Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial
241 servicemen killed in the
Beirut, Lebanon terrorist bombing
to the Philadelphia Marine casualties of
the Beirut Peace Keeping Mission
Cpl. Moses Arnold, Jr. • Sgt. John J. Bonk, Jr. • Cpl. Thomas A. Hairston • Sgt. Gilbert Hanton • Cpl. John F. Muffler • Sgt. Rafael Pomales-Torres • PFC. Rui Manual A. Relvas • Cpl. Louis J. Rotondo •
Sgt. Allen D. Wesley
If you forget my death,
then I died in vain.
October 20, 1985
Erected 1985 by the families of Philadelphia Marine casualties of the Beirut Peace Keeping Mission.
Location. 39° 56.694′ N, 75° 8.56′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Touch for map. Memorial is in the Veterans Memorial Park, about 100 feet WSW of the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Dock Street. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Philadelphia Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Commodore John Barry (1745 - 1803) (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); “A Man Full of Trouble” Tavern (about 600 feet away); Cruiser Olympia - Submarine Becuna (about 600 feet away); The Liberation of Jane Johnson (about 800 feet away); Fraunces Tavern (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Additional keywords. Veterans Memorial
Categories. • 20th Century • Government • Heroes • Military • Notable Events • Patriots & Patriotism • Peace •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,167 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.