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Somerford in Madison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Four Chaplains Memorial

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, February 8, 2016
1. Four Chaplains Memorial Marker
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Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of the Four Chaplains Rev. George Fox Father John Washington Rabbi Alexander Goode Rev. Clark Poling while serving on the U.S.S. Dorchester during WWII gave their lives that their comrades might live “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friend.” John, 15,3 (cross) (star of David)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Four Chaplains marker series.
 
Location. 39° 56.664′ N, 83° 30.301′ W. Marker is in Somerford, Ohio, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Urbana- London Road (Ohio Route 56) and Interstate 70. Touch for map. marker is in the back of Somerford Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 830 St Rt 56, London OH 43140, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Somerford Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Molly Caren Agricultural Center (approx. 3.1 miles away); First White Settlers of Madison County (approx. 5 miles away); Madison County World War Roll of Honor (approx. 5 miles away); War Savings Stamps
Four Chaplains Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, February 8, 2016
2. Four Chaplains Memorial Marker
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(approx. 5 miles away); Madison County Veterans’ War Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); The Anderson House (approx. 5.1 miles away); Alder Cabin (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Four Chaplains
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Four Chaplains Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, February 8, 2016
3. Four Chaplains Memorial Marker
marker can be seen at a distance, across field of military markers in the Veterans Section
Four Chaplains Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, February 8, 2016
4. Four Chaplains Memorial Marker
Cemetery Gate on St Rt 56 at I-70
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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