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Monuments and memorials dedicated or commemorated to specific veterans or units for their outstanding careers. This can be for on duty or off duty commemorations and for single or multiple people. The specific purpose of the memorials posted in this category is to be primarily focused on a particular person or unit. This category is not for memorials which are primarily focused on a specific war(s).
Expanded Description:

There are many memorials dedicated to veterans, units, and military career fields which commemorate their actions throughout their military service. There are also many which commemorate single acts of courage or deeds they did during peacetime. This category is established to list these kinds of memorials which are not war specific.

These memorials come in many forms such as stone structures, plaques, buildings, trees, gardens, parks, walkways, lakes, etc.

These memorials may even list more than one veteran or unit, but the intent of the memorials listed here are to commemorate the people/units and not a particular war(s). A veteran or unit being commemorated for off-duty service may also be listed in this category.

If the memorial you are marking was established mainly to commemorate a listing of people who served in a specific war or campaign, then it should be placed in a different corresponding category. Take a look at the other categories for veterans and wars to be sure of the exact category your waymark should be placed in.

Veteran graves are not intended for this category even though they are a kind of memorial. This category does not include grave memorials.

Examples of memorials to be listed here which are dedicated to:
- a specific veteran and lists his/her achievements during their service, whether or not that service is for a specific war.
- a specific veteran and generally honors their service.
- one or two veterans for an act they did not related to a war.
- a specific veteran for the volunteer support they gave to a community.
- one or two military units which lists their achievements during their activated time.
- a peacetime deed or act done by a veteran or unit.
- honoring a specific veteran who deceased due to non war circumstances.
- honoring a specific military career field or MOS.
- honoring a specific military naval vessel (since these are similar to "units" in other branches of the military).
- etc.

Examples of memorials not to be listed in this category that are dedicated to:
- a listing of veterans that generalizes their service as "For their service", "For those who Serve",etc. These should be placed in the Non-Specific Veteran Memorials category. This includes those memorials placed by specific groups: cities, counties, states, VFW Posts,etc., that have listings of Veterans that are only related to the group and not to a specific unit.
- a specific war(s). Place those in a category listed in the War directory.
- a war memorial that lists veterans who served in a particular war
- any (personal or family) headstone in a cemetery - this includes cenotaphs where the service member is buried elsewhere, but honored with a headstone in the cemetery.
- a service member's Vietnam POW/MIA status.

If it is unclear if a memorial you would like to submit should be placed in this category, please email us with a description/pictures of you memorial and any questions you have. Or you can submit the waymark to this category with private notes why you think it should be placed in this category and we will review it.

 

Instructions for Posting a Specific Veteran Memorials Waymark:

1. Mission:
The specific purpose of the memorials posted in this category is to be focused on a particular person or unit. This category is not for memorials which are primarily focused on a specific war(s).

2. Long Description:
Provide as much of a detailed description of the special place you are waymarking. At a minimum use the text located on any plaques or pamphlets pertaining to the location. Help others know about the person/people/units being memorialized or commemorated.

3. Photographs:
At least one photograph is required of the item you are marking, but more are preferred. If the item has a plaque, a close up photograph of the plaque is required. This close up must be readable in the picture. If it is a large plaque, you may want to take additional photographs.

4. Naming Convention:
The title of each waymark will include the name of the monument followed by the City and State. The title will look like this example highlighted in red: 119th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

5. Additional Logging Requirements:
Do not request additional visiting requirements above what is required by this category.

UPDATE 10/8/12: Memorials or monuments composed of individual parts should be treated as a single waymark - DO NOT waymark the individual parts.

CLARIFICATION 1/20/15 The Specific Veteran monument being waymarked MUST be of the honorees military service. Those Memorials of a general nature where the honoree happened to be a veteran will not be approved. An example would be the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC where Abraham Lincoln was a Captain in the Black Hawk War. The Memorial makes no mention of that service. This is a clarification of the first two bullet points of the examples given.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:

*(1.)* Please submit a photo(s) taken by you of your visit to the location (non-copyrighted photos only). GPS photos are also accepted with the location in the background, and old vacation photos are accepted. If you are not able to provide a photo, then please describe your visit or give a story about the visit.
*(2.)* If you have additional information about the memorial which is not listed in the waymark description, please notify the waymark owner to have it added, and please post the information in your visit log.
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Specific Veteran MemorialsSovetským hrdinum letectva - Habruvka, Czech Republic

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CS: pomnik Sovetským hrdinum letectva // EN: Specific Veteran Memorial of monument Soviet Air Force heroes

