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Class of June 1943 Memorial

 
 
Class of June 1943 Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
1. Class of June 1943 Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Members of the Class of June 1943
Who lost their lives in World War II, Korea and Vietnam


John E. Abbott – Jan 5, 1945 – Luxembourg Edward M. Almond – Mar 19, 1945 – Germany Ernest S. Barker – Oct 29, 1942 – New York Ben B. Barnes – Dec 5, 1944 – Germany Richard E. Beck – May 5, 1944 – Romania Richard N. Berry – Jun 19, 1944 – France Tonnis Boukamp – Sep 29, 1944 – Germany John M. Broderick – Jan 16, 1945 – Italy James E. Browning – Dec 31, 1944 – Luxembourg Edward B. Burdett – Nov 18, 1967 – Vietnam William H. Burns – Feb 11, 1945 – China Boyd B. Chambers – Jan 1, 1945 – Italy Leo E. Conway – Dec 18, 1944 – Japan William E. Cramsie – Apr 10, 1944 – France Alan F. Crum – Nov 6, 1944 England Robert S. Culbertson – Mar 13, 1945 – Philippines Louis A. Curcuru – Oct 29, 1942 – New York Lawton Davis – Jan 16, 1945 – Belgium Frank D. Derouin – Nov 13, 1944 – France Argonne C. Dixon – Jul 16, 1944 – Italy John W. Earhart – Jan 22, 1944 – Florida Oliver R. English – Jul 23, 1944 – Georgia William E. Evers
Class of June 1943 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
2. Class of June 1943 Memorial
– May 15, 1944 – England Fearn Field – Mar 6, 1945 – Germany Lawrence M. Fitzpatrick – Feb 16, 1945 – Germany Robert C. Foisey – Sep 14, 1944 – Germany James D. Fore – Dec 22, 1943 – Florida Charles A. Gaignat – Jul 23, 1944 – France Robert J. Gilles – Jan 8, 1945 – Belgium William J. Greene – Aug 14, 1951 – Korea Jack W. Hammel – Jul 25, 1945 – China Burton C. Hanish – Feb 25, 1945 – Germany Herbert P. Harper – Dec 10, 1944 – France Martin L. Harter – Feb 19, 1945 – Germany Paul A. Hederstrom – Jan 14, 1945 – Belgium Benedict F. Hoffman – Apr 22, 1945 – Okinawa John M. Hommel – Jul 18, 1944 – Germany Robert E. Horn – Dec 4, 1942 – New York Jarrett M. Huddleston – Jan 13, 1945 – Belgium William P. Hunt – Jun 21, 1952 – Korea Thomas L. Hutchings – Sep, 1944 – Germany Harry J. Kenyon – Mar 24, 1945 – Germany Thomas J. Laudani – Nov 6, 1944 – Holland Laurence R. MacDonnell – Aug 9, 1944 – France John P. Mattfeldt – Apr 25, 1945 – Czechoslovakia Donald D. McClure – Jun 19, 1944 – France Jack M. McGregor – Aug 2, 1944 – France John R. McNiel
Class of June 1943 Memorial and Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
3. Class of June 1943 Memorial and Fountain
The crest of the Class of 1943 appears on the north side of the fountain.
– Jun 19, 1944 – France Richard V. Miracle – Dec 25, 1944 – Germany John W. Myrtetus – Jun 25, 1944 – France John H. Nelson – Feb 15, 1951 – Korea John H. Norton – Aug 13, 1945 – Okinawa Robert E. Orr – Jul 3, 1943 – Arizona Randell J. Purcell – Jan 4, 1945 – Belgium James C. Reed – May 30, 1945 – Okinawa Ralph J. Renzulli – Apr 5, 1945 – Germany Coleman C. Richards – Apr 12, 1944 – England Scott B. Ritchie – Jun 30, 1944 – England Robert J. Rooney – Mar 21, 1945 – Belgium J. Weller Smith – Jun 26, 1944 – Austria David L. Smith – Nov 4, 1944 – Holland Stanley M. Staszak – Apr 4, 1959 – Vietnam Richard C. Stickney – Jan 3, 1945 – Japan Firman E. Susank – May 26, 1944 – Corsica Lawrence E. Swank – Aug 15, 1944 – France John J. Swisshelm – Mar 25, 1945 – Japan Francis V. Walker – Jun 9, 1944 – Germany Edward M. Watkins – Apr 20, 1944 – N Africa Lewis F. Webster- Jan 8, 1952 – Korea William J. Whalen – Apr 20, 1944 – N Africa Fred O. Wickham – Mar 30, 1944 – Bulgaria Louis C. Wieser – Apr 21, 1945 – Germany Richard F. Wilhelm – Jul 12, 1944
Class of June 1943 Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
4. Class of June 1943 Fountain
Presented to the
United States Military Academy
by the Class of June 1943
on the 30th anniversary
of their graduation
– France Howard G. Yeilding – Feb 10, 1945 – Japan Owens H. Yeuell – Jul 17, 1944 – France – Harold A. Young – Mar 9, 1943 – New York

 
Erected by USMA Class of June 1943.
 
Location. 41° 23.134′ N, 73° 57.79′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Mills Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located just south of Michie Stadium. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lusk Reservoir (within shouting distance of this marker); Southeast Asia Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Howze Field (about 400 feet away); Michie Stadium (about 500 feet away); USMA Crest (about 700 feet away); Fort Wyllys (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Meigs (approx. mile away); The Beverly Robinson House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
More about this marker. The crests of the US Military Academy and of the Class of 1943 appear at the center of the marker, along with the motto Duty, Honor, Country.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Memorial at the US Military Academy image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
5. Memorial at the US Military Academy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 787 times since then and 137 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 19, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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