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Erie in Neosho County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lieutenant Leland R. Richey, U.S.N.R.

In Memory Of

 
 
Lt. Leland R. Richey, U.S.N.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2011
1. Lt. Leland R. Richey, U.S.N.R. Memorial
Inscription.

Who gave his life for his country and for the American Ideal of Lasting Peace in a World of United Nations

Over Wonsan Harbor, Korea,
May 6, 1953

[Naval Aviator Badge
and Masonic Symbol]

 
Erected by Erie High School Class of 1940.
 
Location. 37° 33.976′ N, 95° 14.887′ W. Marker is in Erie, Kansas, in Neosho County. Marker is on West 3rd Street near Webster Street, in the median. Touch for map. Memorial is near the entrance to the former Erie High School (closed 2010). Marker is in this post office area: Erie KS 66733, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Legion Post 102 Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Osage Nation (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mission Neosho (approx. 2.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Osage Catholic Mission (approx. 5.9 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 12.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lt. Leland Richey, Missing in Action.
Lt. Leland R. Richey, U.S.N.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2011
2. Lt. Leland R. Richey, U.S.N.R. Memorial
Former Erie High School in background
(Submitted on August 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lt. Leland Richey at Find A Grave. (Submitted on August 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EducationPatriots & PatriotismWar, Korean
 
Lt. Leland R. Richey, U.S.N.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2011
3. Lt. Leland R. Richey, U.S.N.R. Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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