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In Honor and Memory of Those Who Served in the Korean War

 
 
In Honor and Memory of Those Who Served in the Korean War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
1. In Honor and Memory of Those Who Served in the Korean War Marker
Inscription.
54,246 U.S. dead.
33,651 killed in action.
103,000 U.S. wounded.
8,179 U.S. Missing in Action.
7,000 Prisoners of War
Only 3,450 returned
51% died in prison camps.
389 POW's unaccounted for.
22 different nations united into one powerful army to halt Communist aggression, the first U.N. Army ever fielded.

Freedom is not free

The forgotten war
Lest we forget

Washington, MO remembers
Hope Lodge No 251 A.F. & A.M.

Dedicated
Nov. 11, 1995



 
Erected 1995 by Hope Lodge No. 251 A.F. & A.M.
 
Location. 38° 33.154′ N, 91° 0.196′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of East Fifth Street and Hancock Street, on the left when traveling west on East Fifth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 851 East 5th Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gravesite of Washington's Founder (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Back of marker with additional donor information image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
2. Back of marker with additional donor information
(about 300 feet away); Bassora Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Southern Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marie Krog House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Log House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Unnerstall Flag Plaza (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 12 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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