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Shippensburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Vietnam War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2016
1. Vietnam War Memorial Dedication
Inscription.

These tablets are dedicated to and bear the names of the servicemen and women from Shippensburg and R.D.'s and nearby villages who served honorably in the American Armed Forces during the Vietnam War:
July 1, 1958 -- May 7, 1975.
This was a long war: history will judge its worthwhile outcome.

Died in Service
Earl A. Crouse Kenneth L. Devor Dana E. Diehl Steven O. Dile Raymond Ellis Fred W. Hawley Courtney P. Hollar, Jr. Larry J. Kirby Gary Lee Lininger John E. Marpo Ronald Eugene Newell Edwin R. Nye Jack G. Nye James B. Petteys Charles David Railing James Burr Reddig Fred B. Rosenberry Melvin Daniel Rosenberry Donald Leroy Thomas Paul Alexander Tondee Walter John Type III Thomas A. Warren Donald Galen Willis

[Honor Roll of Veterans - not transcribed]


 
Erected 1987.
 
Location. 40° 2.544′ N, 77° 32.172′ W. Marker is in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and King Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling north on Veterans Memorial Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Entrance to Veterans Memorial Park, Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2016
2. Vietnam War Memorial
At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Shippensburg (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Braddock Expedition (approx. 0.6 miles away); This Tablet Marks the Site of Fort Morris (approx. 0.6 miles away); One-Room Schoolhouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Shippensburg (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shippensburg.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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