San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
USS Hoel * USS S. B. Roberts * USS Johnston
United States Navy
—“In Everlasting Memory” —
May the names and sacrifice these brave men made be forever remembered. Their families, shipmates and friends gratefully and lovingly dedicate this memorial in their honor.
[A Map of the Philippines fills the lower third of the monument]
We Won't Forget
[A list of 525 names is engraved on the monument]
Erected 1995 by Families, shipmates and friends.
Location. 32° 41.077′ N, 117° 14.655′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Dr. S. and Cabrillo Memorial Drive, on the right when traveling east on 3rd Dr. S.. Touch for map. The marker is located in the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on Point Loma. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92152, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. USS Gambier Bay CVE 73 and Composite Squadron VC-10 (a few steps from this marker); Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moreton Bay Fig (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Holy Mass Celebrated in California (approx. 0.3 miles away); Post Chapel, Building 213 (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of the Mormon Battalion (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of the Heros of the Battle of San Pasqual (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian de Elcano (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
More about this marker. Directions to the marker: Follow Catalina Blvd. south to the Fort Rosecrans Military Reservation, north entrance. (Catalina Blvd. becomes Cabrillo Memorial Dr. beyond the entrance.) Proceed approx. 1.25 miles south. The memorial circle is on the left at 3rd Dr. S.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. (Submitted on June 20, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Wikipedia entry for the Battle off Samar (October 1944). (Submitted on June 20, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. CDR Ernest E. Evans, USN. A Wikipedia article on the Captain of the USS Johnston and posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor. (Submitted on August 7, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Heroes • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
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