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St. George's, Saint George, Grenada
 

Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada

 
 
Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 5, 2019
1. Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada Marker
Inscription.  

Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada
This plaque expresses the gratitude of the Grenadian people to the forces from the United States of America and the Caribbean, especially those who sacrificed their lives in liberating Grenada on 25 October 1983. It was dedicated by President Ronald Reagan on his visit to Grenada on 20 February 1986.
 
Erected 1986.
 
Location. 12° 0.457′ N, 61° 46.991′ W. Marker is in St. George's, Saint George. Marker is on Maurice Bishop Memorial Highway just west of Dr. Grooms Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Geoffrey H. Bourne, DSC, DPHIL (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Assassination of Maurice Bishop (approx. 5.6 kilometers away); St. Andrew's Presbyterian Kirk (approx. 5.8 kilometers away); Antilles Hotel (approx. 5.8 kilometers away); Grenada National Museum (approx. 5.8 kilometers away); Port Louis (1650)
Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 5, 2019
2. Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada Marker
(approx. 5.9 kilometers away); Sedan Porches (approx. 6 kilometers away); Historic Sedan Chair Portico (approx. 6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. George's.
 
Also see . . .
1. The United States invasion of Grenada. (Submitted on June 6, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
2. President Reagan's February 20, 1986 visit to Grenada. President Reagan unveils the marker at around 2:35 in this video from the Reagan Presidential Library. Note that the marker was on a reception stand on the tarmac of the Maurice Bishop International Airport (then the Point Salines Airport) and must have been installed on the memorial some time soon after. (Submitted on June 6, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. Military
 
A restoration plaque on the Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 5, 2019
3. A restoration plaque on the Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada
Restoration made possible by Ambassador Mary Martin Ourisman and Mr. Mandell Ourisman
Mr. and Mrs. Brad Martin
Florida – RSS Partnership Program
United States Southern Command and the Government of Grenada
25 October 2006
An additional Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada Marker on the monument image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 5, 2019
4. An additional Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada Marker on the monument
Operation Urgent Fury
October 23 – November 21, 1988
To honor those members of the United States military who, through commitment and sacrifice, returned freedom to Grenada.

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
May 16, 1995
Pro-US and Caribbean forces sign in St. George's image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 1, 2013
5. Pro-US and Caribbean forces sign in St. George's
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 6, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on June 18, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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