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Michigan City World War II Memorial

 
 
Michigan City World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
1. Michigan City World War II Memorial
Inscription.
1941 — 1945

Dedicated To
The Memory
Of These
Our Boys
And All Who Served in
World War II

Gilford Albertson S.M. 3/C • Sgt. James Allie • Lt. Walter Baranowski • Cpl. Stanley Batuzik • Pvt. Bernard Baxter • Ens. John T. Beahan • Pvt. Harold E. Black • Pvt. Joseph J. Block • Pvt. Frank Boyan • Sgt. Robert Brink • Pvt. Charles Britzke • Sgt. Albert C. Brown • Lt. Earl W. Burns • Sgt. Kenneth G. Conlkin • Pfc. Frank Coppola • Lt. Rubert Cornay • Donald F. Cowgill F 2/C • Lt. Maynard C. Craft • Pvt. Robert H. Danielson • Lt. Harvey Dean • Cpl. Howard Dornbrock • S/Sgt. Clem Dreyer • Pfc. Harry East • Pfc. Charles Eddy • Andrew Elko T.M. 3/C • Lt. Robert Fay • Sgt. Casimer Ferenc • Lt. Robert E. Ferner • Robert W. Finske R.M. 3/C • Sgt. Harold Flanigan • Sgt. John Fogarty • T/5 Lyman Foldenauer • S/Sgt. Harold Gasell • Sgt. Kenneth Glassman • Pvt. George Granacki • S/Sgt. Henry Granacki • Sgt. Jack E. Graver • Lt. Roy E. Green • Pfc. Clement Groch • John T. Groch M.M. 3/C • Pvt. Henry P. Guth • Pfc. William Hammersmith • A/C Arthur B. Harris • Pfc. William Hively • Pvt. Jack Howard • Sgt. George Janatik • S/Sgt. Michael Jankowski • Pvt. Edwin Jarusz • Lt. James E. Jennings • Lt. Gilbert Johnson • Pfc. Robert E. Johnson • Harold S. Jones • Pvt. Walter Jones • Pfc. Nassiff
Michigan City World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
2. Michigan City World War II Memorial
Joseph • Lt. Gerald Kadet • Pvt. Edward L. Keppen • Lt. Edward G. Kieper • Pfc. Arthur Kintzele • Pvt. Ralph S. Kintzele • Pfc. Roy R. Koepke • Ens. Edward P. Komasinski • Cpl. Donald Kottler • S/Sgt. Marshall Kottler • Lt. Michael Koury • Pfc. Elmer Lewis • Pvt. Carl Lindborg • Henry L. Lochmaier S 1/C • Sgt. Charles Logan • Pfc. Charles Lubke • Lt. Merle Mahler • Sgt. Clarence Marshall • Lt. N.L. Mathews • S/Sgt. Thomas F. Mazurkiewicz • Lt. J.W. McKillip • Pfc. George McMinn • John B. Meyers S.C. 2/C • Pvt. Ralph H. Miller • Sgt. Lyle Mitchell • S/Sgt. Steve Mokrycki • Sgt. Alexander Mokrycki • Cp1. Don R. Moldenhauer • Cpl. Timothy Morse • Cpl. Eugene Mount • Pvt. Edwin S. Nawrocki • Sgt. Albert A. Nome • Pfc. Edward Novak • T/Sgt. Andrew B. Nowak • Matthew Pawlik E.M. 2/C • Pfc. Edward Pawloski • Pfc. Floyd A. Pearson • T/5 Merlyn Pearson • Pvt. Richard E. Pearson • Sgt. Robert Peo • Kenneth Pohl A.R. 2/C • S/Sgt. William Populorum • Pvt. Sam H. Pritz • Pvt. Frank W. Proll • Ted Pytynia G.M. 1/C • S/Sgt Warren E. Rankin • Pvt. Alan Ransom • Cpl. Marion Rapp • Sgt. Vernon D. Rapp • Lt. Jack E. Reed • S/Sgt. Edward Ritter • S/Sgt. Joseph E. Roderick • Oscar E. Rothfuchs F/O • Lt. Jerome Scanlon • A/C Richard Schoenherr • S/Sgt. John W. Schwark • T/5 Russell Schumacher • Cpl. William Shadford • Cpl. Edward Shebel • Lt. Charles W. Shedden • Pvt. Edward Skwiat • T/Sgt. Frank A.
Michigan City World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
3. Michigan City World War II Memorial
Located near the main entrance to Greenwood Cemetery
Skwiat • Lt. Walter Slont • Cpl. John Smiertelny • T/5 Alfred J. Smith Jr. • S/Sgt. Richard Smith • S/Sgt. Milton Soloff • Pvt. Charles Stabno • Sgt. Matt Szymanski • Lt. Robert Timm • Ens. Joseph Troy • Lt. Carl L. Ulrich • S/Sgt. Wilbur J. VanKosky • Willard R. Vest E.M. 3/C • S/Sgt. Leo Wantuch • T/5 Charles Wardean • T/Sgt. Frank E. Waymire • Pfc. Albert Welnetz • Sgt. Willard Westphal • Ens. Lewis A. Wheeler • Sgt. Clifford Whigham • Ernest G. Whitesell S 2/C • Pfc. Edward J. Wines • Ens. Albert Wolter • S/Sgt. Victor A. Yagelski
 
Erected 1948.
 
Location. 41° 42.234′ N, 86° 53.131′ W. Marker is in Michigan City, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Tilden Avenue and Decatur Street. Touch for map. Marker is located near the main entrance to Greenwood Cemetery; the above directions are to the cemetery entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Michigan City IN 46360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Michigan City Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Stanislaus Cemetery World War II Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); P.F.C. Kenneth L. Scott Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Anderson
Memorial Panels image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
4. Memorial Panels
Eight panels, from front in clockwise direction
(approx. 0.9 miles away); St. Mary's Parish World War I Memorial and Honor Roll (approx. 1.1 miles away); Barker Civic Center (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Trail Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Log Cabin in Michigan City (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Michigan City.
 
More about this marker. The memorial was dedicated on November 7, 1948 and includes the names of the 138 local servicemen who lost their lives in World War II. (Source: Welcome to Washington Park - Tour the Many Historical Sites & Monuments by Patricia Gruse Harris, May 2013)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4. submitted on October 17, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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