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A Solemn Tribute to the Men and Women of Wilson who Served

 
 
A Solemn Tribute to the Men and Women of Wilson who Served Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 3, 2014
1. A Solemn Tribute to the Men and Women of Wilson who Served Memorial
Inscription. A solemn tribute to the men and women of Wilson who served with distinction in the armed forces of the United States of America in every theatre of operation in World War I, World War II and Korean War. A memorial to the imperishable glory of those who gave the full measure of sacrifice.

1914 World War I 1918
George W. Anderson, William Daunce, Martin F. Jennings, Joseoh Middough, Henry Thiemke, Vincent L. Yingling.

1941 World War II 1945
J. Walter ALbright, Robert D. Archibald, Virgil J. Bowersox, Robert E. Brown, Elwood R, Fahs, Stewart A. Hamilton, Russell F. Hausman, Daniel F. Hunt, Jr., Gordon Jones, Leona R. Lort, Leroy W. Lort, CHester G. Perry, Burdett J. Schuman, Clarence W. Schoultz, Everette L. Tower, J. Stewart Welker.

1950 Korean War 1953
Norman H. Forder, David F. Wheeler
 
Erected 1954.
 
Location. 43° 18.725′ N, 78° 50.147′ W. Marker is in Wilson, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Street and Shore Drive, on the left when traveling west on Park Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the main flagpole in Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Wilson NY 14172, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
A Solemn Tribute to the Men and Women of Wilson who Served Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 3, 2014
2. A Solemn Tribute to the Men and Women of Wilson who Served Memorial
On the flagpole next to the wall of all names.
walking distance of this marker. Vietnam Memorial in Memory of 1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop (a few steps from this marker); Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake Island Park, Wintergreen Island, Tugwell Island & Clark Island (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); O'Connell Island (approx. 0.2 miles away); Park and Harbor Streets (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greenwood Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corner of Pettit and Bay Street (approx. mile away); Port of Entry Marker and Wilson Boat House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilson.
 
More about this marker. The marker is older than the park, which was established in 2007. The park is adjacent to Greenwood Cemetery. Park Street is off of Harbor Street (NY Route 18).
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
View of Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 3, 2014
3. View of Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park
View from across Park Street at the back of the Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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