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Essington in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tinicum Township

World War II

 

1941 - 1945

 
Tinicum Township WWII Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
1. Tinicum Township WWII Memorial
Inscription.
Forever Honored
C. L. Beale J. A. Kiszonas
A. R. Bothner J. P. Lawson
A. Burnett E. F. Oxner
D.F.Fox T. Pritula
W. F. Gumen J. E. Sission, Jr.
E. S. Horodynski R. S. Smith
L. F. James, Jr. L. D. Surplus
S. W. Walz
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"So nigh is grandeur to our dust,
so near is God to man.

[Honor Roll of World War II Veterans]
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["]When duty whispers low thou must,
the youth replies I can."
[Honor Roll of World War II Veterans]
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"Brave men and worthy patriots,
dear to God, and famous to all ages"
[Honor Roll of Veterans]
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"For peace, with justice and honor,
is the fairest and most profitable possession."
[Honor Roll of Veterans]
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In honor of those members
of the Armed Forces
who served our country
[Honor Roll of Veterans]


 
Erected 1948
Left Panel with list of names. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
2. Left Panel with list of names.
by Tinicum Township War Memorial Committee and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 39° 52.036′ N, 75° 17.608′ W. Marker is in Essington, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Governor Printz Blvd (Pennsylvania Route 291), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is in front of the Tinicum Township Memorial Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 629 N Governor Printz Blvd, Essington PA 19029, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tinicum (a few steps from this marker); Lazaretto Quarantine Station (approx. half a mile away); Governor Printz Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Sweden (approx. 0.7 miles away); Johan Printz (approx. 0.7 miles away); Morton Homestead (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Morton (approx. 1.8 miles away); Billingsport, New Jersey (approx. 2.6 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Essington.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Right Panel with list of names. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
3. Right Panel with list of names.
Tinicum Township Honor Roll of WWII Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2017
4. Tinicum Township Honor Roll of WWII Veterans
Tinicum Township Honor Roll of WWII Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2017
5. Tinicum Township Honor Roll of WWII Veterans
Tinicum Township Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2017
6. Tinicum Township Honor Roll of Veterans
Tinicum Township Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2017
7. Tinicum Township Honor Roll of Veterans
Tinicum Township Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2017
8. Tinicum Township Honor Roll of Veterans
Possibly World War II additions
Tinicum Township Honor Roll of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2017
9. Tinicum Township Honor Roll of Veterans
Tinicum Township World War II Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2017
10. Tinicum Township World War II Memorial Dedication
Tinicum Township World War II Memorial 67mm Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2017
11. Tinicum Township World War II Memorial 67mm Gun
Tinicum Township World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2017
12. Tinicum Township World War II Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 700 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on September 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   12. submitted on September 26, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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