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Suffield in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Suffield Veterans Monument

 
 
Suffield Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
1. Suffield Veterans Monument
Inscription.
Men And Women Of
Suffield Who Served
In Our Armed Forces
In Time Of War

( bronze plaques )
Erected By The Town Of Suffield
In Memory Of Her Sons Who Have
Served In The Wars Of Their Country
1670 1920

French & Indian War
( 93 names )

Revolutionary War
( 257 names )

War of 1812
( 18 names )

Mexican War
( 2 names )

Civil War
( 290 names )

Spanish War
( 8 names )

World War
( 170 names. The stars next to the following names indicate they gave their lives. )
De Zolt, Joseph E. Jr. Graham, Lewis S. Lally, William T. Quinn, Thomas

( granite faces )
World War II
( 642 names. The stars next to the following names indicate they gave their lives. )
Abbott, Alvin Austin, Kenneth W. Blakesley, Gordon F. Brackoneski, Frank J. Brown, William T. Jr. Cain, Clement J. Carroll, Charles E. Edwards, Donnelly Edwards, James Kopernik, Thomas Jr. Landry, Fred Loomis, Ralph M. Mix, Kenneth J. Nelson, George C. Reed, Henry D. Sic, Edward A. Slipkowski, Julius Spencer, Alfred M. Steele, Harry
Suffield Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
2. Suffield Veterans Monument
E. Taylor, Harry Zeneski, Mitchell Zera, Edmond

Korea
( 166 names. The stars next to the following names indicate they gave their lives. )
Brodeur, Ronald F.

Vietnam
( 166 names. The stars next to the following names indicate they gave their lives. )
Bottomley, Randy

Persian Gulf
( 71 names )

 
Erected 2003.
 
Location. 41° 58.888′ N, 72° 39.051′ W. Marker is in Suffield, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Connecticut Route 75) and Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Located in Veterans Park. Marker is in this post office area: Suffield CT 06078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Suffield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Suffield Soldiers Memorial (about 300 feet away); The Old Center Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Windsor Locks (approx. 3.6 miles away); Windsor Locks Vietnam War Monument (approx.
Suffield Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
3. Suffield Veterans Monument
4.1 miles away); Windsor Locks World War I and II Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away); Windsor Locks Korean Conflict Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away); Soldiers Memorial Hall (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffield.
 
More about this marker. 2,483 names are listed on the five-sided monument.
 
Categories. Military
 
Veterans Park Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
4. Veterans Park Plaque
Dedicated To
Suffield Veterans
of the
Vietnam War
July 4 1983
Veterans Park Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
5. Veterans Park Plaque
Suffield Veterans Monument Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
6. Suffield Veterans Monument Dedication Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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