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San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

San Juan Bautista WW II Veterans

 
 
San Juan Bautista WW II Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
1. San Juan Bautista WW II Veterans Marker
Inscription.
Dedication
In memory of the
San Juan Bautista area
WW II veterans
who gave their lives
so we all could be free

Pvt. Leslie Garratt • Lt. Gene Cullumber • Lt. David Phillips • Pfc. Raymond Acuna • Pfc. Guy Rider • S/Sgt. Edwin Kellogg • Pfc. George E. Erbe Jr. • Pfc Salvadore Gonzales • S/Sgt. Joaquin Perez • T/5 Robert T. Nyland • USN John Chappius • Pfc. Lester Allison
 
Erected by VFW Post 359.
 
Location. 36° 50.74′ N, 121° 32.694′ W. Marker is in San Juan Bautista, California, in San Benito County. Marker is on Larios Drive west of Monterey Street. Touch for map. This marker is located on a wall at VFW Post 359, across the road from the cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 74 Monterey Street, San Juan Bautista CA 95045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patrick and Margaret Breen (a few steps from this marker); Campo Santo (within shouting distance of this marker); Marentis House (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jim Jack’s Cabin (approx. ¼ mile away); Fremont Peak (approx.
San Juan Bautista WW II Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
2. San Juan Bautista WW II Veterans Marker
0.3 miles away); Safety Follows Wisdom (approx. 0.3 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 – 1776 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Native Daughters Adobe (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Juan Bautista.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
San Juan Bautista City Hall dedication image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
3. San Juan Bautista City Hall dedication
SJB City Hall has been dedicated to Robert Thomas Nyland who was killed in World War II.
San Juan Bautista City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
4. San Juan Bautista City Hall
Located at 399 2nd Street. Dedication plaque to the left of the entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3, 4. submitted on January 30, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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