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

Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Sailors

Trim But Deadly

 

—WWII • Korea • Vietnam —

 
Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Sailors Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
1. Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Sailors Monument
Inscription.

In memory of
Navy and Coast Guard Sailors
who served on
Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Ships

Dedicated Oct. 25, 2003


 
Erected 2003 by St. Louis Chapter, Destroyer Escort Sailors Association.
 
Location. 38° 30.007′ N, 90° 17.133′ W. Marker is in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Missouri, in Saint Louis County. Marker is on Graves Drive south of Flagstaff Drive, on the left when traveling south. 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. Third Infantry Division - U.S. Army (a few steps from this marker); 4th Marine Division (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II (a few steps from this marker); The Chosin Few (a few steps from this marker); All Sea Service Women (a few steps from this marker); United States Marine Corps (a few steps from this marker); Fallen Marines and FMF Corpsmen Hero Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Navy Seabees (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Destroyer Escort Sailors Association
Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
2. Monuments at Flagstaff Drive and Rostrum Drive
. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Destroyer Escorts. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1940-1945: Destroyer Escorts. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Destroyer Escorts Photo Gallery. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
 
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 117 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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