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Marcus Hook in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial

 
 
Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
1. Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated
To Those Of The First Ward
who served their country to preserve
the four essential human freedoms

1941 World War II 1945
Armed Forces [and] Merchant Marine


[Honor Roll of Names]

1950 Korean Conflict 1953
[Honor Roll of Names]

In Memory Of
Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice

Barrington, Oliver, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Belfer, Harry, SS Atlantic Sun
Goulden, Bernard, SS Daniel Huger
Handy, Bradford, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Johonnett, Fred, SS Patrick J. Hurley
Johnson, James, U.S. Army
Mori, Cesare, MS Sunoil
Olsen, Emil, SS Pan Mass.
Raoul, James, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Reed, Howard, SS J.N. Pew
Rohmer, George, MS Lake Oswego
Suchon, George, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Stone, Roy, MS Sunoil
Susanen, Charles, SS Jos. M. Cudahy
Wood, Francis, SS Atlantic Sun

Dedicated May 30, 1962

 
Erected 1962 by First Ward Citizens.
 
Location. 39° 48.851′ N, 75° 24.776′ W. Marker is in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and 3rd Street, in the median on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marcus Hook PA 19061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
2. Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Gillis Troost (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seamen's Hotel (about 600 feet away); The Soldier and Sailor Walk Memorial (about 700 feet away); Korean War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Vietnam War Memorial (about 800 feet away); The Traveling Vietnam Veteran's Memorial (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eastern Oysters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marcus Hook.
 
Also see . . .  SS Joseph M. Cudahy. Five local men were killed when this ship was torpedoed. Nearly all local losses were aboard tankers; Marcus Hook is a noted oil depot. (Submitted on February 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World II
 
Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
3. Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial
Honored Dead
Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
4. Marcus Hook First Ward Veterans Memorial
Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
5. Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll
Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
6. Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll
Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
7. Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll
Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
8. Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll
Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
9. Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll
Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
10. Marcus Hook First Ward WWII Honor Roll
Marcus Hook First Ward Korean War Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
11. Marcus Hook First Ward Korean War Honor Roll
Marcus Hook First Ward Korean War Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
12. Marcus Hook First Ward Korean War Honor Roll
Marcus Hook First Ward Korean War Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
13. Marcus Hook First Ward Korean War Honor Roll
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 524 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on February 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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