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Phoenixville Vietnam War Memorial

Lest We Forget

 
 
Phoenixville Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Phoenixville Vietnam War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
We salute our Phoenixville men
who served with honor, distinction,
valor and pride in the
Vietnam War...
These men made the ultimate
sacrifice and will never return.

PFC. Thomas J. Vontor July 9, 1966
Lt.(JG) James Kelly Oct. 26, 1966
Sgt. Richard Powell Dec. 19, 1966
W.O. Rudolph F. Dungee Feb. 13, 1967
Seaman Robert E. Ash July 6, 1968
Sgt. Lawrence R. Detwiler Aug. 27, 1969
PFC. John A. Polefka Sept. 3, 1969
Sgt. Thomas J. Hartman Nov. 19, 1969

Dedicated this 11th day of Nov. 1979,
by the People of Phoenixville, Pa.
All of Whom Remember.

 
Erected 1979 by People of Phoenixville.
 
Location. 40° 7.689′ N, 75° 30.851′ W. Marker is in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Memorial is in Reeves Park, along Main Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenixville PA 19460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Phoenixville War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); American Legion Post 482 War Memorial (a few steps from
Phoenixville Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
2. Phoenixville Vietnam War Memorial
Main Street in background.
this marker); The Griffen Cannon and Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Phoenix Iron Company (approx. half a mile away); Phoenix Iron & Steel Company (approx. half a mile away); Symbols of Steel Sculpture Garden (approx. half a mile away); Valley Forge General Hospital (approx. 1.7 miles away); Village of Valley Forge (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenixville.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 929 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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