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Wayne Township World War II Memorial

 
 
Wayne Township World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
1. Wayne Township World War II Memorial
Inscription.
A living memorial dedicated in commemoration of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II from Wayne Township

In grateful tribute to all men and women of this area who have or will serve in defense of our country
Rededicated by Veterans Council May 1981
 
Location. 39° 49.762′ N, 84° 53.731′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Main Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling south on 5th Street. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Freedom Fountain Plaza, about 150 feet SSW of city hall. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond IN 47374, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Freedom Fountain (a few steps from this marker); 1968 Downtown Richmond Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker); Richmond Police Department Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sailor Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richmond's Record Roots (approx. 0.4 miles away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Wayne Township World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
2. Wayne Township World War II Memorial
Beneath American flag. Vietnam War Memorial to left and Korean War Memorial to right. Freedom Fountain in front of WWII Memorial, with City Hall in background.
Wayne Township World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
3. Wayne Township World War II Memorial
Wayne County Courthouse in background.
Wayne Township World War II Memorial Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
4. Wayne Township World War II Memorial Roll of Honor
Wayne Township World War II Memorial Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
5. Wayne Township World War II Memorial Roll of Honor
Wayne Township World War II Memorial Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
6. Wayne Township World War II Memorial Roll of Honor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,206 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 29, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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