Beaverdam in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Beaverdam & Vicinity World War II Memorial
& vicinity who served their country in the
war for the liberty of the world
1941 - 1945
To honor all men and women
of this community who nobly served
their country in World War II
and in memory of
Claude O. Yarger T/4
Killed in action November 24, 1944
This community reverently recognizes
their heroic deeds and noble sacrifices
[Elah E. Knepper also killed in action
or died in service]
Erected 1942 by the Community Patriotic Society.
Location. 40° 49.966′ N, 83° 58.558′ W. Marker is in Beaverdam, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of West Street/Napoleon Road and Lincoln Highway (Ohio Route 696), on the left when traveling north on West Street/Napoleon Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaverdam OH 45808, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Church Site Rockport Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); McKee's Hill (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Hog Creek Settlement (approx. 5.1 LaFayette - Jackson Township Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); P-39 Airacobra Crash Site (approx. 5.7 miles away); Site of the First Swiss Mennonite Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Columbus Grove Municipal Pool (approx. 7 miles away); The Henry Boose Site (approx. 7 miles away).
Categories. • 20th Century • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Heroes • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,566 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on April 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.