Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Iraq War Memorial
—“ Most Precious Oﬀering “ —
SPC Luke P. Frist 209th Quartermaster Co., Lafayette, IN United States Army Reserve January 5, 2004, Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Marine Cpl. Bryan Scott Wilson 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment 1st Marine Div. 1st Marine Exp. Force Dec. 1, 2004, Al Anbar Province, Iraq
Army Spc. Matthew C. Frantz 1st Special Troops Battalion 1st Brigade Combat Team 101st Airborne Division MI January 20, 2006, Huwijah, Iraq
Army Cpl. Nathaniel S. Baughman 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment 3rd Brigade Combat Team 101st Airborne Division July 17, 2006, Bayji, Iraq
Army Cpl. Cody Putman 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) 25th Infantry Division, 40th Cavalry Regiment April 12, 2007, Baghdad, Iraq
Sgt. Andrew R. Weiss 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division May 3, 2007, Baghdad, Iraq
( Art-work Plaque )
“ Most Precious Offering “ © 2006
Created by artist, Saundra Whiddon, to honor the courage and sacrifice of all parents who from infancy held and nurtured the soldier and now, for the sake of other, must let him go. In the final goodbye, the parents exhibit purpose and unspeakable selflessness.
The infant is portrayed as vulnerable and yet secure in
Location. 40° 25.149′ N, 86° 53.774′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is at the intersection of North 2nd Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling north on North 2nd Street. Touch for map. Located on the South (left - upper level) end of the "Big Four" Train Depot in Lafayette, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette IN 47901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Big Four Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); The Purple Heart Memorial John T. Myers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Purdue Block (about 500 feet away); The Tippecanoe County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); To Commemorate The Wabash and Erie Canal (about 700 feet away); Earl & Hatcher Block (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Lafayette - Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
Categories. • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,479 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on August 27, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.