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Earlville in Delaware County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Francis J Pierce

Earlville, Iowa

 
 
Francis J Pierce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, September 29, 2009
1. Francis J Pierce Marker
Closeup of the dedicated memorial bench.
Inscription.
Medal of Honor
WWII Iwo Jima Campaign
15-16 March 1945

Pharmacist's Mate 1st Class
2d Battalion, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division
U.S. Navy

 
Erected 2007 by Carpenter-Diesch-White American Legion Post 436.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 42° 28.815′ N, 91° 16.158′ W. Marker is in Earlville, Iowa, in Delaware County. Marker is on Park Street 0.1 miles east of 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Earlville IA 52041, United States of America.
 
More about this marker. This memorial, consisting of a marble bench, an unlighted flagpole, and a large circular concrete pad is located in Conrad Park in Earlville, Iowa. There is parking within the park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dedication of Bench. Link to web article from KCRG TV 9, Cedar Rapids. (Submitted on October 3, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. Medal of Honor Citiation. Link to Hometown Heroes with Francis J Pierce's Citation. (Submitted on October 3, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

3. 2nd Battalion 24th Marines
Francis J Pierce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, September 29, 2009
2. Francis J Pierce Marker
Complete photo of memorial.
. This Wikipedia article give a history of the 2/24 Marines. (Submitted on October 3, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,402 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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