Mansfield in Richland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Richland County Korean War Memorial
Freedom Is Not Free
the Korean War
“They went, not for conquest, and not
for gain, but only to protect
the anguished and the innocent.
They suffered greatly and by their
heroism in a thousand battles, they
added a luster to the codes that
we hold most dear;
Duty, Honor, Fidelity,
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This memorial commemorates those
Richland County men who lost their lives
in the Korean War and is dedicated
to all other Richland County
men and women who served in our
armed forces in Korea and worldwide
during the Korean War era
June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955
PFC Wayne O. Meyer, U.S. Army, KIA 7-10-1950 PFC Donald B. Worley, U.S. Army, KIA 7-16-1950 CPL James A. Bricker, U.S. Army, KIA 9-16-1950 CPL Ray E. Slasor, U.S.M.C., KIA 9-24-1950 PFC Charles L. Kirkpatrick, U.S. Army, KIA 8-27-1950 SGT Charles E. Fiddler, U.S. Army, MIA 11-2-1950 CPL Boris Baker, U.S.M.C., KIA 11-28-1950 PFC Francis M. Johnson, U.S. Army, MIA 11-30-1950 PVT James E. Lowery, U.S. Army, KIA 11-30-1950 PVT Robert J. Love, U.S. Army - P.O.W., Died 11-30-1950 PFC Richard W. Erdenberger, U.S.M.C., KIA 12-3-1950 PFC Robert C. Miller, U.S. Army, KIA 12-3-1950 PFC James L. Evans, U.S.
Memorial design by Robert R. Hutchison - U.S.M.C. Korea 1950-1951
Location. 40° 45.53′ N, 82° 30.907′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Ohio, in Richland County. Marker is on Park Avenue East (Ohio Route 430), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Public Square, east of Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Mansfield OH 44902, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Allen J. (A. J.) Vandayburg (a few steps from this marker); Richland County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Mansfield Blue Star Mothers War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Richland County Soldiers' Monument Vasbinder Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Township Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
Categories. • 20th Century • Heroes • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean •
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