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War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
1. War Memorial
Inscription.  

In honor of
the men and women of this community
who served their country during
World War I☆World War II☆Korean War
and
In memory of
those who gave their lives for
God and Country

1917· ·World War I· ·1918
Osco Robinson • Charles Peebles
Franklin G. Burtch • George Riordan
Arthur L. McGraw • Frank Duvall
Harold Robertson • Harry A. Dickinson

1941· ·World War II· ·1945
George W. Guy • Ryal G. Stone
Herman Phillips • Raymond Spicer
Earl A. Pitman • Leonard Slawson
Claude L. Sherman • Charles Spengle
Harold Forshee • Raymond Tompkins
George Lynch • Robert C. Sams

1950· ·Korean War· ·1953
Francis P. Odinek

This memorial dedicated May 30, 1962


 
Erected 1962.
 
Location. 42° 26.481′ N, 76° 2.007′ W. Marker is in Marathon, New York, in Cortland County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
2. War Memorial
right when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument is on the Town Green. Marker is in this post office area: Marathon NY 13803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); First Baptist Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); Peck Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Japheth Hunt (within shouting distance of this marker); Flag Pole (within shouting distance of this marker); A.C. Baker & Son (within shouting distance of this marker); Hulbert's Block (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marathon.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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