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Forest City in Meeker County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Forest City War Memorial

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
1. Forest City War Memorial
(center panel)
Inscription.
In Grateful Memory of
Those Who Served in
World War II


1st Lt. Donald I. Booth
Born Dec. 8, 1921
Died June 5, 1944

P.F.C. Robert Caswell
Born Mar. 13, 1925
Died July 23, 1944

S/Sgt. Edward O. Johnson
Born Nov. 29, 1924
Died Feb. 8, 1945

P.F.C. Clarence P. Kuechle
Born Apr. 5, 1919
Died Jan. 21, 1945
——

Vietnam
P.F.C. Joseph Schoolmeester
Born Sept. 15, 1948
Died Apr. 11, 1971
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Korea
Stanley Risner
Born Nov. 9, 1922
Died Oct. 5, 1951

Clifford E. Anderson Myrtle E. Anderson (ANC) Dale E. Annis Harold R. Annis Robert W. Annis Elmer D. Annis Luverne K. Annis Mrs. Luverne K. Annis (WAVE) Edward J. Baden Martin Bensfeld Gilbert Bensfeld Vergil Berg Stanley Boline F. Rudolf Boline J. Ambrose Brown Mark J. Caswell Raymond C. Caswell Lucille Coyle (ANC) Orvil J. Euerle John Flynn James Flynn Lawrence J. Gilman Frank P. Grossinger Catherine Hallberg James J. Hannon John J. Harbinson Elmer Hartwick Vernon Holtz Howard H. Holtz Vernon W. Holtz Loren F. Holtz Frank
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By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
2. Forest City War Memorial
(left panels)
H. Horwath Laurence Horwath W. L. Howley (CHAP.) Marvin L. Inselman Kenneth J. Inselman Vernon F. Johnson Donald Wm. Johnson Lyle W. Johnson Vendell L. Johnson Donald C. Johnson Roy Johnson Gerald Kielty John A. Kling

Lee Valiant Bob Watkins Winston Kling James Harbinson Milton Shoutz Lloyd Shoutz Wayne Shoutz Wes Blomker Clif Blomker Joe Johnson Max Wakefield James Hoyer Roy Marquardt Daynor Dollerschell Howard Johnson Dick Warren Hugh Wagner Randy Onell Ron Becker Doug Becker

Vendell Kling Ray L. Kortz Herman E. Kortz Julius Marquardt Mark J. McCarthy Lloyd A. McGuire Walter Murray Michael Wm. Murray Wm. A. Olson Rueben F. Onell Boynton Peters Archie R. Peters Lenard Peter Raymond R. Rick Lewis L. Rick Erwin L. Rick Harry H. Risner Robert F. Risner Lee Risner Stanley Risner Archie L. Robertson Richard Rohrbeck Earl H. Rohrbeck Dudley F. Rohrbeck Harold Wm. Rosenow Earl L. Ross John J. Schagel Frank Schagel Michael J. Schagel Leander Schoolmeesters Arnold A. Schultz Bernard J. Shaw Eugene J. Shaw Wm. E. Steinberg Howard L. Turck Willis A. Wakefield Gerald L. Wakefield Theodore
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By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
3. Forest City War Memorial
(right panels)
Wilson Laurence E. Wimmer Forest C. Wolf Lelan Wm. Wolf Leslie P. Worden Lloyd Q. Rick Carleton Gilman

Stephen Peters Ron Valiant Gary Valiant Dale Jensen Tom Wilson Ken Wilson John Dollerschell Larry Moyer Jerry Harbinson Joe Harbinson Bud Harbinson Larry Horwath Gary Horwath Ronald Schilling Wesley Schilling Les Young Don Young Dick Fisher David Risner Vernon Mundt
 
Location. 45° 12.14′ N, 94° 27.97′ W. Marker is in Forest City, Minnesota, in Meeker County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 24 at milepost 6 and County Highway 2, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 24. Touch for map. Memorial is in Forest City War Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Litchfield MN 55355, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Forest City Stockade (approx. half a mile away); G.A.R. Hall (approx. 5.9 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic Hall / Litchfield's Historic Downtown (approx. 5.9 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 7 miles away); Legion Memorial Park
Forest City War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
4. Forest City War Memorial
(approx. 7.3 miles away); Kingston Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.5 miles away); Veterans Park (approx. 8.1 miles away); Eden Valley Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Forest City War Memorial.
abbreviations used on the memorial:
(ANC) Army Nurse Corps
(CHAP.) Chaplain
(WAVE) Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service
 
Additional keywords. Forest City Veterans Memorial
 
Categories. Military
 
Forest City War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
5. Forest City War Memorial
War Memorial Park
Forest City War Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
6. Forest City War Memorial Park
Nearby Shaw Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
7. Nearby Shaw Memorial Park
Forest City Park
Meeker County
Shaw Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 6, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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