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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in Saint Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

United States Marine Corps

“Uncommon Valor Was a Common Virtue”

 

“In Service to God and County”

 
United States Marine Corps Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
1. United States Marine Corps Monument
Inscription.

Dedicated to all Marines & those
who served their country with
the United States Marine Corps
faithfully since 10 Nov. 1775

To commemorate the 50th anniversary
of the Korean War - 25 June 2000

Semper Fidelis


 
Erected 2000 by St. Louis Chapter, 1st Marine Division Association.
 
Location. 38° 30.01′ N, 90° 17.117′ W. Marker is in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Missouri, in Saint Louis County. Marker is at the intersection of Rostrum Drive and Flagstaff Drive, on the left when traveling north on Rostrum Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2900 Sheridan Road, Saint Louis MO 63125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Chosin Few (here, next to this marker); Navy Seabees (here, next to this marker); World War II Merchant Marine Seamen and Navy Armed Guard Memorial (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II (a few steps from this marker); Fallen Marines and FMF Corpsmen Hero Memorial (a few steps from this marker); All Sea Service Women
Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive
(a few steps from this marker); 4th Marine Division (a few steps from this marker); Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Sailors (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. United States Marine Corps Official Website. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. United States Marine Corps History Division. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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