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsJaroslav Kratochvíl - Tucapy, Czech Republic

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CS: Pametní deska Jaroslav Kratochvíl // EN: Commemorative plaque Jaroslav Kratochvíl

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsAlexander Robey Shepherd - Washington, DC

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A small statue dedicated to a civil war veteran.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/14/2017

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsCol. John T O'Neill - New York, NY

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Located inside the 57th Street station for the F train.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsGeneral Oliver P. Smith, USMC -- Legion Park, Menard TX

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This dignified memorial honors local boy done good, General Oliver Prince Smith, US Marine Corps, a decorated combat veteran and former Commandant of the Marine Corps

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Specific Veteran MemorialsCapt Russell Keith Fleming, US Army -- Junction TX

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A local plaque commemorates the distinguished career of Capt Russell Keith Fleming, US Army, a native and former resident of Junction TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: 1/9/2017

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Specific Veteran MemorialsCommodore John Barry - Philadelphia, PA

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The founder of the United States Navy was also born in Wexford, Ireland in 1745.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsThe King's Royal Regiment of New York - Kingston, Ontario

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The plaque is located near the intersection of Market Street and Ontario Street across the street from Kingston's historic city hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials2nd Engineer Battalion Monument - Las Cruces, NM

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A memorial at Veterans Memorial Park in Las Cruces, NM.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials6th Bomb Group (VH) - Las Cruces, NM

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A small plaque in Veterans Memorial Park in Las Cruces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Memorial- New Haven, CT

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The 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Memorial is located in Bayview Park at the intersection of 6th Street and Howard Avenue in New Haven, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 12/27/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials128th Regiment New York State Volunteer Infantry Memorial - Poughkeepsie, NY

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The 128th Regiment New York State Volunteer Infantry Memorial is located Reservoir Square at the summit of Cannon Street in Poughkeepsie, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 12/11/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials1Lt. Boone Moody, USMC -- Rene Paul Henry Park, Lancaster TX

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A flagpole dedicated in honor of US Marine Pilot 1Lt Boone Moody

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2016

last visited: 12/9/2016

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Specific Veteran MemorialsPrivate Howard Leslie Pye - Liscomb, NS

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This little country church at first seems to have been intentionally built out of the way, away from roads and civilization.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 12/7/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsRadioman First Class Joseph A. Gosselin - Chicopee, MA

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A monument honoring Radioman First Class Joseph A. Gosselin, the first serviceman from Chicopee to be killed during World War II, is located in Memorial Square at the intersection of Memorial Rd. and Montgomery St. in Chicopee, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/6/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials5th Maryland Infantry (US) Monument - Sharpsburg, MD

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The 5th Maryland Infantry monument at the Antietam Battlefield is located on the north side of the farm road then called the Sunken Lane now known as Bloody Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry, Company A & I Monument - Sharpsburg, MD

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The 5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry, Company A & I monument is located on the Antietam Battlefield north of the farm road then called Sunken Lane and has since been called Bloody Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials8th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument - Sharpsburg, MD

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The 8th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry monument is located on the south side of the Sunken Road now known as Bloody Lane at the Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/2/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials132nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry - Sharpsburg, MD

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A monument honoring the 132nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry is located on the Antietam Battlefield on the north side of the farm road then known as the Sunken Road and now called Bloody Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/2/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials130th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry - Sharpsburg, MD

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A monument honoring the 130th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry is located on the Antietam Battlefield on the north side of the farm road then known as the Sunken Road and now called Bloody Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/1/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsFourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment - Sharpsburg, MD

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The Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment monument at Antietam Battlefield is located 260 feet north of the Sunken Road now known as Bloody Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/29/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials24th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Monument - Middletown, CT

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The 24th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Monument is located on Washington Green at 301 Washington Terrace in Middletown, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 11/28/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsBartolomej Charvát - Krumvír, Czech Republic

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CS: pomnik Bartolomeje Charváta // EN: Specific Veteran Memorial of monument Bartolomej Charvát

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/28/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsUnited States 8th Army Air Force - Boston, MA

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A plaque honoring men and woman from Massachusetts that served with the United States 8th Army Air Force during World War II is located on the left wall as you enter the Massachusetts State House at 24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/25/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsPilot Officer Ian Murray Shirlaw, Kinver, Staffordshire, England

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Memorial to Pilot Officer Ian Murray Shirlaw, Kinver

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/22/2016

last visited: never

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