Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Kern County Korean War Memorial
The Forgotten War
June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953
33,741 – Americans Killed in Action
2,835 – Non-Hostile Deaths
103,283 – Americans Wounded
Kern County Killed in Action
Adams, Robert W. ∙ Blackmon, Thomas W. Jr. ∙
Blair, Paul L. ∙ Boese, Eldean E. ∙ Borunda, Carlos P. ∙ Bradley, Napoleon ∙ Broyles, Carrol R. ∙ Castro, Jesus B. ∙ Clark, Roosevelt ∙ Coffee, Robert G. ∙ Collins, Junior R. ∙ Collins, Scoop O. ∙ Cowden, Loyd Jr. ∙ Danel, Richard L. ∙ Diaz, Phillip R. ∙ Duck, Howard A. ∙ Faria, Joseph G. Jr. ∙ Fregeau, Arthur W. ∙ Fryling, Kyrle S. Jr. ∙ Garcia, Jose M. Jr.
Gardner, Beverly A. ∙ Gibson, Jim ∙ Gombos, Nicholas N. ∙ Granillo, Martin L. ∙ Hall, Leroy S. ∙ Harwell, Otis M. ∙ Hash, Eldon E. ∙ Holland, John D. ∙ Howard, John C. ∙ Howell, Gilbert L. ∙ Humphrey, Veloy G. ∙ Kasinger, James
McCormick, Theodore E. ∙ McDonald. Kenneth ∙ McGinnis, Thomas L. ∙ Norman, Carl L. ∙ Olague, Richard N. ∙ Payne, Eddie L. ∙ Potter, Calvin R. ∙ Roberts, Aubri ∙ Roberts, Raymond L. ∙ Snelling, Nolan H. ∙ Spradley, Glen L. ∙ Stanley, Pat M. Jr. ∙ Townsend, Clifford ∙ Tucker, J.D. ∙ Tulk, William A. Jr. ∙ Wands, Leroy ∙ Wedworth, Cecil ∙ Wheeler, Robert ∙ Whittaker, Edward H.
Dedicated to the Men and Women
Of Kern County who Served Their
Country During the Korean War
[Map of Korea]
United Nations Allies
Australia Belgium Canada Columbia Ethiopia France
Great Britain Greece Holland Luxemburg New Zealand
Philippines South Africa Thailand Turkey
Denmark India Italy Norway Sweden
Erected 2006 by Korean War Veterans Association, Chapter No. 211, Kern County, Ca.
Location. 35° Touch for map. Memorial is located at Jastro Park just east of the tennis courts. Marker is in this post office area: Bakersfield CA 93301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Standard Oil Company Building (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kern County Hospital (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kern County Land Company Building (approx. ¾ mile away); Alphonse Weill Residence (approx. ¾ mile away); Bakersfield Californian (approx. 0.8 miles away); Colonel Thomas Baker (approx. 0.8 miles away); Livermore and Chester Store (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vest Drug Store and Market (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersfield.
1. Memorial Benches
Memorial Benches are in Honor of:
Korean War Veterans Association VFW Post 7216, VFW Post 97, VFW Post 6742, VFW Post 1059, VFW Post 9791
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1468
PFC Jose M. Garcia, Jr. (In Memory of) 9th Infantry, 2nd Division Who Died in Korea 9/23/51 Fighting for Liberty The Garcia Family
Military Order of the Purple Heart Dedicated by the Bakersfield
— Submitted December 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
Categories. • War, Korean •
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