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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bourne, Massachusetts

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Barnstable is the county seat for Barnstable County
Bourne is in Barnstable County
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1Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 101st Airborne Div. Assn.
101st Airborne Div. Assn. New England ChapterMap (db m184224) WM
2Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 101st Infantry Regiment
. . . Map (db m183358) WM
3Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 102nd Field Artillery Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in memory of all the officers and enlisted men of the 102nd Field Artillery who served in WWI and WWII Erected by Second Corps Cadets Veteran Assoc., Inc. Organized 1785 Map (db m184215) WM
4Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 126 Signal Battalion
126 Signal Battalion 26th YD Inf Division MARNG This Memorial is dedicated to honor the memory of all the deceased members of the 126th Signal Battalion. “So others may command” Map (db m183344) WM
5Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 14th Air Force ~ Flying TigersMassachusetts National Cemetery
Dedicated to those who served and to the Bravest of Men who made the Supreme Sacrifice to preserve the American way of life. 14th Air Force ~ Flying Tigers China - WW II Map (db m183704) WM
6Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 166th Engineers Combat BattalionMassachusetts National Cemetery
. . . Map (db m183871) WM
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7Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 1st Marine Division
1st Marine Division WWII • Korea • VietnamMap (db m183470) WM
8Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 204 AAA BN
Honoring All Officers and Men 204 AAA BN N. France • Ardennes • S. England C-Europe Rhine-Land WWII Map (db m183520) WM
9Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 25th Infantry DivisionMassachusetts National Cemetery
25th Infantry Division “Tropic Lightning “ Served Their Country Faithfully WWII • Korea • Vietnam Map (db m184075) WM
10Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 26th Yankee Division Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
. . . Map (db m184063) WM
11Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 328th Combat Team, 26th Infantry DivisionMassachusetts National Cemetery
328th Combat Team 26th Infantry Division World War II Map (db m184048) WM
12Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 4th Infantry (Ivy) DivisionMassachusetts National Cemetery
In Honor and Grateful Remembrance Of All Who Served With the 4th Infantry (Ivy) Division WWI • WWII • Korea • Vietnam • Peacetime Map (db m183862) WM
13Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 82 Airborne Division Association Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
In Memory of All Airborne Soldiers Who Served Our Country During War and Peace Dedicated 5 June 1993 By the LTG. James M. Gavin Chapter 82nd Airborne Division Association Map (db m183885) WM
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14Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — 83rd Infantry Division
. . . Map (db m183330) WM
15Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — A Memorial For The Deceased
A Memorial For The Deceased Please Pray For Us ★ Modlcie Sie Zanami Polish American Veterans of Massachusetts and its AuxiliaryMap (db m183448) WM
16Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . Map (db m136466) HM
17Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — All Sea Service WomenMassachusetts National Cemetery
Dedicated to All Sea Service Women Yeoman • Navy Nurses • WAVES SPARS • Women Marines • Navy Women Map (db m183466) WM
18Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Americal DivisionMassachusetts National Cemetery
Dedicated as an everlasting tribute to all that served with and for the American DivisionMap (db m183461) WM
19Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — American Legion Auxiliary LadiesMassachusetts National Cemetery
. . . Map (db m184261) WM
20Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — American Merchant Marine Veterans
How Sleep The Brave Who Sink to Rest Presented By American Merchant Marine Veterans New England Chapter 22 May 1992 Map (db m183449) WM
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21Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — American Prisoners-Of-War and Those Missing-In-ActionMassachusetts National Cemetery
In Memory of All American Prisoners-Of-War and Those Missing-In-Action American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc. Dedicated May 12, 1985 Map (db m184101) WM
22Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — AMVETS Department of MassachusettsMassachusetts National Cemetery
In memory of those who have served our communities, state and nation in defense of our beloved freedom.Map (db m183401) WM
23Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — AMVETS Department of Massachusetts Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
In Memory Of All Departed Sad Sacks AMVETS Department of Massachusetts Dedicated 1999 Map (db m183797) WM
24Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — AMVETS Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
In Remembrance Of Those Who Served AMVETS American Veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam State Service Foundation Department of Massachusetts Map (db m183934) WM
25Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Benevolent Order of the Elks Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
In Memory of Our Departed Brothers of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the U.S.A. Dedicated May 30, 1985 Massachusetts Elks Association Map (db m183865) WM
26Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — China Burma India Veterans WW II
China Burma India Veterans WWII You Stand Free Because They ServedMap (db m183488) WM
27Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Combat Infantrymen’s AssociationMassachusetts National Cemetery
Combat Infantrymen’s Association New England Regiment 2003Map (db m183741) WM
28Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Commonwealth of Massachusetts Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of The Men And Women Who Served Our Country In the Armed Services You Stand Free Because They Fought. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Map (db m183409) WM
29Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Crossing the Bar MemorialPart of the Merchant Marine Memorial at Massachusetts Maritime Academy
This plaque is dedicated to the officers and crew members of the S/S Marine Electric who lost their lives in the line of duty on 12 February 1983. By Marine Transport Lines, Inc. M.E.B.A District 81 National Maritime Union Masters, Mates and . . . Map (db m85581) HM
30Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — DAV Massachusetts Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
Honoring All Ill and Injured Veterans Who Served Their County Faithfully Disabled American Veterans Department of Massachusetts Map (db m183786) WM
31Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Disabled Veterans Of All Wars
. . . Map (db m158540) WM
32Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Global War on TerrorismMassachusetts National Cemetery
In honor of all who have served and paid the ultimate sacrifice in America’s War on Terror. Iraq Campaign • War on Terrorism Service Medal • Afghanistan Campaign Be on guard, stand true to what you believe, be courageous. . . . Map (db m183324) WM
33Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — H.C. Richard David De WertMassachusetts National Cemetery
Medal of Honor H.C. Richard David De Wert Killed in Action 5 April ‘51 Map (db m183662) WM
34Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Hero’s Circle Veterans Monument
To All Who Served In Uniform In Defense Of Our Nation Map (db m184374) WM
35Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — In Memory of Veterans of All WarsWW I • WW II • Korea • Vietnam
The preamble to the Constitution of the American Legion For God and Country we associate ourselves together for the following purposes: to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and . . . Map (db m183338) WM
36Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Italian American War Veterans
This monument is in the memory of the men and women, here interred, who served with honor in the defense of our country.Map (db m183444) WM
37Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Jewish War Veterans of the United StatesMassachusetts National Cemetery
Peace and Honor To All Our Comrades Jewish War Veterans of the United States Department of Massachusetts Map (db m184054) WM
38Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Korean War VeteransFreedom Is Not Free
Let us Never Forget Those Men and Women Who Gave Everything in Time of War and let us Always Remember "The Forgotten War"Map (db m183334) WM
39Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Korean War Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in honor of all Korea War and Korea Defense service veterans who served in defense of the Korean Peninsula and to all who paid the ultimate priceMap (db m184259) WM
40Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Lest We ForgetMassachusetts National Cemetery
Lest We Forget Dedicated To Voyageurs Who Passed This Way Grand Voiture Du Massachusetts 1987 Map (db m183698) WM
41Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Marine Corps Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
In memory of our departed comrades who served our country Semper Fidelis Map (db m184236) WM
42Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Massachusetts Knights of Columbus Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
Dedicated To Our Brother Knights Who Served Our Country In Peace and War Lest We Forget Massachusetts Knights of Columbus May 25, 2003 Map (db m183781) WM
43Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Massachusetts Pearl Harbor Memorial
Dedicated to the men & women of Massachusetts who served at Pearl Harbor December 7,1941 Pearl Harbor ~ Keep America alert Map (db m184209) WM
44Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Massachusetts Reserve Officers Association Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
Massachusetts Reserve Officers Association of the United States Department of Massachusetts Cape Cod Chapter Reserve Officers Association, Ladies Clubs, Cape Cod Club In Honor of Reserve Officers of the United . . . Map (db m183975) WM
45Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Massachusetts World War One VeteransMassachusetts National Cemetery
In Memory of Massachusetts World War One Veterans “In Flanders Fields” By John McRae In Flanders fields The poppies blow Row on row That mark our place; And in the sky The larks still bravely . . . Map (db m184045) WM
46Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Memorial WalkwayMassachusetts National Cemetery — Dedicated May 29, 2016 —
"A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers." President John F. Kennedy Map (db m183323) WM
47Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Merchant Marine Memorial
Merchant Marine MemorialMap (db m85583) WM
48Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Military Order of the Cootie Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
“Keep ‘Em Smiling In Beds Of White” Dedicated To All Comrades & Sisters Of The Grand Pup Tent Of Massachusetts And Women’s Auxiliary Military Order Of The Cootie -The Honor & Fun Degree- of the Veterans of Foreign . . . Map (db m183657) WM
49Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Military Order of the Purple Heart
Military Order of the Purple Heart Dedicated To All Combat Wounded Veterans Map (db m183517) WM
50Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Our Fallen Heroes In The World War
. . . Map (db m158544) WM
51Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Robert E. Poland
