Donaldsonville in Ascension Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
War Veterans Memorial
This monument dedicated in memory of all veterans who served the United States Armed Forces in defense of freedom and peace, having fought bravely against tremendous odds on land, sea and air, were no less honorable, valiant and victorious men and women, killed-in-battle, wounded-in-action, missing-in-action, or were held as prisoners-of-war.
Dedicated May 20, 1990
The listing of names herein represent those Donaldsonville and area veterans who according to official casualty lists of the Department of Defense, lost their lives in combat zones or as a result or aftermath of an initial injury occuring in a combat zone while serving in that zone as determined by the Congress of the United States. Also included are those missing in action.
Joseph Numa Augustin, Jr. · William Caufield
World War I
1917 - 1918
Bennett J. Babin · Gordon R. Gisclard · Lorenzo Hamilton · Henry D. Jones · Anthony Labello · John F. Martine · Frank Montalbano · Elysee J. Robert · George Rodelliat · Isaac Smith
World War II
1941 - 1945
William F. Bridewell · Bonnie J. Cedotal · Joseph Cedotal · James A. Crawford · Lawless G. Falcon · Joseph L. Frey ·
1950 - 1953
Reginald L. Leblanc · Reginald A. Riley · Leon S. Jones
1965 - 1973
Edmund Furman · Victor Johnson, Jr. · Eddie L. Landry · Charles A. McKinney · Armond J. Stein
Erected 1990 by VFW Post 3766 & American Legion Post 98.
Location. 30° 6.258′ N, 90° 59.367′ W. Marker is in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Marker is on Railroad Avenue north of Opelousas Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the Louisiana Square Park. Marker is in this post office area: Donaldsonville LA 70346, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis T. Nicholls (within shouting distance of this marker); Donaldsonville (within shouting distance Bicentennial Jazz Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Donaldsonville (approx. ¼ mile away); Walter Lemann, Sr. Pumping Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Butler UDC Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Butler African American Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ascension Catholic Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Donaldsonville.
Categories. • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2016. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 15, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.