. 495 Carriage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on May 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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