In Memoriam World War II Robert E. Poland 1913 – 1944 Map (db m158548) WM
52Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Special Forces Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
Chapter 54 Special Forces Association De Oppressor Liber U.S. Army Map (db m183660) WM
53Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — SS Blackpoint Memorial — Part of the Merchant Marine Memorial at Massachusetts Maritime Academy —
Dedicated to the U.S.N. Armed Guard and Merchant Seamen of W.W. II who served on ships, carrying the world to victory. In memory of The SS Blackpoint and crew, the last ship sunk in the Atlantic Theatre of War on May 5, 1945 by enemy action. She was . . . Map (db m191192) WM
54Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — SS Pan Oceanic Faith MemorialPart of the Merchant Marine Memorial at Massachusetts Maritime Academy
This bell is dedicated to the memory of those who were lost at sea when the SS Pan Oceanic Faith went down in the North Pacific on 9 October 1967. John P. Dunphy ’65 • John M. Ward ’65 • John R. McPhee ’67 • Joseph P. Nowd ’67 • James Bechtold ’67 . . . Map (db m85577) HM
55Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Submarine ServiceUnited States Navy
"We shall never forget that it was our submarines that held the lines against the enemy while our fleets replaced loses and repaired wounds." Admiral Chester W. NimitzMap (db m183421) WM
56Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — The Retired Officers Association - MassachusettsMassachusetts National Cemetery
Dedicated to the men and women who served their country during war and peaceMap (db m183362) WM
57Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — The Ultimate SacrificeMassachusetts National Cemetery
In Honor Of Those Who Gave The Ultimate Sacrifice In Service To The United States Of America And The Families They Left Behind. The Sacrifice Will Not Be Forgotten. Map (db m184343) WM
58Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — The Unknown Seaman MemorialPart of the Merchant Marine Memorial at Massachusetts Maritime Academy
The Unknown Seaman Dedicated 7, October 1989 This monument is dedicated to the officers and men who sailed the ships of the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II. Especially to the 6700 unsung heroes who lost their lives in that conflict. And to . . . Map (db m85575) WM
59Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Town of Bourne Civil War Memorial
Erected by the Town of Bourne AD • MCMXIV In memory of Soldiers and Sailors who served in the War of 1861 – 1865 Rodman Avery • Watson D. Avery • Henry F. Benson • David Blake • Joshua W. Bourne &bull Thomas Bourne • Elisha . . . Map (db m165441) WM
60Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Town Of Bourne World War I Memorial
Dedicated to the Citizens of Who Devoted Themselves to the Cause of Freedom And Served Their Country in the World War 1914 - 1918 Alves Gregory · Ames Alton C. · Angus Andrew H. · Ashley Harrison L. · Avery Harry L. · Bartelt Elmer E. · . . . Map (db m158663) WM
61Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Twenty and Four Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
. . . Map (db m183807) WM
62Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — U.S. Marine Corps 3rd Division
In Remembrance Of All Our Comrades New England Chapter 3rd Div. United States Marine Corps Bougainville • Guam Iwo Jima • Vietnam Map (db m183530) WM
63Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — U.S. Navy Armed Guard Veterans of World War II
These gallant men served on merchant ships to protect troops and supplies enroute to war zones around the globe a total of 144,970 personnel who served to protect 6,236 ships of which 710 were lost in battle. 1.810 men killed in action and 27 men . . . Map (db m183426) WM
64Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — United States Amphibious ForcesMassachusetts National Cemetery
United States LST Association Massachusetts Chapter Inc In Memory of those Who Served The Amphibious Forces of the United States Map (db m183561) WM
65Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — United States Navy Cruiser Sailors AssociationMassachusetts National Cemetery
Dedicated to the men and women who served on U.S. Cruisers, and to the many who are still on station, for they made the supreme sacrifice for God and country. May they never be forgotten. Massachusetts Chapter May 2004Map (db m183327) WM
66Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — United States Navy SeabeesMassachusetts National Cemetery
Dedicated to Past, Present and Future United States Navy Seabees We Build ★ We Fight Established March 5, 1942 Map (db m183547) HM WM
67Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Veterans of Foreign Wars Veterans MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
Dedicated in memory of all the brave men and women who served the United States of America in foreign lands. On the ground, in the air, and on the seas.Map (db m183446) WM
68Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Vietnam
Vietnam In Memory Of ★ Clifton L. Boyer 27, Feb. 1969 ★ Paul C. Carter 31, Jan. 1968 ★ Paul R. Driscoll 31, Oct. 1968 ★ Douglass R. Morhmann 15, March 1968 ★ Joseph E. Sintoni 27, March 1968 . . . Map (db m158547) WM
69Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Vietnam MemorialMassachusetts National Cemetery
In Memory Of All Who Served In Vietnam You Are Not Forgotten Donated by the Employees of the Massachusetts National Cemetery Map (db m183946) WM
70Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps and Women’s Army CorpsMassachusetts National Cemetery
In grateful recognition of the women who voluntarily served their country in war and peace in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and the Women's Army Corps.Map (db m184140) WM
71Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Bourne — Women’s Overseas Service LeagueMassachusetts National Cemetery
Women’s Overseas Service League In Memory Of Deceased Members 1st Service Area May 1986 Map (db m183810) HM
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