Altamont in Effingham County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
All Gave Some - Some Gave All
—Honor The Past • Protect The Future —
We honor and pray for eternal rest.
To Those Who Are Missing In Action --
We express remembrance and hope.
To Those Who Were Wounded In Action -
We honor you.
To Those Who Were Prisoners of War --
We rejoice in your freedom.
To Those Who Returned Home --
We dedicate our eternal gratitude.
[Killed in Action]
Robert E. Oldenburg · Cecil H. Dammerman · Hugo Voelker · Michael E. Vogel · Walter Schwerdtfeger · Paul L. Fischer · Forrest Morr · Ronald W. Ireland · John N. Scholes · Paul D. Polk · Charles J. Davis · George H. Rhodes · Eugene F. Goeckner · Donald C. Sproat · Edgar W. Suckow · William W. Julius · Gene Sine · Chester Jones · Lewis A. Rader · William L. McConkey · Bruce A. Williams · Herman M. Gieseking · Owen E. Cox · William G. Tappendorf · Keith W. Tipsword · Rudolph C. Siebert · Reuben B. Wade · Granville H. Walling
[Missing In Action]
Glenn Loar · Hiram O. Ernest
Taps • Old Glory
On fame's eternal camping ground
their silent tents are spread,
the bivouac of the dead.
Location. 39° 4.188′ N, 88° 44.919′ W. Marker is in Altamont, Illinois, in Effingham County. Marker is on 300th Street ¼ mile north of Jackson Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Memorial is in Union Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Altamont IL 62411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Charles M. Wright House (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Elmo Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away).
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.