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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.
- 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:
It is suggested to please 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:
It is suggested the title of each waymark shall include the name of the monument followed by the City and State. The title could 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 MemorialsL'Appel du 18 Juin du Général Charles de Gaulle, Ste Geneviève des Bois, France

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Hommage à l'Appel du 18 juin du Général de Gaulle / Tribute to the Appeal of June 18 General de Gaulle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/24/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsSylvester Lewis Memorial Window - St. Peter’s Bay, PEI

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An 1886 church, a 1928 church and a 1959 church, this building was graced with many stained glass windows, some dedicated, some simply donated.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/24/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsFabian J. McDonald Memorial Window - St. Peter’s Bay, PEI

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An 1886 church, a 1928 church and a 1959 church, this building was graced with many stained glass windows, some dedicated, some simply donated.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/24/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsDenkmal für die Grimmaer Husaren des Regiments Nr. 19 - Grimma, Saxony, Germany

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Ein Denkmal zu Ehren des lange Zeit in Grimma stationiertem Kgl. Sächs. 2. Husaren-Regiment Nr. 19. A monument in honor of the 'Kgl. Sächs. 2. Husaren-Regiment Nr. 19', wich was stationed in Grimma for a long time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/24/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsSgt. Ray McKibben - Cedartown, GA

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Medal of Honor recipient from Felton Georgia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/19/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsVojtech Smolik - Besednice, Czech Republic

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P/O Vojtech Smolik, DFC, was a native of Besednice village. He was a member of No. 312 Squadron RAF during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/18/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsCommodore John Drake Sloat - Monterey, CA

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A memorial to Commodore John Drake Sloat in Monterey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/18/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsWilliam Thomas Overby - Newnan, GA

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Stone monument located at the Coweta County Probate Courthouse, notes the Confederate service of a Georgia hero who died for his beliefs!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/18/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsZlatuska Ladislav - Kromeriz, Czech Republic

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CS: pomnik Zlatuska Ladislav // EN: Specific Veteran Memorial of monument Zlatuska Ladislav

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Zlinsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/13/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsCaptain Arthur Close-Brooks window - All Saints - Great Glemham, Suffolk

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Dedicated stained glass window and associated brass plaque to Captain Arthur Close-Brooks, 1917, in All Saints' church, Gt Glemham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/13/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsIn Memory of - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

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A plaque located at the entrance to Pioneer Cemetery in Grand Canyon National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/13/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsPhDr. Josef Kudela - Brno, Czech Republic

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CS: pametni deska s bustou PhDr. Josef Kudela // EN: memorial plaque with a bust of PhDr. Josef Kudela

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsL/Cpl Leon B. Deraps - Jamestown, MO

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Missouri Highway 87 from Jamestown for 2 m ikles toward to California is dedicated to L/Cpl Deraps

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsUS 9th Amored Division - Remagen - RLP - Germany

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Den Mutigen und Furchtlosen gehört der Verdienst To the quick and the brave belong the reward

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials1st Czechoslovak Independent Armoured Brigade - Lnare, Czech Republic

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The monument dedicated to liberation of the village from Nazis and the arrival of 3th squadron of 2nd tank battalion of 1st Czechoslovak Armoured Brigade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials4th US Armored Division -Lnare, Czech Republic

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The memorial dedicate to 4th US Armored Division.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsFrantišek Wawrecka & 2nd Cavalry of the 3rd US Army - Mysliv, Czech Republic

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Two plaque dedicate to a liberators of Czechoslovakia from Nazi rule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Plzensky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsLieutenant E.A. Evans and Sergeant M.F. Miller Monument - Gainesville, FL

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This monument for Lieutenant E.A. Evans and Sergeant M.F. Miller is located in the historic Evergreen Cemetery in Gainesville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsBud Anderson - WWII Ace - Placer Co CA

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A model aircraft flown by Bud Anderson hangs in the lobby of the Norcal flight school at the Lincoln Airport. He was a Triple Ace pilot of the 357th Fighter air combat unit (Europe).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran Memorials99th Infantry Division - Remagen - RLP - Germany

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In Recognition 99th Infantry Division The first complete Infantry Division to cross the Rhine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsMerchant Marine - A tribute ~ Lexington, MO

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A group of individuals not classed as veterans, except those who served here in World War I & World War II

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsJan Matejka - Radomysl, Czech Republic

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Jan Matejka was a native of Radomysl town. He was a member of No. 311 Squadron RAF during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/21/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsVaclav Nechvile - Ujezd u Brna, Czech Republic

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CS: pametni deska Vaclav Nechvile // EN: Memorial plaque Vaclav Nechvile

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/21/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsMonumento A Los Niños Héroes - Ensenada, BC

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A monument in the Plaza de Tres Cabezas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Baja California, Mexico

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsBedrich Galas - Tisnov, Czech Republic

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CS: pametni deska Bedrich Galas // EN: Memorial plaque Bedrich Galas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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