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Harpers Ferry Bolivar Veterans Memorial

We Honor All Who Served

 
 
Harpers Ferry Bolivar Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 13, 2012
1. Harpers Ferry Bolivar Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.

This Memorial is dedicated to all from the Harpers Ferry-Bolivar District who served their country from World War I to the present. Their sacrifice and valor for the freedom of America will never be forgotten. For those who did not return, our undying gratitude. May God Bless America.
Dedicated May 30, 1993 by Helen P. Wiltshire

Members below died during their military service to their country
1. Quinn, Luke - USMC - Killed during John Brown's raid on the federal arsenal - Buried St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery - Harpers Ferry

2. Geary, William - USMC - KIA - Belleau woods, France - WWI

3. Hoke, Bernard - USA - WWI - Non-Combat

4. Newcomer, Daniel - USA - WWI -Died Flu - Texas

5. Webb, James E. - USA - WWI - Non-Combat

6. Ballenger, Oscar - USN - WWII - Missing at Sea - Pacific Ocean

7. Perry, Glbert, Jr. - USAAF - WWII - Non-Combat - Air Crash

8. Rider, William - USMC - WWII - Non-Combat - Air Crash

9. Rockenbaugh, William - USMC - KIA - WWII - Guadalcanal

10. Mahoney, William - USA - KIA - Viet[nam]

[Roll of Honored Veterans]

 
Erected 1993 by Harpers Ferry Bolivar Veterans.
 
Location. 39° 19.327′ 
Harpers Ferry Bolivar Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 13, 2012
2. Harpers Ferry Bolivar Veterans Memorial Marker
N, 77° 45.381′ W. Marker is in Bolivar, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Washington Street (Business U.S. 340) west of Polk Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Harpers Ferry Middle School grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1710 West Washington Street, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honoring All Who Served (within shouting distance of this marker); Pre Civil War Spring House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson at Harpers Ferry (approx. mile away); The First Year of the War (approx. mile away); Rats in a Cage (approx. mile away); Closing the Doors (approx. mile away); Confederate Victory (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Union Predicament (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolivar.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Harpers Ferry Bolivar Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 13, 2012
3. Harpers Ferry Bolivar Veterans Memorial
Harpers Ferry Middle School in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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