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Phoenixville in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Phoenixville War Memorial

 
 
Phoenixville War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Phoenixville War Memorial
Inscription.
This plaque is dedicated
to those who gallantly
served during World War I

This plaque is dedicated
to those who gallantly
served during World War II

This plaque is dedicated
to those who gallantly
served during Korean War

This plaque is dedicated
to those who gallantly
served during
Operation Desert Storm

Dedicated to the
POW/MIA
from all wars
WWI - 3,350
WWII - 78,777
Korea - 8,172
Vietnam - 2,399
Desert Storm - 21

This plaque
is dedicated to the
women of all wars
who unselfishly gave
so that others
might live.

To those who served
and to those who sacrificed
To those who wept
and those who waited,
because of the Vietnam War.
Dedicated November 10, 1991

Within this vault
lie the names of
those who made
the ultimate sacrifice

Robert E. Ash
Lawrence R. Detwiler Jr.
Rudolph F. Dungee
Thomas J. Hartman
James A. Kelly
John A. Polefka
Richard Powell
Timothy Vontor

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 40° 7.698′ N, 75° 30.851′ W. Marker is in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Phoenixville War Memorial WWI Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
2. Phoenixville War Memorial WWI Marker
, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Memorial is in Reeves Park, near its northwest corner. 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 Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); American Legion Post 482 War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Griffen Cannon and Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Phoenix Iron Company (approx. 0.4 miles 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. 1.8 miles away); Village of Valley Forge (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenixville.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Phoenixville War Memorial World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
3. Phoenixville War Memorial World War II Marker
Phoenixville War Memorial Korean War Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
4. Phoenixville War Memorial Korean War Marker
Phoenixville War Memorial Desert Storm Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
5. Phoenixville War Memorial Desert Storm Marker
Phoenixville War Memorial POW/MIA Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
6. Phoenixville War Memorial POW/MIA Marker
Phoenixville War Memorial Womens' Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
7. Phoenixville War Memorial Womens' Marker
Phoenixville War Memorial Vietnam Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
8. Phoenixville War Memorial Vietnam Marker
Phoenixville War Memorial Vietnam Map image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
9. Phoenixville War Memorial Vietnam Map
Phoenixville War Memorial PAVM Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
10. Phoenixville War Memorial PAVM Marker
Phoenixville War Memorial Vietnam Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
11. Phoenixville War Memorial Vietnam Roll of Honor
 
 
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 1,860 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on October 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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