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All Veterans / Middle East Wars Monument

 
 
In Memory of All Veterans image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 7, 2019
1. In Memory of All Veterans
Facing west.
Inscription.  
[facing west] In Memory of All American Veterans
This memorial honors all American veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal - - to valiantly protect our country's freedoms.

The memories of these American veterans will continue to live in wherever democracy exists.

The American veteran - - forever a symbol of heroism, sacrifice, loyalty and freedom.

Thank a Vet today, for all gave some and some gave all.

[facing east] This monument honors all of the men and women who lost their lives defending out country in these conflicts: The Persian Gulf War; Operation Iraqi Freedom; Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
Erected 2010 by Forest Lawn Cemetery.
 
Location. 42° 55.531′ N, 78° 51.331′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 5) and Jefferson Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial is in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The cemetery is huge. This memorial is closest to a narrow cemetery
Middle East Wars image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 7, 2019
2. Middle East Wars
Facing east.
entrance at the intersection of Main Street and Jefferson Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1990 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to our Boys and Girls (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canisius College (about 400 feet away); Erastus Granger (about 600 feet away); On This Day of May 30, 1991, The Semper Fidelis Post #356 (about 800 feet away); To Honor the Memory of Our Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); To Preserve the Memories (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forest Lawn Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Commemoration for African American Soldiers of the American Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Regarding All Veterans / Middle East Wars Monument. A nearby sign in the cemetery states: Veteran & Spouse Burial Garden. Veterans Field of Honor. The only local veteran cemetery garden which allows the free government marble upright monument.
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, Afghanistan
 
All Veterans / Middle East Wars Monument image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 7, 2019
3. All Veterans / Middle East Wars Monument
Main Street & Canisius College buildings in background.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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