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Bronze Star with Valor - SSG Timothy Bruce Cole, Jr. Marker image, Touch for more information
October 12, 2018
Bronze Star with Valor - SSG Timothy Bruce Cole, Jr. Marker
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Elizabeth — SSG Timothy Bruce Cole, Jr. - Bronze Star with Valor KIA June 6, 2007, Ah Sadah, Iraq Operation Iraqi Freedom —
On Dogwood Street, on the right when traveling north.
On March 5, 2007, three months prior to his death while conducting a dismounted patrol SSG Cole's element came under heavy enemy machine gun fire from the north and west. One of SSG Cole's section members, PFC Finck, was immediately hit after . . . — Map (db m125178) HM WM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Elizabeth — Town of Elizabeth
On Poplar Street near Cedar Street, on the left when traveling south.
Center Panel The Elizabeth Mill

During Louisiana's timber boom, the Industrial Lumber Company purchased tens of thousands of acres of virgin pine forests. In 1907 The company founded the town of Elizabeth and began the construction of a . . . — Map (db m125179) HM

Louisiana (Allen Parish), Kinder — 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet
On 9th Street at 4th Street when traveling north on 9th Street.
In Memoriam 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet May 7, 1943 - May 4, 1968

Awarded The Congressional Medal of Honor Posthumously by PRESIDENT RICHARD M. NIXON For Conspicuous Gallantry And Willing Sacrifice

"Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That A . . . — Map (db m114501) HM WM

Louisiana (Allen Parish), Kinder — 1st. Lt. Douglas Bernard Fournet B. May 7, 1943 | K.I.A. May 4, 1968 Vietnam
On Kinder Cemetery Road 1.5 miles north of 6th Street (U.S. 190).
Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Army during the War in Vietnam as a First Lieutenant in Company B, 1st Battalion 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery . . . — Map (db m133980) HM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Kinder — Great Louisiana Maneuvers' Blue Army Headquarters
On Ronald Reagan Highway (U.S. 190) near Ninth Street, on the right when traveling west.
The United States Army GHQ (General Headquarters) Maneuvers of 1941 were held throughout western Louisiana. These important war games helped to prepare the Army for its future involvement in W. W. II. Through mock battles two opposing armies, the . . . — Map (db m103110) HM WM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Kinder — Kinder War Monument
On 9th Street at 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on 9th Street.
This monument is Dedicated to honor all Who gave their lives in Defense of their country — Map (db m114511) WM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Kinder — Kinder, Louisiana
On U.S. 165 at Third Street (U.S. 190), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 165.
Named for James A. Kinder, who received a homestead certificate for land in 1892. Kansas City, Watkins, and Gulf Railway arrived in 1890. Kinder was incorporated as a village in 1903. Patrick E. Moore served as first mayor. — Map (db m103117) HM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Oakdale — Sgt. Leroy Johnson
On East 6th Avenue at 10th Street, in the median on East 6th Avenue.
"Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay his life down for his friend." No more appropriate words could be used than the above in the incident relative to the death of U.S. Army Sgt. Leroy Johnson of Oakdale, La., who covered . . . — Map (db m86706) HM WM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Oakdale — SSG Timothy B. Cole, Jr. All Gave Some - Some Gave All
On East 6th Avenue near North Canal Street, in the median.
The people of Oakdale, Louisiana, Allen Parish, and VFW Post 3687 dedicate this memorial in honor of SSG Timothy B. Cole, Jr., who sacrificed his life in Ah Sadah, Iraq, for the love of his country and fellow soldiers. Born April 26, 1979 - Died . . . — Map (db m86776) WM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Oakdale — Vietnam Memorial
On East 6th Avenue at 10th Street, in the median on East 6th Avenue.
If you love... you will be loyal...no matter what the cost 1 Corinthians 13:7 (TLB) The people of Oakdale, Louisiana dedicate this memorial in honor of our three young soldiers who gave their lives, in the Viet Nam War, for the . . . — Map (db m86777) WM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Oberlin — Oberlin: A Blending of Cultures
On 6th Avenue (State Highway 26) at North Sixth Street on 6th Avenue.
Center Panel Oberlin: A Settlement on the Edge of the Prairie Oberlin is located at the edge of the Louisiana prairie. Beyond it, the landscape turns to pine forests:. Positioned as it is, Oberlin stands as a unique mixture of two . . . — Map (db m126071) HM

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