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World War II Honor Roll - Sappington, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wampa-One
N 38° 32.199 W 090° 22.784
15S E 728383 N 4268614
Quick Description: Erected by Sappington-Concord Historical Society - Funded by the Concord Village Lions Club.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/17/2008 3:50:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM5CC0
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This memorial is a red granite stele approximately five feet tall. It is engraved on one side only with an eagle above the text "World War II Honor Roll" followed by a list of 171 names divided into 3 columns of 57 names each. At the bottom are the names of the organizations who erected and funded the monument; the Sappington-Concord Historical Society and the Concord Village Lions Club.

This memorial is faced by two benches, has a shrub on each side, and a nearby flagpole flying the American Flag. It is located in a small, grassy, triangular-shaped plot of land nestled in the busy intersection of Gravois, Sappington and Denny Roads directly in front of Johnny's Market. There is a wooden sign indicating that the site is maintained by Boy Scout Troop 646 of St. Catherine Laboure. According to the Sappington-Concord Historical Society website, they have sponsored a Memorial Day observance here for the last several years. (visit link)
Property Permission: Public

Location of waymark:
Bounded by Gravois, Denny and Sappington Roads
St. Louis, MO USA
63126


Commemoration: Local men who were killed in the war

Date of Dedication: Not listed

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Website for Waymark: Not listed

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