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Cheshire in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza

 
 
Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
1. Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza Marker
Inscription.
Honoring Our Veterans
1754 French and Indian War 1763
Reuben Hitchcock • Edward Parker • Ephraim Parker

1775 Revolutionary War 1783
Asa Bellamy • Justus Bellamy • Reuben Bellamy • Silas Bellamy • Asa Bronson • Elisha Cowles • Amos Parker • Edward Parker • Elisha Parker • Samuel Parker • Elisha Parker, Jr. • Jesse Parker, Jr. • Jesse Parker, Sr.*

1861 Civil War 1865
Nelson Beach

1940 World War II 1946
Francis R. Rocco

1950 Korea 1955
Roger (Deschesnes) Deshane • Winslow K. Scott • A. Robert Hall

1959 Vietnam 1975
Richard H. Chubb • John W. Crowell • William G. Dolan • Erwin F. Dressel • Peter S. Ely • Lawrence W. Fisher • Robert N. Greenwood • Anthony S. Gwiazdowski, Jr. • John L. Hissick • Allen G. Meyerjack • Emory T. Meyerjack • William P. Meyerjack, Jr. • John R. Moseley • William B. Munger, Jr. • William E. Neff III • Robert D. O’Hara • Paul M. Ozyck • Arthur J. Phelan • Walter H. Phelan, Jr. * • H. Timothy Reinhard * • Gary C. Richards • Patsy J. Rubbo • Michael J. Salvatore • William H. Shay, Jr. • Norman Thompson • Walter Ushchak

1978 Post-Vietnam 1990
Philip J. Bailey * • Robert Chadwick • Frank Dressel * • Kenneth D. Gertz, Jr. • Eric W. Hostage • Robert Irving • Ernie Ostuno • Thaddeus P. Ozyck • Dante A. Pasqualoni
Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
2. Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza
• Robert W. Thatcher

1991 Middle East Present
William H. Adams • Michael P. Angus • Kimberly G. (Leach) Aucoin * • Thomas Bobok * • Carolyn Brown • Andrew C. Camp • Gregg F. Curran • Jeffery M. Falk * • Eric Ferguson • Donald J. Fletcher • George W. Fletcher, Jr. * • Mark A. Hellyar * • Talivaldis Maidelis • William S. Meyerjack * • Christine Pittsley • Joseph J. Pult IV • Gregory J. St. Martin * • Bryan A. Zentek

* Also Served In Other Era/Eras
November 11, 2008
 
Erected 2008.
 
Location. 41° 29.87′ N, 72° 54.113′ W. Marker is in Cheshire, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Connecticut Route 110) and Wallingford Road, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Located in front of Cheshire Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 84 South Main Street, Cheshire CT 06410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cheshire World War I Monument (a few steps from this marker); "Stepping Stone" (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheshire Revolutionary War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheshire Civil War Monument
Dedicated to Those Who Served Their country for Peace and Freedom image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
3. Dedicated to Those Who Served Their country for Peace and Freedom
Tablets on the Reverse Side of the Wall
(within shouting distance of this marker); First Church Of Cheshire (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheshire (within shouting distance of this marker); The Medal of Honor Plaza and “Living Classroom” (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lock 12 (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheshire.
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, French and IndianWar, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Sergeant Eri Davidson Woodbury image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
4. Sergeant Eri Davidson Woodbury
Congressional Medal of Honor
Sergeant Eri Davidson Woodbury
First Vermont Cavalry
Oct. 19, 1864
Civil War
Left Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
5. Left Tablet
1775 Revolutionary War 1783
[ 242 names listed ]

War of 1812
[ 9 names listed ]

1861 Civil War 1865
[ 135 names listed ]

Spanish American War
[ 1 name listed ]
Center Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
6. Center Tablet
1917 World War I 1918
[ 104 names listed ]

1940 World War II 1946
[ 429 names listed ]
Right Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
7. Right Tablet
1950 Korea 1955
[ 110 names listed ]

1964 Vietnam 1975
[ 278 names ] listed
First Lieutanant Harvey C. Barnum, Jr. image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
8. First Lieutanant Harvey C. Barnum, Jr.
Congressional Medal of Honor
First Lieutanant Harvey C. Barnum, Jr.
United States Marine Corps
Dec. 18, 1965
Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 2,750 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 12, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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