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Russell County Veterans Memorial

 
 
Russell County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
1. Russell County Veterans Memorial
Inscription.

WWI [Honored Dead]
Marcellus J. Banworth August Beam Jack Black Albert E. Bodmer J. Fred Boxberger Arthur Lee Boyles Frank D. Brainerd Laurel Felix Brandenburg Thomas J. Buchan Galen Elliot Cooper David Deines Floyd Leslie Fletcher Gustav J. H. Gahre Chester V. Hall Conrad I. Hurd George C. Janne Julius S. Johnson William Jennings Johnson Calvin Leroy Newcomer Claude Edward Pratt William Roe Glen Lewis Rouner Ralph D. Scharpf David Schmidt Arthur S. Tisdale Charles Wheatley George Zwetig

WWII [Honored Dead]
Paul C. Averill Jr. Clarence Lee Bachar Lionel Barb Percy Barry Dean Baustain Marvin Boxberger Jacob O. Brown Joe Ed Brown Clarence Christman Charles Cooper Glen E. Danielson Victor D. Dolecek Elmer Warren Dougherty Marvin Elder Earl Benton Farr Randall Florea Eldon Foster Clyde Fread Vernon Galyardt Jack L. Garland Eldon D. Gier Dale Guffin Fred Hammerschmidt Frank Hampl Ruben Heffel Ben Herbel Earl (Doze) Hile Clarence A. Hoff Theodore George Hower Leon C. Huffman Leonard Hurlbut Herbert Karst Cecil Keller Harold Kepka Farrell Kvasnicka Vernon Landon Karl Robert Laubhan Dwight Letsch Don Lewis Joseph Verl Loreg Warren L. Loyd William Lundgrin Walter Maier

Russell County Veterans Memorial WWI Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
2. Russell County Veterans Memorial WWI Honored Dead
Wilbur Dean Mansfield Dave Markel Gerald Marnell Harry May Paul E. Michel Gene V. Moulder Ralph L. Newton Van E. Nuss Lester R Pfortmiller Calvin Earl Piner Harold Elmo Prater Herman Rein Wilmer V. Resner Bill Rhodabarger Herschel Roe Carl Rogg Hal Ruppenthal Vernon R. Schaffer Roy Schwerdfeger Kenneth Shaw Leroy Smith William J. Smith Donald Sowers Robert Thacker Gerald Thielen Walter Thomas Ralph Lawrence Tichenor Ova V. Vaughn Floyd Williamson

Korea [Honored Dead]
Gaynor T. Johnson Orma Eugene Rouse

Vietnam [Honored Dead]
Walter Clifton Hays William David Hoffman Carl Frederick Karst Charles Malone


 
Erected 2007 by City of Russell.
 
Location. 38° 53.154′ N, 98° 50.604′ W. Marker is in Russell, Kansas, in Russell County. Marker is at the intersection of Wichita Avenue (Business U.S. 40) and Jay Street, on the left when traveling east on Wichita Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Russell Memorial Park, Russell KS 67665, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Freedom Tree (a few steps from this marker); The Arrival of the Railroad (about 300 feet away,
Russell County Veterans Memorial WWII Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
3. Russell County Veterans Memorial WWII Honored Dead
measured in a direct line); Alexander McKeefer and John Lynch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dream Theater (approx. one mile away); Kansas Street (approx. one mile away); Nicholas Gernon Blacksmith Shop (approx. one mile away); World War II Memorial Barn Quilt (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russell.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Russell County Veterans Memorial Korea and Vietnam Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
4. Russell County Veterans Memorial Korea and Vietnam Honored Dead
Russell County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
5. Russell County Veterans Memorial
Russell County Veterans Memorial Pavers Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
6. Russell County Veterans Memorial Pavers Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 3, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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