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Veedersburg - VanBuren Township War Memorial

 
 
Veedersburg - VanBuren War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 18, 2008
1. Veedersburg - VanBuren War Memorial
Inscription.
1919 - 1991
American Legion
Veedersburg Post 288

In Memory of those from
Veedersburg & Vanburen Twp.
who served, and those who
gave their lives in the
service of their Country.

(Left Side):
World War I
Lozan R. Bantz Robert Edwards Charles Forrest Alva Gressmire Frank Odle Clyde C. Rogers Guy Smith

Korea
Ernest R. Krout Allen M. Bowman Robert D. Lang

(Right Side):
World War II
Arnet L. Furr Gerald B. Krout Kenneth E. Krout Zenith L. Krout William R. Landes Wayne T. Marsh William R. Sheets Gordon Stonebraker R. Earl Dicks

Vietnam
James D. Douglas
 
Erected 1991 by Veedersburg American Legion Post 288.
 
Location. 40° 6.716′ N, 87° 15.71′ W. Marker is in Veedersburg, Indiana, in Fountain County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St and West First Street, on the left when traveling south on Main St. Touch for map. Marker is in Veedersburg Memorial Park, where West First Street becomes Railroad Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Veedersburg IN 47987, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
Veedersburg - VanBuren Township War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 18, 2008
2. Veedersburg - VanBuren Township War Memorial Marker
Honoring All Veterans
within walking distance of this marker. Veedersburg Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); Lee and Mike Ramsey (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nineteenth Century Functional Commercial Building (about 400 feet away); Booe - Inlow - d'Arlier Cultural Center (approx. mile away); Curfew Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veedersburg " Scout Cabin " (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veedersburg (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Veedersburg (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veedersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Video of Memorial Dedication - November 11, 1991 at 11:00 A.M. This short ten minute video gives an understanding of a Community's Care for its "Military Memorial". Each name engraved in stone - is honored ! Not to be forgotten... (Submitted on November 20, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. Civil Rights
 
Here We Honor All Veterans image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 18, 2008
3. Here We Honor All Veterans
The Veedersburg - VanBuren War Memorial can be seen in the back of this photograph, on the right.
Dedication of Memorial - - Nov. 11, 1991 image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 11, 1991
4. Dedication of Memorial - - Nov. 11, 1991
Click on the above "Video" link to see the public dedication of the Memorial. (This old full length video was taken - prior to newer equipment that now takes true to life footage.)
Veedersburg American Legion Post - - Honor Guard - - Nov. 11, 1991 image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 11, 1991
5. Veedersburg American Legion Post - - Honor Guard - - Nov. 11, 1991
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 3,633 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   4, 5. submitted on November 21, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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