North Tonawanda in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Proud Tribute is Here Paid
Proud tribute is here paid to the citizens of North Tonawanda who answered the call to the colors in World War II. Roll of Honor.
[6 panels of names left, 6 panels of names right, one supplemental plaque of names right]
[center panel]: Killed in action during World War II [3 columns of names]. North Tonawanda KIA in Korean Conflict [13 names]. North Tonawanda KIA in Vietnam [11 names]. Dedicated to the citizens of North Tonawanda who gave their lives in the skies, on the high seas and on the arctic, desert, city and jungle battlefields. God will never forgive us, if we break faith with these honored dead.
Location. 43° 1.732′ N, 78° 52.183′ W. Marker is in North Tonawanda, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Payne Avenue 0.1 miles south of Thompson Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Tonawanda NY 14120, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to the Memory of Those Who Made the Greatest Sacrifice (a few steps from this marker); Sweeney Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Herschell-Spillman Steam Boiler (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Once Around is Never Enough North Tonawanda (approx. half a mile away); First Schoolhouse (approx. half a mile away); Gastown (approx. half a mile away); City of Tonawanda (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Tonawanda.
Categories. • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on January 7, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.