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Town of Holland Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial
The memorial splits Legion Drive into a loop.
Inscription.
front of stone
In Memory and honor of those men and women of this community who served their country when duty called.

top of stone
Holland area residents who gave their lives while serving their country.
 
Erected 1985 by Frank H. Brink Post #607, Inc. American Legion.
 
Location. 42° 38.834′ N, 78° 32.645′ W. Marker is in Holland, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Legion Drive 0.1 miles west of Canada Street. Touch for map. War memorial is located at the Legion Drive loop split, Holland Veterans Memorial Town Park. Marker is in this post office area: Holland NY 14080, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 57 MM Anti-Tank Gun of World War II (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Fort Humphrey" (approx. 2.4 miles away); Wales Memorial Building and Park (approx. 4.7 miles away); In Honor of "Mark O" (approx. 6.2 miles away); We Remember Forever (approx. 6.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial Grove (approx. 6.2 miles away); As We Honor the Memory (approx. 6.2 miles away); Erie County (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holland.
 
Categories. Military

 
Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
2. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
From right split of Legion Drive.
Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
On front of stone.
Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
4. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
On top of stone.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
5. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
Front left: Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, World War I.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
6. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
Front center: World War II.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
7. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
Front right: World War II continued.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
8. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
Rear of Memorial. The stand-alone rectangular stone is blank. Names continue on this side of the three abutting stones.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
9. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
Rear left: Korea.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
10. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
Rear center: Vietnam.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
11. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
Rear right: Persian Gulf, Peacetime.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
12. Town of Holland Veterans Memorial Marker
Park entrance sign and Memorial in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on August 9, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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