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Stratford Vietnam Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
1. Stratford Vietnam Memorial
Inscription.
Vietnam

“That these dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God shall have a new birth of freedom and that this government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.”
† † † † † † † † † A. Lincoln

God † Duty † Honor † Country

Air Force
Lerner, Irwin S. Major Born Oct. 17, 1941 MIA Dec 20, 1972 Interred Jan. 16, 2004

Army
Bowe, Thomas J. Sp-4 July 14, 1947 – Mar. 8, 1969
Harris, George W. SFC June 2, 1934 – May 26, 1967
Matis, Walter F. Jr. Sgt Jan. 28, 1945 – Apr. 19, 1968

Marines
Durkin, Joseph W. Jr. Cpl Sept. 18, 1945 – May 22, 1966
McIntosh, John A. PFC Dec. 26, 1942 – Feb. 5, 1968
Urban, Richard E. L/Cpl Oct. 3, 1947 – July 28, 1968
 
Location. 41° 11.312′ N, 73° 7.736′ W. Marker is in Stratford, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Academy Hill 0.1 miles east of Main Street (Connecticut Route 113), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in the Stratford Veteranís Memorial Walk of Honor, in the Academy Hill Historic District. Marker is in this post office area: Stratford CT 06615, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Stratford Vietnam Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
2. Stratford Vietnam Memorial
“That these dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God shall have a new birth of freedom and that this government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.” A. Lincoln
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stratford World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Stratford Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Stratford American Revolutionary War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Stratford Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Stratford Disabled American Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Stratford Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Stratford World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Planted in Memory of Theodore Roosevelt (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stratford.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Stratford Vietnam Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 16, 2009
3. Stratford Vietnam Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 910 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 23, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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