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La Porte World War II Memorial

 
 
La Porte World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
1. La Porte World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In Honor Of
Wilbur A. Higlendorf
Arthur C. Woodcox
Robert J. Hartman
Clarence G. Niendorf

Who in the time of our country’s need, willingly laid aside their duties, to enter the military service, offering their lives, fortunes and sacred honor on the altars of our country, that a government of the people, for the people, and by the people shall not perish.
World War II
1941 - 1946

 
Location. 41° 37.117′ N, 86° 44.177′ W. Marker is in La Porte, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker can be reached from Lake Shore Drive west of Pine Lake Avenue (U.S. 35), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at the eastern end of Soldiers Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: La Porte IN 46350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Porte World War II Memorial (1991) (here, next to this marker); Memorial Forest Planting (here, next to this marker); La Porte Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); La Porte Viet Nam Memorial
La Porte World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
2. La Porte World War II Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); La Porte County Afghanistan–Iraq–Kuwait Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Indian Boundary Line (approx. ¼ mile away); Indiana Territory Boundary Line (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
La Porte World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
3. La Porte World War II Memorial
Located on left side of sidewalk at the eastern end of Soldiers Memorial Park
La Porte World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
4. La Porte World War II Memorial
Located on right side of sidewalk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 21, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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