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Copperton in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Honoring with Glory

 
 
Honoring with Glory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 19, 2007
1. Honoring with Glory Marker
Inscription. South face:
The men and women of Bingham district who after God, placed their country above all and served victoriously in the Armed Forces of the United States of America in World War II.

North face:
In memory of our comrades who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II
Robert Burke
Navy 1944, North Pacific Waters
Rodney Charles Davidson
Navy 1943, South Pacific Waters
Delbert Dexter
Marine 1945, Okinawa Island
Theodore Dimas
Army 1945, Philippine Islands
Joe William Evans
Marine 1942, Midway Island
William Fennemore
Army 1943, New Guinea Island
George Golesh
Marine 1944, Murray, Utah
Frank Hunter
Air Force 1943, Italy
Rex Johnson
Navy 1944, Roosevelt, Utah
Malcom Rose
Seabee 1945, Iwo Jima Island
Earnest Sheen
Air Force 1944, Truck Island
Jay D. Smith
Marine 1944, Philippine Waters
Sam Tenorio
Marine 1944, Marianas Island
Lawrence West
Army 1944, Philippine Waters
Jack Whitten
Army 1944, Germany

On the west face is a list
Plaque on west face of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 19, 2007
2. Plaque on west face of Memorial
They Served Their Country in Time of Need
December 7, 1941 - September 2, 1945
(list of soldiers)
of all Bingham District citizens who served during World War II. See picture #3 below.

East face, top plaque:
U.S.S. Arizona Memorial
Honor Certificate

This is to certify that Citizens of Bingham Canyon, Utah by helping make possible the erection of a permanent shrine on the submerged hull of the U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor, has honored the 1,102 naval heroes of 7 December 1941 who lie entombed there, that we the living may glorify the sacrifice of those who died for the peace and security of mankind.

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz U.S. Navy
Honorary Chairman
Pacific War Memorial System

East face, bottom plaque:
Somewhere in the Pacific where the days are long, Somewhere in Europe where the war was strong, Lie the bodies of 328,000 American Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

This plaque was placed in honor of the ones who fought and fell for their flag and country in World War II by the people of Bingham District, July 4, 1946.
 
Erected 1946 by Victory Flag Society of Bingham Canyon, Utah.
 
Location. 40° 33.774′ N, 112° 5.894′ W. Marker is in Copperton, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is on Hillcrest Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map
Plaque on north face of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 24, 2010
3. Plaque on north face of Memorial
Honoring Those Who Died
. It is on the south side of Copperton Community Park just west of the tennis courts. Marker is in this post office area: South Jordan UT 84095, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Copperton Community Methodist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bingham City Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); The Town of Bingham Canyon (approx. 3.2 miles away); Stamp Mill Foundation (approx. 3.2 miles away); Bingham Canyon (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Herriman (approx. 4.5 miles away); Pioneer Rock Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Thomas Butterfield (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copperton.
 
More about this marker. There is a list of all who served during World War II and were from the District on one large plaque and another (thankfully) shorter list of those who gave their life in the war.

There is an additional Historical Marker on the east face of the monument acknowledging the contribution of Bingham Canyon citizens toward the establishment of the Battleship Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Plaques on east face of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 24, 2010
4. Plaques on east face of Memorial
Marker in the park image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 19, 2007
5. Marker in the park
Honoring with Glory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, August 24, 2010
6. Honoring with Glory Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,660 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on August 26, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118.   5. submitted on June 28, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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