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POW * MIA ~ Caldwell, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 01.893 W 097° 36.417
14S E 623900 N 4099279
Quick Description: To honor those from this town of 1,200 who have been prisoners. 1 from Vietnam, 6 from WW II.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 7/12/2010 11:43:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM986M
Views: 3

Long Description:

Memorial Erected by: The Border Queen Cruisers
Date Memorial Erected: DEDICATED ON THE 15th DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2000
    NATIONAL POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY
County of Memorial: Sumner County
Location of Memorial: 25 S. Main St., @ Visitors Center, Caldwell
Memorial Text:
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of the men from this community that served their country under the most trying of times as prisoners of war

POW * MIA
You are not forgotten


Capt. William R. Schwertfeger
Captured 16 Feb 1972
Released 28 Mar 1973

Sgt. Edwin A. Bruey
Captured 1 Oct 1944
Released 10 May 1945

Sgt. Dean L. Leyerly
Captured 6 Dec 1944
Released 1945

Pvt. William H. Ethridge
Captured 9 Apr 1942
Died in Captivity 7 Sep 1944     
Cpl. Charles W. Hanson
Captured 9 Apr 1942
Died in Captivity

2nd Lt. Lee Bruce Strouf
Captured 23 June 1944
Released 1945

Pvt. Alvin Strong
Captured 8 Sep 1944
Released 1945
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