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Bristow in Creek County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

VFW Post 3656 War Memorial

They Gave All For Their Country

 
 
VFW Post 3656 War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
1. VFW Post 3656 War Memorial
Inscription.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3656 and the Ladies Auxiliary of Bristow, Oklahoma, honor the men who served in the Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, and especially the men listed below who made the supreme sacrifice in giving their lives for their country.

4-21-1898 Spanish American War 8-12-1898
Smith, C. H. SGT USMC ∙ Tunnel, Elijah Banning CC Navy

4-06-1917 World War I 11-11-1918
Brown, Grady W. PVT Army ∙ Kilingsmith, Peter W. CPL Army ∙ Perrien, Cecil PVT Army

12-07-1941 World War II 9-02-1945
Aaron, John D. PVT Army ∙ Allen, Eldon L. CPL Army ∙ Alleman, Cal CAPT AAF ∙ Armer, Elmer PFC Army ∙ Blackburn, Ralph Jiggs S/SGT Army ∙ Boulware, Thomas F. LT Army ∙ Bowles, Thomas C. LT AAF ∙ Bowser, Douglas Baine MU2C Navy ∙ Brasel, Leslie P. LT Army ∙ Brown, Quince L., Jr. MA1 AAF ∙ Burchfield, R. D. LT AAF ∙ Canady, Allen J. SGT Army ∙ Cantrell, Leonard G. CPL Army ∙ Cochran, Johnnie, W. PFC Army ∙ Cole, Wilber H. PFC Army ∙ Corey, Ralph LT Army ∙ Crook, Garvin Justin S2C Navy ∙ Davidson, Ellis PVT Army ∙ Dodson, Alfred Wayne ARM2C Navy ∙ Doles, James SGT Army ∙
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
2. VFW Post 3656 War Memorial
Wake Island Memorial in background right
Donaldson, Joe F., Jr. SGT Army ∙ Dotson, Lowell H. 1LT AAF ∙ continued on back ∙ Edwards, Orval L. SGT Army ∙ Ferrell, James Willard FC1 Navy ∙ Fout, Ardell L. PFC Army ∙ Freeland, Jerry G. CAPT AAF ∙ Gillispie, Sam PVT Army ∙ Gower, Major G. PFC Army ∙ Graham, Kennth M. PVT Army ∙ Hinman, Bruce F. SGT Army ∙ Humble, Norman L. PFC Army ∙ Kidder, Lawrence E., Jr. PFC USMC ∙ Leverette, Ephie SGT Army ∙ Martin, Lonnie E. PFC Army ∙ Moyer, Willie L. LT Army ∙ Plummer, John W. 2LT AAF ∙ Pond, Leon E. PVT Army ∙ Rainwater, John PVT Army ∙ Reel, Jerry D. WO Army ∙ Rhodes, William Clayton LTJG Navy ∙ Ross, O. W. (Bill) ENS Navy ∙ Satterfield, Clifford M. AMMIC Navy ∙ Scaff, Henry F. SM3C Navy ∙ Sears, Milton L. 2LT AAF ∙ Stout, Ira PFC USMC ∙ Stout, Robert Thomas FC3C Navy ∙ Thompson, Earl CPL Army ∙ Towell, Leo R. SGT Army ∙ Trask, Vernon SGT USMC ∙ Turner, James Riley SGT AAF ∙ Wadley, Cecil S/SGT Army

6-25-1950 Korea 7-27-1953
Blankenship, Charles K. PFC Army ∙ Brummett, Walter L. PFC Army ∙ Clayton, Claude A. M/SGT Army ∙ Foster, David William M/SGT Army ∙ Hurt, Donald J. SFC Army ∙ Lane, Monty Jack HM Navy ∙ Smith, Jack O. SGT Army
VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
3. VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll
∙ Turnbull, James Dwight SGT Army ∙ Younger, Curtis CPL Army

8-04-1964 Vietnam 3-29-1973
Caldwell, Larry Eugene CPL Army ∙ Laskey, John Bennie PFC Army ∙ Matlock, Nelson Allen LCPL USMC ∙ Trigalet, Robert Earnest 1LT USMC

Dedicated Nov. 11, 1981
Don Carter Post Commander 1981-1982
Carolyn Sue Irvine Pres Ladies Aux. 1981-1982
Leon T. Davis Curator & All American Commander 1967-1968
Bill Willis Artist
 
Erected 1981 by VFW Wake Island Memorial Post 3656.
 
Location. 35° 49.738′ N, 96° 24.353′ W. Marker is in Bristow, Oklahoma, in Creek County. Touch for map. Memorial is on the grounds of VFW Wake Island Memorial Post 3656, off Veterans Memorial Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Bristow OK 74010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ex-Prisoners of War and Those Missing In Action (a few steps from this marker); VFW Post 3656 Charter (a few steps from this marker); United States Navy Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 1st Lt Robert F. Trigalet, USMC (a few steps from this marker); USS Gunboat Charleston (PG 51)
VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
4. VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll
(a few steps from this marker); AMM1 Clifford Murl Satterfield, US Navy (within shouting distance of this marker); Cpl Peter W. Klingensmith (within shouting distance of this marker); SFC Donald J. Hurt, US Army (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristow.
 
Categories. Heroes
 
VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
5. VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll
VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
6. VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll
VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
7. VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll
VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
8. VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll
VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
9. VFW Post 3656 War Memorial Honor Roll
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 708 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on April 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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