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Dublin in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Mape Memorial Park

 
 
Mape Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 8, 2013
1. Mape Memorial Park Marker
Inscription. Commander John "Jack" Clement Mape USN, was Dublin's first casualty of the Vietnam War. A 40-year old father of seven, Mape lived in Dublin and was stationed in Alameda, CA. He was assigned to Squadron VA-52 of the USS Ticonderoga in September, 1965. As commander, Mape led the VA-52 on a mission over Hanoi. On that day, April 13, 1966, his plane was hit by a Sam missile. There were no survivors. Jack Mape was a true American hero, one of Dublin's Finest.
 
Erected 1997 by the City of Dublin and Joaquin Murrieta Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 42.385′ N, 121° 56.353′ W. Marker is in Dublin, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Calle Verde Road and Mape Way. Touch for map. Marker is in the southeast corner of Mape Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Dublin CA 94568, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Don Jose Maria Amador (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Dougherty Station Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Green Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Amador Valley Hotel
Mape Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 8, 2013
2. Mape Memorial Park Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Murray-Green Homes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Heritage Park & Museums (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old St. Raymondís Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dobbel Family (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
<i>Back of</i> Mape Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 8, 2013
3. Back of Mape Memorial Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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